Ubuntu 11.10 Archive

Dlume is a simple, gtk2-based addressbook. You can easily add, edit and delete records to/from an XML-format database. The Quick-search feature allows you find required entry in comfortable way. Export to CSV and HTML formats is also available.  It can be installed through terminal . Open the terminal and run the following commands : sudo apt-get install dlume That’s it done ..!!

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Previously , you can create desktop icon in Ubuntu by using “Create Launcher” option which was available when you right-click on desktop . But now in current versions like Ubuntu 11.04/11.10 you cannot create desktop icon in that same manner . In Ubuntu 11.04/ Ubuntu 11.10 , you have to install package to create desktop icon .  First of all , Install Package through terminal .  sudo apt-get install –no-install-recommends gnome-panel If done , Create your first desktop icon through following command.  gnome-desktop-item-edit –create-new ~/Desktop That’s it done !! 

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This tutorial will show you how to install Thunderbird 8.0 version on Ubuntu .Before installing that, lets see what’s new in this version. What’s new : Thunderbird is based on the new Mozilla Gecko 8 engine Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default New Search and Find Shortcuts Improved accessibility of the attachment list Folder switching pane widget has been removed, can be added back with the Folder Pane View Switcher Add-on. How to Install :  Open the terminal and run the following commands :  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/thunderbird-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install thunderbird

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This is simple and useful tip for Ubuntu 11.10 users. By default , Autohide option is enabled in Unity & there is no option to disable it . This  tutorial describes the steps needed to disable Autohide option in Ubuntu 11.10.    Step 1 : Install  CompizConfig Settings Manager  . It can be done through terminal . Open the terminal and run the following command .    sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Step 2 : Go to CompizConfig Settings Manager , Navigate through Desktop ->Ubuntu Unity Plugin .  Click Ubuntu Unity plugin , here you can see “Hide Launcher” for which Dodge windows is set by default. [&hellip

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This tutorial will show you how to display multiple time zone in Ubuntu 11.10 . By default it comes with calendar ,but you can customize in your own way. Step 1 : Go to top panel and Navigate through Clock -> Time and date settings . Step 2 : Next you have to disable “Monthly calendar“  which is enabled by default in Ubuntu 11.10 , but at the same time you have to enable  “Time in other locations” option which is disabled by default. Before (Which comes by default) : After Our change : Step 3 : Select “Choose location” [&hellip

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Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 1 version is now available for developers to download . How to Upgrade from Ubuntu 11.04 : To upgrade from Ubuntu 11.04 on a desktop system, press Alt+F2 and type in "update-manager -d" (without the quotes) into the command box. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ’11.10′ is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions. To upgrade from Ubuntu 11.04 on a server system: install the update-manager-core package if it is not already installed; launch the upgrade tool with the command sudo do-release-upgrade -d; and follow the on-screen instructions. Note that [&hellip

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