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Reconstructor: Creating Your Own Ubuntu Distribution. Reconstructor is an Ubuntu GNU/Linux CD Creator that allows you to modify an existing Ubuntu distribution and save as your own Linux distribution.

Reconstructor: Creating Your Own Ubuntu Distribution

It uses the Desktop(Live), Alternate(Install), or Server disc as a base, and then allows for user customization. Funny And Interesting Linux Commands - Part II - MyLinuxBook. In part-I of this article series, we covered many interesting and funny Linux command line utilities.

Funny And Interesting Linux Commands - Part II - MyLinuxBook

I am pretty sure, many readers would connect to me, when I say, such commands and utilities work as great stress relievers in between the work. So, definitely, we want more. So here in this article, we shall discuss more such interesting command including a few games. Excited? So, lets begin. Note: All installation information is specific to Ubuntu Linux. ASCIIquarium With the fishes and other sea life, one must see majestic aquarium limned with ASCII characters. Now, ASCIIquarium being a perl script, prior to the download and run, we need to install perl on our system. . $ sudo apt-get install libcurses-perl $ cd /tmp $ wget $ tar -zxvf Term-Animation-2.4.tar.gz $ cd Term-Animation-2.4/ $ perl Makefile.PL && make && make test $ make install Now we are all set to download and install ASCIIquarium. Further, we extract the script to our personalized directory.

The funny side of Linux command line - MyLinuxBook. Have you ever seen a train running on Linux command line?

The funny side of Linux command line - MyLinuxBook

Have you ever seen ‘Tom and Jerry’ on Linux command line? Well, working on Linux command line is not that serious always. There lies a fun factor too. Here in this space, we shall discuss the idiosyncrasies of Linux command line. What is UPR? Albert Cardona - Tips from an Ubuntu user. Home | lab | find me | science | publications | software | toolbox | site map Centered mostly around Ubuntu, dwm and gnome, which is what I use, and also a few applications such as Blender.

Albert Cardona - Tips from an Ubuntu user

Hide/Show the desktop icons in gnome Do it by launching gconf-editor and navigating the tree to apps - nautilus - preferences and unticking the box for show_desktop, or from a shell: gconftool --type boolean --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/show_desktop false Changing the desktop background from a shell, for gnome. 30 Things I did After Installing Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. And here we go again. Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail was released almost a month ago and unlike previous releases, this has been more of a silent affair. Mainstream blogs and news websites didn't cover much about the release. Ubuntu 13.04 is mostly an incrementally updated release and that could be the reason. But from a user-perspective, "Raring Ringtail" has a number of very important qualities, significant performance improvement being one of them. Leaving all that aside for now, lets discuss what all can be done to further enhance Ubuntu 13.04 for every-day use. 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu 13.04 raring Ringtail.

Things I did After Installing Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Wondering what's new in latest Ubuntu? Performance (at least for me) is right up there with the best of Linux. First Things First: Installing Ubuntu Restricted Extras During Installation Notice the arrows pointing to the boxes in the screenshot above. Update Repositories. How to install GNOME 3.8 on Ubuntu. If you want to try Ubuntu 13.04, but prefer a different desktop than Unity, Jack Wallen shows you how you can install the latest iteration of GNOME Shell (3.8) and why you should give it a try.

How to install GNOME 3.8 on Ubuntu

Ubuntu 13.04 has recently hit and, from my perspective, it's a "raring" hit. And though I find Unity one of the finest user interfaces available, there are those that haven't had the same experience. For those people, I'm going to run a short series on installing other desktops, so you don't have to avoid the Ubuntu experience. In this first entry, I'm going to illustrate how you can get the latest release of GNOME installed and running.

It's not even remotely difficult -- but must be done through the command line. But first... why GNOME? Easier application launch: When you view the application overlay, you will notice a new tab at the bottom -- Frequent/All (Figure A, click to enlarge). Fuduntu: An Innovative Old Linux Revisited. By Jack M.

Fuduntu: An Innovative Old Linux Revisited

GermainLinuxInsider 02/27/13 5:00 AM PT Ease of navigation, better battery performance, Fedora-style functionality; how can Linux users not find the fun in Fuduntu? This distro brings the open source goodness to the desktop, and provides workarounds for popular applications like Netflix, but does so in a way that's almost an homage to classic Linux -- right down to the old-school GNOME 2 desktop effects like woobly windows. Memo to Digital Marketers: Be Strategic and Prove the ROI5 ways that e-commerce marketers can support and defend their digital media spends, by showing demonstrable returns and business impact.

How to change your privacy settings in Ubuntu's Unity Dash. Jack Wallen shows you how to protect your privacy by changing a setting in Ubuntu Unity's search dash.

How to change your privacy settings in Ubuntu's Unity Dash

How To Roll Your Own 13.04 Ubuntu Gnome Remix. Well now that news is out in the wild that Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 is now an official Ubuntu derivative, you’re probably wanting to test it out.

How To Roll Your Own 13.04 Ubuntu Gnome Remix

Problem is, there is no ISO for it. That makes it pretty hard to try it out… We were expecting to find an ISO ourselves after the news broke and came up short, and because of that, we decided to simply ‘roll our own’. Seriously, no hacking required. Cleaning up a Ubuntu GNU/Linux system  If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and if you have questions related to your ubuntu system post question to our forums.

Cleaning up a Ubuntu GNU/Linux system 

Thanks for visiting! Sponsored Link. Ubuntu’s New Display Server ‘Mir’ Gets Demoed [Video] A day after its reveal the first video demos of Mir in action have been shown off by one of its developers, Thomas Voß.

Ubuntu’s New Display Server ‘Mir’ Gets Demoed [Video]

In the first Voß demonstrates Mir runnong on Ubuntu Touch, replacing the ‘SurfaceFlinger’ compositor currently used. It’s described as a ‘preview’, and is running solely on GLES: In another video Unity is shown running using an ‘…in-session rootless X server that is integrated with Mir’ using the free driver stack. Ubuntu Cleanup: How to Remove All Unused Linux Kernel Headers, Images and Modules. January 8, 2011 by Ubuntu Genius Unless you have a totally fresh install of Ubuntu, you have probably noticed that each time you boot up, the GRUB boot menu lists a bunch of previous Linux kernels which you can boot into.

While this can occasionally come in handy – like if you can’t boot into the new kernel after an upgrade – those previous kernels, images and modules are usually just wasting space. While you can go into Synaptic, search for all the bits and pieces of previous kernels, and mark them for removal, here is a much easier method. In a terminal, simply paste the following command, and it will remove all but the current kernel (if you’ve upgraded your system, or had an update with a new kernel, please reboot your machine before running this):