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Ubuntu Server + CrashPlan + Backup + Remote Management using Mac

We already use rsanpshot for backups. But its always feel safe to have more than one kind of backup. For other type of backup, we use Crashplan. They support all major platforms, provides many options and have their service decently priced. It will take a separate post to list down all things I like about Crashplan so […]

How to hide a file or folder in Linux?

How to hide a file or folder in Linux?

Hiding a folder is a simple way of keeping prying eyes away from your private documents. From a human point of view it’s a good solution; what you can’t see, you don’t know you want. Encrypting a folder can have the opposite effect. The folder is visible and if access is attempted, the need to enter a […]

How to Login as a root user in Ubuntu 10.04

How to Login as a root user in Ubuntu 10.04

The following steps are very simple and especially for newbies who are completely new to Linux. By logging in as root user, you are making your operating system more vulnerable. Root user has all the administrator privileges so whenever you need to edit system files or configuration from within Gnome, you will feel the need to login to […]

Order Free Ubuntu Desktop Edition 10.04 Lucid Lynx CD

Order Free Ubuntu Desktop Edition 10.04 Lucid Lynx CD

Ubuntu shipit is back with the new version of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx,this time with more new features. Visit ubuntu shipit and place an order for  latest version CD, shipping might take more then 1 or 2 months so if you have decent fast Internet Connection  you can either download the Ubuntu Desktop Edition Online […]

Ubuntu opportunistic Developer Week

Ubuntu opportunistic Developer Week

For all the Geeks out there who swear by open source technology , you have a friend in Ubuntu ! Yep , thats right ! Ubuntu , famous for being the most user friendly Linux based operating system , is compiling their second round of developer week ! The Ubuntu Opportunistic developer conference has been slated to be held from 1st-6th March 2010 , the details for which can be found on Ubuntu`s Home page .

Multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu (least some of em…)

Multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu (least some of em…)

Well when used my friend’s Rahul Macbook pro i found the multi-touch gestures . Though might look very minor as feature but it’s overall usability is quite nice. so being a ubuntu fresher. I googled up and few links having tweaking to accept few gestures. I was able find out two of the multitouch gestures […]