Operating systems

Linux 3.9 Released

After weeks of RC releases and a week's delay Linux 3.9, which packs a lot of new features, has finally been made available by Linus Torvalds. Last week Torvalds released the rc8 instead of the Linux 3.9 stating that he wasn’t “comfy” releasing the final version yet and that “another week won’t hurt”.…

Ubuntu Releases 13.04

The release demonstrates consistently faster boot speeds than earlier versions — down to about 40 seconds on Intel and AMD-based Acer Veriton desktop machines — shrinks memory usage by as much as 50MB, reduces image size and cuts power consumption, according to Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. "We've been driving Ubuntu to be a coverged OS across different…

How To Run Unity Next on Ubuntu 12.10

Unity Next, the next-generation Qt/QML version of Ubuntu’s Unity interface designed to intelligently adapt to multiple form factors, can now be tried, tested, and hacked-on right from the desktop. You’ll need to be running Ubuntu 12.10 and know your way around the command line to get it up and running. It’ll also help if you’re…

Reset Linux root password without knowing the password

So there it goes - Linux is a secure OS. No, really it is. Despite the title of this post, Linux is actually a secure system. Before we proceed to the main topic, let us consider a few points: Linux is flexible to a very large extent. Linux's administrator account is called…

Programming

The HTML5 Quick Learning Guide

HTML5 syntax is compatible with both HTML4 and XHTML1. Want to close empty elements with a slash? Go for it.…

How to Create a Password Strength Indicator With jQuery

If you are building a system that allows the users to login in, then it is always a good idea…

Improving Page Performance with HTML5 Prefetch

As Wikipedia explains: Link prefetching is a proprietary syntax to give web browsers a hint about documents that it should pre-fetch…

21 PHP Libraries You Should Know About

The aim of the Standard PHP Library-or SPL is to provide a standard library of interfaces which allows developers to…

Servers

How to Set up a Fully Functional Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 with iRedMail

Setting up your own mail server from scratch on Linux is complex and tedious, until you meet iRedMail. This tutorial…

Install Java in Ubuntu 16.04

Java and the JVM (Java's virtual machine) are widely used and required for many kinds of software. This article will…

How to install and setup Varnish in Ubuntu 16.04

One of the problems with running a site with many users is that the constant requests for dynamic content can…

Install HHVM + Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04

  The LEMHH software stack is a group of software that can be used to serve dynamic web pages and web…

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