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What to Expect From Ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta

What to Expect From Ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta

It’s the time of the year again where Canonical is going to launch a new version of its popular Ubuntu distro. You may be wondering if the upcoming release, Saucy Salamander 13.10, is a worthy upgrade, or one that you can skip altogether. Let’s check out ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta and see what’s new and if it is worth upgrading.

How to Install Viber in Linux (Ubuntu)

How to Install Viber in Linux (Ubuntu)

You probably have used Viber on your mobile phone to make free phone call. It had recently released a desktop version which allows you to make free phone call from the desktop. Here is how you can install Viber in Linux.

How to Mount Amazon S3 in Ubuntu

How to Mount Amazon S3 in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu, you can easily access Amazon S3 via the various software, such as S3Fox or Dragon Disk. However, in a server situation, you won’t have the luxury of using a desktop software. In this tutorial, we will show you how you can mount Amazon S3 in Ubuntu, be it desktop or server.

How to Easily Enable Real-time Collaboration on Your Site

How to Easily Enable Real-time Collaboration on Your Site

If you are a webmaster, you might be thinking of how you can make your website more interactive, or even allowing your visitors to collaborate with one another. TogetherJS allows you to easily add a real-time collaboration feature to your site with minimal technical/coding skill.

How to Display Alternate Calendar in Google Calendar

How to Display Alternate Calendar in Google Calendar

Google Calendar is a great tool for you to add schedule and get organized. If you are following another calendar in addition to the default Greogian Calendar, such as the Hijri or Chinese calendar, Google does allow you to display them alongside the default calendar.

Recoll: Advanced Search Tool For Linux

Recoll: Advanced Search Tool For Linux

Searching your files can be an easy, or difficult task, depending on how you organize your files and documents. Recoll is a text search tool for Unix and Linux and can find keywords inside documents as well as file names. This make it a perfect tool for you to search and retrieve your files and documents quickly, whenever you need it.

How to Format External Hard Disk to exFAT Filesystem in Ubuntu

How to Format External Hard Disk to exFAT Filesystem in Ubuntu

If you are using multiple OSes and wish to transfer files from one computer to another via an external hard disk, you will want to format the hard disk to exFAT format since it is widely supported by most OS and doesn’t come with the 4GB per file restriction. Here is how you can format it to exFAT filesystem in Ubuntu.

How to Quickly Close Multiple Tabs in Browser

How to Quickly Close Multiple Tabs in Browser

There are times when you opened too many tabs in your browser and it is causing the whole system to slow down. A quick and easy way to fix this is to close as many unused tabs as possible to minimize the memory usage. However, it can be a chores if you have tons of opened tabs. Luckily, most browsers come with a way for you to quickly close multiple tabs with a single click.

How to Install Encfs and Encrypt Files in Mac OS X

How to Install Encfs and Encrypt Files in Mac OS X

Encfs is particularly useful for encrypting files that you want to store in the cloud. Using encfs in Linux and Windows is pretty straightforward as there are installers for both platforms. However, for Mac OS X, installing encfs is not as easy as it should be. Here is how you can install and use encfs in Mac OS X.