Install gnome-shell and set default at start-up in ubuntu 10.04view story

http://ubuntuguide.net – The GNOME Shell redefines user interactions with the GNOME desktop. In particular, it offers new paradigms for launching applications, accessing documents, and organizing open windows in GNOME. Later, it will introduce a new applets eco-system and offer new solutions for other desktop features, such as notifications and contacts management. (HowTos)

How to update to Firefox 3.6.6 on Linux Mint 9 Isadoraview story

http://gamblis.com – By default, Linux Mint Isadora 9 is using Firefox version 3.6.3. The current version of Firefox is version 3.6.6. There is an easy way to upgrade to the latest 3.6.6 version of Firefox. Okay, this simple tutorial will guide you to upgrade your current Firefox version into version 3.6.6 on Linux Mint 9 Isadora. (Distributions)

How To Add Users To Samba Database In Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynxview story

http://www.liberiangeek.net – There are many tools that could help you configure samba, share user’s home directory, share printers, and CD-Rom drives in Ubuntu easily. One of those packages is system-config-samba. With this package, you could easily manage samba without worrying about editing text files or working from the console or terminal.   (HowTos)

Linux game time refined with latest Wineview story

http://wine-reviews.net – By Scott Gilbertson Wine, the project that lets Linux users run Windows apps within Linux, has released a major update that fixes a number of bugs and includes 64-bit support. Wine 1.2 includes a new set of icons, a number of fixes for video rendering improving Windows gaming and better font anti-aliasing and handling of desktop link files. (Software)

Windows 8 leaked plans: They say an awful lot, and very little ...view story

http://www.zdnet.com – Those leaked Windows 8 slides say both an awful lot and very little about Microsoft’s plans for the next-generation Windows OS. There are, however, some interesting tidbits of info in them that give us an insight into Microsoft “thinking” and a few clues about what might be in Windows 8. (General)

An accidental preview of Windows 8view story

http://www.itwire.com – Tentatively due for release in late 2012, details of Windows 8 have been splashed all over the Internet.  Never mind the NDA! (IT news)

Nocs lets you work on Google Docs in a desktop Notepad environmentview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Utilities, Web services, Freeware, Browsers (General)

First Look: GIMP 2.7.1 on Ubuntu 10.04view story

http://news.softpedia.com – The GIMP development team has unleashed today (not yet on the official website) another development release of their popular image manipulation software. The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) 2.7.1 comes with lots of improvements, new functions and many bugfixes. Among these, we can mention support for layer groups, support for multi-column dock windows... (General)

Songbird 1.8 Beta 2 is Availableview story

http://blog.songbirdnest.com – We have a new beta build ready for you guys!  We tossed in support for a whole bunch of phones between the last beta and this one, and we nuked quite a few bugs.  The newly-added phones are: (Software)

First Windows 8 snippets "leak" out from Microsoftview story

http://apcmag.com – A confidential presentation gives us some clues as to what to expect from the next version of Microsoft's desktop operating system. But are they true or false? (IT news)