For all Compiz Lovers, here is the method of starting Compiz automatically in XFCE desktop environment on Arch Linux. Let’s start with a small introduction about Compiz. What is Compiz? Compiz is a compositing window manager for the X Window System, using 3D graphics hardware to create fast compositing desktop effects for window management. Effects, such as a […]
LibreOffice 4.0 was recently released with many new features. Fedora 18 comes with 3.6 and does not have 4.0 available in the repositories for upgrading. So how do we get LibreOffice 4.0 installed on Fedora 18? Well that’s what we are going to discuss here. So here is how it is done. First we need […]
This tutorial’s intention is to teach newbies how to download, install and remove software in Ubuntu. I know this tutorial is for newbies like my Grandmother, but if we geeks don’t help newbies, who is going to help them? When I first heard about Ubuntu I didn’t even know how to delete items. I was […]
Indicator-sticky notes is a very cool and nice application for holding notes compared to that of Windows 7 sticky note software. I am currently installing indicator sticky notes on Ubuntu 13.04. I am not sure whether it works for older versions, but if it works let us know through the comment box beneath this article. Installing […]
Recently Cairo Dock 3.2.1 (bug-fix version) was released. You can read about Cairo Dock 3.0 in this previous post. Some new features in Cairo Dock 3.2.1 include the improvement of the multi-screen support, distant folders (Samba, FTP, etc.) and encrypted disks can be handled in the shortcuts applet. The new Screenshot applet enables you to take […]
Hi Unixmen readers, Fedora 19 ‘Schrödinger’s Cat‘ has just been released in its Beta stage with a bunch of features. Today we’ll see some of the features, but won’t cover everything until the final release. But we wanted to make sure our readers are the first to read/know about this incredible upcoming release by the […]
NitroShare is a tool used to transfer files from one machine to another on the same network. You don’t have to do any much configuration in all machines, If you had installed it on all of your network systems, NitroShare will find each other and you can instantly start sharing files. NitroShare introduces the concept […]
I’ve been browsing distrowatch.com lately noticing something that is happening for some time now, but maybe surprised me for the first time because it is still happening. What I am talking about is that there are more Linux distributions releasing new versions using Gnome 2.32 than Gnome 3.4!