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, […]
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.
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 […]
If you read our earlier article about tuning up your PC with CCleaner, then you already know about the high calibre of software that is developed by Piriform. I’m definitely a big fan of the CCleaner product. I’m sure you can guess that it was a no brainer that when Piriform released their next masterpiece, I just had […]
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 […]
Even though Windows Vista has been around for close to two years, there are still many people who can’t bear to get rid of Win XP due to its stability and better hardware support. Luckily you can get the best of both world by creating a dual boot between Vista and XP. Here is the […]
VLC is an universal media player and open source software. It provides a complete software solution for video and audio streaming as well as transcoding audio/video on the fly. Transcoding is the process of changing media files from one format to other format or bitrate. In this post we show you how to transcode media […]
After much waiting, WordPress 2.7 is finally released. If you have not get your copy of WP 2.7, I urge you to download it now. Before you start to upgrade your existing blog to the latest version of WP, you might want to create a maintenance holding page so that your readers know that your […]
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.
Have you ever wondered where your disk space is being consumed? I have. There have been plenty of times where I thought that I should have more free disk space than I actually had. I used to spend countless hours reviewing the properties of folder after folder, each time hoping to find a clue as […]
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 […]
The Automator in Mac OSX is a great tool for you that allows you to automate your daily mundane task with little effort. You don’t need to have any programming background or expertise to create your own automation workflow/application. All you need to do is simply drag and drop the necessary actions and export the […]
If you’ve ever had to resize a partition, or make new partitions, then I completely understand what you most likely went through. Good partition management software for Windows is hard to come by, well the free partition managers anyways. Almost everyone has heard of Partition Magic, but there is a hefty price tag that comes […]
While Evolution is a useful email client for Gnome desktop, it is just not as extensible and flexible as Thunderbird. For those who are facing unpleasant incidents with Evolution and wish to migrate to Thunderbird, here is how you can do so in Ubuntu 8.10
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 […]
Screencast is often a good tool to demonstrate the functionality of an application. However most people find it difficult or complicated to create your own screencast and add custom text/annotation to it. If you are one of those, Wink will be the application you need to turn screencasting into an easy task.
While the iTunes store gives you access to a wide range of music and a one-click no-fuss purchase experience, it does come with a DRM restriction that prevents you from playing your favorite track on other devices. On the other hand, Amazon enables you to buy DRM-free high quality MP3 track, but you have to […]
One of the best thing that I love about Linux desktop is its flexibility and the ability to tweak and customize every single part of it to your liking. For those who are put off by the default ugly desktop (especially the brown desktop of Ubuntu) and have absolutely no idea how to decorate your […]