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

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 start-up and an app-indicator menu applet may initiate each time the OS boots.

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 music. You can also fetch album art cover from a number of available sources such Continue Reading →

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

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, then follow the simple steps given below. In case you would like to re-enable the Continue Reading →

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 if it requires some tweaking with a system file. If you would like to re-enable Continue Reading →

Give Ubuntu The Mac OS X Look With FakeOSX

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) as Mac, you can give your Ubuntu operating system the stylish Mac look with the Continue Reading →

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 you the New Features of Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, and later the process to Upgrade Continue Reading →

Get Marlin File Browser For Linux With Dropbox And Ubuntu One Support

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Marlin is a file browser for Linux based operating systems like Ubuntu. It is based on GTK3 and comes with a number of handy feature that are lacked by other file browsers. This includes Dropbox and Ubuntu One integration. Perhaps one of the best features of Marlin is its support for plugins which enables enhancing it to extend its functionality. For example, you can sync, share and publish your external Continue Reading →

How To Upgrade From Ubuntu 11.10 To Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

The final version of Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin is out and now you can upgrade your Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot to the latest Ubuntu version, by following the steps given below. Before starting the upgrade process make sure that you have ample space in your primary disk partition, as Ubuntu upgrades often result in lack of remaining disk space due to the extra files that are added during the update Continue Reading →

View And Sync PDF Files And Collaborate With Friends With Mendeley

Mendeley is a  a PDF organizer for multiple platforms that provides the utility to not only view PDF documents, but also to synchronize them online and to collaborate with friends using the Mendeley social network. All documents are opened in convenient tabs, within the Mendeley application. Mendeley delivers easy document management, allows finding references and performing research with like minded people online. With Mendeley you can generate biographies, import and Continue Reading →

Replace Complete Document Text Strings In Ubuntu With Replace-me

Programmer and professionals associated with development require periodically replacing text strings from multiple files. This can be to change the coding of specific files or to add/remove or modify a text string. Replace-me is a convenient Nautilus extension that allows users to find and replace entire text strings from different files within numerous folders and sub-folders. Replace-me enables the replacement of text strings via right-click menu and is a handy Continue Reading →