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Jul
3
2012

Install Blender On Ubuntu – Free 3D Modeling Application + Tutorials


Blender is a free suite of 3d content creation applications openly available on most operating systems including Ubuntu. You can download Blender through the software manager or by clicking this link, if all else fails you can just type the following in your terminal. sudo apt-get install blender   Cosmic Read More

Jun
27
2012

Install MythTV on Ubuntu

MythTV is a Free Open Source software digital video recorder (DVR) project distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. It has been under heavy development since 2002, and now contains most features one would expect from a good DVR (and many new ones that you soon won’t be able to live without). If Read More

Jun
21
2012

How To Install KDE4 In Ubuntu

This tutorial will teach you how to install KDE4 in Ubuntu (See above screenshot). KDE stands for “K Desktop Environment” and is in my opinion at least the best desktop environment available. In this tutorial you have to decide whether you would like to install the kubuntu-desktop package with Ubuntu Read More

Jun
20
2012

Using The TOP Command In Linux

This quick tutorial will show you how to use the “top” command to look at what processes are slowing your system down and also how to kill those tasks if need be. So lets get started by opening a new terminal window. Now lets use the command “top” in your open terminal, you will see a list of processes Read More

Jun
18
2012

How To Setup FTP Server In Ubuntu

This quick to the point tutorial I will cover how to setup FTP server in Ubuntu using vsftpd. So lets get started and install FTP server by running the following commands. sudo apt-get install vsftpd Ok now that we have it installed its only using default settings which allow anyone with a system account Read More

Jun
14
2012

How-To-Encrypt Your Home Folder In Ubuntu

Here is a quick guide on how to encrypt your home folder in Ubuntu. Please follow the directions carefully and don’t jump the gun. So lets get started by installing “ecryptfs-utils”, you can do this by going to the Ubuntu Software Center or by running the following command in an open terminal. apt-get Read More

Jun
14
2012

How To Install KDE3 (Trinity) In Ubuntu

Trinity(KDE3) Desktop – Image From Trinity Screenshots This tutorial is for those who miss KDE3 and just can’t seem to get used to KDE4. There is now a new desktop environment called “Trinity” which is basically the further development of KDE3 (see the screenshot). You can install it by following the Read More

Jun
12
2012

How to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

In this quick and easy tutorial I will be showing you how to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This can be automatically done through the console similar to the way you install packages using the apt-get command. sudo su (Switch to root user account) apt-get upgrade && apt-get update (Update packages Read More

Jun
8
2012

How To Install Skype In Ubuntu

This post is just to show you how to quickly install skype in ubuntu, it works perfectly fine on mine however the interface is a bit different than in Windows (see the screenshot I took for reference). Execute the following command in an open terminal to have it automagically installed. sudo apt-get Read More

Jun
7
2012

How To Install Perl Modules

Today I will be showing you how to install PERL modules. To do this we need to run the following commands to load the CPAN module. sudo su perl -MCPAN -e shell When you run the second command for the first time allow it to automatically configure itself. Then your Terminal should change a little and Read More

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