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Pianobar - Console client for the personalized web radio pandora

pianobar is a console client for the personalized web radio pandora.

- play and manage (create, add more music, delete, rename, …) your stations
- rate played songs and let pandora explain why they have been selected
- show upcoming songs/song history
- configure keybindings
- last.fm scrobbling support (external application)
- proxy support for listeners outside the USA

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How to install Gnome3 on ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)/Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

For GNOME 3, the GNOME Project has started from scratch and created a completely new, modern desktop designed for today’s users and technologies.This tutorial will explain how to install Gnome3 on ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)/Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick).

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Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) Beta installation video

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the open source community has to offer. Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal” Beta 1 gives a preview of the next version of Ubuntu.This is simple video for Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) Beta installation process.

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Howto enable WebGL on Firefox 4

WebGL is a Web-based Graphics Library. It extends the capability of the JavaScript programming language to allow it to generate interactive 3D graphics within any compatible web browser.WebGL is a context of the canvas HTML element that provides a 3D computer graphics API without the use of plug-ins.

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Pinguy OS 11.04 Pre-Alpha Released

Pinguy OS an out-of-the-box working operating system for everyone, not just geeks.This OS is for people that have never used Linux before or for people that just want an out-of-the-box working OS without doing all the tweaks and enhancements that everyone seems to do when installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu or other Linux based Distro's.

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How to replace gnome-screensaver with xscreensaver in ubuntu

XScreenSaver is the standard screen saver collection shipped on most Linux and Unix systems running the X11 window System.On X11 systems, XScreenSaver is two things: it is both a large collection of screen savers; and it is also the framework for blanking and locking the screen.

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4Pane - A multi-pane, detailed-list file manager for Linux

4Pane is a multi-pane, detailed-list file manager for Linux. It is designed to be fully-featured without bloat,and aims for speed rather than visual effects. In addition to standard file manager things, it offers multiple undo and redo of most operations (including deletions), archive management including ‘virtual browsing’ inside archives, multiple renaming/duplication of files, a terminal emulator and user-defined tools.

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Emma - Graphical toolkit for MySQL database developers and administrators

Emma is a graphical toolkit for MySQL database developers and administrators. It provides dialogs to create or modify MySQL databases, tables, and associated indexes. The results of an executed query are displayed in a resultset where the record data can be edited by the user, if the SQL statemant allows for it. The SQL editor and resultset view are grouped in tabs. Results can be exported to CSV files. Multiple simultaneous opened MySQL connections are possible. Emma is the successor of yamysqlfront.

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Step by Step guide installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting)

In my first article that is posted at 29.10.2010 “Installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting) with Radeon X300/X550/X1050 SERIES Graphics Card”. I got most of email in that most of the people are asked me to give step by step Installation method for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in dual booting. So I am trying to give you to installation method for both Operating Systems. I hope it will help to you for easy installation for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in Dual booting method.

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How to change network card speed and duplex settings in ubuntu

If you want to change speed and duplex of your network card you have to use ethtool or mii-tool.ethtool can be used to query and change settings such as speed, auto- negotiation and checksum offload on many network devices, especially Ethernet devices.

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Linux finally gets a great audio tagger

As someone that loves music, listens constantly and is always adding to my collection by purchasing and then ripping CDs, a decent tag editor is an essential tool. I’ve been using Linux for the past seven years or so and the only drawback that I was constantly faced with was the lack of a great audio tag editor - basically a Linux based equivalent to mp3tag.

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How to install libreoffice in Ubuntu using PPA

LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. It is free software and therefore free to download, use and distribute.

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How to fix Applications / System Menus are empty in ubuntu

If you see your Applications / System Menus are empty in ubuntu run the following commands from your terminal (Applications menu -> Accessories -> Terminal)
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Synaptic Package Manager Beginners Guide For Ubuntu Users

Synaptic is a graphical user interface (GUI) for managing software packages on Debian-based distributions. If you are using Debian or Ubuntu you will easily find Synaptic in the System Tools menu or in the Administration menu.This tutorial will explain how to install,remove and upgrade packages using Synaptic in ubuntu.

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How to read Ext3/Ext4 linux partition from windows 7

The ext3 or third extended filesystem is a journaled file system that is commonly used by the Linux kernel. It is the default file system for many popular Linux distributions.This tutorial will explain how to read Ext3/Ext4 linux partition from windows 7.

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