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October 21, 2013
As system administrator, or simple user that uses Linux on its desktop sometime you notice that something it’s eating all the memory of your system.As first thing be sure to understand how Linux manage memory, I’ve be called too many time by scared users that did a free and were unable to read its output properly, in short, don’t worry if the Linux Kernel it’s using your memory to cache file.So let’s take a look at a nice small program that can help us in find which process/users are using, for real, the memory of our systems.
This article is part of an interview series highlighting the speakers of the upcoming All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NCIt's official: Twitter is a global phenomenon, and it's hard to argue against the numbers supporting that statement. What started as a small, quasi-micro-blogging company in 2006, gained steam in 2007 with the service generating around 400,000 tweets per quarter, or roughly 1100 tweets per day, and exploded to worldwide service with a staggering 400 million tweets per day by 2013.
With Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu ships a solid desktop based on the work that has been done since 13.04, with few new features that are noteworthy, and no major changes. Saucy will be supported for 9 months, until July 2014. With 13.04 support ending very soon, Saucy is a good replacement to feature newer packages and a decent lifespan.
Just a week after the previous update, the developer has released yet another version of the famous application, bringing even more features and changes.
gcp is an advanced command line file copier that is inspired by the standard cp command but provides various advanced features like progress bar indicator, source lists, continuous copying even if there is a problematic file etc.
Tablets are the perfect way to surf the web, play games, and watch videos on the sofa or a train. The popularity of these small portable devices continues to gain momentum. The Hudl is Tesco's first venture into what is now a very crowded tablet market.
Less than a year after announcing the beta release of Steam for Linux, Valve unveiled plans for Linux-based SteamOS and Steam Machine beta hardware. So far, we’ve seen plenty of buzz, but we can’t actually install the new operating system or get our hands on the hardware. Will the Steam releases live up to the hype? Four brave experts weigh in with early predictions for SteamOS and the Steam Machine – and they certainly do not agree with one another.
Installing Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 13.10 or any other supported version of Ubuntu gives you a simple utility that makes it very easy to customize different aspects of the Ubuntu desktop.
Starting an online business can be a daunting task. Once you determine the products or services to sell online you must then select the method to reach the customer and collect payment. As an online merchant your can choose to sell on one of the community based web portals like eBay or yahoo store. However, if you decide to operate your own domain, so you can build brand and company loyalty, you will require a website and shopping cart with an integrated payment gateway.
Mobile Media Ventures' iConsole.tv gaming system is quickly turning into a jack of all trades, as the company now plans to support SteamOS through its PC's Android interface. Valve's TV-friendly platform will only be a shortcut away, MMV claims. Players won't have to partition drives, tweak firmware or otherwise mess with low-level settings, either. We won't know how well this Linux-on-Linux approach works until the company provides more details in the months ahead, but it's promising -- it could greatly expand iConsole.tv's game library without compromising on simplicity of use.
The founder of Canonical, Mark Shuttleworth, has caused a stir in open-source circles as he calls Ubuntu's detractors the Open Source Tea Party.
Android rules, iOS is cool, but third place is up for grabs. With the release of Ubuntu Touch, Canonical shows that its first Linux for mobile devices may have what it takes to be a major smartphone operating system.
Android is open—except for all the good parts.
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS 5.10 for the i386 and x86_64 architectures. CentOS is 100% compatible rebuild of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux, in full compliance with Red Hat's redistribution requirements. CentOS is for people who need an enterprise class operating system stability without the cost of certification and support.