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...

Fixing the high CPU Usage error in UBUNTU

Fixing the high CPU Usage error in UBUNTU

Aug 16, 2012

There is a problem installing Ubuntu 10.04 and other versions, with some systems running with Dual Core or Core 2 Duo, a process in the system has and maintains one of the cpus at 100%, causing heating problems and ultimately harming our operating system solution First we have to check what process is causing the problem then we must kill in order to decrease...

Enable Full DVD Playback

Enable Full DVD Playback

Aug 16, 2012

Enable Full DVD Playback in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Though installing the restricted extras package will solve most of your problems, you may not be able to play dual layer dvds yet in your Ubuntu. Most commercial DVDs are encrypted with CSS (the Content Scrambling System), which attempts to restrict the software that can play a DVD.   Why is either process...

Install Ubuntu Restricted Extras

Install Ubuntu Restricted Extras

Aug 16, 2012

Ubuntu Restricted Extras is probably the first package you should install in Ubuntu. You will soon notice that a lot of things do not work after your first run. You cannot listen to MP3 files or watch many movies; even DVDs. Browsing the web means doing so without Flash and Java, and certain websites don’t look right because the fonts are different. That’s...

3 Simple Partitions to use when installing Ubuntu

3 Simple Partitions to use when installing Ubuntu

Aug 8, 2012

We recommend 3 simple partitions to setup when installing Ubuntu for the first time Swap Partition Root Partition Home Partition home partition where data for each user on the system will be stored. The Swap Partition The swap partition is used for times when there is not enough memory for running processes, so stored information from RAM is send to the hard...