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How To Enable Auto Login Under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 How To Enable Auto Login Under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10

In this tutorial we will see how to make Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) start automatically without the...

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How To Switch On / Off Your Monitor From The Command Line Under Ubuntu How To Switch On / Off Your Monitor From The Command Line Under Ubuntu

In this tip we will see how to use the terminal under Ubuntu to turn on / off your monitor. But before this, let's see if we have DPMS...

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How To Install AMD ATI Catalyst 12.3 Under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 How To Install AMD ATI Catalyst 12.3 Under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10

AMD has released the ATI Catalyst 12.3 driver for Linux since few hours. Having no support for X.Org Server 1.12, this update has no big ...

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How To Convert A Video Into A Series Of Still Images Under Ubuntu / Linux How To Convert A Video Into A Series Of Still Images Under Ubuntu / Linux

In this tip we will see how to use ffmpeg to convert a video to a series of still pictures (JPEG format) via the command line under Ubuntu...

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GNOME 3.4 Released - Installation Via PPA Included For Ubuntu 11.10 GNOME 3.4 Released - Installation Via PPA Included For Ubuntu 11.10

GNOME 3.4 is released, a news announced by the GNOME Release Team since few hours. This latest release has known a lot of enhancements an...

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How to Check and Change The Speed of your Network Card - Ubuntu / Debian How to Check and Change The Speed of your Network Card - Ubuntu / Debian

In this tip we will see how to use the terminal to check and change the current speed of your network card under Ubuntu or any Debian-base...

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All Swar Themes: A Pack Of 12 GTK3 Themes In Different Colors - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 All Swar Themes: A Pack Of 12 GTK3 Themes In Different Colors - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

All Swar Themes is a pack containing 12 GTK3 themes available in different colors. In this tutorial we will help you install all of them u...

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Take and Edit Screenshots with qScreenshot Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 Take and Edit Screenshots with qScreenshot Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

qScreenshot is a free and lightweight tool that allows users to take and edit screenshots under Ubuntu. With this tool, you can capture fu...

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How To Install Android-x86 4.0 Using QEMU On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install Android-x86 4.0 Using QEMU On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

In this guide we will see how to install Android-x86 4.0 (based on ICS) or any older version of Android-x86 under Ubuntu using the QEMU pr...

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How to Create an .img file and Change its File system Format under Ubuntu / Linux How to Create an .img file and Change its File system Format under Ubuntu / Linux

In this tip we will see how to use the command line to create an .img file under a system running Ubuntu or any other Linux-based system....

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How To Fix This Error: 'error while loading shared libraries: libpcre.so.3: can not open shared object file: No such file or directory' - Ubuntu / Debian How To Fix This Error: 'error while loading shared libraries: libpcre.so.3: can not open shared object file: No such file or directory' - Ubuntu / Debian

If you receive these types of errors under Ubuntu or any Debian-based system: update-desktop-database: error while loading shared librari...

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How to Install and Enable The KFaenzamod Icon Theme Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How to Install and Enable The KFaenzamod Icon Theme Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

In this tutorial we will help you install and enable the KFaenzamod icon theme under a system running Ubuntu 11.10/12.04. This icon theme i...

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How To Install Monitorix - A System Monitoring Tool - Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install Monitorix - A System Monitoring Tool - Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

Monitorix is an open source system monitoring tool that allows users to monitor via a web interface numerous services including CPU temp &...

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Ghnomix: A Superb Set Of Icons For Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 (Unity & Gnome Shell) Ghnomix: A Superb Set Of Icons For Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 (Unity & Gnome Shell)

In this tutorial we will help you install the Ghnomix icon theme under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04. Ghnomix icons look superb and can be used with b...

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How To Install Super Mario War Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install Super Mario War Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

Super Mario War is a classic multiplayer game inspired by Super Mario of Nintendo. In this brief guide we will help you install and play t...

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How To Install The NVIDIA 295.33 Driver Under Ubuntu 11.10 - Support For Linux 3.3 Kernel How To Install The NVIDIA 295.33 Driver Under Ubuntu 11.10 - Support For Linux 3.3 Kernel

The NVIDIA 295.33 driver for Linux has been released since few hours and comes now with support of the following Nvidia graphics cards: Ge...

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Ubuntu Tweak 0.6.2: More Bug Fixes and Better Support For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Ubuntu Tweak 0.6.2: More Bug Fixes and Better Support For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Ubuntu Tweak is a popular application favored by many users of Ubuntu which allows them to configure their system and desktop. A new versi...

