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4 Steps to create Wallpaper Slideshow in Ubuntu

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

5 Must Have apps for new Linux Users

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

How to Install a Drop Down Console in Ubuntu

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

How to Install Adobe PDF Reader on Ubuntu

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

How to install IceWM on Ubuntu – Linux

IceWM is a good option when it comes to Ubuntu window managers. It includes all the necessary features just like the other Ubuntu window managers such as Blckbox, Fluxbox, KDE, AfterStep, Xfce, Enlightenment and Ubuntu’s default window manager, Gnome. If you do not know how to install

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

Install Guest Additions to Windows and Linux VMs in VirtualBox

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

How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu PC using Wine

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

Hide Removable Drive Icons from your Ubuntu

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

Installing iTunes on Linux – How to

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