Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’



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10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr To Get A Near Perfect Desktop

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) will be released tomorrow and since many of you will install it as soon as it’s released (or maybe you’re already using Ubuntu 14.04), here’s a list of 10 useful things to do to get a near perfect desktop.

Ubuntu 14.04 things to do

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Todo Indicator: Ubuntu AppIndicator For todo.txt

Todo Indicator is a simple AppIndicator that lets you take advantage of the power and simplicity of todo.txt. The AppIndicator displays the list of tasks in the todo.txt file and lets you mark tasks as « done » directly from the indicator.

Todo Indicator

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Oracle Java Installer Conflicting With Apt Bug Fixed [Ubuntu 14.04]

Oracle Java

Ubuntu 14.04: apt was updated recently and it broke the Oracle Java 6, 7 and 8 installers available in the WebUpd8 Java PPA. I updated the package this morning so the bug should be fixed.

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Ubuntu One File Services Shutting Down, Code To Be Released As Open Source

Ubuntu One file services is shutting down. The news was just posted on the Canonical blog, which explains that among the reasons behind this decision is, as expected, the sustainability:

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Transmageddon 1.0, Snappy Player 1.0 Available In PPA [Ubuntu 14.04]

Quick update for Ubuntu 14.04 users: Transmageddon 1.0 and Snappy 1.0, both released recently, are available in the main WebUpd8 PPA.


Transmageddon 1.0 (video transcoder and now, DVD ripper)

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How to Switch Between The New Unity Lockscreen And LightDM In Ubuntu 14.04 [Quick Tip]

Quick tip for Ubuntu 14.04 users: Unity got its own lockscreen a while back and it’s used by default but if for some reason you want to switch back to LightDM for screen locking, here’s how to do it.

To switch between LightDM and Unity for screen locking, firstly install CompizConfig Settings Manager (CCSM):

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28
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Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Final Beta Available For Download [Video, Screenshots]

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS final beta is available for download, this being the first and only milestone for Trusty. Read on to find out what’s new!

Ubuntu 14.04 screenshots

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27
mar

Get Firefox And Phonon-GStreamer To Support H.264 In Ubuntu 14.04 [Updated]

The FFmpeg plugin for GStreamer 0.10 is not available in the official Ubuntu 14.04 repositories and because of this, Firefox doesn’t support the H.264 codec.

Furthermore, without the FFmpeg plugin for GStreamer 0.10 package, KDE apps can’t play H.264 videos in Kubuntu 14.04 if they use the GStreamer backend. Another issue with this is that Amarok can’t play WMA files. There might also be other affected applications.

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26
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How To Install MATE 1.8 In Ubuntu

MATE 1.8 was released about 3 weeks ago, bringing various refinements and new features such as support for Metacity as window manager, side-by-side window tiling and more, as well as many bug fixes – for more information, see THIS article.  

The official MATE Desktop wiki page doesn’t offer Ubuntu installation instructions for the latest MATE Desktop 1.8 (their instructions are for MATE 1.6 – because MATE 1.8 uses a different Ubuntu repository -, at least at the time I’m writing this article), so here’s how to install MATE 1.8 in Ubuntu.

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TLP 0.5 Released, Install It In Ubuntu [Tool That Helps Save Battery Power]

Ubuntu laptop

TLP, a tool that applies various settings and tweaks that help your laptop save battery power, was updated to version 0.5 which includes better support for some ThinkPad models as well as some new features and bug fixes.

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