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How To View and Disable Hidden Startup Applications on Ubuntu 11.10 How To View and Disable Hidden Startup Applications on Ubuntu 11.10

When you open Startup Applications using the Unity Dash, you will notice that only applications you have added manually are displayed, oth...

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How To Create A Desktop Shortcut To A Link in Ubuntu 11.10 How To Create A Desktop Shortcut To A Link in Ubuntu 11.10

In this tutorial we will help you create a desktop shortcut to a link under Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. We will show you how to create a d...

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Ardour: A Multichannel Digital Audio Workstation For Mixing, Editing And Recording Instrument Tracks - Ubuntu Ardour: A Multichannel Digital Audio Workstation For Mixing, Editing And Recording Instrument Tracks - Ubuntu

Ardour is a free cross platform digital audio workstation software that allows users to edit, mix, and record Instrument tracks. It can als...

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FrostWire: A Faster and Safer BitTorrent Client - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 FrostWire: A Faster and Safer BitTorrent Client - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

FrostWire is a free open source BitTorrent client. It allows to share and search files of different sizes and formats via the P2P network wi...

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Integrate Sushi For Gnome With The Nautilus File Manager To Preview Files Quickly - Ubuntu 11.10 Integrate Sushi For Gnome With The Nautilus File Manager To Preview Files Quickly - Ubuntu 11.10

Sushi (Gnome-Sushi)  is a file previewer for Gnome 3.2 that allows users to preview files quickly in the Nautilus file manager. Using Sushi...

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How To Disable The Guest Session On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot How To Disable The Guest Session On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Under Ubuntu 11.10, the login screen provides users with the possibility to logon to a guest session, which is a new feature in the new Lig...

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Wings 3D: A Subdivision Modeler That You Can Run On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 Wings 3D: A Subdivision Modeler That You Can Run On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

Wings 3D is an open source and cross-platform subdivision modeler that can be used mainly to model and texture polygon models using a simp...

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K-3D:  A 3D Modeling, Animation, And Rendering System You Should Not Miss - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 K-3D: A 3D Modeling, Animation, And Rendering System You Should Not Miss - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

K-3D is a great tool for artists to build 3D objects and animations. Users will find the K-3D main user interface very easy to understand ...

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How To Find Out Where Hard Drive Space Has Gone - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How To Find Out Where Hard Drive Space Has Gone - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

The default file manager for Ubuntu doesn't give users the possibility to see how much space a folder or subfolder takes up. You may us...

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How To Fix Login Issues On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot How To Fix Login Issues On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Sometimes, users can't login to their Ubuntu session and each time they insert their account credentials and press Enter, the login scr...

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How To View Information About Your Wired and Wireless Network Adapters - Ubuntu How To View Information About Your Wired and Wireless Network Adapters - Ubuntu

In this tip we will see how to use the terminal to check information about your network adapters under Ubuntu. This may help you choose the...

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How to Install Drupal 7.9 on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How to Install Drupal 7.9 on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

Drupal is an open source CMS used by millions of applications and webmasters. This attraction to this script is due to the many features i...

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How To Install The Roboto Font From Android 4.0 On Ubuntu 11.10 How To Install The Roboto Font From Android 4.0 On Ubuntu 11.10

Roboto is the name given to the font introduced in the latest Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS for tablets and smartphones. This sa...

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AdwaitaWolfe: A Dark GTK+ Theme For Gnome Shell - Ubuntu 11.10 AdwaitaWolfe: A Dark GTK+ Theme For Gnome Shell - Ubuntu 11.10

In this tutorial we will help you install the AdwaitaWolfe theme for Gnome Shell under a system running Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. This t...

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How To Make The Unity 3D Launcher Stick To The Bottom Of The Screen - Ubuntu 11.10 How To Make The Unity 3D Launcher Stick To The Bottom Of The Screen - Ubuntu 11.10

In this tutorial we will see how to move the Unity launcher (3D version) to the bottom of the screen using a Compiz plugin. By doing this, ...

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Ambiance-Improved: A New GTK+ Theme For Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Ambiance-Improved: A New GTK+ Theme For Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Ambiance-improved is a theme derived from the Ubuntu Ambiance theme, but with more visual effects. In this guide we will help you install ...

