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How To Enable Adobe's Flash Player In Google Chrome (Ubuntu 9.04)

How To Enable Adobe's Flash Player In Google Chrome (Ubuntu 9.04)

This tutorial explains how you can install the Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu 9.04 and how to enable the Adobe Flash plugin in it. Please note that Google Chrome for Ubuntu is still in alpha state and should not be used on production systems.

Creating Backups With Back In Time On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

Creating Backups With Back In Time On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

This tutorial explains how to install and use Back In Time on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux inspired from "flyback project" and "TimeVault". The backup is done by taking snapshots of a specified set of directories.

Installing The Sugar Desktop Environment On Ubuntu 9.04

Installing The Sugar Desktop Environment On Ubuntu 9.04

Sugar is the desktop environment that is used for the "One Laptop per Child" (OLPC) netbooks. It can also be installed on normal computers. This guide shows how you can install Sugar on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop.

Creating Backups With luckyBackup On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

Creating Backups With luckyBackup On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

This tutorial explains how to install and use luckyBackup on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. luckyBackup is an application for data back-up and synchronization powered by the rsync tool. It is simple to use, fast (transfers over only changes made and not all data), safe (keeps your data safe by checking all declared directories before proceeding in any data manipulation ), reliable and fully customizable.

Clean Up Your Desktop With Computer Janitor On Ubuntu 9.04

Clean Up Your Desktop With Computer Janitor On Ubuntu 9.04

Computer Janitor is a tool that lets you clean up a system so it's more like a freshly installed one. Computer Janitor deletes unnecessary files to free valuable disk space. This tutorial shows how to use it on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.04

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.04

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 9.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Kubuntu 9.04 is derived from Ubuntu 9.04 and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.

The Perfect Desktop - gOS 3.1 Gadgets

The Perfect Desktop - gOS 3.1 Gadgets

This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS 3.1 Gadgets desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 8.04, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; gOS 3.1 Gadgets uses the GNOME desktop.

Creating Screencasts With recordMyDesktop On Ubuntu 9.04

Creating Screencasts With recordMyDesktop On Ubuntu 9.04

recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU/Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at its primary task. It produces files using only open formats. These are theora for video and vorbis for audio, using the ogg container. This tutorial shows how to install and use recordMyDesktop on Ubuntu 9.04.

Installing "Sugar on a stick" (Strawberry Release) On A USB Stick

Installing "Sugar on a stick" (Strawberry Release) On A USB Stick

Sugar is the desktop environment that is used for the "One Laptop per Child" (OLPC) netbooks. It can also be installed on normal computers and even run off of a USB stick (which should have at least 1GB of size). This guide shows how you can install Sugar (the Strawberry release which is based on Fedora 11) on a USB stick.

Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04

Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04

BackerUpper is a tool similar to Apple's TimeMachine. It is intended to create snapshot-backups of selected directories or even your full hard drive. From the BackerUpper project page: "Backerupper is a simple program for backing up selected directories over a local network. Its main intended purpose is backing up a user's personal data." This article shows how to install and use BackerUpper on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope).

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