If you use Google’s Picasa Web Albums to share photos online, Google now has a Linux version of the Picasa desktop client. There are three binary packages available for download: picasa-3.0-current.i386.rpm for Red Hat/Fedora/Suse/Mandriva i386 or x86_64 picasa_3.0-current_i386.deb for Debian/Ubuntu i386 picasa_3.0-current_amd64.deb for Debian/Ubuntu amd64 Download the appropriate file for your distribution. For Ubuntu, just …
Earlier today on PC World, Harry McCracken had a pair of articles titled “Eight Reasons Your Next Computer Should Be a PC” and “Eight Reasons Your Next Computer Should Be a Mac”. Well, since Harry didn’t complete the series, I’ll do it for him, so here we go.
After reading about the blazing fast boot time of Ubuntu 9.04 on Matt Cutts’ blog, I decided it was worthwhile to go for the upgrade on my MSI Wind U100-432US. Before the upgrade I made sure to install bootchart and manually measure the boot time as well.
The newest version of Ubuntu was released today, version 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope). Help ease the burden on Ubuntu’s servers and speed up your download by downloading your CD images over BitTorrent. Here are the links to the new torrents. ubuntu-9.04-alternate-amd64.iso.torrent ubuntu-9.04-alternate-i386.iso.torrent ubuntu-9.04-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent ubuntu-9.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent ubuntu-9.04-rc-server-amd64.iso.torrent ubuntu-9.04-server-i386.iso.torrent
Yesterday on PCMag.com, Lance Ulanoff had a post stating that Windows 7 Starter Won’t Open any Doors for Android or Linux. I have to agree with Mr. Ulanoff, but not for the same reason. Windows 7 Starter Edition won’t open any doors because Windows Vista already opened the door.