October 22, 2013 · Free Books · (No comments)

This is a simple to follow, with step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots, allowing you to discover the potential of your new Ubuntu system.

Getting Started with Ubuntu is not intended to be a comprehensive Ubuntu instruction manual. It is a quick-start guide that will get you doing the things you need to do with your computer easily, without getting bogged down with technical details. Ubuntu incorporates many new and improved features, including new icons (some dynamic), more appearance options, locally integrated menus, and smart scopes, to name just a few. With the help of this guide, it should not take long before new users get used to the Unity desktop environment. Unity includes the Starter, the Dash, the, indicators, and an on-screen display notification system. All these features will be explained in this guide.
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September 8, 2013 · Free Books · (No comments)

This updated bestseller from Linux guru Chris Negus is packed with an array of new and revised material.

As a longstanding bestseller, Ubuntu Linux Toolbox has taught you how to get the most out Ubuntu, the world's most popular Linux distribution. With this anticipated new edition, Christopher Negus returns with a host of new and expanded coverage on tools for managing file systems, ways to connect to networks, techniques for securing Ubuntu systems, and a look at the latest Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu, all aimed at getting you up and running with Ubuntu Linux quickly.
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April 16, 2014 · General · (No comments)

Yarock is Qt4 Modern Music Player designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser based on cover art.Yarock is written in C++ using Qt and Phonon multimedia framework, only for linux platform.

Feel free to download, test it and tell me what you think about it.
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April 14, 2014 · Monitoring · 3 comments

i7z reports Intel Core i7, i5, i3 CPU information about Turbo Boost,frequencies, multipliers, ... and comes top-like display showing per core the current frequency, temperature and times spent in the C0/C1/C3/C6/C7 states.

There was no standard way (june/09) to report on CPU information for i7 within Linux, so i coded a small program that has capabilities of reporting on the stock and overclocked i7. This tool will work only on linux (i tested 64-bit but 32-bit should would too) and on an i7 (tested it on 920). Readme, and Code provided in attachment.
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April 11, 2014 · General · (No comments)

nomacs is a free image viewer for windows, linux, and mac systems, which is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3. nomacs is small, fast and able to handle the most common image formats including RAW images. Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers. A synchronization of viewers running on the same computer or via LAN is possible. It allows to compare images and spot the differences (e.g. schemes of architects to show the progress).
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April 8, 2014 · Backup · (No comments)

Aptik is a new tool to simplify re-installation of packages after doing a clean installation of an Ubuntu-based distribution. It can be used while re-installing or upgrading to the next Ubuntu/Linux Mint release.
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April 7, 2014 · General · (No comments)

Pipelight is a special browser plugin which allows one to use windows only plugins inside Linux browsers. We are currently focusing on Silverlight, Flash, Shockwave and the Unity Webplayer. The project needs a patched version of Wine to execute the Silverlight DLL.
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