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February 2013

Install Cinnamon-Desktop-Environment on Fedora 18/17 or older

A lot of people wanted to install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Fedora 17/18 or older. Here is how to install it : Open Terminal Copy/Type command in Terminal given below su yum update yum install cinnamon You can now switch desktops in the login screen after you selected the account you want to log in […]

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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS released

Ubuntu 12.04.2 has been released by the Ubuntu Team. The official report below: The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. To help support a broader range of hardware, the […]

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Install Ubuntu Software Center in Linux Mint via PPA

Ubuntu Software Center (originally codenamed AppCenter) is a computer program for browsing, installing and removing software on the Ubuntu operating system. Based upon the GNOME application, gnome-app-install, which is similar in function and appearance, it originally served as a GTK+ graphical user interface front-end to the Advanced Packaging Tool (apt), part of the Debian package […]

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Install Synaptic Package Manager on Ubuntu/Linux Mint

  Synaptic-Package-Manager is a graphical front-end to apt, the package management system in Ubuntu and Linux Mint. It combines the point-and-click simplicity of the graphical user interface with the power of the apt-get command line tool. You can install, remove, configure, or upgrade software packages, browse, sort and search the list of available software packages, […]

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Install MATE Desktop Environment in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

MATE (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmate]) is a desktop environment forked from the now-unmaintained code base of GNOME 2. The name derives from yerba mate, a species of holly native to subtropical South America used to prepare a beverage called mate. Applications : Several GNOME applications have been forked and renamed: Caja – File manager (from Nautilus) Pluma – […]

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Install/Upgrade Linux Kernel 3.7.8 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.7.8 This kernel has fixed various bugs especially for TCP/IPv4/IPv6. In this guide, we will help you install it in a system running Ubuntu/Linux Mint with a simple bash script, but bear in mind that we are not liable for any damage that this may cause to your system. Here are some of […]

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