Archive for July, 2010
Avant Window Navigator is docking application for Linux and is one of my favorites amongst others. With lucido theme, it looks pretty neat. Let’s see how to install Avant Window Navigator Lucido on Ubuntu.
1. If you are using the stable version of AWN, then you should remove it first before installing the trunk version. To do so, type the following commands in Terminal.sudo apt-get remove avant-window-navigator avant-window-navigator-data awn-settings awn-applets-c-core libawn1 vala-awn sudo apt-get autoremove
2. Now add the Lucido PPA to your software sourcessudo add-apt-repository More >
Firefox 4 has been making some buzz around. With the browser market heating up, none of the companies want to stay behind and Firefox 4 is an effort in such direction by Mozilla. Firefox 4 will be a little more slimmer and will have some neat features including a revamped UI. The beta version of the browser is out though for Linux the version doesn’t have any significant UI changes thought the features are slowly starting to emerge. Once such feature is app tabs. This feature is same as Pin tab feature in Google Chrome.
Test it yourself today by installing the Firefox 4 beta 2 on Ubuntu.
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The wait is over and Spotify is now available for Linux. Following is how you can install spotify in Ubuntu 10.04.
Note: Because they are not able to run ads on this client, this service is only available for spotify premium users. But we can safely assume that it’s coming soon to free users as well.
1. Add repository to your software sourcessudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the following line at the end of the filedeb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free
2. Open the terminal window and paste the following command to add the spotify public keys
gpg --keyserver More >