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How To Create And Install Your Own Usplash Theme In Ubuntu

How To Create And Install Your Own Usplash Theme In Ubuntu

I am not sure how many of you like the default usplash screen of Ubuntu, but I am definitely one of those that dislike it and find it dull and boring. I prefer to have some images that are beautiful and able to make my first impression (when turning on the computer) a pleasant one. […]

How To Install And Configure Cairo Dock In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Install And Configure Cairo Dock In Ubuntu Intrepid

Cairo dock is a Mac OSX dock-like application that you can install in your Linux machine. One of the advantage that it has over other docks is that it does not require any compositing window manager to work. Even on a low-end PC, it will still work fine. This is not possible for docks like […]

Turn Your Ubuntu Intrepid Into Mac OSX Leopard

Turn Your Ubuntu Intrepid Into Mac OSX Leopard

This is an updated version of my previous post Turn Ubuntu Hardy into Mac OSX. That post was written six months ago and many things have changed during this period of time: release of Ubuntu Intrepid, newer Mac4Lin theme, better globalmenu applet etc. As such, I have decided to rewrite this tutorial for the Intrepid […]

How To Access Gmail on your Desktop

How To Access Gmail on your Desktop

Gmail is one of the most preferred web mail service among many Internet users. Apart from accessing Gmail using POP client in your desktop, there are other ways that you can access your Gmail on desktop. In this tutorial, we shall discuss two other ways to access Gmail on your desktop.

Manage Your Money Easily With My Money

Manage Your Money Easily With My Money

In a world where keeping track of your financial information can be a hectic task, now you can thank someone for dreaming up and putting into use this innovative solution: My Money. My Money is a modern way for common individuals or businesses to manage their online banking statements with a simple few clicks! All […]

Upgrading to Virtualbox 2.1 In Ubuntu Intrepid

Upgrading to Virtualbox 2.1 In Ubuntu Intrepid

Virtualbox released their latest version 2.1 last week. If you have not upgraded your existing copy of Virtualbox, I would advise you to do it now. There are several new features in Virtualbox 2.1. Support for 64-bit guests on 32-bit host operating systems – If you have a 64-bit processor, you can now install/run a […]

How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid

It is a misconception to think that all the emails in your Gmail account are safe and will be there forever. In the events that Gmail is down, or for some reasons, you were banned by Google, you won’t be able to access all your emails and all of them will be gone forever. To […]

How To Backup Your Ubuntu System With Remastersys

How To Backup Your Ubuntu System With Remastersys

After countless hours of configuring, tweaking, installing new applications onto your Ubuntu system, the last thing that you want to do is to reformat and start everything all over again. Remastersys is here to save you all this trouble. Remastersys is a simple and easy to use application that allows you to easily clone and […]

Maximize Your Terminal Usage with Terminator

Maximize Your Terminal Usage with Terminator

Terminator is a simple program that allows you to load multiple terminals and arrange them in grid. It is useful when you need to access to various terminals at the same time. Some of the feature in Terminator includes: Arrange terminals in grid multiple tabs drag and drop reordering of terminal keyboard shortcuts config file […]

Install Adobe Air For Linux In Ubuntu Intrepid

Install Adobe Air For Linux In Ubuntu Intrepid

Adobe Air for Linux is finally out of beta. With this latest version, you will now be able to install Air applications that previously don’t work in Linux. It put Linux users on level ground with Mac and Windows and you won’t see anymore Air apps that are only Mac or Windows compatible. In addition, […]

Amarok 2 Brings Fresh Changes

Amarok 2 Brings Fresh Changes

After much waiting, Amarok 2 was finally released. For those who can’t wait to try it out, here is how you can install it on your Kubuntu/Ubuntu.

How To Manage Unix & Linux Systems Using Webmin

How To Manage Unix & Linux Systems Using Webmin

Webmin is a web-based system for Unix, Linux, OpenSolaris, and recently added Windows based Operating Systems that allow you to take full control of your server through a popular control panel and web-interface. What Webmin does is it allows you to simplify the managing course of action with a Unix and/or Linux system. You can […]

How To Sync iPod Touch With Win XP Virtual Machine In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Sync iPod Touch With Win XP Virtual Machine In Ubuntu Intrepid

Syncing your iPod Touch with iTunes on your Mac or Windows is a no-brain job. Simply plug in your iPod, fire up your iTunes and your synchronization will be done in a minute. However, since there is no Linux version of iTunes, there is almost no way that you can sync your iPod Touch with […]

Jokosher – A Linux Alternative for Garage band

Jokosher – A Linux Alternative for Garage band

Music lovers/producers who are looking for an alternative to the popular Garage band in Mac, Jokosher is definitely the one for you. Jokosher is a simple yet powerful multi-track studio. With it you can create and record music, podcasts and more, all from an integrated simple environment.

How To Play .RMVB Files In Ubuntu

How To Play .RMVB Files In Ubuntu

Ubuntu does not support .rmvb files by default. Even though you may have installed the Gstreamer codec plugin and VLC (an audio player that supposedly able to play any media format), there is still no way that you can get the .rmvb file to play. There may be many tutorials out there that tell you […]

Nitrogen: A Background Setter For Lightweight Desktop Manager

Nitrogen: A Background Setter For Lightweight Desktop Manager

Gnome, KDE and XFCE users will have no problem changing the wallpaper on their desktop. However, if you are using a lightweight desktop manager such Openbox or Fluxbox, you will find that there is no way that you can set the wallpaper for your desktop. In this case, Nitrogen will come in handy. Nitrogen is […]

How To Minimize All Your Applications To The System Tray In Ubuntu

How To Minimize All Your Applications To The System Tray In Ubuntu

In your Ubuntu machine, when you click on the ‘X’ (close button) on any applications, you will find that some of them will exit while some will minimize to the system tray. Unless you know the capability of the particular application, you will have to guess every time you click on the X button whether […]