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Unfreezing Your Linux Desktop April 14, 2008

Posted by askgel in Hardware, Linux, System.
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A friend of mine writes “…when I open some heavy sites with Firefox, my Ubuntu desktop gets freeze. I can’t close the Firefox so I find no other way than to restart my system. Aren’t there any other ways to unfreeze the system without restarting?”
Yes there are!


Customizing Your GRUB Screen April 13, 2008

Posted by askgel in Installation, Linux, Software, System.
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Ever wanted to show your favorite image as your GRUB splash screen in Ubuntu something similar to other distros such as Fedora? Follow these steps:

Three Little Things To Make Your Ubuntu Desktop Beautiful and Productive April 11, 2008

Posted by askgel in Desktop, Software.
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How can you make your Ubuntu desktop look beautiful and be productive at the same time? With these three things:

Video & Voice Chating in Ubuntu April 10, 2008

Posted by askgel in Hardware, Installation, Multimedia, Software.
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In this article I will show you how to make your webcam work in Ubuntu Linux 7.10 without even without opening the terminal window once. I pre-assume your microphone is working, if not leave a comment and then I will help you. You would have more pain to make your video work in Windows than in Ubuntu Linux.

Follow these easy steps (and ask your girlfriend to follow these steps too):

Install MS Office 2007 in Linux April 9, 2008

Posted by askgel in Installation, xserver.
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Though there are many alternatives for MS Office, no doubt MS Office 2007 is a winner. If you want to install MS 2007 in Linux follow these steps:

Disable Accidental Touchpad Tapping While Typing April 8, 2008

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Often when you are typing, your thumb touches the touchpad and the typing start from another position. Follow these steps to disable accidental touchpad tapping:

Install Bulky Linux Distribution Without Burning a CD April 7, 2008

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This tutorial is about installing Fedora Linux without burning a CD/DVD.

Scenario/ Assumption:
1) You have Microsoft Windows
2) You have your system drive as C: (No matter whether it is FAT or NTFS)
3) You have Fedora .ISO files in the root directory of some partition (the partition must be FAT!)
4) You need to have a program that can open up the .ISO files. You can use free file archiver. 7zip works great. In this tutorial I am using Winrar.