Linux desktop

Go Linux go… After Dell, it is now Hewlett-Packard, the world’s largest PC manufacturer, has announced it will start selling Linux-based PCs from $AU600 in Australia. The pc is powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 desktop will come pre-loaded on the HP dx2250 desktop computer — an AMD-based model. This system aimed at small […]

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You can make money by selling Linux based Laptop and desktop systems. Dell and other vendor started the same. There is huge market for Linux desktop systems. This article talks about entering a world where Microsoft rules the marketplace: For years, Microsoft has reigned supreme as the ‘only’ choice for OEM partners on the x86 […]

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This news is 100% true; I’ve witnessed lots of growth recently here in India, especially in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Many south states making it compulsory to use Linux and open source software for government funded project. Way back in 1999 I switched from Windows to Linux desktop because: => Cost => Virus issues => […]

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USB devices are quite common these days. I’ve digital cam, Pen drive, external hard disk, mouse and other stuff. So how do I tell what hardware is connected via USB to my Linux desktop? lsusb is a utility for displaying information about USB buses in the system and the devices connected to them. To make […]

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I already wrote about Linux command line bittorrent client. However, I received few more queries regarding firewall issues. Basically you need to open ports using iptables. Bittorrent client by default uses tcp 6881 to 6889 ports only. In order to work with Bittorrent client you need to open these ports on firewall. Remember, if you […]

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You will find lots of tutorials about how to setup NTP server. However if you just wanna synchronize single Linux desktop connected via A/DSL Internet connection use ntpdate command. It is very easy to configure and install ntp client. Following instructions are only compatible with Debian / Ubuntu Linux. ntpdate client ntpdate sets the local […]

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