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HowTo: Install Computer Fonts

Recently, I had someone ask me how to install new fonts on a Mac because he needed it for a PowerPoint presentation. After I was done helping out, I thought about sharing this tutorial because

Software

Belated Happy 20th Birthday, Linux!

Do you use Linux or other Linux-based operating systems and distributions like Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Red Hat, Gentoo, openSUSE, etc.? I’ve been using Ubuntu the past few years and I love it. Aside from being

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Ubuntu

HowTo: Disable Ubuntu Unity Interface

I just recently upgraded my Ubuntu partition to the latest version – Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal. The upgrade process went smooth although it did take quite a while to finish because my Internet connection was

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Ubuntu

Now Using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

The latest version of Ubuntu, version 11.04 aka Natty Narwhal was released last April 28th. I saw the notification from the Upgrade Manager a couple weeks back but I wasn’t able to do the upgrade

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Ubuntu

HowTo: Install Latest Version of Firefox on Ubuntu

Want to install the latest version of Firefox on Ubuntu but don’t know how? Don’t worry, I’m here to help you. For software compatibility reasons, Ubuntu doesn’t immediately include newly released programs to the Software

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Ubuntu

HowTo: Restore Ubuntu Battery Panel Applet

Is your battery/power management icon missing from your Ubuntu panel? That happened to me the other day when I logged in to Ubuntu. I noticed that the battery/power management and network icons where missing from

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Ubuntu

HowTo: Fix Ubuntu “Requires Installation of Untrusted Packages” Update Error

One of the first things I did after I got my Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 was to make it dual boot to Windows 7 and Ubuntu. After I have installed Ubuntu, I immediately run the Update

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Ubuntu

HowTo: Install Untrusted Software on Ubuntu

There are times when you have to run files or install software that aren’t part of the trusted Ubuntu repository system. In the latest version, Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx, all “untrusted” files or software are

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Ubuntu

HowTo: Remove Old Ubuntu Kernels

Each time Ubuntu installs a new Linux kernel (upgrade), it leaves the old one installed. It means if you update/upgrade regularly, the Grub boot menu will be filled with all the Linux kernels you installed

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Ubuntu

HowTo: Create Wine Application Shortcuts on Ubuntu

I use the Ubuntu partition on my laptop as my main/work desktop and I barely use Windows because I have all the programs and applications I need on Ubuntu even Windows programs like Adobe Photoshop.