Screenlets – Ubuntu

screeenlets

screeenlets

Screenlets is the name of both a set of independently-developed widget applications and the widget engine which runs them. The engine runs primarily on X11-based compositing window managers, most notably with Compiz on Linux. Like Google Gadgets for windows.

 


Installing

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:screenlets/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install screenlets

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Orange Boston – Updated to Android 2.2.1 and rooted

Some time ago I came into possession of a smartphone, cheaper it is true, but it does its job. The thing that attracted me to it it’s Android, at that time was version 1.6, and as a Linux user I had some pleasure to do some tests with this acquisition.

As in title this smartphone was bought from Orange and it has a custom Android default image based on Android 1.6 . Technical features are displayed here on the opearator site. I’ve expected them to make an announcement about an upgrade to the operating system and finally the ad appeared on the Orange site and they recommended upgrading using software that can be downloaded from here. I did the upgrade according to the specifications and I’ve had no problem.

For what is written up here is the official version of the recommended update that will change your phone from Orange. In time, however, something happened in that operating system: application “Market”  started to make updates to more applications than I’ve ever had in the phone, and not actually made those updates  in software and I always had to do updates to more than 1,000 applications that require updates to the extent that I had a maximum of 100 applications from all …

I thought that requires some reinstall … and I started looking for alternatives that might work for me.
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Instant Messanging in UBUNTU

Windows equivalent : MSN messenger, Yahoo messenger, QQ, AIM, Gtalk, ICQ,IRC

Ubuntu equivalent : Empathy, Pidgin, Emesene

Empathy Logo
Empathy is an instant messaging client which supports text, voice, video, file transfers, and inter-application communication over various IM protocols. Empathy is installed by default on Ubuntu, however you may want to make sure you have the latest updated version.
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Abiword – Ubuntu Installation

AbiWord is a free and open source software word processor. It was originally started by SourceGear Corporation as the first part of a proposed AbiSuite. Development stopped when SourceGear changed their focus to Internet appliances. AbiWord was adopted by some open source developers and AbiWord continued to be developed. AbiWord supports both basic word processing features such as lists, indents and character formats, and more sophisticated features including tables, styles, page headers and footers, footnotes, templates, multiple views, page columns, spell checking, and grammar checking. Continue reading

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Gnome Desktop buttons

Butoane pentru Gnome

After a while I hit the need to make some savings in the life of the monitor to shut down before waiting closing time. I searched the internet and found a way to make buttons (shortcuts) on the screen or the menu, and accessing them to bring my laptop to the desired state.
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Free Stickers for everyone

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HTML – “head” tag

The Header

Making a correctly formatted HTML code is one of the most important aspects when it comes to validating your HTML source code all the suitable tags should be closed to avoid the use of outdated source code method which cause the search engine to become confused and fail to distinguish your HTML code source.
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Mobile and Tablets sites

More of the people I know, started to complain that the browsers on smartphones and tablets do not have convenient sites with easy and accessible interface for this type of Internet user. For that, it seems that is required by the site administrator so dedicated to present a version specially created for these visitors. Server-side settings can implement a redirection of these visitors to a page dedicated to using the .htaccess file of that site. Continue reading

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MyBB forum Romanian language pack

 

For a while I found that package to change the English language MyBB Forum in Romanian is missing.

I looked through my files and finally I found. Here, in this post, still to be found by those who seek it.

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Windows History

I think we will see a big revolution in operating systems!

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