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Use Adium Themes In Pidgin [Ubuntu Karmic Koala]

adium message style pidgin

 

Install Mozilla Raindrop In Ubuntu Karmic

When Google firstly presented it's Google Wave, everybody though it was going to be a web client to integrate email, Twitter, RSS and basically... everything. If you are using Google Wave, you found out on your own that Google Wave is not for that.

The Complete Guide To Mounting Your iPhone On A Fresh Ubuntu Karmic Koala Installation

The Complete Guide To Mounting Your iPhone On A Fresh Ubuntu Karmic Koala Installation

Use NameBar And DockBarX To Optimize Your Screen Real Estate

 

Deactivate Password Request For Mounting Partitions In Ubuntu Karmic

Here's what you need to do:

Multiple Dropbox Instances In The Same Time

dropbox multiple  instances

Firstly, in case you don't know, Dropbox is a cross-platform service for file sharing, synchronizing and backup.

Empathy: Use Adium Conversation Themes [Linux]

another adium theme  in empathy

What To Do When keyserver.ubuntu.com Is Down?

You probably know that to use a Launchpad PPA repository, you must also import the GPG key. This is how it worked until Ubuntu Karmic Koala:

Install Wallpaper Clocks In Ubuntu Linux

wallpaper clocks ubuntu linux

Install Hamachi + GUI In Linux, Using A Script

Hamachi is a zero-configuration virtual private network (VPN) application capable of establishing direct links between computers that are behind NAT firewalls without requiring reconfiguration (in most cases); in other words, it establishes a connection over the Internet that very closely emulates the connection that would exist if the computers were connected over a local area network.

How To Disable IPv6 In Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

If your browsers work OK, you do not need to disable IPv6. Also, there is nothing wrong with either Ubuntu (Karmic) or IPv6, so if you are experiencing any issues, they are because of your ISP / router / modem.

Customizing GRUB2 [How To]

GRUB 2 is a new boot loader which comes with Ubuntu Karmic Koala. GRUB 2 is in charge of showing the menu that allows you to choose the operating system or Kernel version when your computer starts.

Changing GRUB2 Splash Image

Install Docky And Update Gnome Shell From A Repository (Launchpad PPA) [Ubuntu Karmic]

This repository contains the following packages:

-Docky (version 2.0~bzr315-0 at the time of writing this post) - the dock bar part of Gnome Do (read on!)

Patch KernelCheck To Make It Work Again [Ubuntu/Debian]

KernelCheck is a a program that automatically compiles and installs the latest Kernel for Debian based Linux distributions (Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, etc.). The program also allows for automatic installation of proprietary video drivers via EnvyNG.

MPD + Sonata = Powerful Audio Player For Linux

A lot of people are praising MPD (Music Player Daemon) + Sonata so an article on this was probably expected.

But what is MPD and what is Sonata?

Fixing Apturl For Firefox 3.5 And Later (Or Swiftfox)

Firefox is able to handle one click installs in Ubuntu using a protocol called "apt: url" (Example: Playdeb.net website). On computers where apturl is enabled, clicking on a special type of link on a web page starts the installation of one or several packages available in the package repositories of this computer.

Searching For Text? `egrep -r foo $*` Too Slow?

Mac OSX has Spotlight, MS Windows has Desktop Search or even Google Desktop and Linux/Gnome has Beagle. Like so many things in Unix, Beagle is faster, more powerful via the command line, and hostilely requires user configuration.

'Show Desktop' Applet For Docky (Gnome-Do)

docky show desktop

Use More Than 3GB Of RAM In Ubuntu Karmic Koala 32bit (Without Installing The Server Kernel)

Some time ago we talked about using more than 3 GB of RAM in Ubuntu 32bit which involved installing the server kernel. Well, this is no longer possible in Ubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10).

Install Firefox 3.6 Beta1Pre In Ubuntu For A Huge Speed Boost

I was telling you about my issues with scrolling in Firefox (see #6). Well, I didn't manage to fix that for Firefox 3.5 but instead, I installed Firefox 3.6 beta 1 pre (Namoroka) and the scrolling now works perfectly (thanks to Tinhed for the tip!).

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