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Download The 13 Default Wallpapers For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Download The 13 Default Wallpapers For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

The contest dedicated for the best background images to be included by default in next stable release of Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin ende...

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How To Add A Start Menu With The Unity Interface On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Add A Start Menu With The Unity Interface On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

In this tutorial we will help you add a start menu running simultaneously with the Unity interface under a system running Ubuntu 11.10 Oneir...

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Turbo Shredder: A Java Utility To Delete Files Permanently Under Ubuntu Turbo Shredder: A Java Utility To Delete Files Permanently Under Ubuntu

Turbo Shredder is a program written in Java that allows users to securely delete files under Ubuntu or any other system supporting the Jav...

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Great-White-GTK: A GTK3 Dark Theme For Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 (Unity & Gnome Shell) Great-White-GTK: A GTK3 Dark Theme For Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 (Unity & Gnome Shell)

Great-White-GTK is an amazing dark GTK3 theme that can be installed in Gnome-based desktop environments. It is compatible with both Unity ...

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How To Install The 'Me and My Shadow' Puzzle Game On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install The 'Me and My Shadow' Puzzle Game On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

Me and My Shadow is an interesting cross-platform puzzle game that has more than 40 levels. The game comes with a tutorial explaining game...

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How to Play a Custom Login Sound (MP3) on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot How to Play a Custom Login Sound (MP3) on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

We have previously seen how to change Ubuntu startup sound under Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, you can check it here . In this tutorial we wi...

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Free Up Disk Space by Deleting Thumbnails On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 Free Up Disk Space by Deleting Thumbnails On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

In this tip we will see how to free up more disk space in Ubuntu by deleting thumbnails stored automatically by your system in the " ....

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How To Configure Ubuntu To Stop At The GRUB2 Boot Menu At System Reboot How To Configure Ubuntu To Stop At The GRUB2 Boot Menu At System Reboot

When installing only Ubuntu in a hard drive, the GRUB2 boot menu is hidden by default and it doesn't show up when restarting your syste...

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Create Video Slideshow Presentations from Video Clips and Photos with ffDiaporama - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 Create Video Slideshow Presentations from Video Clips and Photos with ffDiaporama - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

ffDiaporama is a cross-platform application that allows users to assemble their photos, music files and video clips in video slideshows. He...

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How To Install Linux 3.3 Kernel In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install Linux 3.3 Kernel In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

Since few hours, Linux 3.3 Kernel has been released which comes with more new features including the integration of Android code and more ...

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How To Fix This Error: 'configure: error: SDL/SDL.h header file not found' - Ubuntu How To Fix This Error: 'configure: error: SDL/SDL.h header file not found' - Ubuntu

Sometimes, while building a source package using the " ./configure - make - sudo make install" commands under Ubuntu or any othe...

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How To Watch Videos Inside The Terminal Under Ubuntu / Linux [FUNNY TIP] How To Watch Videos Inside The Terminal Under Ubuntu / Linux [FUNNY TIP]

The tip of today is not that practical to take benefit of it, but it is a bit funny. We will see how to watch videos using the terminal und...

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How To Enable File Sharing Between Windows 7 (Host) and Ubuntu (Guest) Using VirtualBox How To Enable File Sharing Between Windows 7 (Host) and Ubuntu (Guest) Using VirtualBox

In this tutorial we will see how to share files and folders between Windows 7 and vitrualized Ubuntu. That means Ubuntu is installed in Vir...

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Hybrid-Man-of-Steel: An Amazing Good-Looking GTK3 Theme For Gnome Shell and Unity - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 Hybrid-Man-of-Steel: An Amazing Good-Looking GTK3 Theme For Gnome Shell and Unity - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

Hybrid-Man-of-Steel is a superb dark and red GTK3 theme that you can use with Unity and Gnome Shell under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04. In this tuto...

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How To Change GRUB2 Background Image (Splash Image) Under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 How To Change GRUB2 Background Image (Splash Image) Under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10

In this tutorial we will see how to change the background image (splash screen) of the GRUB boot loader under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 or older. ...

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Installing Google Chrome / Chromium Via The Terminal Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 Installing Google Chrome / Chromium Via The Terminal Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

If you find difficulties installing the latest stable version of Google Chrome or Chromium under Ubuntu using the provided Debian packages...

