Google Chrome OS comes with Chromebooks or Chromebox but you can run on Windows PC, Notebooks, Netbooks and laptops using a USB pen drive with 4GB plus memory size. No installation required, just boot the device from USB stick and get Chrome OS running.
2010 was the year of Smartphones and Tablets. We saw Apple iPad, Android Tablets like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Notion Ink Adam and so many announcements like BlackBerry Tablet and Windows 7 Tablets. Now here comes the Ubuntu Netbook edition powered tablet which is running on Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat”.
Canonical, the company behind the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu, has released the latest Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) for public download. The final version of Ubuntu 10.10 is having lot many new features and is much better than Ubuntu 10.04. Here is the list of added features in the latest version of Ubuntu.
One can have dual boot option on PC to boot multiple operating system on single computer. For example, you can have Windows XP, Linux, Vista, Windows 7 etc on single PC by installing them in different partitions. But to have that dual configuration, you will have to install the latest version after the earlier ones. For example, you can have dual boot option if you have installed Windows 7 in different partition on a PC with already installed XP. But if you will install XP after Windows 7, boot screen will not see any option to start Windows 7. But there may be a situation where you need to install Windows XP on your pre-installed Windows 7 PC. Here is the tip to get that.
Opera Mini is no doubt one of the best browser for mobile devices and so is the Opera Mobile for Smartphones. If you want to see how your website will look on opera mini on mobile devices, then you can install Opera Mini and mobile on Ubuntu Linux and test your website on laptop or desktop as well. Here are simple steps to install and run Opera mini and mobile on Linux.
Ubuntu community always come up with some creative ideas as they are already having an awesome platform to implement them. Thru Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase, users of Ubuntu Community can submit videos, photos etc to showcase their work to the whole community. Goce Mitevski submitted an awesome video showing Ubuntu 10.04 boot time less than 10 seconds.
Sun Java packages have been dropped from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS from the Multiverse section of Ubuntu archive. Ubuntu team is encouraging users to use OpenJDK instead of Sun JDK/JRE but still if you want to install Sun JDK on your Ubuntu then here is the solution for the same.
Ubuntu is having Totem movie player installed as the media player of this OS. On this media player, there is an option to browse YouTube videos. Actually Totem comes with couple of plugins out of which one is for playing YouTube videos on the player. Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 comes with Totem Movie Player 2.30.1 where YouTube plug-in is already enabled by default. Watching YouTube videos on media player is a nice experience.
Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid has been released and the first experience verdict is awesome. Here we are sharing a collection of 22 cool wallpapers to download for Ubuntu. There are lot many people using Ubuntu Lucid on their desktop and the very first thing which you notice while starting Ubuntu 10.04 is the design changes. If you want to add more wallpapers in your Ubuntu system or even in your Windows then here is a collection of 22 cool wallpapers.