5 Best Free Linux Games of 2010


We have been going through quite a long of journey back then in 2010, and now I’m posting some of the best games in Linux platform that might suits the reader needs.

These are my favourite games, from my own perspective.



Ubuntu Netbook Edition Bid Farewell


Canonical has announced that Ubuntu Netbook Edition will not be released / produced anymore.

Here are the full statement from Canonical:



Grab Mozilla Firefox 4 RC Now!


Mozilla Firefox 4 RC has finally been released for test! If you can’t wait for the final release, you can grab it on their official website .


Are you ready for Gnome 3?


Yes! As I had expected on a previous couple posts ago, Gnome 3 schedule is still on-time and will be released in 6 april 2011. So, just get ready to feel a whole new experience in Gnome environment. Here are the full quotations from the Gnome Website.


Interacting System Class


Finally, after quite a long awaiting, I’ve enrolled to Interacting System class. And perhaps this is one of my most favorite class amongst the other classes ;)

I will learn more about UNIX and how system works. It is quite an excitement for me to know that I can enroll in and get knowing more about Operating System.

I’ll use this blog to post more information about UNIX and other information that I got from the class.


The Android Developer’s Cookbook


Addison-Wesley (10-2010) | PDF | 400 pages | 0321741234 | 2.6Mb

The Android Developer’s Cookbook: Building Applications with the Android SDK (Developer’s Library) /by James Steele and Nelson To. Want to get started building applications for Android, the world’s hottest, fast-growing mobile platform? Already building Android applications and want to get better at it? This book brings together all the expert guidance–and code–you’ll need!

Completely up-to-date to reflect the newest and most widely used Android SDKs, The Android Developer’s Cookbook is the essential resource for developers building apps for any Android device, from phones to tablets.
Proven, modular recipes take you from the absolute basics to advanced location-based services, security techniques, and performance optimization. You’ll learn how to write apps from scratch, ensure interoperability, choose the best solutions for common problems, and avoid development pitfalls. Coverage includes:
* Implementing threads, services, receivers, and other background tasks
* Providing user alerts
* Organizing user interface layouts and views
* Managing user-initiated events such as touches and gestures
* Recording and playing audio and video
* Using hardware APIs available on Android devices
* Interacting with other devices via SMS, web browsing, and social networking
* Storing data efficiently with SQLite and its alternatives
* Accessing location data via GPS
* Using location-related services such as the Google Maps API
* Building faster applications with native code
* Providing backup and restore with the Android Backup Manager
* Testing and debugging apps throughout the development cycle




JoliCloud Review


Yet another Linux Based OS has been released quite a while ago, called JoliCloud. It’s a distro and also a uniquely combined HTML5 browser if you have Google Chrome to test it. This Distro offers flexibility for both windows and Linux users, and also a unique user interface to explore which will bring you a whole new experience in cloud computing.


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