Download 64 Bit Linux Flash Player Beta Version

Posted on in Categories Download of the day, Hardware, Links, Linux, Linux desktop, Linux distribution, Solaris, Ubuntu Linux, UNIX last updated November 17, 2008

Finally, Adobe has released 64 bit preview version of its most popular flash player today for Linux / Solaris UNIX operating system. There is no Windows or Mac 64 bit version exists but Linux / UNIX is the first OS to get it. Indeed a good news; now we have both Java and Flash plyaer for 64 bit platforms. No need to use nspluginwrapper.

Install Linux On Intel Xeon 7400 Dunnington

Posted on in Categories Hardware, Links, Linux, Linux distribution, Linux Scalability, Linux Virtualization, vmware last updated November 13, 2008

Dunnington is Intel’s first multi-core CPU – features a single-die six- (or hexa) core design with three unified 3 MB L2 caches (resembling three merged 45 nm dual-core Wolfdale dies), and 96 KB L1 cache (Data) and 16 MB of L3 cache. It features 1066 MHz FSB, fits into the Tigerton’s mPGA604 socket, and is compatible with the Caneland chipset. These processors support DDR2-1066 (533 MHz), and have a maximum TDP below 130 W. They are intended for blades and other stacked computer systems.

Ubuntu Linux: Watch and Play BBC / YouTube Videos With Totem Movie Player

Posted on in Categories Linux, Linux desktop, Linux distribution, Linux Multimedia, Ubuntu Linux last updated November 9, 2008

The Totem Movie Player application is a movie player for the GNOME desktop (default on Ubuntu Linux) based on GStreamer framework and xine library, and enables you to play movies or songs. Various format such as MPEG audio and video (MP3/MPV), Ogg, AVI, ASF, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, and more are supported. Playing of DVD and VCD media is also possible. You can watch Youtube video or listen BBC streams (podcasts) with this player without installing anything else such as Adobe Flash player.

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 October 30, 2008

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.

Best Open Source Identity Management Solution: Red Hat Directory Server

Posted on in Categories GNU/Open source, Linux, Linux distribution, News, RedHat/Fedora Linux last updated October 30, 2008

Red Hat Directory Server (RHDS) wins “Best Identity Management Solution” at “SIIA’s 2008 Codie” awards. RHDS is based upon the Fedora Directory Server (FDS), which is an LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) server developed by Red Hat, as part of Red Hat’s community-supported Fedora Project. Fedora Directory Server is identical to the Red Hat Directory Server (rebranded version).

Debian Upgrade: GNU/Linux 4.0 Update 5 Available

Posted on in Categories Debian Linux, Howto, Linux, Linux distribution, Security, Security Alert last updated October 24, 2008

The industry strength community driven enterprise grade Debian GNU/Linux version 4.0 stable update 5 has been released and available for immediate downloaded as well as updates via apt-get package manager. This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems. All users are advised to upgrade system.