The latest update came with some significant changes like drivers for the new Haswell processors, out of the box support for NVIDIA and AMD Raedon graphic cards, and a lot of bug fixes. However, unlike Ubuntu 12.04.3, updated Linux kernel 3.8.0 is not available to Kubuntu LTS yet – still running on LTS kernel 3.2.0. Unfortunately I don’t have any laptop beyond Ivy Bridge and hence could check Kubuntu’s latest update on systems with the most recent Haswell processors. Otherwise, in this write up I take you through my experience of Kubuntu for about 10 days.
When most of us think of mobile apps, we think of different designs and programs geared toward entertainment and information. We might look to an app like the New York Times reader for news, or the simple but effective Twitter app to keep up with social networking. We might download a popular arcade game to pass the time, or look to a BetFair casino app for some interactive gaming. But what we don’t really think of with regard to apps is advanced utility and operating system. That’s about to change for Android users. [Read more...]
My experience with version 18 was less than stellar. Frankly, it was quite horrible, and for me, after a relatively solid and interesting spring release, the autumn edition was a big flop and a total disappointment. Hopefully, this new edition can sort things out. Anyhow, let’s see what gives. KDE, of course.
Zorin OS is somewhat different from other distros, as it has a commercial angle to it. It has a paid full featured version with support and a free version. In this review, I take on the latest release Zorin OS 7 Free Version. It is based on Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) and has 6 months of support till Oct 2013.