Get that Linux feeling on Windows

Those who wanted to use Linux on their computers for them we are going to tell about an application which will help you to get that Linux feeling on windows. This application will provide you a UNIX like environment on Windows operating system. UNIX is a multitasking, multi-user computer operating system.

UNIX operating systems are widely used in servers, workstations, and mobile devices. The UNIX environment and the client–server program model were essential elements in the development of the Internet and the reshaping of computing as centered in networks rather than in individual computers. Continue reading “Get that Linux feeling on Windows”

Tomboy: Simple Notes Application

The Notes application in Windows Vista and Windows 7 are very useful in case of noting down something that is very important. The notes application in these OS works as gadgets and are only limited to these operating systems only.

If you like this feature and wanted some similar Notes for OS other than Vista and Win 7 then here is some useful info for you. Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux, Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. This application works great on all OS and would satisfy your needs even if you don’t have Windows 7 or Vista. Continue reading “Tomboy: Simple Notes Application”

Run Multiple OS Same Time with VMware Player

It happens many times that we wish to run multiple Operating Systems but the effort required to uninstall one and install another is huge, so it is a better option to run another OS virtually without the need to install it.

VMware Player is the easiest way to run multiple operating systems at the same time on your PC. You don’t even need to restart your PC to switch between them. With this tool you can try out any OS whether compatible or not simultaneously. Continue reading “Run Multiple OS Same Time with VMware Player”

Ubuntu Transformation Pack for Windows XP

Ubuntu is a great OS that fulfills the excitement one misses in usual Linux Operating System. Ubuntu is liked by many and is free to use.

But for all those of you who wish to use Ubuntu but can’t help it without Windows XP then the Ubuntu Transformation Pack is right for you. One of the biggest advantages of Windows XP is that one can transform it into any OS of their choice and use and feel the experience without actually installing the OS. Continue reading “Ubuntu Transformation Pack for Windows XP”

Install Office 2007 in Ubuntu and Use it without Problems

Microsoft’s Office 2007 is the latest Office suite provided by the Microsoft but to be used in Windows. MS Office 2007 is seriously a great product and contains hell lots of features in it.

I find Office 2007 to be so much helpful that I don’t think Open Office, used in Linux, can be compared to it. So if you want to use Office 2007 in Linux then you can do it without any problems.

Installing Office 2007 in Linux Continue reading “Install Office 2007 in Ubuntu and Use it without Problems”

Steps to Reduce Wait Time while Dual Booting Windows with Ubuntu

With reference to the article published yesterday, that explains how to set Windows as the Default Operating System to boot while Dual Booting with Ubuntu, here is another post on the Ubuntu that explains how you can either reduce the wait time to choose an OS while Dual Booting or how you can make the Grub Loader to wait indefinitely for OS selection.

The process is very easy and requires you to boot into the Ubuntu before performing the following steps.

Steps to reduce the wait time:

1.    After booting into Ubuntu, type the following Continue reading “Steps to Reduce Wait Time while Dual Booting Windows with Ubuntu”

Steps to Set Windows as Default OS when Dual Booting with Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu (Linux operating system) installed in my computer along with the Windows XP. The most irritating thing that I experience daily is to select Windows XP from the list of Operating Systems installed. Sometimes when I forget to scroll down, Ubuntu loads up and then I have to restart the computer again.

This is the most frustrating thing for someone who doesn’t wish to use Ubuntu. This happens as Ubuntu is set as the default operating system in the Grub loader. But here is how you can select XP as the default OS while booting. Continue reading “Steps to Set Windows as Default OS when Dual Booting with Ubuntu”

Review of Google Browser Chrome

Google Chrome, the web browser released by the Google recently has started making its place in the market right away. Chrome is giving a tough competition to the already present web browsers like Firefox and Internet Explorer.

The installer file is around 500 KB in size and can be downloaded from here, but when it is actually launched, the installer takes around 7 MB size.

Let’s have a look at some good features of Chrome:

•    Chrome is a smooth, fast browser that consumes a minimal memory. In a test performed by me, I found that Chrome uses considerably less memory as compared with Firefox 3.

•    Omnibar, which is a search-cum-address bar as stated by Continue reading “Review of Google Browser Chrome”