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Install Drivers For More Than 2000 HP Printer Models Using HPLIP - Ubuntu Install Drivers For More Than 2000 HP Printer Models Using HPLIP - Ubuntu

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Gif2png: A Command Line Tool To Convert GIF Files To PNG Files - Ubuntu / Linux Gif2png: A Command Line Tool To Convert GIF Files To PNG Files - Ubuntu / Linux

Gif2png is a command line tool written in Python that allows users to convert GIF (Graphic Interchange Format) files to PNG (Portable Netwo...

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Get Attractive Blue Folder Icons With WISH-OS Icon Theme - Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 Get Attractive Blue Folder Icons With WISH-OS Icon Theme - Ubuntu 12.04/11.10

In this tutorial we will see how to install the WISH-OS icon theme under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10. WISH-OS is a set of blue icons that can make ...

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How To Install Virtualbox 4.1.10 Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 (Windows 8 Compatibility Improved) How To Install Virtualbox 4.1.10 Under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 (Windows 8 Compatibility Improved)

Virtualbox 4.1.10 has been released recently bringing more fixes and improvements in terms of performance and compatibility, especially wit...

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GLANCES Gets A PPA - A Real-Time System Monitoring Tool For Ubuntu GLANCES Gets A PPA - A Real-Time System Monitoring Tool For Ubuntu

We have previously seen how to install GLANCES under Ubuntu from source, which seemed difficult for some users. Today I will show you how t...

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How To Install Firefox 11 Under Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 (More New Features) How To Install Firefox 11 Under Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 (More New Features)

A new Firefox version has landed in the official repository of Mozilla, this time Firefox 11 , bringing more new features, fixes, and impro...

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Nissl-Adwaita-Dark-4: A Cool Dark GTK3 Theme For Unity and Gnome Shell - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 Nissl-Adwaita-Dark-4: A Cool Dark GTK3 Theme For Unity and Gnome Shell - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

Nissl-Adwaita-Dark-4 is a new dark GTK3 theme for Gnome-based desktop environments. In this tutorial we will see how to install and enable...

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How To Make A Full System Backup Using The Terminal - Ubuntu / Linux How To Make A Full System Backup Using The Terminal - Ubuntu / Linux

In this tutorial we will see how to use the terminal to backup our system files and folders in a single compressed archive file (we will us...

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How To Fix Ugly User Interface For Nautilus and Applications Started As Root - Ubuntu How To Fix Ugly User Interface For Nautilus and Applications Started As Root - Ubuntu

When starting an application or browsing the Nautilus file manager as root, you will notice that the user interface look worse and is not t...

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How To Convert Videos To WebM Using FFMPEG Under Ubuntu / Linux How To Convert Videos To WebM Using FFMPEG Under Ubuntu / Linux

The WebM video format popularity is increasing steadily, which is designed to provide users with high-quality video compression to use with...

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Elegant Brit re-Revisited: A GTK3 Theme For Unity and Gnome Shell - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 Elegant Brit re-Revisited: A GTK3 Theme For Unity and Gnome Shell - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

In this tutorial we will see how to install the Elegant Brit re-Revisited theme under Ubuntu 11.10/12.04. This GTK3 theme is compatible wit...

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Use NumLock and ScrollLock Keyboard LEDs As Light Indicators For Network Traffic - Ubuntu Use NumLock and ScrollLock Keyboard LEDs As Light Indicators For Network Traffic - Ubuntu

In this tutorial we will see how to make the keyboard's NumLock and ScrollLock LEDs flash (blink) to indicate incoming & outgoing ...

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How To Install Linux Kernel 3.2.9 In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install Linux Kernel 3.2.9 In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

The stable version of Linux Kernel 3.2.9 is available for download for Ubuntu users. Here are some of the new features in this latest stabl...

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How to Install The Latest Version Of The MyBB Forum Software In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How to Install The Latest Version Of The MyBB Forum Software In Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

We have recently seen how to install the phpBB bulletin board system under Ubuntu. Today we will see how to install the latest version of ...

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RarCrack: A Tool to Recover Lost Passwords for 7z, ZIP, and RAR Files - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 RarCrack: A Tool to Recover Lost Passwords for 7z, ZIP, and RAR Files - Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

RarCrack is a command line tool that allows users to recover passwords of compressed archive files for the following formats:

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[FIX] Can't Copy & Paste Between Guest & Host (Windows and Ubuntu) In VirtualBox [FIX] Can't Copy & Paste Between Guest & Host (Windows and Ubuntu) In VirtualBox

If you are virtualizing Ubuntu under Windows 7/Vista/XP or any other OS using VirtualBox , you may notice, sometimes that the copy & pa...

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How To Install AutoREALM (Cartographer) On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 How To Install AutoREALM (Cartographer) On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04

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