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If you like android and wanted to have an android theme for Ubuntu, you don’t have to wait any more. You can download the android theme for Ubuntu. The theme is called as genoid and is free to be used. It has GTK, GDM and icon themes to have a complete android experience on your machine.
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Firefox is my browser and I don’t see no reason why it won’t be any more in future. Firefox is celebrating 5 years of giving us great browsing experience and have helped us save countless amount of dollars saving us from the malwares written for Internet Explorer. Let us see how to install Firefox 3.6 on Karmic Koala (Ubuntu 9.10).Install Firefox 3.6 on Ubuntu
1. Add the following Mozilla PPA by bringing up the terminal window:sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa/ubuntu karmic main' /etc/apt/sources.list"
2. Next we need to add the GPG key:sudo More >
Twitter is an online social status updating service. However, at a conceptual level, all such social services fall under the model called as “Sociality with Objects”. Thankfully we are not going to look into it in better details. We are going to see another nice little application which makes the job of using twitter less painful and more efficient on Linux platform.
Qwitik, is a cross platform twitter client and does the simple job of bringing twitter to your desktop. It’s available for both windows and Linux platform.Installation
You can install it by downloading the 2 deb files More >
VLC is a wonderful media player and it’s available for Linux as well. What I love about the player is that it almost all the time satisfies all my media playing needs and I don’t have to worry about having another plugin etc to play a file.
VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player and multimedia framework capable of reading most audio and video formats (MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, DivX, MPEG-1, mp3, ogg, aac …) as well as DVDs, Audio CDs VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
It can also be used as a media converter or a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on More >
Earcandy is sound level manager for Linux that changes the volume of your applications based on their profile. It’s a sound level manager that nicely fades applications in and out based on their profile and window focus. Following are the features of EarCandy:Features
- All volume adjustments are fades
- Fade out music/video players on skype call
- Fade to music player with focus when more than one
- Fade out music player when video playing
- Push sound to USB headsets on plugin
- Categories to assign to clients
- Sniffs desktop files to guess application category … music/video/VoIP
- Simplified pref UI More >
Cloud has become a very important aspect of not only computing technology but also normal user life. Aside from older cloud computing which powers many social websites that need to handle thousands of users at once and financial services which rely on the cloud to provide services like online contents insurance quotes day or night, there’s another side which relates to storing your files online. Personally I don’t take risk with my data and want it to be crash-proof. Especially my research work in progress is something I cannot compromise and hence I like to keep my stuff in the cloud. I know More >
One thing that I started missing in Ubuntu for a while was the combination key CTRL+ALT+Backspace to kill the X server. I know the reason for the same was to ensure that naive users don’t lose data/their work by accidentally hitting CTRL+ALT+Backspace on their Ubuntu machine. I am not going to get into the debate of whether it was a right move or not, but all I know is someone like me misses it desperately. And I was looking to find a way to enable it. You can enable CTRL+ALT+Backspace to kill X server using DontZap. You can also set it manually without using DontZAP and by edititing your More >
Ability to screenshots is an important element of an Operating System and more so for a blogger who has to explain visually-a few things. I have been planning to write about Shutter, a fabulous utility for taking screenshots, for sometime now. This post is also a result of the comment made by one of LinuxHub readers Vadim. Let’s see how to install Shutter on your Ubuntu machine. We’ll be installing it using the repositories so that Update Manager can update it as and when there’s an update.About Shutter