How to: now playing away message

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Its possible to have your now playing in rhythmbox be part of your away message or buddy profile in linux. These instructions were written and tested in ubuntu linux, but probably work in other distros as well. 1) Install ‘pidgin-dev’ package via your package manager of choice. Run the following in a termina: sudo apt-get… Read more »

How to: Install Songbird 0.3 Release Candidate

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Here are some commands to get and run the latest songbird release candidate: wget http://download.songbirdnest.com/installer/linux/i686/Songbird_0.3_linux-i686.tar.gztar xvfz Songbird_0.3_linux-i686.tar.gzcd Songbird./songbird From there, create a launcher for the panel with these settings: name: Songbirdcommand: /home/mike/Songbird/songbird (REPLACE mike with your username)Icon: Download your favorite from here [Translate]

Gutsy Time!

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Gutsy has been officially released! Check it out for yourself!http://www.ubuntu.com/ [Translate]

iTunes great with wine.

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I just took another stab at itunes with wine.. with much success! 1 – download the latest itunes http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ 2 – install wine sudo apt-get install wine 3 – configure wine winecfg -change the windows version to XP-set up your sound card with the audio tab 4 – run (in the directory of the downloaded… Read more »

Fresh New Blue Look How To

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I’ve been tweaking my theme settings for awhile, and I’ve settled on another blue theme. Here’s where to get the stuff and some screenshots! Emerald ThemeIcon ThemeWallpaperI’ve been tweaking my theme settings for awhile, and I’ve settled on another blue theme. Here’s where to get the stuff and some screenshots! [Translate]

Booh Bah

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One of the trippiest things on the internet Booh Bah! [Translate]

How to easily create video DVDs under linux

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This tutorial uses an awesome program called tovid. First install tovid and its dependencies: sudo apt-get install txt2tags mplayer mencoder mjpegtools ffmpeg python-dev python-tk python-wxgtk2.6 python-imaging imagemagick dvdauthor vcdimager transcode sox normalize-audio wget http://tovid.sourceforge.net/download/ubuntu/tovid_0.30.2-1_i386.debsudo dpkg -i tovid_0.30.2-1_i386.deb If you are uncomfortable with the terminal, you can use the GUI (should now be in your applications… Read more »

How to install rockbox and extras on your ipod in linux

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Heres how to install a custom build of rockbox and a few extras. This will install extra fonts, a few themes, and the freeware version of DOOM for rockbox! Uses this build Extras from here Themes from here and here Step 1: Run all this stuff. It makes a folder named rockbox in your home… Read more »

How to: install latest songbird ‘blessed’ build on linux

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Here are some commands to get and run the latest songbird release candidate: edit: post edited to contain same info as ‘how to install songbird release candidate‘ sudo sucd /etc/mkdir Songbirdcd Songbirdwget http://developer.songbirdnest.com/nightly/builds/linux/i686/Songbird_0_3_pre_20071027_linux-i686.tar.gztar xvfz Songbird_0_3_pre_20071027_linux-i686.tar.gzwget http://mikesubuntu.googlepages.com/songbirdsudo cp songbird /usr/bin/sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/songbird now you can run songbird from the terminal or alt+f2 with songbird [Translate]

Firefox 3: Gran Paradiso

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This isn’t breaking news, but a beta version of Firefox 3 has been released. It is in the Ubuntu Gutsy repositories, available via apt-get: sudo apt-get install firefox-granparadiso-gnome-support firefox-granparadiso basic things I’ve noticed: Prettier Looking – improved integrated buttons (widgets) look great from the start, no need to patch like in firefox 2 Add On… Read more »