This brief tutorial is going to show you how to download and install JDownloader 2 Beta on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, 13.04 Raring.
As you may know, Jdownloader is a free and open-source download manager written in Java, which allows the automatic downloading of files and split files from one-click hosting sites such as RapidShare.
For the difference between classic Jdownloader and Jdownloader 2 Beta, see:
Install JDownloader 2:
Jdownloader depends on Java 6 or 7, so first install OpenJDK from Ubuntu Software Center or Oracle Java 7 from ppa. To check current installed version, run below command in terminal:
You should see similar output:
java version “1.7.0_25” Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_25-b15) Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 23.25-b01, mixed mode)
To get started installing Jdownloader 2 Beta, you may check your system type (32-bit or 64-bit). Go to Unity Dash, search for and open Details to check out your OS information:
Once you confirmed your OS type, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal. When it opens, run command to download JDownloader 2 beta for Linux installer. (jdownloader download page)
LibreOffice 4.1 has been officially released. It’s available for Ubuntu 13.04 Raring and 12.04 Precise users from the main LibreOffice PPA repository.
LibreOffice 4.1 features a large number of improvements in the area of document compatibility, which increases the opportunities of sharing knowledge with users of proprietary software while retaining the original layout and contents.
Rotate images in Writer in 90 degree increments
Writer, Calc and Impress now allow embedding fonts in their documents.
It is now easy to include a series of photos in Impress with the “Photo Album” feature.
Add a Stepped Lines line type to Line and XY (Scatter) graphs
Especially for migrations, LibreOffice adds a number of significant improvements of interoperability with MS Office formats.
As you may know, Jupiter is a powerful and lightweight power and hardware control applet. It has been retired and last supported release is up to Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal. However, Jupiter is available for Ubuntu 13.04 from JoliCloud Desktop Environment PPA.
The webupd8team add the packages to the ppa and it’ll be used as a background program for JoliCloud session. I’ve installed it on my laptop and it’s working well.
Install Jupiter on Ubuntu 13.04:
Note that don’t install it on a product machine. Use it as your own risk!
Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the PPA repository: