[HOWTO] Disable Unity Interface and restore original (classic) interface in Ubuntu Natty Narwhal

Unity interface is the default interface in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal. It consists of the dock and launchers. However, if you don’t like the dock, animations and the interface as a whole, you can just disable it and login to Ubuntu Classic Desktop.

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[HOWTO] Install Greasemonkey Firefox Addon in Firefox 4

I have installed Firefox 4 in my Debian Testing installation from Launchpad PPA. It is quite stable and I have decided to use it instead of Firefox 3. Most of the addons I used is compatible with Firefox 4 by now. However, the version of Greasemonkey available in Mozilla Firefox Addons Site is not compatible with Mozilla Firefox v4 latest build. To install the latest nightly build of Greasemonkey, I went to Greasemonkey Nightly Download and installed it. However Greasefire is not available, we can install userscripts directly from Userscripts website for now.

[SOLVED] Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR= and run Make again. Stop.

I was trying to run Oracle Virtualbox in my Debian testing installation in which I have just installed Ubuntu Natty Kernel from Ubuntu repositories. I got an error followed by a dialog prompting me to run:
/etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup
as root.

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Ubuntu to become a rolling release distro

UPDATE: Rick Spencer, Ubuntu Desktop Development Team Lead, wrote in his blog:

Ubuntu is not changing to a rolling release. We are confident that our customers, partners, and the FLOSS ecosystem are well served by our current release cadence. What the article was probably referring to was the possibility of making it easier for developers to use cutting edge versions of certain software packages on Ubuntu.This is a wide-ranging project that we will continue to pursue through our normal planning processes.

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[HOWTO] Make it easy to find recent files using Avant Window Navigator applets

If you have no organized way of keeping your files, you will find it difficult to find the last file you viewed or last file you were working with. This can be overcome with two simple AWN applets, namely “Related Applet” and “Stacks”.

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[GUEST POST] Android and Windows Mobile – Choose One

Note: This is a guest post by one of the readers, Saksham.

Android is the most popular cell phone podium with quick expansion of market share and handsets through the OS being flaunted on the online. Android has appeared in a short instance, and successfully it has enter into the market. Windows Mobile has observed current renew and is frequently getting punched for being an old elegant phone podium. Have a look through the main aptitudes plus contrast Android to Windows Mobile at below

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