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6 Most Addictive Games for Linux

We have covered a lot of games for multiple platforms in the past such as best Android games, Best HTML games, best Bing games and of course some great iOS games (just to name a few). But, we haven’t really married gaming to the Linux. Therefore, we are going to talk about some great Linux games that are incredibly addictive …

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3 Ways to Setup Anonymous Web Browsing on Linux

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This simple but informative guide will facilitate you to surf the web secretly while using Firefox on Linux. But for doing this task you will need to install these two important tools:

  1. Tor: It is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis.
  2. Privoxy: It is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data, managing HTTP cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups and other obnoxious Internet junk. Privoxy has a flexible configuration and can be customized to suit individual needs and tastes. Privoxy has application for both stand-alone systems and multi-user networks.”
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4 Steps to create Wallpaper Slideshow in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu is gaining immense popularity these days. Many windows users are switching to Ubuntu or converting to a dual boot system. Initially the Ubuntu software had been distributed freely as a part of their campaign to spread information as well as attain popularity all over the world. You also had and still have options available on various websites which offer easy as well as free downloading of this particular operating system. Just by downloading and burning it in the CD or a DVD will help in installing it in your personal computer. Create Ubuntu wallpapers Slideshow However, there are a number of functions and features in Ubuntu that may not be known to the common users. One such feature is to create wallpaper slideshow. In this article, we would discuss the steps to create a wallpaper slideshow in Ubuntu.

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5 Must Have apps for new Linux Users

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Linux users swear by its low vulnerability to virus infestations. Never have we come across complains about Linux crashing as opposed to other operating systems. However, compared to better opponent Linux users are not blessed with abundance of applications. Windows users have got support of millions of users, but same can not be said about the Linux users. Thus it becomes extremely important for them to find out the better counterpart which can boost their productivity substantially. Linux free operating system is ultimate for daily usage, more so due to the applications with which it comes packed. These apps offer you with optimum benefits and functionality as developers are constantly striving to improve them. They transform your regular boring work into a pleasurable venture. If you are not a beginner user, then you would love to see these Backup tools for Ubuntu and Linux Users. Few days ago, we covered some more useful Posts like Install Adobe Reader on Ubuntu, Install IceWM on Ubuntu, Install iTunes on Linux Here is a list of 5 most essential apps for new Linux users. ubuntu-apps

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5 Best Data Recovery Tools For Linux

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Data is a precious asset for anyone whether it is any organization's data or someone's personal data. Sometimes happens that your data is accidentally deleted due to any reasons like hard disk crashes, or due to presence of malware. But now, you need to get worried because there are many open source tools are available that can help you to recover your data if you are  working on  a Linux OS. Data recovery is the technique that can retrieve data from corrupted or damaged storage media when it cannot be accessed. The storage media can either be your hard disk or can be removable media such as Blu-rays, DVD's and storage tapes etc. that contains your priceless data. Therefore, it is very crucial and always recommended to have data recovery tools to get your data back before it's gone forever. Data Backup tools for Ubuntu Linux

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Install Guest Additions to Windows and Linux VMs in VirtualBox

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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. Ubuntu Logo Guest additions come with certain device drivers and system applications that are basically installed to enhance the system performance.

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8 Steps to Access your Box.net Account from Ubuntu

access box.net account in ubuntuBox.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.

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Installing iTunes on Linux – How to

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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:

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Install PS CS4 in Ubuntu using wine – How to

Photoshop is the best graphic tool used for various purposes and by different users but for some reasons if you are unable to run Photoshop CS4 on Linux or Ubuntu then this article might help you and you again able to get and use best graphic tool on your PC. This can be easily done with the help of Wine, not go at the name it’s not alcoholic drink but specific tool for installing Photoshop on Ubuntu.

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How to Install KDE SC 4.6 In Ubuntu 10.10

install kde in ubuntu KDE 4.6 specified to be the latest innovation and revolutionary launch by KDE which brings noteworthy modifications and great look in windows management and desktop effects. Latest version launched with lot of features and comfort keeping in mind of each and every relevant user. The new KDE 4.6 includes features like UPower, UDev and UDisks backends and does not require HAL anymore. There is lot more other features also included like redesign of the Activities system which makes it easy to associate applications to activities.

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