Wednesday, March 6, 2013

CPU-G and i-Nex Hardware info Utilities for Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/13.04/11.10/Linux Mint

CPU-G is useful utility to show hardware information. It detects hardware and display details about everything, it shows information about CPU(Processor), RAM(Active/Inactive, Free, Used and cached), Motherboard and Chipset, Bios Details, Graphic card details, and details of installed Linux.


cpu-g ubuntu

To install CPU-G in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cpug-devs/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install cpu-g

2nd: i-Nex Hardware information Tool for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04/Linux Mint 13/12/11/10/9

i-Nex is used to gather information on the main system components (devices) such as CPU, motherboard, video memory, sound and so on. The application allows through a tabbed interface to display information about the system hardware.

i-nex ubuntu

To install i-Nex in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:eloaders/i-nex-daily 
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemh/gambas3
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install i-nex
That's it

Source: noobslab

Free to Play MMORPG Champions of Regnum comes to Linux

Following the recent release of the real-time strategy game Wargame: European Escalation for Linux, a new Linux MMORPG, Champions of Regnum, has been released on Steam by the publisher NGD Studios. In the game, developed by the indie game studio, players battle on the side of one of three epic empires, with its special environment and abilities.
A major advantage of the game, compared to many other games of this kind, is the fact that it's Free to Play.
What do you think, what game genre do Linux gamers miss now?


Puppy Linux 5.5 "Slacko"

Barry Kauler has announced the release of Puppy Linux 5.5 "Slacko" edition, a small and fast distribution built from and compatible with Slackware's binary packages: "Slacko Puppy is built from Slackware 14.0 binary TXZ packages, hence it has binary compatibility with Slackware Linux and access to the Slackware, Salix and Slacky package repositories. Slacko 5.5 has many improvements due to the heavy development of the woof build system and the many bug fixes to the Slacko base packages. Through the dedication of many testers and developers we were able to produce what is a great working dog Puppy that can rejuvenate your hardware and show it's potential. Release notes: improved SFS manager; improved updates manager - to get the latest; new kernels following LTS branches; improved graphics support, with KMS and Mesa...." Read the release announcement and release notes for more details. Download: slacko-5.5-4G.iso (165MB, MD5), slacko-5.5-PAE.iso (165MB, MD5).