Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, a first impression

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was released yesterday, 17 April 2014. This falls well with perfect timing for LUGM’s event, the Corsair Hackers Reboot. I did not wait much & downloaded the 64-bit image for
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Zim – Personal wiki

At work my colleagues & I, always scatter our notes in text files (yeah, though we don’t like it, we use Windows). Some even say, “Yay! Notepad is the future!” … When I first arrived
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Need Microsoft Word equivalent on Linux?

At work I’m surrounded by people who need to poke me whenever Linux is on news (by people I mean Thiery L aka asthierix). Thiery usually feeds my imagination with lots of crazy ideas.
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Wireless issue in Linux

A friend had a wireless issue on Linux Mint and asked me for advice. I found many people reporting issues with Broadcom & Intel drivers. Most distributions do not bundle proprietary drivers in their main
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Reduce swap tendency in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

This applies to machines having little RAM resources (e.g 512Mb). When a machine swaps, data is actually written on the disk rather than the real RAM. This is considerably slower. Swap tendency can be
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LAMP in one command

Ever wondered if you could install the LAMP stack (on Linux Mint/Ubuntu) with one simple command? One would say let’s do: apt-get install php5 mysql-server apache2 However, there’s a shorter way of
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