FSF starts a Campaign Against “MS Secure Boot”

The Free Software Foundation says that, Microsoft’s own version of “Secure boot” is actually another word for “restricted boot”. But according to Microsoft, they’re just trying to enhance the security of their OS by using the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) (a framework) but the FSF and open source community in general says this is in … Read more

“Nautilus-Terminal”: An App for Embedding Terminal into Nautilus File Manager

Command-line is the basic foundation of GNU/Linux OS and even these days, apart from all the awesome user friendly programs and all that the emulation of the original command-line interface, known as the Terminal is one of the most widely used apps among GNU/Linux users. Concerning Ubuntu, sometimes while installing a downloaded package or compiling … Read more

How to Install Firefox 8 in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot & 11.04?

Starting with the current stable version 7.0, the fully OpenSourced, highly secure (let’s say, “trustworthy” shall we :D) web browser Mozilla Firefox did earn some attention for achieving some performance “jump” when compared to the older versions. Firefox is not perfect… it may still not be as fast as Google Chrome, yet the reason I’m … Read more