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29Jun/140

5 GNOME Shell extensions that will make your life easier

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After all hiding from the blog, a mouthful broad appeal is just what we want. I did not want to shoot too high, so I opted for "facilitate" rather than "change". Also because there is little change, not?

Today we see how to speed up some operations using extensions Gnome Shell. But first, a clarification for those who do not know what is Gnome or Gnome Shell.

Unlike other operating systems, in GNU/Linux the back-end and the GUI are two separate things. A computer that mounts Linux can and should work even without interface

1Jul/110

The simple backup with “Déjà Dup”

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Apparently a simple interface is not always synonymous with a lack of features. The software we are talking about today is Déjà Dup, a simple tool developed for Gnome, initially only for Fedora 13 and already used by the next unborn home Canonical Ubuntu 11.10.

Although the included software will be released to Ubuntu 11.10, This does not mean that we can not already install and run. Among other things, has long been present in the repositories of Ubuntu is that Fedora.

27Sep/100

Shutter, utility for screenshots

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I often find myself coming to terms with the screenshot, especially when I write a tutorial, or when I write about a new program the little known.

Until some time ago I used the utility to internal Gimp ("File" - "Create" - "Screenshot"), whose options allow you to choose to "photograph" whole screen, or window with the senza decorations, or to set a delay in the event that we "photograph" of menu in sistema.

20Sep/104

Check a Linux desktop from Windows or Linux with VNC

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In today's post we see how access to a desktop GNU / Linux (which we will call "server") da un pc GNU/Linux o Windows (which we will call "client") with VNC. For today's article, I draw inspiration from an interesting post in English.

Log in to a desktop GNU / Linux from a any other system, located in a anywhere (LAN, internet) using VNC is relatively simple. The result can be obtained regardless of operating system used (GNU/Linux, Windows the Mac OS X). One of the most interesting features is that this procedure can be implemented in a free with a small expenditure of time and without being experts.

25Jun/100

Shell: burn at the command line

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Recently I've had to burn an iso. So far I have always entrusted to k3b the brazier. I wanted to change right now, because brasero do not let me delete the disk (speaks of imaginary plugin), mentre k3b using the kde libraries (I do not want to load into my Gnome). The only alternative (perhaps not the only, but the one I most accredited) is the use of command line.

8Apr/100

Where is in Fedora “My Computer”

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5Apr/100

Gnome 3 and possible changes to the “System Status Area”

gnome_logo.jpg It 'available in a few days Gnome 2.30, this means that the next version will (the may be) Gnome 3 (which will include Gnome Shell). Wandering in the project are casually aware of some changes to the "System Status Area"That probably will come to life.

There is a possibility that in the "System Status Area” di Gnome 3 are used black and white icons "Ubuntu style” (or perhaps we should call them "Mac OSX style”).