Bring Me Back To Freedom

Google Chrome arrived and I had to log on MS Windows to see how it works. I am so impressed that I don’t really feel like going back to Ubuntu and use Firefox. I have installed Windows Vista, which has Aero theme. I use Chrome and the world is beautiful again. Honestly, I don’t like … Continue reading →

Ubuntu Stories

Ubuntu Story is a new web site promoting Ubuntu by sharing the stories of people who use Ubuntu as their operating system. The web site has a beautiful design that highlights the key benefits of using Ubuntu Linux. These key benefits are: Flexibility Speed Simplicity Appearance Stability Freedom Security Community Most user stories revolve around … Continue reading →

Five Reasons to Love Ubuntu

If you never used any operating system but Windows, then looking at all the Ubuntu related news on the web, you might be asking yourself, “What is so special about this Operating System?”. For you I have shortlisted my reasons that describe why I love Ubuntu so much. Remember that I am not someone you … Continue reading →

HTTP Proxy Authentication

Microsoft’s ISA server firewall is the tool used every where on networks in Pakistan and it is the second most common problem for Linux advocates in Pakistan. The first most common problem is getting drivers for win modems. My Cable Internet service provider also uses the same stupid MS ISA server firewall. They are a … Continue reading →

Giving Back to The Community

Once you have Ubuntu GNU/Linux installed and you find it useful then it is the time for you to consider ways to contribute in Ubuntu. Ubuntu Wiki now has a detailed page Contribute to Ubuntu. Ubuntu is most of all a community. All of the software, artwork and documentation in Ubuntu has been created, tested, … Continue reading →

Free Software in Pakistan

I was asking myself, if Linux and GNU based software are so good, free and legal then why Pakistanis don’t go for them. Some reasons are pretty obvious and others, we will have to figure those out. Pakistanis who spend their time in front of computers at work are forced to work in a Microsoft … Continue reading →