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How To Make .deb Files Open With GDebi Instead Of Ubuntu Software Center In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

Most of you probably like the fact that Ubuntu Software Center is now used for opening .deb files in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, but I for one am not very happy with this change because Ubuntu Software Center is a lot slower then GDebi so why wait some extra seconds when I can do it faster with GDebi?

 

Ubucompilator (Easy .deb Creator) 1.0 Beta, Released

Ubucompilator is a tool to easily create Ubuntu / Debian .deb packages. It's basically a GUI for all the commands required to make a .deb - to understand exactly what it does, take a look at this video (it's not the latest version, but you'll get an idea on what Ubucompilator does):

Download Thunderbird 3.1 Ubuntu .DEB

If you found the Ubuntuzilla way of installing Thunderbird 3.1 in Ubuntu a bit too hard, here is a .deb file you can download and install Thunderbird 3.1 in Ubuntu.

2 Ways Of Reinstalling All Of Your Current Installed Packages On A Fresh Ubuntu Installation

Let's say you want to do a fresh install of Ubuntu (or Debian) and you want to install all the packages you currently have installed on the fresh installation.

The first method of doing this is very easy:

How To Install OpenOffice 3.2 In Ubuntu

I initially wanted to wait for the PPA (OpenOffice Scribblers) to get OpenOffice 3.2 but it seems that takes way too much time and I'm not going to wait until Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (10.04) to install the latest OpenOffice 3.2 (even though Ubuntu uses OO-Go, an optimized version of OpenOffice), so I decided to download and install OOo 3.2 on my Ubuntu Karmic from its official website.

GetDeb Updated To Beta 2, Adds One Click Installs

GetDeb is an unofficial project with the mission to provide the latest open source and freeware applications for the current Ubuntu Linux release, in an easy to install manner.

Rhythmbox 0.12.5 Released [Ubuntu .deb Download]

Rhythmbox 0.12.5 was released yesterday, bringing mostly bug fixes, but also 3 notable improvements:

Install AVG Free Anti-Virus For Linux

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition for Linux provides basic antivirus protection and is available for private and non-commercial use only.

Please note that this version of AVG is command-line so you must use a terminal to use it.

Using AVG Free Anti-Virus for Linux

OpenOffice.org 3.1.1 Released [Downloads for Windows, Linux - .DEB, .RPM and Mac OSX]

OpenOffice.org 3.1.1 has been released. You can find full release notes, HERE.

You can download Windows files, Linux - .DEB and .RPM and Mac OSX files for OpenOffice 3.1.1 from HERE.

Download OpenShot, A Great New Linux Video Editor, in Ubuntu .deb Package

A while ago I was telling you about a new Linux non-linear video editor with some great features, called OpenShot.

Avidemux Version 2.5.1 Was Released - Fixes A Lot of Bugs

Version 2.5.1 of Avidemux was released, a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks.

Download Gimp Animation Package 2.6.0 (GAP) .deb File for Ubuntu

GIMP Animation Package is a collection of Plug-Ins to extend the GIMP with capabilities to edit and create Animations as sequences of single frames.

Azenis Theme Pack for Gnome (Ubuntu Deb Package)

Azenis Theme Pack is a dark Gnome theme that contains:
  • Azenis GTK 2.x / Metacity Theme
  • September Azenis Icons
  • September Azenis Mouse Cursors
  • 4 Azenis Wallpapers

Install Audacious 2.1 in Ubuntu (From A .deb File)

Audacious is a free, lightweight advanced audio player based on GTK2 which runs on Linux and many other *nix platforms and is focused on audio quality and supporting a wide range of audio codecs. Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope comes with Audacious 1.5.1 while version 2.1.0 is already available for download so if you really like Audacious, I bet you can't wait to upgrade.

Gnome Ultimate Edition Theme Pack for Ubuntu

Gnome Ultimate Edition Theme is an impressive theme pack which completely changes the Ubuntu look.

Among the things included in this pack are:

Gimp 2.6.6 is Out (download including .deb packages for Ubuntu)

A new version of GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program), the most popular open-source image manipulation application, is out: 2.6.6.

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