This simple tutorial shows you how to install the latest Shutter 0.90 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail using its PPA repository.
This release fixes bugs and removes some error prone (or unused) features. Some of the error prone features has been removed in order to keep Shutter’s codebase easier to maintain.
Due to licensing issues it was necessary to remove three plugins (3Dreflection, 3Drotate, bordereffects). The plugins are based on scripts written by Fred Weinhaus and he asked to remove them from Shutter.
Shutter 0.90 indicator adds a new option to show the main window, it’s convenient for Unity users.
This release removes the following dependency: libgnome2-gconf-perl (Gnome2::GConf)
Install Shutter from PPA:
The Shutter PPA is ready for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 and 10.04 users. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the ppa:
Once installed, open the tool and navigate to Tweaks -> Workspace. Change the value of horizontal and vertical workspace and that’s it!
To change number of workspaces via Unity Tweak Tool:
Unity Tweak Tool is a settings manager for Unity Desktop. It has a user friendly GUI. If you’re running on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring and higher, this can be a good way to add or remove virtual workspaces. Because Unity Tweak Tool is available in Ubuntu Software Center by default. You can click the link below to launcher USC and install it.
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)
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: