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What is Ubuntu ? – A Brief History

♠ Rakshith Mlore in ,,,

Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system with its origins in South Africa. Its name means “humanity towards others”. Back in 2004, Linux was already established as a server operating system, but free software ubuntu brief historywas not yet a part of everyday life. Further, Linux was thought of as a complicated operating system which non-technical people couldn’t use. It was at this time in 2004 that Ubuntu began as a Linux distribution aimed at ease of use. Mark Shuttle worth, the creator of the project, gathered a few developers and went on to create the most popular Linux distribution till date.

 

An introduction to the Ubuntu project


The Ubuntu project is aimed at creating one of the easiest operating systems on the planet using Linux as its base. Ubuntu releases a new version every six months; the latest at the time of writing being 11.04. The next anticipated edition, 11.10, will be out in October 2011. We hope you’ve already understood the subsequent pattern of version numbers: 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and so on. Ubuntu places alongside these numbers names of animals to infuse life into each release. The 11.04 version is named as ‘Natty Narwhal’ (a medium-sized toothed whale).
Yet another unique fact about Ubuntu is that its owners (or you could just call them the creators) at the parent company Canonical have pledged to always keep the OS free. On the other hand are companies who built over and around their open source products, especially Linux distributions such as Novell and Red Hat. They usually treat the free versions of their Linux distributions as a testing ground for commercial products. Canonical promises that Ubuntu is, and always will be, free of cost and open in nature. As far as its bank accounts are concerned, the OS is a volunteer- driven project and the company capitalizes on its Ubuntu-related support and development services to enterprises. The commitment of Canonical and Mark Shuttle worth are to be credited for the ever-growing fame of Ubuntu.

Why is Ubuntu popular ?


For those who’re interested in computing, Linux is something which they
take pride in being a user of, and love its freedom and flexibility.
Among all the Linux distributions, which already are extremely popular (use Google’s free keyword tool to avail salvation for yourself), Ubuntu is the most popular. The reason for its triumph over all other Linux distributions is its ease of use. Before Ubuntu came into picture, Linux was thought of as a real tough nut to crack. Many had the (wrong) notion about Linux being a completely command line based operating system. While it is still true that an extremely rich set of useful applications, programs and features of Linux are dependent on command line (or call it the console), Linux certainly was much more than just a console-driven, type and press Enter styled operating system, even before Ubuntu was born. The one thing it lacked was the real ease of use offered by other operating systems such as Windows and Mac.
Ubuntu changed the scene with its innovative solutions to issues. It ensured that users could download new software easily. The OS was further popularized by the fact that it allowed you to use the system right from the CD and install it only once you felt pleased enough. The installer was simple and the looks were different and beautiful.
Ubuntu software updates were fuss-free even for the regular user to understand. One of its most innovative technical aspects was its self upgrade feature. You didn’t need to download a separate ISO file, burn it to a disk and then install or update from it. All you had to do was upgrade from within the OS. The required files would automatically be downloaded and installed. Version changed! Slowly, many other innovations came in: a music store (just like Apple), a software center, integration of music players and social service into gnome shell and what not. It’s these little changes over time that increasingly increased the interest of new as well as already interested users.
The cherry on the topping was the awesome ‘no drivers required’ approach. Ubuntu made it easy for users to plug in their mobile phones, select their country, fill in a few details and get ready with a GPRS connection. This was, and still is, a huge boost for people (mostly students) who live in places where they can’t afford to have wired connections or costly wireless plans.
For some users, the last mentioned feature (built-in drivers) is most important. Although you won’t find Pentium 4 processors in the market anymore, some still use such machines just because it does all they want it to do. These users don’t upgrade either due to monetary problems or because they’re simply happy with the PC which taught them what a computer is. The bigger problem with owners of ‘boxes’ such as these is more on the side of support than features. If you lost the only copy of the driver CD of the motherboard for a P4 computer today, you will be forced to buy a new system.

The reason is lack of support from the manufacturer. In all probabilities, manufacturers would have stopped supporting the device. So you wouldn’t get the drivers on their web site, with little luck getting it elsewhere either. Since the Linux kernel has a huge database of drivers, Ubuntu gives you reason to rejoice. It brings life back to such old PCs. While system requirements of most other new operating systems for running are high, Ubuntu doesn’t need much to get great performance from older machines. While 512 MB RAM might seem a little less for Windows 7 or Windows Vista, Ubuntu can not only be used on such systems but can also perform pretty decently. In case that description suggests even in the slightest of ways that Ubuntu (or any other Linux distribution) is meant to run on slow devices, you might be enlightened to know that most supercomputers in the world today use Linux as their operating system. All these facts and features make Ubuntu more popular than any other Linux distribution.

