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Ubuntu 13.04 – How to Install

April 29th, 2013
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Ubuntu 13.04 arrived on April 25, 2013 and is the 18th release of the Ubuntu operating system. The following tutorial was created in order to teach both Linux newcomers and existing Ubuntu users how to install the Ubuntu 13.04 operating system on their personal computer or laptop, even if the Ubuntu installer is pretty self-explanatory.

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How To, Ubuntu

Livarp

April 29th, 2013
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Livarp is a DEBIAN-based distro that tries to take the best part of available Debian GNU/Linux applications without loosing accessibility or design, special attention was paid to the documentation that in a simple page collects all the most important information you need to know on the available software of this distribution and how to configure it.

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Debian

Back to the CLI Basics

April 13th, 2013
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Here are some CLI tools that Linux Administrators use on a fairly frequent basis, which may or may not be installed by default in your distribution. It is highly recommended to install these tools during the provisioning stage of your system. Having these tools handy can be or great benefit.


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Education

LibreOffice 3.6.6 Arrives with 50 Fixes

April 13th, 2013
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The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 3.6.6. This version, available for those more conservative users, is said to have arrived with over 50 bug fixes, many of which were back-ported from LibreOffice 4 and most of which were quite juicy. It’s always recommended to upgraded to the latest release.


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LibreOffice/OpenOffice

Age Old Question, KDE or GNOME

April 13th, 2013
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Should you use KDE or GNOME on your Linux desktop? At first the question sounds obsolete. Where once GNOME and KDE accounted for seventy percent of Linux desktop installations, today the choice has broadened, with half a dozen environments vying for users’ attention.


However, the change is less dramatic than it appears. GNOME 3, Linux Mint’s Cinnamon/Mate, and Ubuntu’s Unity offer different interfaces, but the same GNOME utilities and applications underneath.

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Desktop

Minecraft on Ubuntu

April 13th, 2013
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`Unofficial Minecraft Installer` is a script available in a PPA that can be used to easily install the popular Minecraft game in Ubuntu and derivatives (Linux Mint, elementary OS and so on).


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Gaming, Ubuntu

Open Gaming Console

April 13th, 2013
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Ouya is a small cubed-shape video game console running on Android and powered by a Tegra 3 CPU. For $99 you get the console and one controller. There’s no physical media to speak of, and all games must be either downloaded directly to the system or side-loaded.

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Android, Hardware