Author: Chinmoy Kanjilal Google Profile for Chinmoy Kanjilal
Chinmoy Kanjilal is a FOSS enthusiast and evangelist. He is passionate about Android. Security exploits turn him on and he loves to tinker with computer networks. He rants occasionally at Techarraz.com. You can connect with him on Twitter @ckandroid.

Chinmoy Kanjilal has written and can be contacted at chinmoy@techie-buzz.com.
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Linus Torvalds gives Windows 7 a big thumbs up! The event was a Japan Linux Symposium and Microsoft had set up a Windows 7 booth right across the venue.

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Using the power button to shut down a frozen system can severely affect your Linux installation. You can alternatively use REISUB.

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keepass

I am a big fan of password managers. They make work easier and my personal favorite is LastPass. But, I recently came across this open source application KeePassX which fares quite well compared to LastPass. Licensed under the GPL, KeePassX is free and Open Source. Even more than that, the application is cross platform and [...]

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Wifi-broadcom

I had covered installing Wifi on Ubuntu for Atheros Wifi cards earlier in this post. To install Wifi for Broadcom on Ubuntu, follow the steps below.

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OEM’s have requested for a 32-bit Ubuntu Linux with PAE. In response to this, Karmic Koala has PAE enabled by default.TO use 4 GB, download the PAE package.

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Uzbl-Browser

Based on the webkit engine, Uzbl forms the base for a totally customizable browser. It passes the acid 3 test with a perfect 100/100 score. Uzbl can be used on Ubuntu and other Linux based PCs.

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Wget allows us to download files from the command line in linux. It has support for multiple file downloads, recursive downloads and many different features.

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gMusicBrowser

Written in perl, gMusicBrowser supports many popular formats. It’s plugin support makes it the best music player for Linux.

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Ksplice

Ksplice lets us apply all the patches and updates to our linux system without rebooting the kernel, i.e. without restarting the computer.

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SubDownloader

SubDownloader we can download subtitles and also share our existing subtitles with other users. Clearly, this is based on a peer to peer technology.

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Blue Dock

A Blue theme pack for ubuntu with wallpaper, gdm login, icons and a window theme.

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Ubuntu Rocks

This is a quick list to get you through using Ubuntu in an advanced manner, and perform many tweaks as well.

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Squid

Squid allows us to route content requests to servers, and build cache server hierarchies. This allows further balancing of the cache within a network itself by creating content clusters.

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LifeHacker recently published a Ubuntu wish list. The list includes features LifeHacker wanted to see in the next release of Ubuntu. Very interestingly, the Ubuntu community has responded to this wish list positively.

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Skype

Skype is the most popular client to make telephone calls over the Internet. Looking to install Skype on Ubuntu? Here are are three easy steps to install Skype on Ubuntu.

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