TestDrive is an Ubuntu application that is especially designed for non-technical users to easily download and run the latest Ubuntu development daily snapshot in a virtual machine.
Kupfer 1.0 Pandora's Box had been released. We haven't talked about Kupfer on Web Upd8 so I would like to introduce Kupfer first.
Gstyle is a new full Gnome theme manager with some really great features which I am sure you will love if you like to customize your Desktop look constantly. [...] Gstyle can show you how a theme (any kind of theme: icons, Emerald, Metacity, etc.) actually looks, not just a preview. You will see what I mean in the screenshots below.
Firefox 3.6 was released yesterday, after over six months since the last major release, version 3.5.
simple Nautilus Actions script to upload images to Imgur.com via right click.
If you have access to a remote computer through SSH, but you're not very comfortable with the command line or for any other reason, you can mount a folder or the whole filesystem through SSH. This can be done in 2 ways:
This is a short tutorial explaining how to post to Twitter using command-line in Linux, without needing to even open up your web browser.
Here's a list of 10 commands which may come handy when using the command line in Linux:
Search for all files modified in the last N days containing a specific text in their name
find DIR -mtime -N -name "*TEXT*"
I finally got to build VideoLAN Movie Creator(VLMC) in Ubuntu so I though I'd share some basic steps in doing it.
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta 2 Released (Ubuntu installation instructions)
Why would you need this? Let me tell you for what I'm using it: on my work computer, most of the ports are blocked, meaning I cannot use a Bittorrent client. I can, however, use a remote Bittorrent client, and then I use the steps described in this article to synchronize the remote Bittorrent download folder with a local folder.
In this article, I will cover installing and configuring transmission-daemon in a headless (but should work on a normal Debian / Ubuntu install too) Debian or Ubuntu machine. You can then use Transmission Remote GUI to control transmission-daemon, remotely.