The recently held GNU/Linux Install fest in Trivandrum was a grand success in terms of reaching out to the masses. People turned out in good numbers for fest and many came and installed different flavors of GNU/Linux on their systems. The most popular distros were Ubuntu and Fedora. Some of the people who could not bring their systems signed up to have GNU/Linux installed on their systems at homes. Print and Radio media covered the event generously.
As part of the GNU/Linux Users Group in Trivandrum we are proud to bring to computer users in Trivandrum a wonderful opportunity to try out GNU/Linux for free. GNU/Linux Users Group- Trivandrum, Free Software Foundation - India, Zyxware Technologies and Space-Kerala.org joins hand to bring to fruition the first publicly held GNU/Linux Install Fest in Kerala.
Ubuntu can be installed on a USB flash thumb drive and such a drive can be used just like a Live Ubuntu CD except that it would be faster and that you can save changes back into the pen drive. The process is easy but you can save yourself the hassle of doing that order for yourselves a fully working Ubuntu Live USB Pen Drive from us.
With a view to promote the status of Kerala as an IT Hub, Kerala State IT mission organized yet another IT Show. The theme of Kerala IT.Com 2008 was ‘Kerala – The IT Destination Hub – Cutting edge and Viable solutions through use of IT’. This time the show was hosted at Technopark.
We are happy to announce the release of yet another Drupal module. This time it is the "Comment Subscribe" module that will allow anonymous as well as registered users on a drupal site to subscribe to replies to their comments. The module will send notifications to the subscribed users about the replies to their comments or replies to their comment's children.
We now have Debian Etch 4.0 DVDs at Zyxware. It is available in 4 DVDs. Click here to order your copy of Debian Etch 4.0 DVDs using our Request CD/DVD module. Please note that currently, this facility is available for users in India. Debian Etch 4.0 contains over 18200 packages with about 6500 packages more than the previous one. Debian has got GNOME 2.14 as its default desktop enviornment along with KDE 3.5.5a and Xfce 4.4 as alternatives. The entire system and packages are very stable as it has gone through a rigorous release cycle.
The full set of Ubuntu Repository DVDs (set of 5 DVDs) is now available. You can request for your copy of the Ubuntu Repositories through our RequestCD program. The ubuntu repository DVDs contain the complete set of packages under the main, universe, multiverse and restricted repositories in Ubuntu. Please note that we will mail out the DVDs only within India.
We now have all variants of Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) with us. Click here to order your copy of Ubuntu DVD or CD using our RequestCD system. You can request the Gutsy Gibbon version of any of the Ubuntu flavors - Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Gobuntu - from Zyxware. Kindly remember that this RequestCD feature is currently only available for users from India.
Similar to the StumbleThis module that we had created earlier we have created another bookmarking module for Drupal - SlashdotIt module. Unlike the other social bookmarking sites Slashdot is very selective in terms of the articles that get approved from the submission queue also known as the Slashdot firehose. Use this module on your site only if you are sure that you have slashdot worthy content.
GNU/Linux has grown from being a pet project of a few Free Software enthusiasts to one of the most viable and usable alternatives to proprietary operating systems. It is really amazing to look at this growth and one can but look with awe at the contributions made by countless and sometimes nameless scores of people in the Free Software communities.
We now have Fedora 8 DVD with us. Click here to order your copy of the Fedora 8 DVD using our RequestCD system. Kindly remember that this RequestCD feature is currently only available for users from India. Fedora 8 has been getting rave reviews from across the GNU/Linux user and developer community. A slew of features focusing on the usability of the system has been incorporated into Fedora 8.
We have been getting good response from the Linux community regarding the new RequestCD service that we have started recently. We are happy to inform all the IT@School teachers and students that we will be able to provide you with the software CDs for the current IT@School GNU Linux v3.0 CDs. You can request for the three IT@School GNU Linux CDs using our RequestCD system
We are happy to announce the beta launch of our new public service. You can now request us for any software that is freely available on the internet and which you cannot download on your own because of your bandwidth or time limitations. We will download the software, write the CD/DVD and mail the software to you. As simple as that. The mission of this project is simple - to promote Open Source software among those who have limited internet connectivity. Request your copy of your Favorite Free Software Now
We have added a few new modules to our site recently. Two of these are the StumbleThis module and the DiggThis module. Drupal already had a DiggThis module available for download but there was no StumbleThis module. StumbleUpon has been a popular source of traffic for zyxware.com and we wanted users to have an option to add any of our pages to their StumbleUpon favorites. So we created our own StumbleUpon module.
If your blog supports UTF-8 encoding then it is very easy to write and comment in Malayalam in your blog. This method should also be applicable for any of your sites that support UTF-8. Your website should support storage of UTF-8 characters in your application's database and also you should have a
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
in your pages where you want to read or write Malayalam
We started zyxware with a vision to play an active role in changing the world around us positively. We are happy to announce the pilot mode launch of our first community initiative - Freelance@Zyxware. Through this project we hope to empower the student community technologically and financially.