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Synaptic Removed From Ubuntu 11.10, Deja Dup Added As Default [Oneiric Updates]

In an update today, Synaptic Package Manager has been removed from the Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot CD, but it's still available in the repositories so you can install it via Ubuntu Software Center.

Firefox 5 Released (Ubuntu Installation Instructions)

After changing its stable release policy to a more accelerated pace, Mozilla released Firefox 5 pretty quick after the latest major Firefox version was put out. Firefox 4 was released on March 22, 2011 and this version follows only three months later.

20 File Managers for Ubuntu

Dolphin | Homepage Dolphin is the default file manager in KDE and it features an easy to use interface, tabs, previews, three view modes (icons, details, columns), vertical window splitting, file and folder sorting, service menus, tags, two-mode location bar.

Book Overview: Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition

Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition: Covering 10.10 and 11.04 (6th Edition) is a book written by Matthew Helmke, Andrew Hudson and Paul Hudson.

Complete Guide to Firefox in Ubuntu

This tutorial was written for Firefox 4 and Ubuntu 11.04, however pretty much everything contained here applies to older releases and will probably work in future versions too. This how-to covers pretty much everything needed to get you started with Firefox: installing Flash, customizing it, installing add-ons and themes, and useful tips for working faster with it.

MegaGlest Amazing Strategy Game (Overview with Screenshots and Installation in Ubuntu)

MegaGlest is based upon the original Glest engine, but offers a lot of new features and capabilities, extending the original Glest (which is rather poor in options in my opinion) to a whole new game, including support for graphical resolutions, new factions, tech trees, tilesets and maps.

Make Your Own AssaultCube Server

AssaultCube is a popular cross-platform first-person shooter with pretty low hardware requirements, with a fast gameplay and many modes – including the classic CTF, TDM, FFA, or the popular TOSOK (Team One Shot One Kill), LSS (Last Swiss Standing), or HTF (Hold the Flag).

Get Back Volume Tray Icon (and Default Icons) in Ubuntu 11.04

This is a quick, simple tip (but maybe no very obvious for the first time) for getting back the volume control tray icon in case you removed it by mistake. The volume control tray icon is actually included in the “Indicator Applet”, together with the Internet connections and the chat/mail/messenger icons, rather than being available by itself.

Install Firefox 5 Beta in Ubuntu from the Firefox Next PPA

Not long ago Mozilla changed the release cycle of Firefox, so that major new versions (Firefox 5, 6 and so on) will be released every 2-3 months. Currently, the latest alpha release is Firefox 6 Aurora, while the latest beta development version is Firefox Beta 5, which has made it into the Firefox Next PPA already.

Flash-Aid Add-on - Painless and Proper Flash Installation in Firefox

I guess this has been around for some time, however I was not aware of it. I bumped into it in a thread on UbuntuForums, and decided to give it a try.

2 Ways to Install the Latest Flash in Ubuntu 11.04

In this tutorial I'll explain two different methods of installing the latest version of Flash Player in Ubuntu Natty Narwhal. The first one is the manual way, which means we will have to download the Flash plugin from the Adobe website and copy it manually in the ~/.mozilla directory. The second way is straightforward by using Ubuntu's multiverse repositories.

Complete Step by Step Guide to Make ISO Images in Ubuntu

In this tutorial I will show you several simple ways of creating ISO images with Ubuntu, from doing it with graphical applications included in the repositories or by using just the command-line. Each method below will get the work done, and you can start burning your images to a CD or DVD in no time.

Install Miro 4 In Ubuntu And Get It To Convert Videos

Miro is an open source music / video player and converter that features an integrated BitTorrent client, podcast support and many other interesting features. It runs on Linux, Windows and Mac.

Linux Mint 11 Has Been Released [Screenshots]

How To Downgrade To Compiz 0.8.6 In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

If you're using Ubuntu 11.04 with the classic Ubuntu desktop (no Unity), you've probably noticed that not all Compiz plugins work as they used to in Ubuntu 10.10 and changing some of the default Compiz settings results in quite a few bugs.

Firefox 5 (Beta Channel) Ubuntu PPA

Firefox 5.0 beta 2 has been uploaded to the semi-official Firefox-Next Launchpad PPA for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

Expected Changes In Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot [Ubuntu Developer Summit Overview]

It would take me a week just to write a sketch of all the new things that were discussed on the Ubuntu Developer Summit that took place in Budapest this week (which has ended today), so I'll only write a short overview of what's to come in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot.

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Released - See What`s New (Screenshots And Video)

After the usual 6 months of development, Ubuntu 11.04 has finally been released.

Ubuntu Unity Keyboard Shortcuts Wallpapers

Can't remember all the Unity keyboard shortcuts? Then check out the AskUbuntu keyboard shortcuts thread - you'll find two wallpapers (one is also available in German) with most of the Unity mouse tricks / keyboard shortcuts:

VirtualBox Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Repository, Finally Ready

The VirtualBox repository (contrib) for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal has finally been created today.
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