Trying to install GIMP 2.7.1 on Lucid Lynx via PPA? Read on to find out the procedure for the same. Following are the steps.
Begin by adding the official GIMP 2.7.1 PPA in the software sources of Ubuntu 10.04. This can be done by keying in the below mentioned command in the terminal window:
sudo sh -c “echo ‘deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn/ubuntu lucid main’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list”
You also require adding the GPG Key which can be done by adding the below mentioned command in the terminal window.
In case you are not aware, let me tell you, there is an option of installing Guest additions to Windows and Linux VMs in VirtualBox. The installation procedure for the same is discussed in this post. Installing Guest additions on Windows, Let us first have a look at the installation procedure of Guest additions on Windows 7. The settings given here are for version 3.0.2 on Windows 7 guest operating system’s 32 bit version.
Guest additions come with certain device drivers and system applications that are basically installed to enhance the system performance.
Spotify, is a new program for music streaming. Earlier it was limited to Windows Operating Systems and MAC, but the latest version of this program is compatible even with Ubuntu Linux. However, the installation process of Spotify is slightly different in Ubuntu. Here are a few steps to install Spotify on your Ubuntu PC using Wine. Before we begin with the installation process, let’s put some light on the software “Wine”.
Wine is a software tool that is used in Ubuntu to install a windows program on it. It is open source software specially designed for open source OS like Ubuntu Linux. You need to install wine first, if you don’t have it installed on your Ubuntu PC.
Box.net, a great platform to store your important files online, allows users up to 1GB online storage to store important files for back-up. Users can access stored files from anywhere, which is the best thing about this service. You can use it to save your important e-books, or any other materials that are priceless to you and losing them creates havoc. People who use Windows, it is very easy for them to access files stored at Box.net but for those who use OS like Ubuntu (Linux based), it is quite a puzzle. It might be a puzzle because people are not actually aware about this procedure which is pretty simple.
If you have used Ubuntu you must be aware about the fact that it makes a desktop icon for each removable drive that is attached to the system. This creates a mess on the desktop making it appear chaotic. For those of you who like to keep only important icons on the desktop, this article is a must read. The article discusses as to how you can hide the removable drive icons from your Ubuntu Desktop.
Many of you must have tried hands at deleting the removable drive icons such as Media, mp3, backups, sda1, etc. Some of you, especially the new users, might even have tried to disable the option of creation of such icons. But all in vain as there is no such option by way of which you can stop the creation of these icons.
In order to install iTunes on Linux, you first need to download and install WINE on your system. WINE has been designed to enable Windows software to work on Linux. Type the following in a terminal to download WINE.
sudo dpkg -i wine_0.9.45~winehq0~ubuntu~7.04-1_i386.deb
Once WINE is downloaded you need to configure it to the required options. To configure, open the terminal and type “winecfg”. Now follow the below mentioned steps: