May 2007

VMware Player 2 is now available! VMware Player enables anyone to easily run, evaluate and share software distributed as a virtual appliance on a Windows or Linux PC. Virtual appliances are pre-built, pre-configured and ready-to-run software applications packaged along with an operating system in a virtual machine. You can choose from over 450 virtual appliances […]

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The award-winning Web browser is better than ever. Faster, safer, and easy to use, Firefox delivers a better Web experience and has been released a new version 2.0.0.4 What’s New in Firefox 2.0.0.4 => Security update: Various security issues have been fixed. => Windows Vista support – More enhancements and fixes for Windows Vista are […]

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From my mailbag: How do I write a C program to connect MySQL database server? MySQL database does support C program API just like PHP or perl. The C API code is distributed with MySQL. It is included in the mysqlclient library and allows C programs to access a database. Many of the clients in […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : Unzip files in particular directory or folder under Linux or UNIX On Linux how many kernel you can compile at the same time and how many kernel you can load in Linux? How do I save or redirect stdout and […]

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There is some debate going on and the question is: What is the most efficient Linux file system for laptops? I think ext3 doing well but again I don’t have complete answer here. We have some smart people around here. So please add your thoughts and suggestion in comments. If you can’t offer a complete […]

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From the my mailbag: A friend of mine was talking about Maemo Linux. Can you explain what is Nokia maemo Linux? The Nokia N800 Internet tablet is a wireless Internet appliance from Nokia. The N800 was developed as the successor to the Nokia 770. It is designed for: a] Wireless Internet browsing b] E-mail functions […]

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MythTV is a GPL licensed suite of applications that, together, provide a complete home entertainment system. The system’s capabilities include television, movies, music, photography and the display of other information like weather and news. It has been developed using only open source components and works under a variety of operating systems from Linux to Mac […]

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