Five Reasons to Love Ubuntu

If you never used any operating system but Windows, then looking at all the Ubuntu related news on the web, you might be asking yourself, “What is so special about this Operating System?”. For you I have shortlisted my reasons that describe why I love Ubuntu so much. Remember that I am not someone you … Continue reading →

What’s New in Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn

Canonical has announced the release of Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn . Jane Silber, director of Operations at Canonical said: In the coming months, many individuals and businesses will be making the decision to upgrade their existing computer systems and their operating systems. With added features to both the desktop and server editions, Ubuntu 7.04 is … Continue reading →

Photo Management Applications

After disliking camera phones and people using camera phones for a long long time, I finally gave up and bought myself one. I am totally in love with my new camera phone. I love it for making things so easier. I can plugin my phone and share pictures and videos with the world. It is … Continue reading →

Ubuntu for Bad Guys

I am Muslim and we don’t really celebrate Christmas here in Pakistan. So Satanic or Christian doesn’t matter to me. But since downloading the Satanic Edition was easier I decided to give it a try, besides I was already feeling like downloading some new wallpapers for a change and this Satanic Edition is nothing more … Continue reading →

IRC Clients for Ubuntu

I personally feel that mIRC is the best IRC client ever. Unfortunately, mIRC is not available for Linux. I tried IRC clients available for Ubuntu to find out something closest to or better than mIRC. Xchat IRC client It is easy to use but it is missing certain features that most mIRC users would find … Continue reading →

Deleting Unwanted Files

Recently I realized that the Disks utility was showing 8.6 GiB consumed on my Ubuntu partition (I have Xubuntu installed on another partition and have one FAT partition). I decided to free up some disk space by deleting temporary files. I found that there is no tool in Dapper to automate this process. There is … Continue reading →

Troubleshoot Ubuntu Edgy Upgrade

I haven’t upgraded to Edgy yet. I really want to but I am afraid to loose the stability, usefulness and the charm of Dapper that comes with Long Term Support. I was looking around to see what kind of trouble people facing while upgrading to Edgy from Dapper. To my surprise, there is a whole … Continue reading →

Not a Healthy Ubuntu System

Dennis talked about the issue of unhealthy Ubuntu systems and how they interrupt between distribution upgrades. Dennis presents a list of signs to identify a possibly unhealthy system. He writes: What makes an Ubuntu system unhealthy, you’d say – well here are a few examples: Automatix/easyubuntu/fasterdapper Third party packages checkinstall’ed or alien’ed packages The problem … Continue reading →