Archives For November 30, 1999

The JoliCloud Desktop Environment finally is available for Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, 13.04 Raring and 12.10 Quantal. Here’s how to install it via ppa repository.

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As you may know, JoliCloud Desktop Environment puts a HTML5 launcher with shortcuts to popular websites and services front and center, such as Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Wikidedia, Angry birds, and more.

Install JoliCloud Desktop

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the JoliCloud official ppa repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jolicloud-team/ppa

After that, update the package lists to make it avaiable and finally install the session. To do so, run below command:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install jolicloud-desktop-environment

Once installed, log out current session. Click on the gear icon and choose Jolicloud for Ubuntu login.

This tutorial shows you how to install ClipGrab video downloader and converter on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, 10.04 & Linux Mint via PPA.

ClipGrab is a free downloader and converter for YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and many other online video sites. It converts downloaded videos to MPEG4, MP3 or other formats in just one easy step.

It supports HTTP and Socks5 proxy.

To install this utility, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, then follow the below steps:

1.) Run this command to add the ppa repository to your system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa

2.) Update the package lists to make it available:

sudo apt-get update

3.) Finally install it via:

sudo apt-get install clipgrab

The ClipGrab website also provides non-install version for Linux, just download, extract and make it executable in file’s Properties, finally click to run.

This simple tutorial will show you how to install Sublime Text 3 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, and 12.04 Precise from ppa repository.

UPDATE-2024: This tutorial is OUTDATED! And, no longer work in current Ubuntu releases. See this tutorial instead for Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 24.04.

Sublime Text is a popular text and source code editor. Sublime Text 3 Public Beta is now available to both registered users and the general public. The Webupd8 team created a ppa repository containing the installer for Ubuntu and Linux Mint users.

To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, then follow below steps:

1.) Copy and paste this command into terminal and run to add the ppa repository:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3

2.) Update:

sudo apt-get update

3.) Below command will automatically download and install the latest Sublime Text 3 Beta in your system.

sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer

Enjoy!