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Grub Customizer 1.5 Released With Grub 2 Recovery Feature

Grub Customizer is a new graphical GRUB2 settings manager which we've told you about last week.

New Unity uTouch Video [Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10]

Because there aren't too many touch-enabled devices so only a few people can enjoy the touch functionality in Unity (Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition), the guys at Canonical blog posted a video showing off the amazing multi-touch capabilities of Unity:

How To Disable The Spotify Tray (Notification Area) Icon In Linux

The Spotify tray (notification area) icon is well... useless and ugly, so I've removed it from my notification area and I though I'd share the "trick". Please note that I'm using the WINE (Windows) version of Spotify (so it might or might not work with the native Spotify client for Linux which you can currently use only if you're a paying subscriber).

Window Applets 0.2.8 Released With 6 New Themes

Fix Google Earth Crashing On Startup In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

If you've installed Google Earth in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat from the Super OS 10.10 repository or from the Medibuntu 10.04 repository, Google Earth probably crashes at startup.

How To Get A Quake Like Terminal Under Gnome Using Terminator

I am aware of Guake (Gnome), Yakuake (KDE) and so on, but this post is about using drop-down grid terminals using Terminator. Read on!

 

NE Terminal Config: Configure The Nautilus Elementary Embedded Terminal

Install Hamachi2 And Haguichi (GUI For Hamachi, Now Available In A PPA) In Ubuntu

Firstly, an introduction so you'll know what this is about:

Configure Logitech G Series Keyboards In Ubuntu With Gnome15, Now Available In A PPA

Gnome15 comes with many plugins for displaying various info on your keyboard, such as a Cairo Clock, Notify LCD, a calendar integrated with Evolution, RSS reader, volume monitor, display the weather (using Google API),

Easily Install Google Earth, TeamViewer, Dropbox, IBM Lotus Symphony And Many More In Ubuntu 10.10 Using The Super OS Repository

Super OS 10.10, a modified version of Ubuntu has been released today and with it, the Super OS repository I was telling you about a while back has also been updated to support Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Install Transmission 2.10 In Ubuntu (Stable PPA)

Transmission (bittorrent client) 2.10 was released a few days ago, and while it doesn't bring major changes, the new version includes several performance improvements

The Medibuntu Repository Is Available For Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

Medibuntu (Multimedia, Entertainment & Distractions In Ubuntu) is a repository of packages that cannot be included into the Ubuntu distribution for legal reasons (copyright, license, patent, etc).

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?

 

VirtualBox Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat Repository

The Virtualbox (non-free - which doesn't mean it's free per se, but that it's proprietary) repository for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat has been created today.

 

Tweak The NotifyOSD Notifications In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat [Patched NotifyOSD PPA Updated]

 

Install Kernel Updates Without Rebooting With Ksplice Uptrack, Now Available For Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

With the release of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, Ksplice Uptrack - the rebootless update capability - will yet again be offered free of charge for Ubuntu Desktop 10.10.

What To Do After A Fresh Ubuntu 10.10 Install? Run These Commands!

To get you started with your fresh Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat installation, I'd though I'd share the commands I use to install the basic stuff. For everything else there's Ubuntu Tweak or manual installation, however these following should get you started.

Grub Customizer Lets You Reorder, Add Or Remove GRUB 2 Menu Entries

Grub Customizer is a new graphical GRUB2 settings manager. For now, it only allows you to edit the GRUB2 menu entries: reorder, rename or add/remove entries. Since these are actually scripts which generate the boot.cfg file, Grub Customizer changes the actual script order and then generates a new boot.cfg so if you then run "sudo update-grub", your customization won't be overwritten.

Ubuntu One Indicator Applet

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