Category: Free Open Source Software FOSS

Remove question mark and add your own icon to the ubuntu 11.04 natty narwhal unity launcher

Hi everyone, Its long time since I wrote my last blog. So here I am back to you all. In this blog I am going explain how I added my own icon to the application which was showing a question

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Happy New Year 2011 to you all

Hello everyone, I wish you all a very very Happy and prosperous New Year 2011. May God bless everyone and bring peace and happiness to all in this world. Regards, Manohar Bhattarai (मनोहर भट्टराई) http://manoharbhattarai.com.np/ http://about.me/manoharbhattarai  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Manohar-Bhattarai/130973796914160 Blogs: http://manoharbhattarai.wordpress.com/ http://manoharbhattarai.posterous.com/

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Add xfce or KDE Desktop environment to ubuntu

Hi all, If you want to add xfce/KDE desktop environment to your Ubuntu(Gnome), that can be done  using following steps- 1. Go to System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager. 2. Click search and write xubuntu-desktop/kubuntu-desktop and search. 3. Check Mark for installation and

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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat releasing on 10/10/10

Hi all, The new version of Ubuntu is going to be released on October 10, 2010 (10/10/10) by Canonical Ltd. The Ubuntu 10.10 version which has been named Maverick Meerkat has a lot of features. As the version number signifies,

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Why Free Software is More Secure

Hi all, I found this article and thought of sharing with you all. I am posting an extract from the article and the link as well. Anyone interested in reading the full article can use the link. Hope it will

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How to Install Chromium (Google Chrome) web browser in Ubuntu

Hi, Here is how we can install google chrome (chromium) web browser in Ubuntu. It is an open-source browser project that is safer, faster, and more stable. 1) First you need to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file manohar@manohar-desktop:~$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list 2)

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Linux : Introduction to sudo

  There are two ways to run administrative applications in Linux. You can either switch to the super user (root) with the su command, or you can take advantage of sudo. How you do this will depend upon which distribution

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Plymouth themes in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Hi Quick tip for those having trouble with their splash screens in lucid. To change the default splash screen: sudo update-alternatives –config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u To fix the delayed loading of the splash: sudo -s echo FRAMEBUFFER=y >>/etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash update-initramfs

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How to rotate or flip your ubuntu desktop upside down

Hi I had been thinking from a couple of days to do something with my ubuntu desktop. So I thought why not to rotate my ubuntu desktop upside down. But before i tell you how to do this let me

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How to set different wallpapers on different workspaces in Ubuntu

Hi, Let us set different wallpapers on different workspaces(desktop screens) in Ubuntu. I am doing this on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. For this compiz should be installed. If you don’t have it installed already here is howto . Now open compiz.

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