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Debian 8 "Jessie" Has Been Released (VirtualBox and VMware Images Available) Debian 8 Jessie just released few days back. We apologize for being late with this news, actually we are quite busy with a lot of stuff, but here is good news: we are also providing you ready-to-use virtual machine images for Debian 8 Jessie against VirtualBox and VMware. There is no doubt that Debian is BIG project, many popular distributions like 'Ubuntu' and others are based on Debian and it's being used in commercial areas, governments, and non-commercial areas.

Easy Steps to Make GNOME 3 More Efficient Few Linux desktops have brought about such controversy as GNOME 3. It’s been ridiculed, scorned, and hated since it was first released. Thing is, it’s actually a very good desktop. It’s solid, reliable, stable, elegant, simple... and with a few minor tweaks and additions, it can be made into one of the most efficient and user-friendly desktops on the market. Instalación y configuración de Debian 8 GNOME Debian 8 (de nombre en clave “Jessie”) ya está listo. No tenía ni idea de las novedades, y tras informarme a fondo he quedado completamente maravillado. Yo probé Debian sólo una vez, concretamente el 7 (“Wheezy”), y no me dió ni un sólo problema. Ni uno. El dilema era que su software me parecía demasiado anticuado (GNOME 3.4), así que renuncié a usar Debian por no tener una experiencia suficientemente… Llamémoslo “moderna”. Pero ahora ha cambiado.

How To Use Facebook Messenger on Linux Pidgin is the Linux IM client with the most features; Facebook is the most popular social network. Lately, though, anyone using Pidgin to connect to Facebook’s chat feature has been seeing this error message: What’s going on? 9 Useful Gnome Shell Extensions for Linux Gnome Shell allows you to modify it any way you want by installing extensions. There are many, many extensions out there to choose from. Since there are just so many, we’ve created a list containing some of the best. Do you like Gnome Shell’s dock but hate that you can only access it in the Activities mode? Restore Your USB Key to it's original state After having tooled around with a USB Linux version using your image overwritten or multi partitioned flash pen drive, you might find it necessary to revert it back to a single fat partition (restore the flash pen drive to its original state) that can again be read by all computers. Windows users can follow the Windows instructions below to Restore a Flash Drive using the HP USB Format Tool. For those working from Linux this task can easily be accomplished via the Linux Flash Drive Restoration tutorial that follows. Restoring your USB key to its original state using Windows/Mac OS: Windows and or Mac OS users could use the SD Formatter Tool to reformat and restore a USB Drive. Or alternately, Windows users could use BOOTICE

GNOME Pie App Launcher Serves Up a Tasty Update A new version of circular app launcher Gnome Pie is now available, freshly baked with a bunch of bug fixes and seasoned with some new sweet new features. Among the changes baked inside the unapologetically slick application launcher is support for quarter and half pie shapes, lets you define the maximum number of slices each pie has, and gains both a new theme and new app icon. GNOME Pie 0.6.1 adds the following notable changes: Now allows for half or quarter size piesOption to define a maximum number of slices per pieOption to warp the mouse cursor to the pie centerNew theme has been addedNew icon for Gnome-PieBug fixes The video below shows many of the changes new to this release in action.

Install Oracle Java 8 In Ubuntu Via PPA Repository [JDK8] Update: Oracle Java 8 is now stable. Below you'll find instructions on how to install it in Ubuntu / Linux Mint via a PPA repository. The PPA supports JDK8 for both 32bit and 64bit as well as ARM (ARM v6/v7 Hard Float ABI - there's no JDK 8 ARM Soft Float ABI archive available for download on Oracle's website).

Cómo instalar paquetes DEB con dpkg Los usuarios de Ubuntu y sus derivados la tienen muy fácil hace rato, instalar cualquier programa es un paseo por el parque gracias al centro de software. Poco a poco muchas otras distros van implementando este tipo de tiendas de aplicaciones para que el usuario pueda descargar lo que quiera de la manera más sencilla posible. Esto también ha permitido que muchos desarrolladores pongan en venta sus aplicaciones de pago y de esta manera obtener algo a cambio de su trabajo, y sin preocuparse por conseguir un medio de distribución que llegue a todos los usuarios.

Need More, Or Updated, Software? Try These 7 Ubuntu PPAs You’ve installed a fresh copy of your favorite Ubuntu-based Linux distribution, either directly on your hard drive or in a virtual machine. The default repositories are pretty good, but since we’re able to add PPAs and other repositories to our installations, we can make our software selection better. Save yourself the time to check around the Internet for the best PPAs to add to your Linux installation – we’ve done the research for you and compiled it all into a simple list to check out! Oibaf and Xorg-Edgers

Actualiza y limpia tu Linux con una sola orden Hoy quisiera dejar un pedacito de código que a mí me ayuda bastante a la hora de actualizar el sistema operativo (o al menos lo hace un poco menos pesado). Y es que hace unos meses añadí esta pequeña función a mi fichero .bashrc. Función para actualizar un sistema operativo linux basado en debian function update () { sudo apt-get update -y && echo "" && \ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y && echo "" && \ sudo apt-get upgrade -y && echo "" && \ sudo apt-get autoremove -y && echo "" && \ sudo localepurge && echo "" && \ sudo deborphan | xargs sudo apt-get remove -y --purge && echo "" && \ sudo apt-get autoclean -y && echo "" && \ sudo apt-get moo } Gracias a esta pequeña función puedo comprobar si tengo actualizaciones, instalarlas y eliminar los ficheros sobrantes de un tacazo sin tener que estar pendiente de la consola ni la interfaz gráfica. Sobra decir que para poder usar este comando hay que tener:

How to Run an ISO Image File in VirtualBox If some of you did not know, you can run ISO image files using VirtualBox. This is useful because it saves you time and Cds. A while ago I was working on creating my own Custom Ubuntu LiveCD. There was a lot of trial and error involved, which let me to create numerous ISO images. iwlwifi Translation(s): Français - Italiano This page describes how to enable support for Intel 802.11n devices on Debian systems. The iwlwifi Linux kernel driver supports several Intel wireless LAN adapters: Intel Wireless WiFi 5100AGN, 5300AGN, and 5350AGN Intel Wireless WiFi 5150AGN Intel WiFi Link 1000BGN Intel 6000 Series WiFi Adapters (6200AGN and 6300AGN) Intel Wireless WiFi Link 6250AGN Adapter Intel 6005 Series WiFi Adapters Intel 6030 Series WiFi Adapters Intel Wireless WiFi Link 6150BGN 2 Adapter Intel 100 Series WiFi Adapters (100BGN and 130BGN) Intel 2000 Series WiFi Adapters Intel 7260 WiFi Adapter Intel 7265 WiFi Adapter Intel 3160 WiFi Adapter

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