Ubuntu 14.04 Release Date Set and Here Are My Expectations

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The release date of the next LTS version of Ubuntu after 12.04 is finally set in the Ubuntu Wiki which is the 17th of April 2014. Ever since I downgraded from 13.04 (the non-LTS version) to 12.04, I had been a bigger fan of the LTS despite … [Continue reading]

5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Go Open Source

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  Today, there are many companies and governments are using open source software. You can say the main reason is because they are cheap and I totally agree with you but that is not really the reason why open source is a good choice … [Continue reading]

7 Things Windows Can’t Do But Your Ubuntu Can

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Alright. I heard enough of what I can't do on Linux. Yes, I admit that there are couple of things that I can't do such as using Evernote, Google Drive and playing games on Linux and I hate that. However, there are always pros and cons and since … [Continue reading]

How to Show Progress When Copying Files in Linux Terminal

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It is true that the Ubuntu today is practically usable with your mouse clicking around but at times, it is a good idea to use the terminal to do some of your things as well. When I first get into the Linux terminal, one of my major problem is … [Continue reading]

Open Source Buddy Update is Now Available via Email

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One of the minor change of Open Source Buddy design is the right sidebar. Notice that I had recently added a widget for email subscription. So, what will you get by subscribing to Open Source Buddy subscription? Post update. Whenever I make a … [Continue reading]

You Actually Saved $279.97 When You Go Open Source

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Have you ever thought how much you could actually save when you don't use Windows? Yeps, you are actually saving $279.97 today when you start using purely open source software. How did I come out with such numbers?   1. Windows 8 I … [Continue reading]

Managing To-do List and Note Taking in Ubuntu with Nitro

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One of my favourite apps in Ubuntu when it comes to managing my to-do list is using the Nitro. It is not any complicated app that is feature-rich. It is not a paid and expensive app. It is probably not something Windows user will use because it … [Continue reading]

10 Ubuntu Apps That I Can’t Live Without

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If you are new to Ubuntu, I'm sure opening the Ubuntu Software Center doesn't give you much clue on what you really need. I knew that because I was there before . After months of running with Ubuntu Linux, I finally have a list of software where I … [Continue reading]

Cleaning and Tweaking Ubuntu with Ubuntu Tweak

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When you use your system long enough, you will realize that it started to collect rubbish or temporary files that you don't really need them. In Windows, you have a tool called Disk Cleanup which helps you to free up more space but what about in … [Continue reading]

All you need to know to start using Ubuntu One

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Ubuntu One comes by default with Ubuntu Operating System installation. Having it installed by default doesn't mean that you will use it or use it to the max. I had been a big fan of Dropbox, another cloud storage service but I am still using … [Continue reading]