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Ubuntu Families Release 13.04 Along With Minor Updates

Ubuntu Families Release 13.04 Along With Minor Updates
Ubuntu non LTS was released 13.04 version along with various flavours of ‘buntu‘ families. You can give a try of different flavours of Ubuntu which has rich features to suit your need. Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 Ubuntu GNOME flavour first ever released after joining hand with ‘buntu‘ family has released it’s 13.04 version with default GNOME 3.6 Desktop environment. Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 Highlights GNOME 3.6 Firefox...
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25 Useful Basic Commands of APT-GET and APT-CACHE for Package Management

25 Useful Basic Commands of APT-GET and APT-CACHE for Package Management
This article explains how quickly you can learn to install, remove, update and search software packages using apt-get and apt-cache commands from the command line. This article provides some useful commands that will help you to handle package management in Debian/Ubuntu based systems. APT-GET and APT-CACHE Commands What is apt-get? The apt-get utility is a powerful and free package management command line program, that is used to work with Ubuntu’s...

How to Synchronize Time with NTP Server in Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Xubuntu / Debian

How to Synchronize Time with NTP Server in Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Xubuntu / Debian
In today’s computer world time synchronization is very crucial to determine when events happened to your system. You may want your system time should be accurate. The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is to keep your system clock updated. It contacts NTP servers around the globe depend upon the configuration or you may configure NTP manually by editing default configuration file in /etc/ntp.conf file and NTP will fetch local time accordingly. NTP...

Install Thunderbird 17 in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04, Xubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 14/13

Install Thunderbird 17 in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04, Xubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 14/13
Thunderbird is an open source free cross-platform web based email, news and chat client application that is designed to handle multiple email accounts and news feeds. Install Thunderbird 17 in Ubuntu On November 20, 2012 Mozilla team announced the release of Thunderbird 17. This new version comes with some cool features and they are: Thunderbird 17 Features A Menu Button is now visible to new users by default. Tabs are now drawn in the title...

Firefox 17 Released, Adds New Facebook Messenger – Install in Ubuntu 12.04/12.10, Xubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 14/13

Firefox 17 Released, Adds New Facebook Messenger – Install in Ubuntu 12.04/12.10, Xubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 14/13
The latest Firefox 17 release brings a number of new features, including a new social Facebook Messenger integration, improve display of location bar results, larger icons in the awesome bar and click to play warnings on out-dated Firefox plugins. So, for only one social API introduced in this release i.e. Facebook, but Mozilla is also planning to add support for Twitter. For a complete list of features and changes refer to the official release notes. Install...

Install Skype 4.1 in Ubuntu 12.10, Xubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 14/13

Install Skype 4.1 in Ubuntu 12.10, Xubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 14/13
Skype is an open source and free software application that uses peer-to-peer technology and allows users to make video calls, voice calls and instant messaging over the network. Skype 4.1 has been released for Linux systems and made available for download. This new version comes with two features: Install Skype 4.1 in Ubuntu The first feature is allows users to make easier conversation (means now you can manage all your recent chats at one place). The...

Cinnamon 1.6 Released – Install on Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10, Xubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 13

Cinnamon 1.6 Released – Install on Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10, Xubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 13
Recently, Cinnamon team released the new version of Cinnamon 1.6 Desktop with many new improvements, bug fixes and features: workspace OSD, new cinnamon 2D session, new applets, cinnamon setting manager and lots more. Cinnamon 1.6 is now available in a PPA (Personal Package Archive) for Ubuntu and Xubuntu users. The PPA also includes a new GUI tool called Cinnamon Settings that lets you to configure and manage setting of Cinnamon: enable/disable themes...

GNOME Mplayer 1.0.7 for Ubuntu/Xubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 13

GNOME Mplayer 1.0.7 for Ubuntu/Xubuntu 12.10 and Linux Mint 13
GNOME MPlayer is based on GTK2/GTK3 front-end interface for playing audio and video files such as CD, DVDs, and VCDs, streams etc. With the MPlayer you can create, organize and sort playlists, take video screenshots while playing, subtitle support, notifications about media changes and full support for DVD and MKV chapter. Ability to retrieve audio and media cover art from the Amazon.com with artist or album information included in the file. It comes...
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