Matias Vangsnes

Internet, communication and the concept of open source

New gTLDs: Any Purchase Inquiries Yet?

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

I know the new gTLD domain names haven’t been available for that long, but I am curious if you’ve had any end user buyer inquiries for any of them yet. Although end user inquiries would obviously be more desirable than inquiries from other domain investors, I think any inquiry would be a good sign. I [...]

Add or configure online accounts in Ubuntu 14.04

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

April 22, 2014, 1:34 PM — Here’s how you can add or configure online accounts in Ubuntu 14.04. 1. Go to Settings. 2. Go to Online Accounts. 3. You can add or configure your online accounts. Once you’ve set up your account, you can click the drop down menu to integrate it with All Applications, [...]

Install GUFW firewall in Ubuntu 14.04

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

April 22, 2014, 1:13 PM — Here’s how you can protect your Ubuntu 14.04 system by installing the GUFW firewall. 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following command then hit Enter. sudo apt-get install gufw 3. After GUFW is installed, open your Dash and search for GUFW to set it up. Linux [...]

Online enforcement strategies largely unchanged as gTLDs roll-out continues

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

While new gTLD domain registrations have surpassed the half a million mark, less than a quarter of corporate trademark counsel have made changes to their online enforcement strategies in reaction to the gTLD expansion, according to World Trademark Review’s annual Global Benchmarking Survey. According to the latest (at time of writing) statistics from nTLDstats, 553,963 [...]

Anki Selects Sumo Logic to Deliver Best Game Performance and User Experience for Anki DRIVE

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

REDWOOD CITY, CA–(Marketwired – Apr 22, 2014) – Sumo Logic, the next generation machine data intelligence company, today announced that Anki, a consumer robotics and artificial intelligence company and creator of racing game Anki DRIVE, has implemented Sumo Logic to collect the event data of all Anki DRIVE actions. Anki DRIVE uses robotics and artificial [...]

HudHosting Launches Drupal Edge Cache

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

Drupal Hosting Specialists We’re building a Drupal hosting solution that we’d want to use. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Why should you be excited about this? Reverse proxy caching greatly speeds up websites by saving site pages in server memory so subsequent visitors gets this ‘cached’ version rather than running all the Drupal code and database [...]

Ubuntu 14.04, AntiX Review, and Robolinux 7.4.2

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

Ubuntu 14.04, AntiX Review, and Robolinux 7.4.2 by Susan Linton – Apr. 21, 2014Comments (0) Today’s news hunt includes the news that Ubuntu 14.04 was released Friday. Also today is a review of AntiX, a lightweight SimplyMepis derivative, that I overlooked last week. In addition, Jesse Smith at Distrowatch.com reviews Robolinux 7.4.2, a distribution he describes [...]

Ubuntu 14.04 OS by Canonical is out: Here’s what you get

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

With Ubuntu 14.04 Operating System update from Canonical, users should have more stability with a few added improvements to their dashboard.(Photo : Ubuntu Handbook) Polished and with a boost for stability, Ubuntu 14.04 OS update from Canonical is nothing truly innovative, but continues to maintain the operating system as the company prepares for a complete [...]

Top 10 most read: Galaxy S5 reviews, Canonical Ubuntu push, Windows XP bug

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone has just hit the market and phone fans are clearly keen to see how the device stacks up against its rivals. V3 readers flocked to our head-to-head review between the Galaxy S5 and its Android brother the Nexus 5, while our three-way video review against the Nexus 5 and the [...]

An OS at the height of its powers: Ubuntu 14.04 review

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

  Ubuntu Trusty Tahr Desktop showing the Unity Launch resize option. Credit Softpedia So on Thursday 17 April when the patriotic amongst were preparing for independence day and the religious for the Good Friday mass-or Judgement night 2- the geek in me waited for official unveiling of the latest offering from Canonical. It came rather [...]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Great changes, but sssh don’t mention the…

Collected April 22nd, 2014 by matias

State of security operations Review The future is here, or at least the next five years of it for Ubuntu fans. Canonical has released Ubuntu 14.04 Long-Term Support (LTS) release, meaning the Linux shop will be supporting this distro until 2019. Significantly, this is likely the first look that more conservative users will get at [...]

Interview With All Four Ubuntu Party Delegates

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

The Ubuntu Party has promised South Africa a People’s Bank to free us all from debt slavery. They assure us that free energy is a reality and organic food gardens around the country will ensure that no man, woman and child will ever go hungry again. They say that this plan is real and they [...]

Enable local menus in Ubuntu 14.04

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

April 21, 2014, 1:10 PM — Here’s how you can enable local menus for application windows in Ubuntu 14.04. 1. Go to System Settings. 2. Go to Appearance. 3. Go to Behavior. 4. Go to the “Show the menus for a window” option. 5. Click on “In the window’s title bar.” Now you’ll see menus [...]

Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Docker: Container virtualization goes mainstream

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

Red Hat and Ubuntu are Linux rivals and they disagree on many technical details, but they do agree on one thing: Docker, a container technology is going to be a major virtualization technology in the years to come. Ubuntu sees container technology and Docker to be as natural and efficient as a honeycomb. Will it [...]

Tablet-friendly Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 is here: Will it replace Windows XP?

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

Canonical has released the latest version of Ubuntu, 14.04 LTS and desktop and server installers are available on the Ubuntu website for download. The Long Term Support (LTS) release is supported and maintained by Canonical for five years and is also known as Trusty Tahr, as per Canonical’s naming scheme.   Not only will 14.04 [...]

Canonical trying to lure XP users …

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

That was my main beef with Linux and Unix OS’s. Now this being back in the day, not sure how things are today, but we had to add our own support to be able to run Windows programs. Crossover and Wine were the choices. One was an emulator, the other added built in support to [...]

Tablet-friendly Ubuntu ‘Trusty Tahr’ 14.04 is here: Will it replace Windows XP?

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

Canonical has released the latest version of Ubuntu, 14.04 LTS and desktop and server installers are available on the Ubuntu website for download. The Long Term Support (LTS) release is supported and maintained by Canonical for five years and is also known as Trusty Tahr, as per Canonical’s naming scheme.   Not only will 14.04 [...]

How to upgrade from Windows XP to Ubuntu

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

 1 of 3 Gallery Posted on 21 Apr 2014 at 09:00 If you need to migrate away from Windows XP, the free, modern Ubuntu OS is an ideal choice. Darien Graham-Smith makes the switch Upgrading to a new operating system is an upheaval, and if it’s a new version of Windows you’re moving to, it’s [...]

Canonical Rolls Out Ubuntu 14.04

Collected April 21st, 2014 by matias

Print Move over Precise Pangolin and Windows XP, Trusty Tahr is here The Ubuntu team recently announced the release of what is only the fifth long-term support (LTS) version of the popular Linux distro. In keeping with the current Ubuntu release cycle, this latest LTS release, dubbed Ubuntu 14.04 “Trusty Tahr”, comes two years after [...]

Ubuntu 14.04 to power Ubuntu tablets

Collected April 20th, 2014 by matias

Ubuntu 14.04 to power Ubuntu tablets Ubuntu fans are set for a pleasant surprise as the company has decided to release Ubuntu 14.04, which is a Long Term Support (LTS) edition for desktops and servers, alongside an update to the versions of Ubuntu for phones and tablets. 14.04 LTS is considered by many as a [...]

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