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How to Install a Drop Down Console in Ubuntu

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Tilda is a Ubuntu drop-down console. Today, we would learn how to install this drop-down console in the Ubuntu Linux system. The installation process of this console is quite easy. The Properties dialog box would appear as soon as you type this command. Close it as you do not require this dialog box right now. Press the F1 key to open the console. If you need to go to the properties window for changing any settings then just right click on the window and select preferences. tilda Ubuntu console The Properties dialog box would appear as soon as you type this command. Close it as you do not require this dialog box right now. Press the F1 key to open the console. If you need to go to the properties window for changing any settings then just right click on the window and select preferences. You may open the Tilda drop-down by tapping a single key on your keyboard. The dropdown would appear on the top of your Ubuntu Linux screen. Tilda is known to be better than the usual Ubuntu console. Many people are installing this drop-down console as it is quite easy to use and its installation process is also simple.

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How to Install Adobe PDF Reader on Ubuntu

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Since most e-books and online documents are available in the PDF format, this is why it has become essential to install a PDF Reader on your system. If you are using Windows, you still have a choice; you may go for other readers such as Foxit that can be used to read such documents. However, if you are using an Ubuntu Linux system it is recommended to use the Adobe PDF reader for an uninterrupted and undistorted reading experience. This article discusses the way in which you can install an Adobe PDF Reader on Ubuntu Edgy. Below mentioned are the installation steps. Begin the installation process by checking whether the Multiverse repository is selected or not. If it is not selected then select it and then move on to the next step.

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Install GIMP 2.7.1 on Lucid Lynx using PPA

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.

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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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How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu PC using Wine

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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.

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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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Hide Removable Drive Icons from your Ubuntu

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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. Hide ubuntu drive Icon 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.

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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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How to Install LibreOffice on Ubuntu From A Launchpad PPA

Finally LibreOffice got a PPA which now makes it very easier to install and stay up to date with the latest LibreOffice versions. LibreOffice 3.3 has come up with new exciting features import and bundled extensions which provide PDF import, a slide-sow presenter console and more services. It also works with SVG files. It is an easy way to format title pages and their numbering in Writer, a more-helpful Navigator Tool for Writer, improved ergonomics in Calc for sheet and cell management and Microsoft Works and Lotus Word Pro document import filters. install libreoffice on ubuntu Important notice: to install LibreOffice you must remove OpenOffice . In the same time you can not have the both. For Ubuntu users the LibreOffice PPA currently holds LibreOffice 3.3.0 RC4 for both Ubuntu Lucid and Maverick . LibreOffice is default in Natty but it is "bit-for-bit identical" to the final LibreOffice version so basically installing it you willll have the final version of LibreOffice.

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