Dell Selling Ubuntu Pre-installed PCs in China!

Ubuntu has an ever growing market share (20 million users and counting!)  and as a result they also has some major OEM under their Ubuntu Certified Hardware program. Although thanks to the GNU/Linux (the Kernel behind the OS) unlike with MS Windows, the OS supports a massive amount of different hardware (without the need of

Ubuntu Software Center is Selling e-Books & Magazines!

We gotta admit that thanks to the popularity of Ubuntu alone we’re seeing some popular games and other application developers starting to show a some real interest in GNU/Linux these days (you know, ways of monetizing it, yikes! :D). And starting with the latest Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, Ubuntu no longer uses the old and

How to Edit System Boot-Up Services in Ubuntu Linux?

GNU/Linux OS is a lot “inspired” by the old and stable Unix system thus it inherits a number of architectural features from it. Concerning the PC boot-up process, GNU/Linux run core components of the OS (known as “system services”) according to a protocol called “Run-level”. There are approximately 7 run-levels (from zero to six) but

A Useful Clipboard Manager for Ubuntu – Glipper

Clipboard manger is the software application that deals with the short-term data in your Computer. For instance, whenever you use commands like “Copy” or “Paste” (for copying words/text or even take screenshots,etc) then that data is stored in a location on your PCs memory which is called the “Clipboard”. By default every OS comes with

A Simple CPU Details Viewer for Ubuntu – CPUG

CPU-G is a very simple GUI utility that fetches hardware related information of your Ubuntu PC (GNU/Linux in general actually), not just the CPU. But please remember that this app is at its beta stage (most likely not in active development) and it’s not an advanced hardware details “fetcher” by any means. I have a

How to Get the Official Ubuntu CD/DVD Covers (artwork)?

GNU/Linux distributions or operating systems in general use different methods for brand-recognition. The use of colors, themes, backgrounds and artwork play a major role. Now concerning Ubuntu, they used to have a free CD give-away program called “Ship-it” which was like super popular and helped Ubuntu immensely to “become”. But that program was terminated recently

Official Lubuntu 11.10 CD Cover Wallet available for Download!

Lubuntu, the Ubuntu variant that comes with the lightweight LXDE desktop also released their latest version simultaneous to the Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot release. Now, as most knows sometime ago Canonical announced that they won’t be shipping any “free” Ubuntu CDs anymore thus if you want a free Ubuntu CD… then you’d have to pay for it