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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 : Add fonts to GIMP on Linux Ubuntu

Linux is a fully functioning free operating system that you can download online. Just because you are using Linux Ubuntu doesn't mean your projects have to suffer or look less professional that those made on traditional operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X. In this tutor ...more

How To : Mount an ISO with Daemon Tools in Ubuntu

Askabouttech shows how to mount an ISO with Daemon tools using Ubuntu. Right click on Daemon Tools in the tool bar and select "virtual CD rom". This will bring up a side window in which you will click "device". This will open another side window where you will click "mount ima ...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 : Change the default theme in Ubuntu Linux

Want to change the look of your Ubuntu desktop? This video clip from ubuntuclips.org will show you how to change the default Ubuntu theme. The new theme uses large text and icons and is well suited if you have difficulty viewing small text and graphics. To change the default U ...more

How To : Remove Ubuntu and the GRUB Loader

This video illustrates the method of Removing Ubuntu Linux installation and the GRUB Loader. The process is composed of the following steps -Step 1Insert the Ubuntu Linux Live CD. Boot from CD and select the install option.Step 2Click on install button and wait until the next ...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 : 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 : Crop a digital photo with GIMP in Ubuntu Linux

This video clip shows you how to crop a selected region from a digital photo using the Ubuntu image editor. The selected region is then used to create a new image. The default image editor for Ubuntu is the GIMP, or GNU Image Manipulation Program. When using GIMP in the Ubuntu ...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 : 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 : Boot Ubuntu on a Macbook Using a USB, Part 2

Here is an alternative method to run Ubuntu 10.04 on a Mac without actually installing it on your internal hard disk. The idea is to install Ubuntu on your USB flash disk, instead of installing it on your internal hard drive. I'm talking about a full disk installation. It won ...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 : Install an MP3 player in Ubuntu Linux

Does open source software make you want to dance? There are many MP3 players available for the Ubuntu Linux distribution, including XMMS and Amarok. This video clip will show you how to install an MP3-compatible music player on Ubuntu.

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 : 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 : Get the flaming cursor effect in Ubuntu Linux

This video tutorial will show you how to get a cool flaming cursor effect in Ubuntu Linux. The steps are easy to follow, and this effect may also work on other flavors of Linux, too. Watch this video, follow the steps and you'll be getting your own flaming cursor in no time at ...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 : 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 : Make a Bootable Ubuntu USB Flash Drive

Hard disk problems are quite common these days, and when they fail you have no other option but to replace it. Fortunately, Ubuntu has been designed to run on your USB stick! Most laptops are enabled to boot from a USB device, and you can create a persistent USB flash drive s ...more

How To : Make a .deb package on Ubuntu

CAUTION: This video is slow to load. This video shows you how to make an installable Debian package (".deb") out of a python program. The example program to demonstrate this technique is a little Python game called "rock, paper, scissors". A .deb installer will make it easy to ...more

How To : Burn files to CD or DVD in Ubuntu Linux

Want to burn optical media in Ubuntu Linux but aren't quite sure where to start? This video clip will teach you how to burn files to a CD or DVD using Ubuntu. (NB: The CD/DVD Creator is located in the Places menu on your desktop.)

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 : Reinstall Windows XP using Ubuntu

Has your Windows installation become corrupt or unusable and wish to reinstall Windows on your personal computer? Have no fear! Steven Barn will teach you, step by step, how to restore / install your Windows installation using Ubuntu live and your original Windows XP installat ...more

How To : Use the man terminal command in Ubuntu Linux

If you're new to the terminal, then the man command is your very best friend. This video clip will teach you how to use the man (manual page) command to view the manual pages for terminal commands. A manual page includes a brief description of the command as well as outlines t ...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 : Make a bootable CD on Ubuntu

This video demonstrates how one might be able to successfully create an Ubuntu Bootable CD-ROM. The procedure described involves downloading the Ubuntu Desktop Edition Operating System image off the Ubuntu web site. In order to successfully create a usable disc, one needs to b ...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 : Install FreeDOS in Ubuntu Linux

The author show how to install FreeDos which is a free open source version of DOS. He shows how FreeDos is made up of many programs and how they are contributed by many people over the internet. He show how to install the DOS in a Virtual PC. He explains that all the old DOS p ...more

How To : Delete Ubuntu GRUB Boot Kernels

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04 and now my boot screen is a bit messy. Since I'm not using the latest GRUB boot kernel (Linux 2.6.32-28-generic), I might as well delete it. For more documentation, visit Ubuntu Forums. Here's how you go about deleting the GRUB bo ...more

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 : Use the pwd, cd and ls terminal commands in Ubuntu

This video tutorial will acquaint you with the Ubuntu Terminal. Three terminal commands are introduced: pwd (print working directory), cd (change directory), and ls (list the contents of a directory). Remember, to return to your home directory, you can always type cd or cd ~.

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 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 SmillaEnlarger on Ubuntu Linux

Ever hear of SmillaEnlarger? It's a small graphical tool (based on QT) to resize, especially magnify bitmaps in high quality. Check out this video tutorial on how to back up and restore data easily on Ubuntu Linux. Hundreds of different solutions exist to reduce the resolutio ...more

How To : Send email with Evolution in Ubuntu Linux

Sending email with the Evolution client in Ubuntu Linux is much the same as with any other email program. In addition to offering step-by-step instructions for the setup and use of Evolution, this Ubuntu tutorial also will teach you how to access your address book when writing ...more

How To : Install, run and use Ubuntu Linux

Tired of Windows and Mac OS? You might want to try Ubuntu or some other variation of the Linux operating system. The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, teach you how to install and run Ubuntu on your system. They also address several concerns you may want to be aware of.

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