Installing Games in Ubuntu Warsow

Installing Games in Ubuntu Warsow

Sep 4, 2012

Warsow is a free and fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS)game that is available on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Members of the Ubuntu community have packaged the game and make it available directly and easily for Ubuntu users from the software repositories. The game involves quick movements, grabbing powerups and weapons before your enemies do, and trying to...

A Brief History of LibreOffice

A Brief History of LibreOffice

Sep 4, 2012

The OpenOffice.org office suite is based on a commercial suite called StarOffice. Originally developed by a German company, StarOffice was purchased by Sun Microsystems in the United States. One of the biggest complaints about the old StarOffice was that all the component applications were integrated under a StarOffice “desktop” that looked very much like a...

Choosing an Email Client: Evolution

Choosing an Email Client: Evolution

Sep 3, 2012

Up until Ubuntu 11.10, Evolution was the standard email client in Ubuntu, although to call it simply an email client is to sincerely underrate its usefulness as an application. Not only does it handle email, but it can also look after contacts and calendars and help you manage your tasks. With Evolution, you can handle all your email and contacts, as well as...

Unity Power Shortcuts

Unity Power Shortcuts

Sep 3, 2012

Often, power users want to avoid using the mouse. They don’t want to take their hands off of the keyboard unless absolutely necessary because doing so slows them down. Here are some of the more useful keyboard shortcuts that readers of this book are likely to appreciate, many of which can be configured or adjusted by installing a package from the Ubuntu...

Make your Ubuntu installations and upgrades up to 26x faster with APT-Fast

Make your Ubuntu installations and upgrades up to 26x faster with APT-Fast

Aug 21, 2012

Make your Ubuntu installations and upgrades up to 26x faster without Increasing your Internet speed. The developer Matt Parnell created the apt-fast script which increases the speed of the apt-get command by many times by using multiple sources for one file basically it downloads packages in parallel, with multiple connections per package.. In previous tests...