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Things To Tweak After Installing Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Update: for Ubuntu 12.04, see: Things To Tweak After Installing Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Back when Ubuntu 11.04 was released, we wrote a post about stuff you may need to tweak or fix. Some of those tweaks still work but since this is a new version, there are new things that need tweaking so I've decided to make a new post with some popular old tweaks as well as some new ones. Read on! General tweaks (for both GNOME Shell and Unity) Change themes, fonts and more with GNOME Tweak Tool In Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot you can only switch between the default GTK themes by default. sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool Once installed, GNOME Tweak Tool should show up as "Advanced Settings" in the menu. No screensaver in GNOME 3.2 GNOME 3 doesn't have a screensaver, just a black screen. sudo apt-get remove gnome-screensaver sudo apt-get install xscreensaver xscreensaver-gl-extra xscreensaver-data-extra Then search for "Screensaver" in the menu and tweak its settings to your needs. Nautilus search

End of contract: The BPO industry in crisis | Philippine Collegian (This article was first published in print in issue 25 of the Philippine Collegian on 08 February 2012.) by John Toledo Artwork by Nico Villarete The whole world patiently listened as one man uttered the fate of America, and consequently, the world. Obama caught the country’s attention when he announced that the federal government will be implementing tax reforms in the coming months, which will end the current practice of giving tax reductions and incentives to US-based companies that outsource jobs. “It is time to stop rewarding businesses that ship jobs overseas, and start rewarding companies that create jobs right here in America,” Obama says. Indeed, the American Congress has begun deliberating House Bill 3596 or the “Call Centers and Consumers Protection Bill,” which when enacted will force all US-based BPO companies to end their operations overseas. Sunshine industry “Dati akala ko kailangang may US accent sa call center. Dimming prospects Forward shift *not his real name Like this:

Military to conduct probe involving soldiers in torture video | The Philippine Star >> News >> Headlines MANILA, Philippines - Dinungisan ng Pharex ang mataas na respeto sa NLEX Road Warriors matapos iuwi ang 79-74 panalo sa PBA D-League Foundation Cup kahapon sa The Arena sa San Juan . Hindi nawala ang tiwala ng Bidang Generix nang nakaabante sa 60-59 ang Road Warriors sa pagtatapos ng ikatlong yugto nang gamitan nila ng matibay na depensa ang kalaban kasabay ng pag-iinit uli ng opensa sa pangunguna ni Jeff Morial. Isang jumper ang ginawa ni Morial na nagbigay ng kalamangan sa koponan bago inilayo pa niaa Edwin Asoro at Leomer Losentes ang Bidang Generix sa isang tip-in at dalawang free throws para sa 77-72 bentahe. “Maganda ang rebounding namin at kapag ganito ang naipapakita naming, kadalasan ay nananalo kami,” wika ni Pharex coach Carlo Gian Tan. May 16 puntos, 9 rebounds at 2 assists si Morial para ibigay sa Pharex ang ikalawang sunod na panalo at ipatikim naman sa Road Warriors ang unang ka­biguan sa dalawang laro sa Group A

Estrada slams use of stars in campaign -, Philippin DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines?The gloves are off. Former President Joseph Estrada on Wednesday blasted one of his opponents who had commissioned the support of top celebrities, including his close friend Dolphy, in the May presidential election. Without naming names, Estrada lamented the tack apparently used by Sen. Estrada was confident that his own charisma was enough to draw people to him on the hustings and eventually, actual votes on election day. ? ? Estrada went on: ? He was apparently referring to the noontime show segment wherein Villar, a businessman who built his own real estate empire, gave away houses in prizes. Estrada said his campaign needed no celebrities because it was not a ? But Estrada himself is an actor, one who became popular by portraying the cause of the downtrodden in his movies. His son Sen.

