How to Install Synaptic (package manager) in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot?

Synaptic is the graphical front-end that was created to use the powerful, command-line tool called “apt-get”. “apt-get” was originally created by the Debian community, designed to handle the “.deb” archive format for installing/un-installing packages in Debian or Debian based GNU/Linux distributions. In my experience there aren’t that many who can be as powerful (extremely stable)

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot is Officially Released!

As accordance with Ubuntu’s release schedule, the latest version of Ubuntu, named 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot has been officially released few minutes ago!. This version, just as with the now previous 11.10, no I mean the 11.04 release 😉 is much anticipated by the users for few reasons. It’s much faster than the 11.04, have added numerous features to the Unity

How to Install LibreOffice 3.4.3 in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal?

LibreOffice is the new open-source office productivity suite for GNU/Linux (well not just for GNU/Linux actually, it’s a cross-platform office suite that works in MS Windows and Mac Osx as well). Although by default it works really well with most of the major GNU/Linux desktop environments but from the beginning it had problems while integrating

Ubuntu, Rocking the HP Public Cloud!

Cloud computing is a pretty important “thing” these days. Although personally I don’t feel that safe if I “host” all my data on someone else’s computer on a remote location. Anyhow, Ubuntu in this case has been sneak-peeking into the word of cloud computing for sometime now and they’ve built some solid “framework” which is

KDE Plasma Active One Desktop is Live!

When it comes to graphical desktop environments under GNU/Linux, KDE is actually one of the oldest (even older than Gnome). Although when they first started designing it using the Qt-toolkit (which was proprietary at that time), they ran into some real troubles back then. But after some fighting with the TrollTech (company who owned it