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Kalpik Nigam
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Fedora Core 7 “Moonshine” released!

May 31st 2007

The Fedora Project has announced the release of Fedora 7, code name “Moonshine”: “Howdy, cousins! Welcome to our little Fedora hollow, where we’ve brewed up some mighty, mighty Fedora 7 Moonshine for your enjoyment.”

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Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Released

April 19th 2007

Its finally here! And im running it 😀 Due to all the traffic rush, Ubuntu.com is down! On their homepage: Thank you to everyone who has helped make Ubuntu 7.04 a reality. Thousands of you have helped code, test, translate and promote Ubuntu and everyone can celebrate today’s release. If you are looking for general […]

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Introducing the Gutsy Gibbon

April 12th 2007

From the Ubuntu mailing lists: Folks, allow me to introduce the Gutsy Gibbon, who will be succeeding the Feisty Fawn as the focus of our development love in a few short weeks, for release in October 2007. Hehe.. Funny name i must say.. But then i think about Warty Warthog, Hoary Hedgehog, Breezy Badger, Dapper […]

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Is Wine really faster than Windows?

April 3rd 2007

Would you believe that Wine, the open-source, program that enables you to run some Windows programs on Linux, is faster than native Windows XP on the same hardware? I have trouble buying that one too, but according to the Wine crew’s latest benchmark runs, it’s true.

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IBM Series x3455 Servers

April 1st 2007

Hi! Many of you might be wondering why i was hardly online since the past few days. The reason was this 🙂 I was setting up 3 IBM Series x3455 servers for my company CSC. These are blade servers which are supposed to run Sourceforge Enterprise Edition have the following configuration: 2 x AMD Opteron […]

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Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 Beta Released!

March 24th 2007

Ubuntu Feisty Beta hits the servers! From Official Announcement: The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the beta release of Ubuntu 7.04. Ubuntu 7.04 is the most user-friendly Ubuntu to date and includes a ground-breaking Windows migration assistant, excellent wireless networking support and improved multimedia support. Ubuntu 7.04 server edition adds support for hardware facilities […]

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Ubuntu CDs only Rs. 1500 per CD!

February 4th 2007

Taken from Mehul’s Blog. I had almost given up blogging but came across this nice incident so had to post it. This is a true incident that happened with my friend rahul, who’s been looking to try linux but he’s a dumbhead when it comes to technology. This dude, Utsav came on digit forum and […]

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Animated boot screen on openSuSE 10.2

January 25th 2007

Everyone who has used openSuSE 10.2 must have come across the animated boot screen. But the problem is that its not permanent. It comes sometimes, and doesnt come at other times. Im writing this tutorial for all you penguin lovers who would like to see the animated boot everytime! 1. In the terminal (from your […]

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openSUSE v10.2 Released!

December 8th 2006

The openSUSE project is a community program sponsored by Novell. Promoting the use of Linux everywhere, openSUSE.org provides free, easy access to the world’s most usable Linux distribution, openSUSE. The openSUSE project gives Linux developers and enthusiasts everything they need to get started with Linux. The goals of the openSUSE project are: Make openSUSE the […]

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