Conky: light-weight Linux system monitor

Conky is a light-weight and highly configurable system monitor for X. It can monitor many different aspects of your Linux computer. You choose what to monitor and you choose where the monitor is displayed on your desktop through use of a configuration file .conkyrc. As for me I like to have it at the top right of my display. To get conky running in Ubuntu execute: sudo apt-get install conky […]

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Most popular Ubuntu blogs

Here is Top 25 of Ubuntu blogs provided by FreeGeekery. These four metrics were used to calculate the rankings: — Google PageRank — Alexa Rank — Technorati Authority — Bloglines Subscribers # Ubuntu Blog Total 1 Ubuntu Geek 6 10 10 10 36 2 Ubuntu Blog 6 10 10 10 36 3 Mark Shuttleworth 7 9 10 10 36 4 The Fridge 6 10 9 10 35 5 All About […]

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Full Circle Magazine's 5th issue for Ubuntu newbies

The FREE Independent Magazine for the Ubuntu Linux Community fullcirclemagazine.org just released it’s 5th issue containing articles useful for Ubuntu newbies: Fluxbuntu – Step-by-step Install How-To : Report Bugs with LaunchPad, CoLoCo Edubuntu Presentation, From VMware to VirtualBox and Learning Scribus Pt.5. Review of Bridge Construction Kit. Preview of Gusty Gibbon Letters, Q&A, My Desktop, My PC, Top 5, the new My Opinion column, and more! English version is available […]

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Google is 9 years old now

PageRank 10 page google.com, turned 9 years old at 27th of September 2007, according to the special logo put up for the occasion yesterday. wikipedia.org: Google was co-founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were students at Stanford University and the company was first incorporated as a privately held company on September 7, 1998. Through a series of new product developments, acquisitions and partnerships, the company has expanded […]

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Portable and integrated Linux distro for USB drives

FaunOS is a portable (easy-to-carry), fully integrated Linux operating system with over 500 pre-installed packages. It is specifically designed to run from a portable USB Memory Device (USB Flash Drive). It can also run from a DVD. It does not change or install anything on your hard drive unless you specifically ask it to. This means it is safe to take your USB to a friend’s computer and boot from […]

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