Wednesday, September 29, 2010

OpenOfffice becomes LibreOffice!

About LibreOffice

LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. It is free software and therefore free to download, use and distribute.

Download LibreOffice

The following software packages are intended to give you a first impression of what LibreOffice is. Currently we are in the process of combining the work of many contributors, and improving how to make the software available to our users. There are known issues, so please consider reading the release notes below for a list of known issues being worked on, the most obvious being the missing language packaging situation.

This beta release is not intended for production use!


LibreOffice Productivity Suite - The Document Foundation: "- Sent using Google Toolbar"

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

How to install ANYTHING in Ubuntu!

Having problems installing something on your new Ubuntu operating system? "Where's the EXE?", "Where do I need to extract this to?", "How do I run it?", "Where did it go?" - have you been thinking questions like these?

Don't worry, installing software, themes and other things on Ubuntu is actually very easy!

This guide will help you understand with screenshots, instructional videos and to-the-point language.
Translations: Português (Portuguese), Magyar (Hungarian)
Note: The guide was written for Ubuntu 6.06 - The Dapper Drake using the tools of the Gnome desktop environment as its base. The program names and paths will undoubtedly vary if you're using Kubuntu or Xubuntu.
How to install ANYTHING in Ubuntu!

I have installed Linux.. What next?

This is a discussion on I have installed Linux.. What next? within the Getting started tutorials forums, part of the Linux Getting Started category; I have seen lot of questions like ... I have installed fedora 2/Debian on my PC.

What next?

I have installed Linux.. What next?

Linux Getting Started - Getting started tutorials at nixCraft.com - Page 2

Below you will find a list of discussions in the Getting started tutorials forums at the nixCraft Linux Forum. So much to read, so little time! If that is your problem, we have solution.

Read our FAQ and tutorials to help you cut through the clutter of information overload. Only members of "contributors" group can post new tutorials.

Other members can just reply to thread.

Linux Getting Started - Getting started tutorials at nixCraft.com - Page 2

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School | Online Colleges

With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.

100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School | Online Colleges

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Customizing Grub2 boot menu - Ubuntu Forums

Customizing Grub2 boot menu

The grub boot menu Ubuntu uses has bothered me since I first saw the SUSE implementation of grub. So, after installing the latest 9.10 beta, I decided it was time to figure out how to get rid of that awful black grub menu. Two days later, here is what I have figured out.

Find an image

I used the cool heron image from a previous release of ubuntu. Find it here. My desktop resolution is 1280X1024 so that's what I trimmed down this image to match.

You'll have to save this image in PNG/TGA format. You'll see why later so just make sure this is the format you use.

Customizing Grub2 boot menu - Ubuntu Forums