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Tutorials, howtos, tips & news
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. Thanks for visiting! This is a simple to follow, with step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots, allowing you to discover the potential of your new Ubuntu system. Getting Started with Ubuntu is not intended to be a comprehensive Ubuntu instruction manual. It is a quick-start guide that will get you doing the things you need to do with your computer easily, without getting bogged down with technical details. Ubuntu incorporates many new and improved features, including new icons (some dynamic), more appearance options, locally integrated menus, and smart scopes, to name just a few.

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Ubuntu 11.04: How To Enable the Unity Desktop Interface : Product Reviews Net By Jamie Pert Posted 9 May 2011, 19:15 Lots of people are still unsure as to whether the Unity user interface which was rolled out with Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal is an improvement when compared to Gnome, one thing which we recently realised upon installation of the latest Ubuntu release is the fact that for lots of people it is not available upon installation. Because the Unity UI is more demanding on your computer hardware you may need to install additional drivers to allow it to work, this is a very simple process thanks to Ubuntu’s built in “Additional Drivers” menu option. All we had to do was go to System, Administration and then select “Additional Drivers”, here we found that Ubuntu had found some propriety Nvidia drivers which we could install, they had not been enabled as standard as they were not open-source. Hopefully you will see a driver which is recommended by Ubuntu, simply click on it and then click Activate, the driver will now download and install itself.

Intel Graphics Performance Guide for Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) Users  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. Thanks for visiting! Sponsored Link Overview Maverick - From Also see info about the most recent LTS version, Precise Pangolin (12.04 LTS). Introduction On October 10, 2010, Ubuntu 10.10 was released. It is codenamed Maverick Meerkat and is the successor to Lucid Lynx (10.04) (Lucid+1). Maverick Meerkat is not an LTS (Long Term Support) release and is no longer supported with security updates (as of April 2012).

ubuntu From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ubuntu may refer to: Computing[edit] Other uses[edit] Fix a Failed INITRAMFS Update (& Do It Before You Reboot!) « Ubuntu Genius's Blog When initramfs (the initial ramdisk filesystem used to boot into Ubuntu) is updated, whether it be during an official upgrade or through some manual tinkering, the last thing you want to happen is get an error message. More often than not, when you reboot, you won’t be able to get to your desktop, so it’s best to tackle any issues before you do so. If you were lucky enough to see the initramfs update fail in the terminal, you can usually have success by running it again. If you updated or upgraded your system and didn’t even know anything went wrong until you failed to log in again, there are still ways to get around this. You’ll find a few different approaches to various error messages, so hopefully something here will be of use to you. When it comes to specific firmware issues, you may need to start a thread at the Ubuntu forums (quite often, someone will point you towards a patch).

How to install an offline dictionary in Ubuntu By Ricky on February 3rd, 2010 A dictionay is one application that many people look for once they have installed Ubuntu. There are many dictionaries available but they are all online dictionary and as a result, you cannot use it if you are not connected to the internet. In this article, we will show you how you can get an offline dictionary in Ubuntu. To get an offline dictionay in Ubuntu, simply follow the following steps: list of Linux distributions Timeline representing the development of various Linux distributions. This page provides general information about notable Linux distributions in the form of a categorized list. Distributions are organized into sections by the major distribution they are based on, or the package management system they are based around. Debian-based[edit] Knoppix-based[edit] Knoppix, itself, is based on Debian.

Enhancing Your Ubuntu Server A few weeks ago, I showed you how to setup your very own linux server. Now, I'm going to show you how to add even more functionality. Before We Begin... This guide assumes that you've followed my previous tutorial, How to Setup a Dedicated Web Server for Free, or that you've got a similar server already set up. What We're Going to Accomplish How to Change The Periodic Disk Check in Ubuntu (fsck) ~ Web Upd In Ubuntu (and most Linux distributions), your disks are checked every certain number of times your computer starts (using "fsck", "file system consistency check") to detect errors and correct them. If you're in a hurry, you can press the ESC key to skip this checking process and it will scan the disks the next time you start your computer. But if you want, you can change the frequency of this disk checks using "tune2fs", which adjusts ext2/ext3 filesystem parameters. Here is an example:

goobuntu Some have suggested that Google might plan to market the distribution more widely.[3][4][5] While both Google and Mark Shuttleworth, who spearheaded the development of Ubuntu, have confirmed that Goobuntu exists and is used internally,[6] both have strongly denied suggestions that Google has any plans to market the operating system.[7] See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] A screenshot of the login screen in Goobuntu, snapped at an officewarming party held for Google's newly inaugurated Tel Aviv offices (Yaron Orenstein).

Overview of theme files Last updated February 5, 2015. Created on August 28, 2007.Edited by heather, dustise, er.pushpinderrana, drupalshrek. Log in to edit this page. A theme is a collection of files that define the presentation layer. You can also create one or more "sub-themes" or variations on a theme. Only the .info file is required, but most themes and sub-themes will use other files as well. how-to geek - ubuntu Bash is the default command-line shell on most Linux distributions, from Ubuntu and Debian to Red Hat and Fedora. Bash is also the default shell included with macOS, and you can install a Linux-based bash environment on Windows 10. A Linux live USB drive is normally a blank slate each time you boot it. You can boot it up, install programs, save files, and change settings. But, as soon as you reboot, all your changes are wiped away and you’re back to a fresh system.

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