A quick preview for opera mobile web browser running on android tablets, showing desktop web browsing experience on android tablets. ” Galaxy Tab Preview ”. Continue reading
Linux Mint community brings Linux Mint 10 features and new enhancments to the new release Linux Mint Debian 201012 based on Debian 6 Squeeze along with many up todate packages. so in this post we will take a quick screenshots tour for LMDE 201012. Continue reading
Used the live session for Fedora 14 Laughlin Desktop edition ” Gnome “, looks really good, Fedora Art team work did a great job on new backgrounds, and many great enhancements will talk about it in another post, for now we will take a quick look to Fedora 14 with screenshots and quick screencast. Continue reading
Smeegol 1.0 distribution quite similar to Meego distribution which built by combining between Moblin and Maemo. OpenSUSE goblin team announced Smeegol 1.0 release, OpenSUSE based distribution, using Meego user interface. Comes with a really big software collection and most of them up to date including internet application, multimedia application, social media application, and many applications will mention it on the review. Continue reading
If you been testing early releases of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick desktop you will notice that many enhancements and applications added are quite good, and really helpful. Continue reading
I have been using Linux Mint since Linux Mint 5 Elyssa always was interesting in Linux Mint Fluxbox editions because it does not require high hardware specifications using a really lightweight window manager Fluxbox based on Blacbox. First installation for Linux Mint 5 on my Laptop with hardware specifications 1GHz and 256 MB of RAM, so Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox edition is a good choice if you don’t have a good hardware specifications. Continue reading
Voice Actions makes your life easier in many ways to have fun with your phone, write text message, email, recognitions for navigation GPS system, search for Music using Pandora, lastfm, mspot, Radio, go to website, calling someone, get directions, even more. Continue reading
Opera Mini 5.1 Finally released for android devices even available on the Android market place to download, or you can download it directly from the opera official website.
Coming up with many features with smoother browsing, multitasking, Supported tabs. I believe all these features is we already seen in older version of Opera mobile web browser.
But it’s becoming better To use Opera Mini web browser on your Android Devices now with all these features. Here a quick Video showing main features available on Opera 5.1 at youtube
Download Opera Mini 5.1 HERE
Check the Release announcement and More informations HERE
With the new release Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 the new software center comes with a new shape, as well the new release of software manager of Linux Mint 9 Isadora.
Included with new features for both of them featured applications, news, rating, reviews, screenshots, and sharing to social network.
Sharing on Ubuntu software cneter using Gwibber for many social Network.
|——||Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2
|Linux Mint 9 Isadora
Ubuntu software center including featured applications on some kinda of slider and news box it’s not working with me. but i think it’s for new softwares add to ubuntu repositories.
Overall i like Linux Mint 9 Isadora software manager more than Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2.
Let’s hope that more features added to ubuntu software center with upcoming releases.
Here is the second Alpha release for ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, we already made a quick Review for ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1, will show here the main enhancement and new features included with Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 and will show a quick comparison between both of them. With Alpha 2 includes last versions of installed Applications, Desktops even for different distributions based on Ubuntu 10.10 ” Gnome, KDE, Xfce ”
Basic Comparison Between Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 and Alpha 1
|Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2||Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1|
|Gnome||2.31 included updates for Evolutions 2.30||2.31|
|KDE||4.5 RC 1||4.5 Beta 1|
Testing on Virtual Machine ” Vbox “
- Dual Core 2.1 Ghz
- 512 MB of RAM
- 12 MB of Video memory
Magnificent Booting time better than both Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1.
Looks the same as Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and 10.10 Alpha 1 with same installed default themes and backgrounds.
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 Installations – Crash
10 minutes installation duration really quick, but right after the installation, crashed with some third party or local libraries ” Reported ”
If you are going to test Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2, try to report any crashes or bugs. Here how to report bugs you find.
Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2 Screenshots:
It’s not recommended to use this release in production machines. Don’t forget to report bugs.
Download And Install Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 2
Check the Release Notes and Download Options Here
Will add Closer Look for Ubuntu 10.10 soon.
That’s it for Now.
One of the mini distribution based on Unity Linux, it a great choice for old machines cause it does not take a big amount of RAM and CPU usage, using OpenBox 3.4.11 lightweight window manager, simple LXPanel, and many installed application will mention it later on the review.
Before we go any further will check Download Options for TinyMe 2010 Acorn RC 1 and release notes
Download TinyMe 2010 RC 1 Here
Release Notes Here
Testing Environment: using virtual box
This distribution able to work on really low hardware specification for old computers. tried to use it with 128 MB of Ram on virtual box and it was working great.
booting time and starting up the live session it was quick, then it starting first use configurations for languages, time, date, and locations. Then it will give you options to run TinyMe with root privileges or guest. ” username and Password included there”
Cool Random login screen background for each time you start up the machine.
simple and smooth desktop using OpenBox window manager fully customized using openbox window manager configurations, included with LXPanel 0.5.5, and conky 1.8 customized using conkyrc configuration file to extra element for it.
Using lightweight file manager PCman on of the best file manager out there, check this post for more information about PCman file manager.
installing extra recommended packages for TinyMe using smart package manager 1.3 . Also you can fully configure and customize TinyMe by editing configurations files pack for ” autostart.sh, rc.xml, config, main, panel, lilyterm.conf, config_O, .conkyrc file ”
Get access to Unity control center to control you hardware drivers audio, video, appearance, Network, software manager, firewall, users, groups, 3d visualizations, and more ”
OpenBox configuration Manager: to fully control openbox for themes, appearance, windows, mouse, Dock,….”
Main updated packages for Tinyme 2010 RC 1
check the release Notes for more information
Installation process for TinyMe 2010 RC 1
Took about 3-5 minutes, just to locate partition size, and select boot type for graphic user interface, or simple text.
After the installation over just restart the machine without mounting iso file. Will keep you up when the final release cones out, even it’s still RC version but working great, worth to try guys, That’s it for Now.