Archive for November, 2008

Software updates

I don’t have the time to make an article on every new piece of software or every software update.

But I can make a summary!

– Songbird 1.0 RC2 is out (unstable!)!

Songbird is an open-source customizable music player that’s under active development.

– Banshee 1.4 is out!

Play your music and videos. Stay entertained and up to date with podcasts and video podcasts. Discover new music with radio. Sync your G1 phone, iPod, and other devices. We think you’ll love the new Banshee!

– XMBC Atlantis is out!

XBMC is an award winning media center application for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and XBox. The ultimate hub for all your media, XBMC is easy to use, looks slick, and has a large helpful community. Try it now!

– Boxee has been updated.

On a laptop or connected to an HDTV, boxee gives you a true entertainment experience to enjoy your movies, TV shows, music and photos, as well as streaming content from websites like Hulu, CBS, Comedy Central,, and flickr.

– Flash Player 10 64-bit (Alpha!) is out!

I’m sure you all know Flash Player. 🙂

Have any to add? Drop a line in the comments.

Playing poker on Ubuntu

Poker, the most popular card game of all times.

Everyone loves it, but can you get your fix on Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu, the absolute beginners guide

There are loads of posts on how to do things in Ubuntu but there don’t seem to be much posts explaining on how to get started in Ubuntu when you are totally new to Linux in general.

The post will include all the basics to get you started.

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Installing Ubuntu on the Asus eeepc

I bought the Windows Xp version of the Asus eeepc 900 a week or two ago (they didn’t have the linux version).

I was putting off installing Ubuntu on it because I wasn’t looking forward to creating a bootable partition on my external hdd (it doesn’t have a cd rom drive), but today I had no choice as Windows caught a nice little virus that caused Windows to get stuck in a boot loop trap.

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