Monthly Archives: October 2006

HOWTO: Recording audio cds with K3b

k3b cannot deal with mp3 files by default in Ubuntu Edgy Eft. If you need to produce an audio cd by adding mp3 files with k3b, you’ll need to install the following package: sudo apt-get install libk3b2-mp3 and you are … Continue reading

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HOWTO: Firefox and the RealPlayer Plugin in Ubuntu Edgy Eft

When you install RealPlayer in Ubuntu Edgy Eft, it will install not only the player but also the firefox plugins. There’s a problem, though. Firefox is preconfigured to play real audio streams with totem. To use the real player plugin … Continue reading

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HOWTO: Monitoring your desktop Linux the easy way

There are lots of programs that help us to monitor our personal computer. They provide us with memory consumption, cpu usage, network statistics and lots more. In this article I’m going to introduce gkrellm. I’ve always had gkrellm running in … Continue reading

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HOWTO: Playing DVDs in Ubuntu Edgy Eft

To play most DVDs you’ll need the libdvdread3 package installed. Install it, and then run the following: sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread3/install-css.sh In other distros the install-css.sh perhaps is inside the examples directory like this: sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread3/examples/install-css.sh

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Amarok and mp3 in Edgy Eft

As I said in the previous thread, Ubuntu plays mp3 out of the box but if you use xmms. If you wanna use amarok you’ll find that it’s not capable of playing mp3 files. To do so, follow the link: … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Edgy Eft released

Well, I’ve been awaiting for this moment for quite a while. Today Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft has been released. I’ve downloaded the install cd and now writing from a Linux Edgy Eft box. The installation is just a piece of … Continue reading

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Back on track again

Hello everybody, I’ve just arrived from my long two week trip to London. I’ve been two weeks without touching a computer but it has been worth it. I needed some rest after a stressing year. I have new ideas and … Continue reading

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