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Download YouTube Videos For Offline Viewing On Linux

Download YouTube Videos For Offline Viewing On Linux

I have a confession to make. I’m a sucker for gadget reviews on YouTube. I can’t even remember the last time I actually looked at a normal review site for a gadget review. Apart from reviews of the latest gadgets, YouTube is also a great place to watch, well, almost anything that moves! The only […]

Download Webmail to POP & RSS Reader Tool

Download Webmail to POP & RSS Reader Tool

FreePOPs is a webmail tool that among several of its other functions, it allows you to access free web based mail utilizing the POP3 protocol. This application carries modules for dozens of services including but not limited to Windows Live Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, AOL Email and more! FreePOPs grants you access to various resources […]

How To Create And Install Your Own GRUB Splash Image

How To Create And Install Your Own GRUB Splash Image

Grub is the most commonly used bootloader in Linux system. When you boot up your computer, the default Grub screen comes with a black background and white text. If that is fine with you, then this tutorial is not for you. On the other hand, if you wish to beautify it with your favorite image, […]

Virtualbox: Fix Mouse Integration Issue In Ubuntu Intrepid Guest

Virtualbox: Fix Mouse Integration Issue In Ubuntu Intrepid Guest

If you have installed Ubuntu Intrepid as a virtual machine in your Virtualbox, you will find that the mouse integration does not work, even after you have installed the guest addition. If you are having this problem, here’s the fix: First, make sure that the guest addition is already installed inn your Ubuntu Intrepid guest. […]

How To Create Brochure Easily With Scribus

How To Create Brochure Easily With Scribus

Scribus is a popular open source desktop publishing software that allows you to create publication like e-books, brochures, type setting and other print publications easily. Being a close competitor to Adobe Indesign and QuarkXpress, the advantage that Scribus has is that it is free and supports many features like CYMK color support and PDF creation. […]

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.