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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 : Theme Windows with Mac OS X, Ubuntu, & Other Skins

Windows has always been pretty customizable, and there are a ton of ways to change up the way your PC looks—though, it hasn't always been easy. In the past, changing anything other than wallpapers, titlebars, and fonts involved long hours of switching out system files with mod ...more

How To : Dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 And Windows 7 Side By Side

Dual booting Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and Windows 7 is fairly easy. If you don't believe me, just read on! Get Windows 7 First thing's first! Ye can't install Windows 7 without an installation disk, can ya? So if your PC did not come with Windows 7 pre-installed, grab a ...more

How To : Boot Windows or Ubuntu from a USB flash drive

Create a bootable USB flash drive to keep an extra OS of Windows or Ubuntu. You always want to have a copy of your Linux or Windows operating system on a separate device other than your computer. Because even if your computer or laptop is relatively new, it's very easy for so ...more

How To : Boot Ubuntu on a Macbook From USB

For Windows laptops and PCs it's easy to install Linux. However for Macs, it's a different story. There are people installing Ubuntu on Macbooks and so far I've noticed that they are using 9.10. I've remastered my own Ubuntu 10.04 complete with playing flash videos and other a ...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 : 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 : Set up WiFi in Ubuntu Linux

In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use the WiFi Radar application to find wireless networks while running the Ubuntu Linux distribution. For more, and to get started finding and using wireless networks in Ubuntu for yourself, take a look!

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 : 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 : Use the chmod terminal command in Ubuntu Linux

This video clip shows you how to use the chmod (change file modes) command to set and modify the read, write, and execute permissions for files and directories. Without administrator privileges, you can change permissions only on files and directories for which you are the own ...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 : 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 : Recover deleted files in Ubuntu using Testdisk

This video shows the method to recover deleted files in Ubuntu using Testdisk. The demonstration is done by deleting a set of pictures and recovering them later. The test disk is installed at first. Then we click on the terminal icon and go to the list options available. These ...more

How To : Edit videos using PiTiVi on Ubuntu Linux

Are you a film buff whose looking to become the next Quentin Tarantino? Well, other than having a big dream, a big vision, and a camera, you need an EXCELLENT film editing program. It really make the difference between creating a crappy, home video-esque shot and creating a "L ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu Programs Offline with APTonCD

The Ubuntu experience has improved greatly with version 10.04, providing an easy-to-use interface. Especially when it comes to installing programs. However, it still relies on an online internet connection for installing additional software. Well, not anymore. You can collect ...more

How To : Mount ISO files using Ubuntu terminal command line

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to mount ISO files without burning DVD. This task is very fast, easy and simple to do. The first way is to simply right-click on the ISO file, go to Open With and select Open with "Archive Mounter". The second way is to open the Termin ...more

How To : Dual boot Ubuntu Linux using Wubi

This is a easier way to install Ubuntu with out having to partition your hard drive. Wubi (www.wubi-installer.org) allows you to boot into Ubuntu by saving a file to the boot folder in Windows Vista or Windows XP. You can always uninstall Ubuntu easily without any complication ...more

How To : Drag and drop in Ubuntu Linux

Drag and drop doesn't work automatically in the Ubuntu Linux distribution. You'll need to make some settings changes to enable it. For a step-by-step look at the process to enabling drag and drop file management in Ubuntu, watch this Ubuntu tutorial.

How To : Use the gconf-editor in Ubuntu Linux

This video tutorial takes a look at using gconf-editor in the Ubuntu Linux distribution. In particular this video addresses what gconf-editor is, how to use it, and what it offers. While this tutorial is Ubuntu-oriented, its lessons will work on other systems such as Fedora an ...more

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 : 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 : Fix broken AVI files with DivFix++ on Ubuntu Linux

Broken AVI video files are your worst nightmare. Nobody wants to watch a video and find out it's corrupted and not working anymore. But there could be a solution on Linux. This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out ...more

How To : Install Minecraft in Ubuntu the Right Way!

Hello everyone today I am going to be going over installing Minecraft on Linux (Ubuntu) as if it is any regular program a game. This method makes it super easy and clean in that you will not need to run a .jar every time you want to play this game. This is very simple to do an ...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 : Set up Ubuntu's email client, Evolution, in 2 minutes

New to the Ubuntu Linux distribution? Ubuntu has a great built-in email client in Evolution. This video tutorial will walk you through the Evolution setup process, using the Evolution Setup Wizard. To get started setting up your own Evolution client, watch this Ubuntu tutorial!

How To : Use the ls terminal command in Ubuntu Linux

This video clip shows you how to use the ls command (to list the contents of a directory) with additional options in the Ubuntu Terminal. It also introduces you to file and directory ownership and permissions. (To list file ownership and permission details, type ls -l. To list ...more

How To : Install and setup JDownloader on Ubuntu Linux

In this video, viewers learn how to install and setup JDownloader on Ubuntu Linux Downloader is open source download manager. It simplifies downloading files from One-Click-Hosters like Rapidshare.com or Megaupload.com - not only for users with a premium account but also for u ...more

How To : Convert webpage HTML to PDF on Ubuntu Linux

There's plenty of reasons why one would want to convert a webpage to a PDF document. And there's numerous ways on how one can convert that web page (HTML) into a PDF file. Check out this video tutorial on how to convert webpage HTML to PDF on Ubuntu Linux. You could just sele ...more

How To : Make a bootable CD/DVD in Ubuntu Linux

When you are using Linux or Ubuntu, it is smart to back it up. This tutorial will show you how to use a program called Remastersys to clone and backup your Linux distribution including root, home, other partitions and all personal, custom configuration to a fully deployable, s ...more

How To : Remaster Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx with Remastersys

The Ubuntu CD does not contain much in terms of software applications. So how can we incorporate other programs that would be made available after booting from a live CD? There is a program called Remastersys. This program creates an .ISO image of the Linux system installed ...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

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