Windows 8 Fonts Segoe UI -Free Download

segoe_fonts_in_windows_8_by_yhynerson1-d4shtujHello Friends , Its almost a year since Microsoft have launched their new Operating System, Windows 8. And in the coming October, Microsoft is going to launch yet another version of Windows 8, namely Windows 8.1. In This Operating System look like Fonts so Nice . Some People Want's This Fonts . Don’t Worry
This Font Designed by Micro Soft Already this font exist in MS Word . Whole Operating System Used this Fonts .

Following Fonts Contains :

  • Regular
  • Bold
  • Italic
  • Semibold
  • Semilight (new to Windows 8)
  • Light
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How to Make optical illusion image Use MS Paint

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The red dot in the center of the image above thirty seconds
Look. Look for it at the bottom of the white area. Negative image that shows the real picture?
The same color (wave length) was looking for a long time, the additional exposure (Exposure), due to their sensitivity to certain light sensors for some time (Sensitivity) will be lost.When the vacuum, their performance (temporarily) lost the sensors are very dim. Other sensors are operating as usual.
  Other sensors may be more sensitive to the visible, the image of the brain shows us.

  • MS Paint-in the open.
  • The opening of the photo is going to change.
  • Make Select All. ("Ctrl + A" can be pressed)
  • Right Click on the image to.
  • "Invert Colour" click.
  • The red color of the nose or in the form of a brightly know how to draw one point and a different color.
  • Save it please.

Who can use Ubuntu Operating System ?

♠ Rakshith Mlore in ,,
If you were to ask this question to the creators of Ubuntu, they would say ‘anyone’, and they wouldn’t be wrong. Ubuntu comes with almost all software which you would require as a normal computer user. We know demands differ, so let’s look at the valley from different mountains :
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Home user

The term ‘home user’ would almost automatically ask your creative side to form an image of a person who enjoys using a computer for entertainment and a few not-so-important tasks. That would include music for passing the boring Sunday evening, a few movies to make yourself smile, email to keep you posted, web browsing to stay updated, a messaging client to chitchat with friends and probably a spread sheet to help keep expenses in limit. Ubuntu comes with all of this. It’s got ‘Banshee’ to play your music, the ‘totem’ video player to play the movies, ‘Evolution’ to manage your calendar, contacts and email, Firefox to browse the mighty online mess (although beautiful and organised, the web is a mess after all!), ‘Empathy’ for chatting with friends on Yahoo, Google Talk and others and ‘LibreOffice’ for your office needs. We believe that is what a home user would want from his / her computer. However, in case an Ubuntu aficionado wants more, installing software on this OS is a piece of cake (more about it later).

Office user

The typical office user fills data into spreadsheets, creating presentations to be shown to clients and/or typing in a leave letter. Despite the change in definition of offices or its users, almost all software manufacturers (including Microsoft) continue to consider “office applications” as a set of software used for creating documents, presentations, spreadsheets and small database applications. Ubuntu comes with an office suite named LibreOffice (Libre means open) which is similar to and compatible with the Microsoft Office range of applications. In addition to the document, spreadsheet, and presentation application, it also comprises two other programs named ‘Draw’ and ‘Math’ which can be used to create illustrative drawings and complex formulas for office purposes. Math is unique to LibreOffice because it is a full fledged formula editor. You couldn’t ask for more.

How to make a Simple Diary in Notepad

♠ Rakshith Mlore in ,,,,
Many of them think that Notepad is just used for plain texts but today i am going to show you the tricks that are possible with Notepad. You can make a diary using notepad. To do this simply follow the steps below i have given you.
Step-1-Open-Notepad

Make a Diary Using Notepad

  • Go to 0d8a4985-b5e2-41a6-a1b6-e4bafb517937_92 - key, then type Notepad then you will see Notepad option in Programs section.
  • Type .LOG in the Notepad and save it as Diary.txt (You might give your desired name for this but make sure that your saved format is .txt).
Now when you open this text document, each time it will insert the date and time of opening the file just as below
Notepad Diary

How to Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 7 (All versions)

♠ Rakshith Mlore in ,,

Windows provides regular updates for the Windows users. Windows Updates are available for XP, Vista, 7 and 8. Update includes important security tools, new features, Turn Off Auto Updatenew versions, language packs etc. Sometimes updates are very large in size it may more than a GB. So in that case you can disable this Auto Update Feature if you don’t have a an Unlimited internet pack. 

Today i am going to show you this trick. Obviously, some Advanced users may think what is this we already know this trick ? what’s the big deal in this ? I am writing this for Beginners (new users in Windows 7 Operating System).

 

 

Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 7

  • Go to Control Panel –> System and Security –> Turn automatic updating on or Off.
  • You can Choose either Never Check for Updates or Check for updates but let me choose whether to download or install them as showing in the image below.
  • Then click on OK.
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