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[HOWTO] Make Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Mono Free

Ubuntu 10.04 comes with 3 default applications that depend on mono. They are
F-Spot, a photo manager
Tomboy, a note taking application
Gbrainy, brain teaser game and trainer
To get rid of mono and still keep the functionality, we need non-mono alternatives to these applications. Lets look at those. But first, let me write something about why someone may want to remove Mono.

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[HOWTO] Make multimedia keys work in Exaile multimedia player

I use exaile as a default audio player in my Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat. I really like amarok but it is a KDE app and it does not blend well with Ubuntu. Exaile is much like amarok and I have been using it for sometime now. The multimedia keys do not work by default on exaile and must be enabled by activating a plugin. Just go to Edit>Preferences and click on plugins. Then check the box GNOME Multimedia Keys.

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