How To Upgrade From Ubuntu 12.04 To Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal

Update To Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal

The final version of Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal has now been released and you can easily upgrade your Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin OS to the latest Ubuntu operating system. If you wish to upgrade your Ubuntu 12.04 operating system to Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, then follow the guidelines given below. Backup Before upgrading your Ubuntu operating …

How To Install Gnome Themes In Ubuntu

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Even after the introduction of Unity, many users still prefer using Gnome. Perhaps one of the best features of the Gnome desktop is the ability to add new themes with the help of the Gnome Tweak Tool. However, the complexity of GTK3 themes in Gnome 3 can make it a bit confusing to install a …

How To Install Stable Linux Kernel 3.4.0 On Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

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When you are suffering from issues in Linux, upgrading your Kernel can sometimes fix these issues. We earlier saw this to work for users who switched to the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 11.04. Recently, a stable version of the Linux Kernel 3.4 was released. The changes include improved metadata performance with support for metadata blocks …

Radio Tray: System Tray Internet Radio Player For Ubuntu

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Radio Tray is system tray based internet radio player for Linux. Other than providing a smooth playback experience and the utility to tune into to a large number of radio channels from around the world, Radio Tray also provides a minimalist interface. Radio Tray works from the app-indicator menu and supports bookmarks, , WAX, PLS, …

How To Enable And Disable Startup Applications in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

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Many newly installed and pre-installed applications start up with the Ubuntu operating system. This contributes to the amount¬† of time required for the operating system to fully load and also results in the annoyance of having to manually close programs when the system starts. For example, a program may register itself to start at system …

Clementine: Spotify, Grooveshark And SKY.fm Supported Audio Player

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Clementine is a cross-platform music player for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux based operating systems. The most unique feature of this audio player is that it provides support for Spotify, Grooveshark, as well as di.fm and Sky.fm radio stations. Furthermore, it comes with a global search feature that allows searching for internet radio and …

How To Disable/Re-Enable Global Menu in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

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One of the features that many users found distasteful in Ubuntu 11.10 was the Mac style Global Menu. This is why I previously brought you a post about how to Disable Global Menu in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. If you are currently using Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to get rid of the Global Menu, …

How To Enable Hibernate In Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

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It seems that Canonical always finds a way to annoy users after the release of each new Ubuntu operating system version. And this time around they have done it again by excluded the Hibernate option from the Session Menu in Ubuntu 12.04. Nonetheless, the Hibernate option is easier to enable than you might think, even …

Give Ubuntu The Mac OS X Look With FakeOSX

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As we all know, Ubuntu developers have been gearing towards making it the Mac OS X of the Linux world. This is why we are seeing more and more Mac features landing in Ubuntu with each new version. While it might take a while for Canonical to make Ubuntu similar to (if not the same) …

New Features Of Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

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Every time there is a new Ubuntu operating system released, it can be a bit tricky to differentiate the new features from the old ones. While the GUI changes are quite apparent and each time the Unity launcher looks more stylish, there are some very basic features that one can easily overlook. Previously I brought …