Category: Ubuntu-gr

Call landlines and mobiles from outside US/Canada, with Google Voice

Google Voice making a call

You can currently call landlines and cell phones (mobiles) using Google Voice, from within your GMail account. As long as you reside in the US or in Canada. It appears that Google is about to extend this feature to the rest of the world. The following are screenshots taking this morning which show that the …

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20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt Design Finalists – Vote now!

We are approaching 20 years of Linux since Linus started work on the Linux kernel. The Linux Foundation, with Linux.com, are running a contest for a t-shirt design. The t-shirt will be used to commemorate the 20 years of Linux in our lives. The Linux kernel can be found anywhere, on servers, mobile phones (such …

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Pre-installed Windows and competition in the European Union

StatCounter statistics for the use of Linux in Europe

Did you manage to buy a new computer (desktop or most commonly a laptop) and avoid paying for the pre-installed Windows, even if you do not intend to use it? Even if you already have a license (such as with those MS Academic licenses from your school)? Let’s dig some numbers for Europe. According to …

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Ήρθε ο Firefox 4!

Είναι διαθέσιμος ο Firefox 4 και είναι ώρα να προχωρήσετε με την εγκατάστασή του! Μπορείτε να δείτε τα στατιστικά λήψης του Firefox 4 σε σχεδόν πραγματικό χρόνο. Αυτή τη στιγμή έχει ξεπεράσει τις 10.5 εκ. λήψεις, με ρυθμό γύρω στις 7000 λήψεις ανά λεπτό. Από Ελλάδα έχουν γίνει 92.000 λήψεις περίπου μέχρι στιγμής. Σε σχέση …

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Στα περίπτερα το ελληνικό περιοδικό Linux Inside, τεύχος 1.

LINUX inside Τεύχος 1

Πριν λίγες μέρες κυκλοφόρησε το νέο ελληνικό περιοδικό LinuxInside, για το Linux και το ελεύθερο λογισμικό, και είναι το μόνο ελληνικό έντυπο περιοδικό για Linux. Το πρώτο τεύχος περιλαμβάνει άρθρο μου για το Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA), το υποσύστημα ήχου του πυρήνα Linux. Όταν εγκαθιστάτε μια διανομή Linux, ο ήχος είναι ένα από πράγματα …

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Accessing your Android from Ubuntu and compiling stuff

So you got an Android mobile phone and you want to access it from your Ubuntu. You can get shell access to your phone, you can copy files from/to, and much more. In this post I cover the overall process. You connect your mobile phone to your computer with a USB cable. Most Android phones …

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