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How To : Troubleshoot problems in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu comes with pre-installed tools that can help solve problems you may encounter when using Ubuntu Linux. This video tutorial shows how to identify and address common problems in Ubuntu Linux. Such tools discussed include the system monitor, the log file viewer and the net ...more

How To : Run Ubuntu Linux through a live CD

Interested in running Linux but are afraid of accidentally formatting your primary hard drive? One solution is to bypass your hard drive altogether and run your Linux distribution live from a CD. This three-part video tutorial series will show you how to do just that using Ubu ...more

How To : Navigate within Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux and having a hard time getting around? This Ubuntu Linux video tutorial offers instructions for finding files and folders on your Ubuntu desktop. You'll find navigating Ubuntu Linux is simple once you figure out where to find all of your applications. Get s ...more

How To : Install cool themes on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install cool themes on Ubuntu Linux. Follow this tutorial to install new and fresh themes, boot screen, gdm, and icon s ...more

How To : Manage CD/DVD images with ease on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to manage CD/DVD images with ease on Ubuntu Linux. AcetoneISO, is a Linux utility to mount and create virtual drives using ...more

How To : Install 200+ screensavers on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install 200+ screensavers on Ubuntu Linux. As you well know, there are only a limited number of screensavers on Ubuntu, ...more

How To : Create an animated desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to create an animated desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu Linux. This is a modified version of A-Desk v.14.1 that includes more videos ...more

How To : Install additional TTF fonts on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install additional TTF fonts on Ubuntu Linux. Here's the command that you can type on your terminal if you want some fa ...more

How To : Install UbuntuOne on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install UbuntuOne on Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu One helps you store, sync and share files. Sync your files, share your work w ...more

How To : Install Gweled on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install Gweled on Ubuntu Linux. Tested on Ubuntu 9.04 Beta (soon to be RC). Gweled is a Gnome version of a popular Pal ...more

How To : Install Frozen Bubble 2 on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install Frozen Bubble 2 on Ubuntu Linux. Tested on Ubuntu 9.04 Beta (soon to be RC). Colorful 3D rendered penguin anim ...more

How To : Backup & restore data easily on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to back up and restore data easily on Ubuntu Linux. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux inspired from flyback p ...more

How To : Install mp3splt on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install mp3splt on Ubuntu Linux. Install the mp3/ogg cutter "mp3splt" with a GUI on Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope 9.04 (curre ...more

How To : Resize a digital photo with GIMP in Ubuntu Linux

Need to resize an image in Ubuntu Linux? This video clip shows you how to resize a digital photo using the Ubuntu image editor, GIMP, or the GNU Image Manipulation Program. When using GIMP in the Ubuntu Linux distribution, you can always right-click on an image to bring up a f ...more

How To : Hide & display desktop icons on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to hide and display desktop icons, such as mounted drives, computer, and trash icons, on Ubuntu Linux. If you know what yo ...more

How To : Split video files with MKVToolnix on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to split video files with MKVToolnix on Ubuntu Linux. For those people who are into uploading lengthy videos to YouTube by ...more

How To : Enable font anti-aliasing on Wine Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to enable font anti-aliasing on Wine Ubuntu Linux. Type this in the terminal window Step 1. wget http://files.polosatus.r ...more

How To : Install PhotoFilmStrip on Ubuntu Linux and Windows

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install PhotoFilmStrip on Ubuntu Linux and Windows. PhotoFilmStrip creates movies out of your pictures in just 3 steps. ...more

How To : Backup files under the Ubuntu Linux Distribution

In this video tutorial, users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system will learn how to use the Simple Backup application to either manually or automatically back important data. For more, or to get started using Simple Backup on your own Ubuntu Linux system, watch this handy how ...more

How To : Add an application launcher in Ubuntu Linux

This über-brief video clip will show you how to add shortcuts to the Ubuntu Linux desktop for your favorite applications and programs. You can right-click on any panel to add an application launcher and right-click on an application launcher to move it on the panel or to lock ...more

How To : Install the Ubuntu Software Store on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install the Ubuntu Software Store on Ubuntu Linux. After the new X-based graphical boot splash introduced a couple of d ...more

How To : Install KDE 4.3 Plasma on [k] Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install KDE 4.3 Plasma on [k] Ubuntu Linux. After six months of development, the K Desktop Environment 4.3.0 was launch ...more

How To : Install GRUB 2 and apply themes on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install GRUB 2 and apply themes on Ubuntu Linux. GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, GRand U ...more