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How To Resize Gnome Shell Icons In Ubuntu 11.10 How To Resize Gnome Shell Icons In Ubuntu 11.10

If you don't like the size of icons displayed in Gnome Shell, which I think are over large, you can resize them by editing the gnome-sh...

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Beautimer: A Quick and Lightweight Countdown Timer for Ubuntu Beautimer: A Quick and Lightweight Countdown Timer for Ubuntu

Beautimer is a quick and easy to use countdown timer, which allows users to count down hours and minutes of your choice. When the countdown...

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How To Enable The Minimize and Maximize Buttons In Gnome Shell Windows - Ubuntu 11.10 How To Enable The Minimize and Maximize Buttons In Gnome Shell Windows - Ubuntu 11.10

If you are using Gnome Shell (Gnome 3) on Ubuntu 11.10, you will certainly have noticed that windows are displayed with only the close but...

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How To Adjust Monitor Brightness From The Terminal - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How To Adjust Monitor Brightness From The Terminal - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

If you find problems changing the brightness of your laptop monitor when moving the slider, you can instead adjust screen brightness via th...

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How To Install Java 7 (OpenJDK) On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot How To Install Java 7 (OpenJDK) On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

In this brief tutorial we will see how to install OpenJDK 7.0  on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. If you want to install Java 6, you can chec...

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How to Add Repositories On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How to Add Repositories On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

There are now thousands of software available for Ubuntu users. These software are stored in software archives that are referred to as repo...

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Schedule System Shutdown With EasyShutdown - Ubuntu 11.04/11.10 Schedule System Shutdown With EasyShutdown - Ubuntu 11.04/11.10

EasyShutdown is a simple application with GUI written in Python that allows Ubuntu users to shut down their computers at a specific time in...

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How To Disable Global Menu on Ubuntu Unity (Oneiric & Natty) How To Disable Global Menu on Ubuntu Unity (Oneiric & Natty)

Global Menu (aka AppMenu ) is a global menu bar shared by all applications launched on a desktop session. This menu bar is displayed in th...

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Indywiki: Browse Wikipedia From Your Desktop - Ubuntu 11.10 Indywiki: Browse Wikipedia From Your Desktop - Ubuntu 11.10

Indywiki is an application with GUI that makes it easy browsing Wikipedia from your Desktop. The Indywiki window is split into two sections...

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outRec: Record Audio Coming From The Internet or System Sound Card - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 outRec: Record Audio Coming From The Internet or System Sound Card - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

We have previously seen how to record audio output using Audio Recorder . Today we will see another application that do the same called ou...

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Record and Edit Audio Files With Traverso On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 Record and Edit Audio Files With Traverso On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

Traverso is a lightweight multitrack recording and editing audio tool with a simple and powerful user interface that will attract both sim...

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TV-Viewer: Watch and Record TV Stations Via Built-in Hardware MPEG-2 Encoder Devices - Ubuntu TV-Viewer: Watch and Record TV Stations Via Built-in Hardware MPEG-2 Encoder Devices - Ubuntu

TV-Viewer is an application written in Tcl/Tk that allows to watch and record TV on Linux-based systems. The TV-Viewer project supports on...

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Show Keyboard and Mouse Key Presses and Clicks Status On Screen - Ubuntu/Linux Mint Show Keyboard and Mouse Key Presses and Clicks Status On Screen - Ubuntu/Linux Mint

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How To Install The Stable Version Of The Chromium Web Browser On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How To Install The Stable Version Of The Chromium Web Browser On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

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How to Create a Desktop Shortcut on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot How to Create a Desktop Shortcut on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

In the last versions of Ubuntu (11.04/10.10, etc.), adding a desktop shortcut was so easy, you need simply to make a right click on your de...

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How To Fix This Error: "E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock" - Ubuntu How To Fix This Error: "E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock" - Ubuntu

There are many reasons that might be behind this kind of error: "Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock" But this error c...

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How To Install The Latest WordPress Version On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install The Latest WordPress Version On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

WordPress is a popular blogging tool powered by PHP and MySQL. WordPress has many features including plug-in support, customizable templat...

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Add The Places Menu To The Top Panel of Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 Add The Places Menu To The Top Panel of Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

If you want to see the Places menu of that of Ubuntu 10.10 on Oneiric or Natty, you can do this with the help of the Places-Indicator , whi...

