First off, Application Menu has not any similarity with Unity’s Global Menus. While Global Menus copy the Window App Menu from the usual spot (inside App) into Unity’s top panel -the Mac style-, Application Menu, is one single menu that steals some elements from Window App Menu and places them in a drop down – […]
Computers have always been used as music playing devices. Big collections with thousand of songs coming from hundreds of different artists are easily organized using the right application. Many people nowadays, don’t even use a music player to listen to music because everything is on the internet, but music players have evolved offering better functionality […]
MATE a traditional desktop environment that forked from Gnome 2 and is available as for those users who want the original Gnome 2 environment. The name ‘mate’ is derived from the South American beverage called mate that is made from the herb ‘yerba mate’. MATE, the desktop, is now available on Linux Mint and is packaged […]
Cairo-Dock 3.0 has been released, the new version comes with many new features and improvements, so the taskbar has been greatly enhanced, the Log out applet has been rewritten, now allowing you to switch users, the control of the dock from the keyboard is now very powerful, all shortkeys can now be managed
Few days ago was released the new Nvidia driver 295.40, the new release added support for the following GPUs: GeForce GT 635M and GeForce 610M ,closed a security vulnerability which made it possible for attackers to reconfigure GPUs to gain access to arbitrary system memory. Fixed a bug that caused DisplayPort devices to occasionally fail […]
LibreOffice is one of the popular office suite software like Open Office and is an excellent alternative to the expensive MS Office. Most of the features available in MS Office and Open Office are also available in LibreOffice, with the added features in the form of extensions. The article, “Ten Nice Extensions for LibreOfice,” describes […]
VirtualBox 4.1.12 has been released, this is a maintenance release that comes to fix several bugs, added support to the new Kernel 3.4. As a good news to Ubuntu users, Oracle also has updated the official repository of Virtualbox adding support for new Ubuntu 12.04.
I have been quite absent from Unixmen for almost 2 weeks now. I do apologize, but have been very busy with other work tasks and projects. I actually started this article during my absence, but there was a reason it has taken me so long to finish. Read on and see why. There’s an ugly […]