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ZPanel – A Free Web Server Control Panel

ZPanel – A Free Web Server Control Panel

When you first start with web servers, your first experience is probably going to be with a shared host, running something like cPanel. This isn’t a bad thing by any means, cPanel is a great system. But what if your website grows and you need something a little more beefy, like a VPS, yet want to maintain the simplicity of something like cPanel? Well, you really need a free web server contro... »

Ubuntu Edge Three Weeks In – It’s not looking good

Ubuntu Edge Three Weeks In – It’s not looking good

So we’re 21 days into the Ubuntu Edge Indiegogo campaign and it’s fair to say that things aren’t going well over at Ubuntu HQ. With just 9 days to go and not even $10 million of their $32 million target raised; I think it’s safe to say that things aren’t looking good for Canonical right about now. Looking at the chart below from ubuntu-edge.info it’s clear to se... »

Elementary OS Luna Released…FINALLY!

Elementary OS Luna Released…FINALLY!

A few days ago I wrote about a mysterious countdown timer that had appeared on the Elementary OS homepage. Within that article I speculated as to what this countdown timer was all about. Well people, the wait is over and we can tell you what it’s all about…Elementary OS Luna has been released! It’s ready! The guys over at Elementary HQ are famous for not tying themselves to any k... »

Mysterious Countdown Appears On Elementary OS Homepage

Mysterious Countdown Appears On Elementary OS Homepage

Yesterday whilst perusing my Google+ stream, my friend and fellow RefuGeeks writer François Kevin Bile Ebelle brought to my attention this mysterious countdown timer that has appeared on the Elementary OS homepage. But whatever could this mean? Well, looking around the internet we can find a few clues that may give away what this countdown timer means. The first clue comes from Elementary OS cre... »

Ubuntu edge revealed – and it’s epic!

Ubuntu edge revealed – and it’s epic!

A couple of days ago I wrote an article about the leaked “Ubuntu Edge” images that were accidentally found on one of the Ubuntu web servers. In that article I wrote about how I wasn’t sure if this was a clever PR stunt by Canonical, or if this was for real. Well my fellow RefuGeeks, it turns out that this is completely legit, and very exiting! Crowd Funding So the guys over a... »

Google Reader Has Gone. What Now? How about Tiny Tiny RSS?

Google Reader Has Gone. What Now? How about Tiny Tiny RSS?

So today marks the end of the internet as we know it…Google Reader is officially dead! However will we continue to get all of our aggregated content in a way that we know and love? We’ve previously covered other alternatives like Feedly, but today we’re going to tell you about a great open source alternative called Tiny Tiny RSS which allows you to roll your own RSS system. But ... »

A Week With Fedora: End Of The Line

A Week With Fedora: End Of The Line

So I’ve been working with Fedora for over a week now, and I have to say that it’s been fun. I haven’t hit any major issues that are deal breakers for me. I’ve fully personalised Fedora’s Gnome Shell desktop environment, and I’m really happy. However, I think it’s time to go back to Ubuntu,and here’s why… Like I said, I’ve really enjoyed m... »

Five Of The Best Beginner Linux Distro’s

Five Of The Best Beginner Linux Distro’s

Linux is considered by most to be a big scary place for new users to break into, but the truth is that’s Linux distributions provide a great community for many technology enthusiasts to come together and share their ideas and of course their desktops. So if you’re sick of looking at that familiar blue Widows desktop and you’re looking to learn something new, or if you just want s... »

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