Welcome to BlogNotions' Linux Blog

The BlogNotions Linux blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives from various Thought Leaders in the industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum allows IT enthusiasts to explore and learn about different Linux distributions such as Ubunto, Fedora, and OpenSUSE, and their personal experiences. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Netbeans: JVM creation failed

Netbeans seems to have a problem if your 64 bit system has more than 4 GB RAM. Obviously it can’t address the memory and quits with “JVM creation failed”. The solution is very easy. Just go to the netbeans.conf file. On Linux this is typically in the /etc directory. On Windows you have a folder […]

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HOWTO: Watch Netflix on Bodhi Linux

Not being able to utilize the Netflix video streaming service has been an issue on the Linux desktop for the past few years. This is due to the fact that Netflix utilizes Microsoft’s Silverlight technology for video playback. For the last few months though we have been able to watch Netflix in our native browsers […]

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Mini-interview with ROSA

Some time ago, I wrote an article “How Fresh is the Dew?” That article was about the first release of the Linux distribution named ROSA. In Russian, the word “rosa” means dew, so that was playing with words that time. I am not sure if the developers of the distribution read my article or not, […]

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Bodhi Linux 2.2.0 Released

The Bodhi Team and I are very happy to present to you our 2.2.0 release – the first Bodhi images to feature the stable E17 desktop. As with all minor Bodhi release existing users can simply upgrade their existing installs of Bodhi 2.x.y This release is exciting for a number of reasons. To start with, […]

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Linux for a business traveller

Are you a business traveller? Do you need to spend at least some of your nights away from home, somewhere in a hotel? Do you have a company laptop? If you answer is yes, then you’re like me. I also have a company laptop with MS Windows already installed on it. To be honest, it […]

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Solus OS: Debian on steroids

Are you tired of all the new interfaces being pushed to you by Unity, GNOME Shell and, soon, Windows Metro? Do you want to stick to “good old” GNOME 2? Do you want to have a rock solid base for your operating system? If your answers are “Yes”, then I have something interesting for you, […]

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Bodhi Linux 2.1.0 Released

I’m happy to release to everyone our first scheduled update release of Bodhi Linux’s 2.x.y branch – version 2.1.0. For those that want to get straight to the disc images you can find them in 32bit flavor here and 64bit here. There are a number of wonderful changes/improvements to this disc over our 2.0.1 disc […]

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