Natty Narhwal

New Android Freebie in Ubuntu One

Posted in:News

Today all major players in the Software field are making forays into the world of Cloud Computing as it is seen as the next biggest technological innovation since the advent of Internet. Canonical is busy too in preparing for cloud play, launching new apps in their Ubuntu One cloud platform.


How to secure your data with Truecrypt in 11 easy steps!

Posted in:Tips 'n Tricks

Truecrypt, is a free and open-source disk encryption software. In this post we will show you how to encrypt all your data using Truecrypt in 11 easy steps.



Top 10 Dazzling GTK Themes

Posted in:Eye Candy

Gnome shell may have started its bull run but the good old Gtk themes still don't fail to pack a punch. Have a look at our choice of Gtk 3 themes sourced from the Mecca of all Gnome themes -

How to create a simple invoice using Libre Office in Ubuntu.

Posted in:Tips 'n Tricks

This is the first in a series of tutorials on using a great piece ofopen source software – LibreOffice. In this series I will show you how to make useful document templates for your small or hopefully huge business in LibreOffice using Calc, Writer and Impress.

Battery Drain Problem? : Bumblebee to the rescue

Posted in:Tips 'n Tricks

Any laptop would definitely lose its charm if it requires frequent visits to the charging points and this is a fact that most Laptop owners hate in their laptops. Today this scenario is getting more complicated. As laptops are getting faster and as their graphics support increases the charge consumption also increases.

Best of the lot: My top 5 media players for Ubuntu

Posted in:Reviews

Ubuntu is now one of the most popular Operating Systems used in the world. The main reason behind is the open source nature of Ubuntu and the backing provided by the vast online user community. Today Ubuntu ranks in 3rd in the list of top OS’s. The Open Source wizard supports a wide variety of software including media players. Today we review some of the best media software available for Ubuntu’s latest versions.

Miro 4.0.1 on the first glance -Feels like iTunes - Equalizer missing

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The new and improved version of Miro 4 has been available to us for a couple of weeks now and it is time to see what is new in it and what has been improved from previous versions. Miro has a long history and as such it is quite a unique player which offers many interesting features. Lets check out some of them.



Recover Your Deleted Files In Ubuntu | The easy way.

Posted in:Tips 'n Tricks

Have you accidentally deleted an important file because you are in a habit of using “Shift+Del” rather than delete only?? Well don't panic. There are many utilities in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions which helps you in recovering the so called “permanently deleted” files. Lets look at a few good tools that help your recover deleted data in Ubuntu.

Ubuntu One: A long way to go!

Posted in:Rationale

Cloud computing is just getting bigger and bigger. Is it too hyped or is it just going to be a reality and bring in all those wonderful benefits which are being promised, only time will tell. But players like Apple have seen success with their icloud platform. Data synchronization and application sharing have become so easy. Ubuntu One is also joining the cloud platform evolution, but it is still a long way to go as far as its feature richness goes as compared to platforms like icloud.



Mozilla delivers Firefox 5 | Moves to more frequent release cycles

Posted in:News

Three months ago, when we saw the Firefox 4 release, there was a hell lot of buzz surrounding it and the news trended in Twitter for hours as people felt that, it had been quite a while since they got a new Firefox, unlike the case with Chrome(the direct competitor). Some may admit that, a huge release with a lot of new features is better than frequent releases with not so important features! But is it really true?