Month: May 2009

Punjabi Names of Months of the Year

List of Punjabi Names of Months of the Year from English–ਮਹੀਨੇ Here is a list of Punjabi names of months of the year from English.   If you have any suggestions or feedback to make these tutorials better, we will love to hear from you. English Punjabi March/April ਚੇਤਰ April?May ਵੈਸਾਖ May/June ਜੇਠ June/July ਹਾੜ …

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5 Ways to Contribute to Xubuntu

Xubuntu is a community designed operating system and is developed keeping security in mind. The users get free security updates for at least 18 months and with the Long Term Support (LTS) version you get three years support through.

Landscape for Multiple Ubuntu Machines

What is Landscape Landscape is a system developed by Canonical Ltd. to manage and monitor multiple Ubuntu machines as easily as one through a simple Web-based interface. This system helps in lowering the per-system management and administration costs. Landscape being web-based allows the organization to deploy it without requiring to install any special hardware or …

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Ubuntu Server Edition on the Amazon EC2 cloud

Canonical Landscape 1.3 has been released recently. Landscape basically provides the growing number of businesses to manage and maintain their system with ease and effectiveness. It is known that Landscape can significantly reduce the cost of ownership and maximise the administration resources of any Ubuntu deployment for servers and multiple desktops.

Ubuntu Questions

While I am getting more and more used to Ubuntu, I am inclined more to write about it. Though the posts might not be technically interesting or solving a problem that Linux users might be facing, I just want to share my thoughts and feelings after using Ubuntu exclusively without any access to Windows, the …

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Ubuntu Experience: How it Feels

I am writing this article after testing Ubuntu on many systems and presently writing this post through it. My system based on Windows and double booted through Ubuntu is down and there’s some hardware problem in it and am reduced to work on a desktop working purely on Ubuntu 9.04 with Edubuntu derivative. Now what …

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A day with Ubuntu

Yesterday I had the luck of spending my whole of computer time with Ubuntu. This was a forced sitting but was worthwhile. I was looking to know how much could I depend on Ubuntu (Linux) so as to test its functionality and usability for me. I am happy to say that I was not disappointed …

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English to German Names of Weekdays

Here is a list of English to German names of weekdays. Feel free to suggest or give us your feedback regarding this tutorial. English German Monday Montag Tuesday Dienstag Wednesday Mittwoch Thursday Donnerstag Friday Freitag Saturday Samstag, Sonnabend Sunday Sonntag  

10 Ways to Contribute to GNOME

GNOME is a powerful operating system and the world is beginning to recognize how open source software can really help the users to get connected to their systems and how they can expand their reach. If you want to contribute to GNOME, here are some ways to do so.

10 Ways to Contribut to GNU

If you ever wanted to be a part of GNU project and dreamt that you could somehow make some contribution to GNU project that has helped so many of open source community by collaborating with Linux, here are some ways to do so.

Ubuntu Poem by a Kid

This is a poem written by me from a perspective of a kid who is not able to buy a computer machine because of the budget. However, with the arrival of free OS like Ubuntu, the costs are lowered and it enjoyed the freedom to use the computers and learn it.

Is Linux Community Biased

I was intrigued to think whether Linux community or people who claim to be so-called promoters of open source are biased or they are just too passionate about Linux that they do not like anybody talk something about it that does not showcase it as a prized discovery? After some experiences on writing some posts …

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What is GNU, GNOME and Linux

Definition of GNU, GNOME and Linux Before I tried my hands on Linux and started using different distros like Ubuntu, Fedora and openSUSE, I did not have any idea about what GNU stands; what could possibly be the meaning of GNOME; and I absolutely feared talking about Linux. We had labs in our college dedicated …

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Future of Ubuntu

It was around a year when I first heard about this unique distro of Linux that was simple to use and free of cost. One of my friends, Lokesh Goyal, has asked for a free CD that Canonical Ltd. was distributing through ShipIt system. He is the second geek that I have come across in …

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10 Reasons Why Linux Sucks

I am just tired of listening to people coming to me and saying: “have you tried Linux?”, “see how cool it is!”, “you won’t ask anything more!”. I was sort of fed up and tried my hands on collecting some things that are against Linux. Here is a list of 10 points that proves that …

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How GNU/Linux is similar to IPL

If you have used any distro of GNU/Linux based operating system, you might have noticed that it has a stark similarity with IPL–Indian Premier League T20 Cricket tournament. Though this sounds strange but we will see, as we discuss the topic, that these two concepts are similar in their founding principle.

6 Ways to Get Involved with Fedora

How to contribute to Fedora project According to, the definition of Fedora project goes like this: The Fedora Project is a global partnership of free software community members. The Fedora Project is sponsored by Red Hat, which invests in our infrastructure and resources to encourage collaboration and incubate innovative new technologies. Some of these …

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