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This simple and brief tutorial shows you how to install Hulu Desktop client in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

hulu desktop in ubuntu

It’s easy to install Hulu Desktop App in Debian / Ubuntu based systems, because the official website provides the DEB package for downloading.

Before gettings started, you may check your system type (32-bit or 64-bit) by System Settings -> Details.

Press Ctrl+ALt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to download Hulu Desktop client:

  • 64-bit Systems
    wget http://download.hulu.com/huludesktop_amd64.deb
  • 32-bit systems:
    wget http://download.hulu.com/huludesktop_i386.deb
  • Now, install the deb package:

    sudo dpkg -i huludesktop_*.deb

    hulu desktop in uninty

    My Weather Indicator is a simple applet that displays weather information on panel and widget on desktop. Here’s how to install in Ubuntu 13.10, Elementary OS, Linux Mint 16 via PPA.

    my weather indicator ubuntu

    The supported weather services are Open Weather Map, wunderground.com, YAHOO!, world weather online. My Weather Indicator supports two locations and displays temperature, pressure, visibility, wind velocity, rain gauge, snow gauge, and local time. It also displays a widget on your desktop.

    Install My Weather Indicator:

    You can install My Weather Indicator in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 10.04 and their derivatives.

    Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the ppa:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao

    add my weather indicator ppa

    Then update and install the indicator:

    sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install my-weather-indicator

    This simple tutorial shows you how to install Skype in the Elementary OS 0.2 Luna. As you may know, Elementary OS is a lightweight and beautiful Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. So that you can easily install Skype in it via the Canonical Partners repository.

    Skype in Elemantary OS

    To get started, start the Software Center from dock, navigate to Edit -> Software Sources…

    Elementary software sources

    In next window, go to Other Software tab. Check the boxes to enable Canonical Partners repository:

    elementary enable canonical partners repository

    After that, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal window. Run below commands to update package lists and install Skype:

    sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install skype

    Install skype in Elementary OS

    Once done, you can open Skype from the top-left Applications menu.

    Elementary OS Luna has been released, it’s a lightweight and beautiful Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. The new OS features an entirely custom desktop shell called Pantheon which has been developed from scratch using Vala and Gtk+ which allows for fast apps with a small memory footprint.

    Elementary OS is available for downloading from its homepage. I’ve downloaded and installed it in virtualbox. Here are some screenshots. Click to see clear images.

    Elementary Login Screen

    Elementary Login Screen

    Elementary OS Image Viewer

    Elementary OS Image Viewer

    Elementary OS calendar

    Elementary OS calendar

    Elementary OS terminal

    Elementary OS terminal

    Elementary OS Start Menu

    Elementary OS Start Menu

    Elementary OS file manager

    Elementary OS file manager

    Elementary OS System Settings

    Elementary OS System Settings

    Elementary Wallpaper Dock Settings

    Elementary Wallpaper Dock Settings

    Elementary OS Google Calendar

    Elementary OS Google Calendar

    Elementary OS software center

    Elementary OS software center