Trying Debian Lenny

Debian’s latest stable release Lenny arrived on Valentine’s day. Previously, I installed Debian using the net-install CD. This time Debian has made it easier, now you can download a single CD and install a fully functional Debian GNU linux with Gnome Desktop Environment. This CD or DVD is the first CD or DVD in the … Continue reading →

Open Source Alternative

Open Source Alternative is a directory that lists open source alternatives to popular commercial software. So if you ever come across a situation where you need some commercial software but you don’t want to buy it or you don’t have time for it. Then search Open Source Alternative for a free alternative. For example see … Continue reading →

Where to Find Free Clip Art

Searching the web for clip art is not as much trouble as it used to be. Now you can use Google Image search and in the Advanced Image Search you can select Clip Art from the Content types. But then not all the clip art shown in search results is available for you to use … Continue reading →

Free and Open Source Video Editing Tools for Windows

I personally believe that Windows Movie Maker is probably the best solution for newbies and beginners to video editing. Most of us just want to edit our picnic and wedding movies we created with our camcorders, digital cameras or mobile phones. Windows Movie Maker is a good choice if you want to add text, simple … Continue reading →

Why Open Office

Why I am going to train my brothers with Open Office? First, I think that we should be able to work with both open and proprietary productivity tools. Secondly, I dislike MS Office. My brothers have no such bias towards Microsoft. In fact, they love MS products. They think that Office 2000 is easier to … Continue reading →

Free Software in Pakistan

I was asking myself, if Linux and GNU based software are so good, free and legal then why Pakistanis don’t go for them. Some reasons are pretty obvious and others, we will have to figure those out. Pakistanis who spend their time in front of computers at work are forced to work in a Microsoft … Continue reading →