VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing and is a desktop sharing application that allows you to remote control another computer. A VNC connection requires a VNC server to be set up on the remote system and a VNC viewer to access the server. In Ubuntu Hardy Heron, both the VNC server and viewer come pre-installed […]
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There are just so many things that can be done with the iPhone/iPod Touch, and now you can use it as a wireless touchpad mouse to remote control your system. Touchpad Pro is a freeware application that turns your iPhone/iPod Touch into a multi-touch wireless mouse for any operating system.
Update: Superdocker has been discontinued. Some people love the new dock in OSX Leopard. Some hate it and trying to find ways to change it. If you belong to the latter, SuperDocker might be what you need. SuperDocker allows you to easily customize your OSX dock. Not only can you switch between a 2D or […]
One of the feature that makes Firefox a great favorite among users is its huge library of extensions that improved both its functionality and user’s experience. While there are a good number of extensions that are ready for Firefox 3, there are also some of the great add-ons that are not compatible and are sorely […]
With the release of Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1, all those who have waited long can now download and install it in your system. For Ubuntu users, it is wise to install it via the repository rather than download from the Mozilla site.
Ever since I upgraded to WordPress 2.5, I have been having problem with images uploading. I have not been able to upload any images and what it shows is only a ‘HTTP Error‘ message, without any further details for the user to debug the problem.
It is a known fact that the Linux community has been trying to woo Windows users to convert to the open-source operating system: The latest version of Ubuntu comes with a Wubi installer that allows you to try Hardy Heron in Windows (without physically install it), andLinux allows you to use Linux applications and now […]
You have used GNOME and KDE, but have you ever tried Enlightenment? If not, give it a try and I am sure you won’t regret. Enlightenment, also known simply as E, is a lightweight desktop manager for Linux which can be used alone or in conjunction with GNOME/KDE. While most lightweight desktop managers shave out […]
I love making short notes on my iPod Touch, but I hate it when I can’t sync and backup to my computer. While you can sync all your iPod Touch setting, including your iTunes, movies, calendar, contact, email, the only thing that Apple misses out is the note syncing. Thanks to the community, there is […]
In Ubuntu (and many other Linux distro), the Terminal is the single application that is used most frequently. Rather than seeing the monotonous black on white background everytime you launch it, why not set it as an eyecandy on your desktop?
If you are looking for a free software to convert your existing video files to iPhone format so that you can watch it on the go, then Videora iPhone converter is the one for you. Videora iPhone converter is a free video converter that converts video files, YouTube videos, movies and DVD’s into iPhone format. […]
Adobe Photoshop is a great product. I have been using it since 2003 and I simply love its functionality and ease of use. If there is anything to complaint about, then it has to be the high cost (US$649) involved in buying the software. For those who can’t afford Photoshop, here is a list of […]
For those who are a crazy fan of the Mac OSX dock, you can now install Avant Window Navigator to achieve the similar dock-like effect in Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Avant Window Navigator (AWN) is a dock-like navigation bar for the Linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used […]
The latest version of Ubuntu – Hardy Heron, comes with a lot of improvement and functionality over its predecessors. However, unknown to many, some of the best features are hidden and are not enabled by default. To really get the most out of Hardy Heron, you really need to uncover these features, activate and configure […]
WinDirStat is a disk statistic viewer and cleanup tool for all variants of Windows OS. What makes this open-source software different from the rest is that you can delete and remove unwanted files right inside the program. Most disk usage analyzers only allow you to view the file size and the percentage of the hard […]
[Game console lover] If you need a reason to convince yourself to buy the expensive iPhone, here is it: You can now play all your favorite console games in your iPhone, via the emulators. Be it Playstation, Nintendo or even Sega Genesis, their emulators are easily available in the installer app. Simply click and install […]
Zenbe is a late starter in the webmail arena, especially after the market has long been dominated by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. However, this newcomer into the industry does has some ‘killer apps‘ that could probably snatch some market shares from the leaders.
Other than the big four: Google, Yahoo, MSN and Ask, how many search engines do you know? One? Two? Five? Or Ten? Most people don’t realize that there are LOTS more search engines than just Google, and a great proportion of them are targeting great niches and providing useful information (and features) that you can’t […]
MD5 is a message digest algorithm that takes a message of arbitrary length and produces a 128-bits digital signature of the message. It is most widely used for verifying the integrity of the file downloaded from the Web. Since it is almost impossible to produce the same digital signature from different message, by simply comparing […]
After installing VMware Server on Hardy heron, if you find that your virtual machine cannot detect any USB devices on the host, that is because Ubuntu has removed the support for /proc/bus/usb/*. The following is the way to solve this issue: