Tag Archives: Ubuntu

[HOWTO]Install Firefox 3.5 in Jaunty Jackalope and Make Add-Ons Compatible

[ad#ad-1]Firefox 3.5 is out for other OSes however the final version is not available for Linux. This is how you install it on your Jaunty Jackalope installation. We will use the terminal for this. It is just a copy and paste from here to your terminal so it should be fine. Continue reading [HOWTO]Install Firefox 3.5 in Jaunty Jackalope and Make Add-Ons Compatible

Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope repositories update fix

[ad#ad-1]I am using Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope and recently encountered a problem updating the package sources or when reloading the repositories so was unable to add new repos via synaptic or apt-get. The console output was something like

Get: http://ftp.debian.org sid/main Sources
Get: http://ftp.debian.org sid/contrib Sources
Get: http://ftp.debian.org sid/non-free Sources
Convert: acl...
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[HOWTO] Save Screenshots in Ubuntu Automatically when PrintScreen key is pressed

[ad#ad-1] When you press the PrintScreen key in Ubuntu, you will see a gnome-screenshot dialog box with options to save the image or Copy it to clipboard. This function is great unless of course, you mistakenly press the key several times day which is really irritating. How about silently saving the image to some predefined location rather than popping up the dialog?
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Configuring CDMA Wireless Modem in Linux

UTL has been providing Wireless Internet Connection for over four months now and many Nepali have been using it as the only way to browse the internet. However, many users have have failed to configure the low cost brandless (or with some brand like Glink, Blink etc) USB modems in Linux. I will try to help you to configure your UTL Wireless modem to work under Linux. Continue reading Configuring CDMA Wireless Modem in Linux

Yahoo Voice Chat and Webcam in Ubuntu

[ad#ad-1] GYach-E supports Voice Chat and Webcam for Yahoo! Messenger in Linux. It can be installed in most Linux distros by compilation from source. Visit the project homepage here.

Ubutnu users can install GYach-E by simply enabling repository and installing via Synaptic Package Manager.

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The Best Ubuntu Dock and How to install it in Ubuntu Intrepid amd64

[ad#ad-1]I recently encountered a Youtube video which featured Gnome Do with Docky. Then I dumped the Cairo Dock I was using and replaced it with Gnome Do. I have also tried kiba-dock which is quite buggy (it is in developement). I also tried the Avant Window Navigator but found it was not so good to my liking.

The Gnome Do features the Advanced indicators which mimics the OS X dock and it is totally awesome. Continue reading The Best Ubuntu Dock and How to install it in Ubuntu Intrepid amd64