Upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 14.04 “Trust Tahr” is released¬†and It’s time to upgrade. Step 1. Backup Backup all the important files/configs/ etc. The upgrades usually go smooth but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have backup ready, in case anything goes wrong. Step 2. Disable proprietary drivers Remove proprietary binary drivers for graphic cards (Nvidia/AMD) etc as the linux …

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is released!

Ubuntu 14.04 (code named as Trusty Tahr) is released. ¬†It’s a LTS release, so, it will be supported for next 5 years (the earlier LTS edition (12.04) was released two years ago). If you move from LTS to LTS (as I do, for primary development environment), then it’s time to upgrade. Download Ubuntu 14.04 LTS …

uGet – The Best Download Manager for Ubuntu/Linux

uGet is a free and open source software for managing file downloads (over HTTP/S, FTP etc). It’s the most popular download manager program for GNU/Linux distributions such as Debian, Ubuntu, ArchLinux, Gentoo etc. It’s also available for Windows. uGet is lightweight but still a very powerful download manager. Features Downloads queue Resumable downloads (not always, …