Install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in Ubuntu 14.10 and 14.04

VirtualBox is an important and useful tool for any Linux user. You can use it to install many different Linux distributions and switch between them at any time. This will let you experience different desktops and features, and can be quite helpful if you want to learn more about Linux. How to install VirtualBox 4.3.20 in […]

Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Ubuntu 13.10

Everpad

Everpad is an unofficial client application for Evernote. You can use it with GNOME, KDE or Unity. How to Install Everpad 2.5.6 in Ubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install everpad Additional Ubuntu Resources Ask Ubuntu […]

Install Cairo Dock 3.3.2 in Ubuntu 13.10

Cairo Dock

Here’s the official description of Cairo Dock: Cairo-Dock is a desktop interface that takes the shape of docks, desklets, panel, etc It is designed to be light, fast and customizable, and is desktop-agnostic. It has a powerful DBus interface, to be controlled from a terminal or another application. Features can be added by plug-ins or […]

Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Ubuntu 13.10

How to Install LibreOffice 4.1.3 in Ubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. For 32-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3.2_Linux_x86_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb For 64-bit: wget -c download.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/stable/4.1.3/deb/x86_64/LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz tar -xzvf LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb.tar.gz cd LibreOffice_4.1.3_Linux_x86-64_deb/DEBS sudo dpkg -i *.deb Additional Ubuntu Resources […]

Install VLC 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.04

VLC 2.1.0 provides better device selection, rewritten audio core, enhanced volume management and plenty of other new features. You can view a full list of new features in VLC 2.1.0 in the official release announcement on VLC’s news page. How to Install VLC 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.04 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the […]

Install VLC 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.10

VLC 2.1.0

VLC 2.1.0 provides enhanced device selection, rewritten audio core, upgraded volume management and lots of other new features. You can see a full list of new features in VLC 2.1.0 in the official release announcement. How to Install VLC 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit […]

Install FlightGear Flight Simulator 2.12 in Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, and 12.10

FlightGear flight simulator puts you in the cockpit to fly airliners, combat aircraft and helicopters. Here’s a sample of the new features in this release: Aircraft Modeling A new tracking animation provides an easy way for aircraft developers to animate complex kinematic systems like gear scissors or landing gear doors attached to struts. The animation […]

Install Gtk-Gnutella 1.0 in Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04

Gtk-Gnutella is a server and client for Gnutella. It includes the following features: Share files on the Gnutella network (Limewire, BearShare, Xolox, Gnucleus, Shareaza, Morpheus …) Compressed Gnutella connections Compressed UDP traffic (negotiated) TLS support for Gnutella and HTTP connections Simultaneous downloading of files from multiple hosts (swarming) Passive searches Searching by urn:sha1: and magnet: […]

Install Sweet Home 3D 4.1 in Ubuntu 13.04

Sweet Home 3D is an interior design application that lets you draw floor plans and arrange your furniture. Features in Sweet Home 3D include: Draw straight, round or sloping walls with precise dimensions using the mouse or the keyboard. Insert doors and windows in walls by dragging them in the plan, and let Sweet Home […]

Install Task Coach 1.3.32 in Ubuntu 13.10

How to Install Task Coach 1.3.32 in Ubuntu 13.10 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install taskcoach Task Coach Features Here’s a list of features in Task Coach. Creating, editing, and deleting tasks and subtasks. Tasks have a subject, description, priority, […]

Install Webmin 1.6.3 in Ubuntu 13.04

How to Install Webmin 1.6.3 in Ubuntu 13.04 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo apt-get install apt-show-versions libapt-pkg-perl libauthen-pam-perl libio-pty-perl libnet-ssleay-perl wget -c downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.630/webmin_1.630_all.deb?r=&ts=1370273316&use_mirror=freefr sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.630_all.deb sudo apt-get install -f Additional Ubuntu Resources Ask Ubuntu Ubuntu Documentation Ubuntu Downloads Ubuntu Forum Ubuntu Site […]

Install Virtualbox Guest Additions in Ubuntu 13.04

How to Install Virtualbox Guest Additions in Ubuntu 13.04 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install virtualbox-guest-additions-iso Additional Ubuntu Resources Ask Ubuntu Ubuntu Documentation Ubuntu Downloads Ubuntu Forum Ubuntu Site Did this tip help you? Got a question or a better […]

Install Ubuntu skin for Spotify

Please note that you need to have Spotify installed for Ubuntu before using this tip. If you don’t have it installed, here’s how you can do it. How to Install Ubuntu skin for Spotify 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following command then hit Enter. sudo wget http://kurkot.us/spotify-skin/resources.zip -O /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/resources.zip Additional Ubuntu Resources […]

Install Spotify in Ubuntu 13.04

How to Install Spotify in Ubuntu 13.04 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free” sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install spotify-client-qt Additional Ubuntu Resources Ask Ubuntu Ubuntu Documentation Ubuntu Downloads Ubuntu Forum Ubuntu Site Did this tip help you? Got a […]

Remove White Dots from Ubuntu 13.04 Login Screen

How to Remove White Dots from Ubuntu 13.04 Login Screen 1. Open a terminal window. 2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each. sudo xhost +SI:localuser:lightdm sudo su lightdm -s /bin/bash gsettings set com.canonical.unity-greeter draw-grid false Additional Ubuntu Resources Ask Ubuntu Ubuntu Documentation Ubuntu Downloads Ubuntu Forum Ubuntu Site Did this tip help […]