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on 07/06/2010 – Made popular on 07/06/2010
For a brief amount of time Linux did rule a small segment of the Linux Industry, the Netbooks. ASUS, ACER, MSI and many others had a favour of their netbook in the market sporting an Intel Atom processor and running one of their own customised versions of Linux.
Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.
Ubuntu was the distribution that shot to fame not only because of its simplicity to use and install, but also because of it's Free CD project. However, Canonical has now decided to stop it's Free-for-all offering and will now offer free CDs only to those who are in need of it.
To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission, NASA has released the source code of the software for the Apollo Guidance Computer, that helped man set foot on Moon, under the GNU GPLv2 license.
A friend of mine once shared a script to download 945 tux avtaars from the web. I found it today during a routine cleanup of my disk. I'm posting the script here to share with you all with permission from the writer. All credits for the script goes to Rohit aka "Stuntdawg"
One of the most greatest feature of Linux is that anyone can make a distro of it by packaging any software they choose for any purpose they think possibly fit and so we have countless Linux distros that serve various purposes from Desktop use, Server use, Rescue Operations, Forensics, Music Editing, Child education, etc. Well there is a new one and it's use?