Jolicloud is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution for netbooks. It is geared towards extreme user-friendliness so that any computer user can install it with just one click. Besides the standard ISO image, the distribution is also provided as a Windows executable file which can resize an existing Windows partition and install Jolicloud as an alternative operating […]
Download burg-manager and buc debian packages for your architecture from the table above and then install it executing from terminal: sudo dpkg -i burg-manager* buc* Installation from repository Add this repository to your /etc/apt/sources.list choosing choosing those appropriate to your architecture and Ubuntu version. To do this you can execute from command line: i386 echo […]
Running the Skype 188.8.131.52 beta on ubuntu , the on-board microphone for several inexpensive video cams would not play nice until the following single adjustment was made: start Skype >>open Options >> open Sound Devives >> UNtick the box (remove the default) “Allow Skype to automatically adjust mixer levels” That simple. Apparently the auto adjust […]
If you want to share files between your Ubuntu and Windows computers, the 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 […]
Quirky is a Linux distribution and is in the “Puppy Linux family”, also known as a “puplet”. However, Quirky is not a mainline Puppy release — it is a distinct distro in its own right. Quirky is built with the Woof build system, as is Puppy 4.3.x and later official puppies. Quirky is my […]
In this post i will show you how to install latest windows applications and games using wine in Linux. When you install wine the first time, wine will work but not all windows application and games will work properly because most of them need a special configuration, some installed dlls and libraries. There are severals […]
Few days ago, Ultimate Edition 2.8 Gamers was released, in this release besides the updates, many tools have been ripped out of Ultimate Edition 2.8, prior to the build to maximize room for additional games. The newest PlayOnLinux is also included to allow installation of Windows games.