I love to take notes. A good note taking strategy will allow you to learn your subject better, in a smaller time frame. Good notes also help you to brush up your subject at a later date. There are lots of note taking tools available – free or otherwise.
MyNotex is a free note taking software that runs in Linux. It is available in the repositories of most Linux distributions.
Canonical has decided not to further fund Kubuntu. Instead they will be devoting all their energies and money on the GNOME/Unity version of Ubuntu Linux. This of course does not mean the end of the road for Kubuntu which is the KDE version of the popular Linux desktop Ubuntu. It just means from now on, the Kubuntu developers have to fend for themselves or find another patron to support the project.
I run Xfce desktop in Fedora Linux. Recently, when I logged in, the window borders of all my open applications disappeared. I couldn’t move an application window with the mouse because there was no title bar for the windows. In other words, my Xfce desktop was messed up.
This guide explains how to install Opera web browser in Fedora Linux. Opera is a standards complaint web browser that is heavy in features but having a relatively low memory foot print. It is one of the few web browsers that has an integrated mail client and news reader built into it.
You might suffer from eye strain if your job involves working on a computer for long hours. This is especially true if you stare at the computer monitor sitting in a dimly lit room.
One of the best ways of reducing computer eye strain is to change the colour of your monitor in relation to the time at your place.
Easystroke is a gesture recognition application for Linux. It allows you to control computer programs with hand drawn mouse gestures.
Gestures or strokes are movements that you make with your mouse while holding down a specific mouse button. The default in Easystroke is the middle button of your mouse. But you can change it to any button (combination) of your choice by changing it in the preferences window.
Fedora team have released next version of Fedora a.k.a Jules Verne or Fedora 16. If you already have Fedora 15 installed on your machine, there is an easy way of upgrading your Linux distribution to the latest version Fedora 16.
Believe me, the upgrade from Fedora 15 to Fedora 16 is seamless and well worth the effort.
These are the steps to be followed. (more…)
If you are using Ubuntu 11.10 as your Linux Desktop, then you will find that when you minimize any application, there is no visual cue where the application has been minimized. And the only way of bringing the minimized application to the front is to use the application switcher [
Alt + Tab] key combination.