Tampakan rights abuses rising ­ group By MARVYN N. BENANING Manila, Philippines – Anti-mining advocates have shifted gears and are now concerned with what they claim to be a spate of abuses in Tampakan, South Cotabato due to militarization. In a briefing held in Quezon City last Friday, a German Study Group on Mining in the Philippines or Philippinenbuero and members of the Tampakan Forum insisted that increasing human rights abuses have been noted in communities in Tampakan, South Cotabato that have been affected by mining. The same criticism was lodged by Clive Wicks, a foreign expert that claimed that the Tampakan mining operation was somehow linked to the murder of Fr. This charge was eventually rendered false after the New People’s Army (NPA) executed Patrick Wigener, a businessman and military agent, whose cellular phones showed messages from the principal suspects in the killing of the priest just before and after it happened. comments

Getting to Grips With SSH – Part 5: Vim | CatN Control Panel, Getting Started, vCluster Get up and running quickly by following this guide for creating a new vCluster account within the Control Panel. Control Panel, MySQL, vCluster In this guide we show you how to access phpMyAdmin for administering your vCluster database. WordPress This guide explains how to install WordPress manually using an FTP client to connect to your vCluster and upload the app files. Importing from another WordPress blog is a quick way of copying your site to a new WordPress instance. Learn a number of approaches for building links to your website and avoiding bad practices frowned on by Google. MySQL Read our best practices list to ensure you are getting the most from your database and not leaving yourself open to attacks. Control Panel, vCluster You can host multiple websites on a single vCluster account using vhosting and multi-site. Sometimes you may need more than one FTP user. Access | Planned Increase in Mimimum Wage and SSS Premium: Your Opinion Planned Increase in Mimimum Wage and SSS Premium: Your Opinion Price increases. Without no doubt Pinoy Entrepreneurs must be wracking their entrepreneurial brains how to control production or service costs given the rising prices of almost everything. The Social Security System ( SSS ) recently announced its plan to increase the monthly premiums. Since SSS premiums are shared by the employer and the employee, the planned increase will affect both parties. On the other hand, the National Wages and Productivity Commission ( NWPC ) recently announced that it is starting consultations on another round of minimum wage increase in Metro Manila. Loading ... As it is, Pinoy Entrepreneurs are facing stiff competition in operating their businesses. In short, going into business requires the Pinoy Entrepreneurs to be bold and smart.

Poll: Almost half of Pinoys think AFP is ‘most corrupt’ govt agency - Nation (Updated 1:08 p.m.) Almost half of Filipinos think that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is the “most corrupt" government agency at present due to various anomalies linked to some of its past officials, a survey by pollster Pulse Asia revealed Monday. About one in every two Filipinos (48.9 percent) perceived the AFP as the government institution where corruption is most prevalent, followed by the Philippine National Police, which a fourth of the survey’s 1,200 respondents labeled as most corrupt. The number of respondents who think the military is the most corrupt government agency rose from only 8.1 percent in February 2009 to 48.9 percent in March this year—an increase of more than 40 percentage points, according to Pulse Asia. GMA News Online contacted AFP spokesperson Brig. The poll was conducted in Metro Manila, parts of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao through face-to-face interviews. ‘High’ awareness on AFP corruption DSWD perceived as ‘least corrupt’

Mancao glad raps finally filed vs Lacson -, Philipp TAGUM CITY?FORMER POLICE SENIOR Supt. Cezar Mancao II said here on Friday he was relieved that charges had finally been filed against Sen. Panfilo ? The charges were filed on Thursday by the Department of Justice at the Manila Regional Trial Court. ? He expressed hope that other personalities involved in the killing of Dacer and Corbito would also be charged. ? Mancao has tagged Lacson and ousted President Joseph Estrada as being behind the murders of Dacer and Corbito. Mancao was originally charged in the case but has turned state? He is running for representative of Compostela Valley? He also said he was not worried about his personal safety, especially during the campaign period when he will be very visible to the public. ? Lacson and Estrada have denied involvement in the murders of Dacer and Corbito.

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