Install Gimp 2.7 (Single window ) in Ubuntu via repository

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
From Gimp website : GIMP 2.7 Release Notes This is an unstable development version of the GNU Image Manipulation Program. Please realize that this is just a snapshot of the development tree. We are working hard towards GIMP 2.8, the next stable release. GIMP 2.7 is in no way a final product. A lot of new features are incomplete and some things may even be completely broken. If you need to get...

Install Google applications on Fedora 12

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
In this tutorial we will show you how to install some google applications on Fedora 12 : PIcassa , Google Chrome ; Goolge Earth, Google gadgets, Google Desktop 1- Google Chrome If you are interested in using Google’s Chrome Browser, there is an “unstable” 64-bit version available that you can install using yum: ~> sudo yum install google-chrome-unstable Once finished,...

Install cairo-dock on fedora12

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Cairo-Dock is an animated application launch bar for the desktop, comparable to the dock in Mac OS X or Rocket Dock (for Windows). It is compatible with Compiz, but it can also run without a composite manager . Cairo-Dock can run under GNOME, KDE and XFCE. Installation of cairo-dock on Fedora12 To install Cairo Dock in fedora follow the steps bellow : su - Then type the command : rpm -ivh...

How to install Moblin in Fedora 12

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Moblin is an optimized Linux platform that provides a modern, engaging user experience for mobile devices, such as netbooks, MIDs, and IVI systems. Moblin has a common core of Application and User Interface services and APIs, which provide application developers a rich and consistent development environment across multiple device form factors. Install Moblin desktop : From the command line 1-...

Install Opensuse11.2 on USB key

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
How to make a bootable Opensuse 11.2 flash disk ? i received this question from a reader in my email, so i decided to write this post to answer this question. This installation methode is working under Linux machines . First we need : 1- DVD iso of opensuse 11.2 2- USB (key) 3- Opensuse script mksusebootdisk to make the USB bootable 4- check if these directories exist...

Install ChromeOS in a USB Stick

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
ChromeOS Cherry released with new Broadcom/Ralink support and many bugfixes! Broadcom WiFi works, but you need to wait about 5 minutes after booting to connect to a network. Diet Chromium OS is one of many Chromium OS builds, Diet Chromium comes courtesy of a UK student and programmer known as Hexxeh. Hexxeh explains that he constructed the build in order to “fill a gap that hadn’t...

Install google Chrome in Mint | Ubuntu

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
The google Chrom browser is not yet Official in Linux still under devellopement . i have test ed this under my Linuxmint 8 RC1 that mean should be working for other ubuntu based systems. To be honest , the difference is clear .. Google Chrome and Chromium are 2 different browsers. The first is obviously a product of Google and the second (chromium) is the project...

Install Lamp with 1 command in ubuntu

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) is an open source Web development platform that uses Linux as operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the relational database management system and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language. There are many methods to install lamp for example the standart one see our previous howto for ubuntu : Howto: Install Lamp and phpmyadmin on Ubuntu So...

Install Flashplayer in ubuntu 64 bit

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
A problem stil exist with 64-bit versions of * Ubuntu (linux in general) is that you install Flash plugin from the repositories (using ubuntu / kubuntu / xubuntu-restricted-extras) fails a lot, because its not a 64bit version How to do this ? first you have to uninstalled the existed one on your machine with : sudo aptitude purge flashplugin-installer sudo aptitude purge...

Install Samba server in Ubuntu 10.04 and ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
If you want to share files between your Ubuntu and Windows computers, your best option is to use Samba file sharing. Samba is a free software re-implementation of SMB/CIFS networking protocol, originally developed by Australian Andrew Tridgell. As of version 3, Samba provides file and print services for various Microsoft Windows clients and can integrate with a Windows Server domain, either as...

How To Install KOffice in Kubuntu 9.10

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
KOffice is a cross-platform office suite for the K Desktop Environment (KDE). All its components are released under free software/open source licenses and use OpenDocument as their native file format when possible. The latest version of KOffice is 2.0.2, which was released on August 13, 2009. KOffice is released separately from KDE and can be downloaded at the KOffice homepage. Bellow we will show...

Install Cups Print server in ubuntu

November 16th, 2010 by upa_kid 
I will explain how to set up a headless Ubuntu CUPS print-server which allows printing, and can be administered, over a network (without having to install the gui) First we have to download cups : sudo apt-get install cupsys cupsys-client make a backup of your cups config file sudo cp /etc/cups/cupsd.conf /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.original sudo chmod a-w /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.original Install...