Whats New in Ubuntu 6.10

I am excited all over again on the new release of Ubuntu. Expected to be released next month but the beta version is currently availabe for download. It has: Firefox 2.0 RC 1 (code named: Bon Echo): New Theme (Tangerine) and user interface have been updated to improve usability. It has inline spell check support … Continue reading →

Localizing Gnome and Ubuntu in Urdu

During last few weeks I had been working on the Localization of Ubuntu and Gnome into Urdu. As part of Ubuntu Urdu Translators Team and Gnome Localization Project on UrduWeb, I spent my time organizing the teams and translating some files. I also made a tool Word Bank for Urdu software translators. This little utility … Continue reading →

Community Moving Forward

We have recently made little but very significant progress toward the translation of Ubuntu in Urdu. When I joined the Ubuntu community, we already had Ubuntu Pakistani Team and Ubuntu Urdu Translators team. Both had a few members, bad Wiki pages and no community leaders at all. Following the guidelines provided by Ubuntu I stepped … Continue reading →

Making Ubuntu Run Faster

Support forums and Ubuntu Wiki are full of articles to help out people using Ubuntu Dapper on older machines. I am using Ubuntu Dapper with a 800 MHZ processor and 256 MB of RAM. Ubuntu runs well on my system it is not slower than my previous operating system (Windows XP) at least. But there … Continue reading →

My Gnome Desktop

Have a look at what I have done with my Desktop. I am using Gartoon icons and Baby Tux Blue background image. To change the looks of my Gnome Desktop environment all I need to do is to drag and drop amazing themes, backgrounds, icons and theme engines directly from Gnome Art to theme manager. … Continue reading →

Firefox vs Epiphany - Browser Wars in Linux World

Firefox and Epiphany Web Browsers for Ubuntu

I am now a regular at Ubuntu support forums. I find it very exciting to learn new things that I can do with my free operating system. Few days ago, I came across this poll. What do Ubuntu users feel should be the default web browser in Dapper? Epiphany Firefox Opera Before switching to Ubuntu/Linux … Continue reading →