Desktop

Want to support HowtoForge? Become a subscriber!
 

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) To 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) To 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) (Desktop & Server)

Today the new Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) has been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 8.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 8.10.

Appnr - Synaptic For Your Browser (Ubuntu)

Appnr - Synaptic For Your Browser (Ubuntu)

Appnr is a web-based directory for Ubuntu packages (including the official repositories and third-party packages from Medibuntu, Google, and the Canonical Partner repository). You can use it to browse and install packages directly from your browser. It's like Synaptic for your browser.

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On A 64bit Ubuntu 8.04

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On A 64bit Ubuntu 8.04

This tutorial shows how you can install the Adobe Flash plugin 10 on a 64bit Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. Although Adobe does not provide a Flash 10 plugin for x86_64 Linux, this is possible with a little script provided by queleimporta.com.

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On Ubuntu 8.04 (i386)

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On Ubuntu 8.04 (i386)

This tutorial shows how you can install the Adobe Flash plugin 10 on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. Although this sounds quite trivial, there are a few problems along the way, especially if Flash 9 is already installed.

Keeping An Eye On Your Internet Speed With Netspeed (GNOME/Ubuntu 8.04)

Keeping An Eye On Your Internet Speed With Netspeed (GNOME/Ubuntu 8.04)

Netspeed is a GNOME applet that shows the current down- and upload bandwidth of a network device. You can use it to keep an eye on your Internet speed, for example. This guide shows how to install it on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)

The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on a Fedora 9 desktop (i386).

How To Install OpenOffice.org 3.0.0 On Ubuntu 8.04

How To Install OpenOffice.org 3.0.0 On Ubuntu 8.04

This guide shows how you can install the new OpenOffice 3.0.0 office suite on your Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. Your current OpenOffice installation will not be removed unless you uninstall it with Synaptic or on the command line, so you can run both versions in parallel if you like.

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2009.0 With GNOME

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2009.0 With GNOME

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2009.0 desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) 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.

Running The Chromium Browser On Ubuntu 8.04 With CrossOver Chromium

Running The Chromium Browser On Ubuntu 8.04 With CrossOver Chromium

Chromium is an open-source browser project that is the basis for Google's Chrome browser. Right now, Chromium doesn't support Linux natively, but Codeweavers has created a Linux port called CrossOver Chromium that can be installed free of charge. This guide shows how to install CrossOver Chromium on Ubuntu 8.04.

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Ubuntu 8.04

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Ubuntu 8.04

The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.

first page
previous page
...
25
...
next page
last page