Download of the day: Ubuntu Linux 8.10 CD / DVD ISO

Posted on in Categories Download of the day, Linux desktop, Linux distribution, News, Ubuntu Linux last updated April 24, 2009

Ubuntu Linux 8.10 (one of the most popular Linux distribution) has been released and available for download. Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop Edition is designed for the pervasively connected digital lifestyle. With new 3G network support, users can move smoothly from wired and WiFi networks onto 3G cellphone networks while traveling and much more.

See also: A step-by-step Ubuntu Linux 8.10 server upgrade and desktop upgrade over the Internet / ssh session tutorial.

apt-p2p: How To Upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 Using BitTorrent [ Intrepid Ibex ]

Posted on in Categories GNU/Open source, Howto, Links, Linux, Linux desktop, Linux distribution, Ubuntu Linux last updated October 30, 2008

Today Ubuntu Linux 8.10 final will be released to all mirrors world wild. However, FTP/HTTP mirrors server may down due to heavy demands from users. You can now use BitTorrent to upgrade Ubuntu Linux to 8.10 from old 8.04 version. Help Ubuntu project to spread Linux to humanity.
In the past, the update servers would crash very quickly on a big release day, making it hard for people to get the latest update. With BitTorrent, however, this can be easily avoided.

Find Out If Your WebSite Blocked In China Or Not

Posted on in Categories Download of the day, GNU/Open source, Howto, Linux desktop, Mozilla, News, OS X, Tip of the day, UNIX, Windows, windows vista last updated October 30, 2008

Internet censorship in the People’s Republic of China is conducted under a wide variety of laws and administrative regulations. In accordance with these laws, more than sixty Internet regulations have been made by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) government, and censorship systems are vigorously implemented by provincial branches of state-owned ISPs, business companies, and organizations. So how do you find out if your website is blocked by the Great Firewall of China?