How To : Install GnoMenu on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install GnoMenu on Ubuntu Linux. GnoMenu is a consolidated menu for gnome that brings eye candy to the world of the Gno ...more

How To : Install Gloobus Coverflow on Ubuntu Linux

Gloobus Coverflow is a new program on Linux that lets you view all of your files without actually opening them! It's very similar to Apple's Quicklook, but is made for Linux. New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not ...more

How To : Install Firefox 3.5/3.6 on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install Firefox 3.5/3.6 and make it the default browser on Ubuntu Linux. To install the latest Firefox 3.5 (final) or F ...more

How To : Install the latest Wine on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install the latest Wine on Ubuntu Linux. Wine is a translation layer (a program loader) capable of running Windows appl ...more

How To : Install the MediaInfo GUI on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install the MediaInfo GUI on Ubuntu Linux. This is a MUST and a real HANDY tool for all those video transcoders out the ...more

How To : Enable USB support in VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to enable USB support in VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux. By default, USB support was disabled in VirtualBox, so you'll probabl ...more

How To : Install software in Ubuntu Linux

This video shows you how to install software in Ubuntu Linux. The presenters in the video are Chris Del Checcolo and Ricky Hussmann. The first section of the video details how to install programs using the Synaptics Package Manager that is included with the Ubuntu Distributio ...more

How To : Fix mic problems on Ubuntu Linux 10.04

If you're having some microphone troubles on your Ubuntu Linux system, this video might help you troubleshoot and solve the broken mic problem. This is about fixing the microphone input specifically. This tweak should fix it. step 1. Launch terminal and type " sudo gedit /etc ...more

How To : Install the Ubuntu Linux EasyUbuntu installer

In this two-part video tutorial series, you'll learn how to download and install EasyUbuntu, a setup program that helps you install support for common, proprietary audio and video formats as well as the Macromedia Flash plugin for the Firefox web browser. (If you don't own an ...more

How To : Offline package install and update on Ubuntu Linux

Permanent access to the internet might not always be possible for you and your Linux system, and this computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to offline package install and update on Ubuntu ...more

How To : Create screenshots from videos on Ubuntu Linux

It's so convenient to take a screengrab of one of your most favorite moments from your favorite movie or show, but sometimes you just can't. But you can actually take a snapshot of it. Check out this video tutorial on how to create screenshots from videos on Ubuntu Linux. Vid ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu Linux on an HTC Evo 4G

Looking to make your HTC Evo 4G smartphone even better? Unlock your phone's full computational potential by installing Linux on it! This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the process. For more information, and to get started installing the Ubuntu Lin ...more

How To : Get started using the Ubuntu Linux distribution

In need of a general (and quick) introduction to the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution or just Linux more generally? Let this video be your guide. For more information, and to learn more about Ubuntu Linux, watch this home-computing how-to from the folks at Butterscotch.

How To : Patch a package in Ubuntu Linux

New to the Linux operating system? In this video, Daniel Holbach takes you through the process of patching a package in Ubuntu Linux. Watch this tutorial to learn for yourself this necessary skill for Ubuntu packaging.

How To : Enable multiple desktop effects in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Linux is capable of many cool effects that other systems don't offer. This video tutorial will show you how to enable all of these effects, such as minimizing and maximizing windows. What? All operating systems do that, right? Yes, but this video will help you to select ...more

How To : Copy music to an MP3 player using Ubuntu Linux

The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of MP3 players. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy your MP3 music files to your MP3 player using Ubuntu. Remember, right-click on y ...more

How To : Copy images from a digital camera in Ubuntu Linux

The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of digital cameras. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy images from your digital camera to your Ubuntu computer.

How To : Copy files to a USB memory stick in Ubuntu Linux

The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of USB memory sticks. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy files from and to a USB memory stick using Ubuntu. Remember to right-click ...more

How To : Remove desktop wallpaper in Ubuntu Linux

Is your Ubuntu system running sluggishly? Removing the desktop wallpaper and disabling the preview of text and images files can improve the performance of Ubuntu on older computers. This video tutorial will show you how to disable the desktop wallpaper in the Ubuntu Linux dist ...more

How To : Dual boot Ubuntu Linux and Windows

Want to try out a Linux installation without deleting Windows? This is a brief tutorial on how to install Ubuntu linux as a dual boot with Windows. This should work with Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, WIndows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows 2003, and Vista.

How To : Start programs automatically in Ubuntu Linux

New to the Ubuntu Linux distribution (or one of its derivatives) and looking for a way to start programs automatically when you boot up your machine? Take heart: This video tutorial will show you how to accomplish just that using your system preferences. Take a look!

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