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How to Monitor Hardware Temperatures on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How to Monitor Hardware Temperatures on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

It's important to Keep a close eye on different hardware temperatures and voltages on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04. This will help you make sure ...

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Twitter and Facebook on Your Unity Dash Using Gwibber Lens - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 Twitter and Facebook on Your Unity Dash Using Gwibber Lens - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

Gwibber is an open source Linux microblogging client that is integrated by default in Ubuntu. This application allows to bring the most pop...

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How to Erase a CD-RW / DVD-RW Disc from the Terminal - Ubuntu How to Erase a CD-RW / DVD-RW Disc from the Terminal - Ubuntu

The Linux terminal has many powerful features that we can use instead of installing software having graphical interfaces (GUI). The advanta...

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Record Streaming Audio from Internet, Sound Card, Microphone and Media Players - Ubuntu 11.04/11.10/12.04 Record Streaming Audio from Internet, Sound Card, Microphone and Media Players - Ubuntu 11.04/11.10/12.04

Audio Recorder is an excellent application with a simple GUI that allows Ubuntu users to record audio coming from your system sound card,...

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How to Set Gnome Shell as your Default Interface on Ubuntu 11.10 How to Set Gnome Shell as your Default Interface on Ubuntu 11.10

If you select the Gnome Shell interface instead of Unity under Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, you will notice that after rebooting your syst...

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How To Set A Web Browser / Application As Default on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot How To Set A Web Browser / Application As Default on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

If you have installed multiple web browsers on Ubuntu 11.10, you may wonder how to set one of them as the default web browser. In this tuto...

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Embed the Ubuntu Terminal in the Nautilus File Browser - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 Embed the Ubuntu Terminal in the Nautilus File Browser - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

Nautilus Terminal  is an application that allows Ubuntu users to embed the terminal in the Nautilus file browser. Once installed, Nautilus ...

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Secure Your Apache 2.x Web Server With Mod_Security - Ubuntu/Debian Secure Your Apache 2.x Web Server With Mod_Security - Ubuntu/Debian

ModSecurity is a free open source web application firewall that can run as a module on the Apache web server. This WAF can help you detect ...

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Test Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Online With Ubuntu Online Tour Test Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Online With Ubuntu Online Tour

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How To Upgrade From Ubuntu 11.04 To Ubuntu 11.10 Using The Terminal How To Upgrade From Ubuntu 11.04 To Ubuntu 11.10 Using The Terminal

In this guide we will help you step by step upgrade Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) from the terminal. You ma...

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CPU-G: Gather Information About System Devices On Ubuntu CPU-G: Gather Information About System Devices On Ubuntu

CPU-G is an application that has the same functions as CPU-Z. It collects information about your hardware including CPU, motherboard, RAM, ...

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How To Install The Windows 8 Metro Style Conky Theme On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How To Install The Windows 8 Metro Style Conky Theme On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

After the release of the beta veriosn of Windows 8 by Microsoft with the new interface code named Metro UI , a developer at the DevianART ...

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How To Install AVG Antivirus on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How To Install AVG Antivirus on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

AVG Anti-Virus for Linux is a program that allows to scan your computer running Ubuntu or any other Linux-based distribution for viruses an...

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How To Install Firefox 10 (Alpha 1) On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How To Install Firefox 10 (Alpha 1) On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

After the release of Ubuntu 11.10, Mozilla has also released Firefox 10 Alpha 1 (Nightly) and is now ready for download from PPA. As you no...

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How to Change The Ubuntu 11.10 GTK / Icon / Window Theme How to Change The Ubuntu 11.10 GTK / Icon / Window Theme

In this guide we will help you change GTK themes, icon themes, and window decoration themes using two methods. The first method consists of...

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How To Enable Unity 3D For Ubuntu 11.10 On VirtualBox How To Enable Unity 3D For Ubuntu 11.10 On VirtualBox

Unity is a shell interface for the GNOME desktop environment that is integrated by default in Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) and UBuntu 11.10...

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Check your Hardware Compatibility for Unity 3D - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 Check your Hardware Compatibility for Unity 3D - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

In Ubuntu 11.10/11.04, the new Unity interface is enabled by default, but if your computer hardware doesn't support the Unity interface...

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How To Install Opera Next (v12 Alpha) On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot How To Install Opera Next (v12 Alpha) On Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

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