The Best Linux Distro Ever

Linux is one of the best operating systems ever. Considering the number of distributions ie, about 350 there always arises a question which is the best linux distribution.

Linux Distro

According to recent polls ubuntu is voted as the best linux distribution. It doesn’t signify that others are not good. But one thing which is an important factor to be considered is that the linux distribution suited for you entirely depends on you.

For eg, if you are a penetration tester, you would be most probably using backtrack compared to ubuntu which is the most popular linux. Mostly quality of an os depends on its popularity. Continue reading The Best Linux Distro Ever

GIMP: A photoshop Alternative for Linux!

GIMP, GNU Image manipulation program is open software. It’s a free and open image manipulation software. This software has absolutely no disadvantages compared to the usually used image manipulation softwares such as Adobe Photoshop. This one is tested for a wide range of application.

gimp

This software is available under GNU Public License and it target people who cannot afford to buy expensive softwares such as Photoshop. But compared to Photoshop GIMP has most of its features.

One of the most important features of GIMP is its customizable workspace. There are developers and designers who require various alignments of the tools and need to save them. GIMP provides a perfect platform for their work. Continue reading GIMP: A photoshop Alternative for Linux!

Top 7 Must See Linux Distributions

There has always been an argument between distro users of linux, which distro is the best. Let say one thing different distros are meant for different purposes. For example ubuntu is suited for home and office use, while backtrack is a must for penetration testing.

popular linux distributions

Nimblex suited for ones who are very specific of what they want in their computer. So here pointing out the most popular linux distributions which are: Debian, Slackware, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, Ubuntu, Knoppix. Here is a brief introduction:

Debian: It is one of the oldest linux distributions. It was first developed by Ian Murdock. It supports about 15,000 packages on 11 architectures. Debian is known for its strong adherence to the Unix and free software philosophies, its stability and its huge community. Due to the high stability and quality it is mainly used in servers which need to be very stable. Continue reading Top 7 Must See Linux Distributions

Windows 7 wont kill Linux

There has always been a war between linux and windows. With the smarter surviving the market, here windows 7 appears. Microsoft owns the os market with about 90% users. Linux being free, although is not coming even 10% of the market. The reason why microsoft dominates the market is not because they are very efficient.

Windows 7

It is only because people used to work with it for years. Microsoft got off the market a little bit only when windows vista was released. It was not as good as XP and it sold out only because the computer manufacturers forced its customers to use vista.

Linux has been in the market for a long now. But it is fastly gaining heights as free software and opensource is soaring high. Linux has evolved a lot with user friendly interface and robust free programs. These days linux users has all the resources available like a windows user except a few which are said to be compensated soon. Linux is all about security and multitasking than windows. The underlying linux base is much more efficient and powerful than windows OS. Look at bash and CMD, you can feel the difference. Continue reading Windows 7 wont kill Linux

Softwares To Keep Your System Healthy

Everyone who uses a computer always think to keep it healthy. But most of them do not know how to do it. So here suggest some really good piece of software which enables them to appear new and continue all the day long. First of all avoid installing junk softwares which are unhealthy for a PC as it simply creates registry entries and when uninstalled leaves behind traces of its files. It may even corrupt the registry and OS. Here is a list of softwares you must have.

CCleaner

One of the free software which is a must for every windows PC is CCleaner. It is small software which cleans junk files and registry values and one can control startup programs with it. It helps to speed up the PC during bootup and working. CCleaner is one of the best programs available for windows for free. Continue reading Softwares To Keep Your System Healthy

Rebit backup software

Today we discuss backup software for review that could save pretty much time for you – rebit backup software. It is a great easy to use backup and system recovery software. It works on windows environment.

rebit backup software

It will back up your files to an external hard drive. With Rebit software installed on an external backup drive it saves everything automatically including all your data files, photos, music, movies, email, Windows operating system, software applications, drivers, passwords, bookmarks, preferences and everything you need for fast, full system recovery. Continue reading Rebit backup software

Payroll Softwares

Payroll softwares are used to for improving the way a company handles the calculation and processing of its payroll. Payroll software can be used not only to calculate money due to employees, but also to provide for the easy keeping of accurate records. Essentially, payroll software can help to simplify the entire process, making the task of processing payroll less time-consuming. They can be very effective if you own your own company or something. Here we bring out the best available softwares in the market for this.

quickbooks software

Quickbooks
This program is manufactured by Intuit and is one of the leading programs for small businesses that need accounting software. There are several different versions available such as QuickBooks Basic, the QuickBooks Pro, as QuickBooks Premier. They are available for windows and linux. Many find that this has all of the features that they need because it allows them to do tracking, banking, invoicing, statements, and more all in one program. Continue reading Payroll Softwares

How To Speed The Firefox WebBrowser

Have you ever felt that your firefox is too slow or too irresponsive. Here are a few tricks to make it speed up and cruise through the internet.

  • Type “about:config” into the address bar and hit return.
  • Search for the following entries and change their values to the following:

    Set “network.http.pipelining” to “true”

    Set “network.http.proxy.pipelining” to “true”

    Set “network.http.pipelining.maxrequests” to some number like 30.

  • Right click anywhere and new->integer and name it “nglayout.initialpaint.delay” and set its value to “0″.

    This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts on information.

  • This is an effective tweek named Vacuum Method. Follow the given instructions.

    1. Go to Tools -> Error Console
    2. Paste the following in the “Code:” text-box: Components.classes[“@mozilla.org/browser/nav-history-service;1″].getService(Components.interfaces.nsPIPlacesDatabase).DBConnection.executeSimpleSQL(“VACUUM”);
    3. Press Enter
    4. Your firefox will freeze for a moment and after, it becomes faster.

These will make your firefox faster up tp 300%.