Linux Tutorials on the topic “desktop”

  • The Perfect Desktop - Part 2: Mandriva Free 2007

    mandriva Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 2

    The Perfect Desktop - Part 2: Mandriva Free 2007 With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial is the second in a series of articles where I will show people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Mandriva Free 2007 in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all 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, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

  • The Perfect Desktop - Part 1: Fedora Core 6

    fedora Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 1

    The Perfect Desktop - Part 1: Fedora Core 6 With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial is the first of a series of articles where I will show people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Fedora Core 6 in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all 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, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

  • Installing The Native Linux Flash Player 9 On Ubuntu

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 5

    Installing The Native Linux Flash Player 9 On Ubuntu This article describes how to install the new native Linux Flash Player 9 from Adobe on an Ubuntu Edgy Eft desktop so that it can be used within Firefox. The procedure works for other Ubuntu versions and Debian as well.

  • Installing Popular Applications On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Automatix2

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    Installing Popular Applications On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Automatix2 Although Ubuntu comes with lots of applications that can be installed on your desktop, there are still some applications that are available only from third-party repositories. Finding all these repositories and installing these applications manually is very time-consuming, but fortunately some people have created a script called Automatix2 (which is the successor to Automatix) which automates the task for you. It comes with a graphical interface so that you can run it from your desktop, and this tutorial describes how you do it.