XBMC Media Center 13.1 Released, Install in Ubuntu via PPA

XBMC 13.1, the first bug-fix release of XBMC 13 Gotham, was finally announced after released two betas and a release candidate. This 13.1 release contains only fixes compared to previous 13.0, and no new features. It can be safely installed on top of any previous XBMC releases. Fix resume point of certain PVR items begin… Continue reading XBMC Media Center 13.1 Released, Install in Ubuntu via PPA

Install Telegram (WhatsApp Alternative) in Ubuntu 14.04 / 13.10

This tutorial is going to show you how to install the cross-platform open-source messaging service Telegram in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10 and Linux Mint 16 via PPA. Telegram uses your phone number as your user ID that allows to send messages, photos, videos and files of any type (doc, zip, mp3, etc) to people who… Continue reading Install Telegram (WhatsApp Alternative) in Ubuntu 14.04 / 13.10

Set Different Colors on Folder Icons in Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/12.04

Want to change the color of your folders in Nautilus file browser to get a better visual layout? Well, there’s a small extension for Nautilus can do the job in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise. See my file browser: So far, the tool support following colors: Blue, Light Blue, Pink,… Continue reading Set Different Colors on Folder Icons in Ubuntu 14.04/13.10/12.04

Install Sticky Notes Indicator in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

Indicator Stickynotes is a simple application similar to Windows Sticky Notes that allows you to jot down thoughts, lists, and reminders. Indicator Stickynotes is meant for Ubuntu’s Unity interface. It has also been tested on the GNOME Shell, XFCE/Xubuntu, KDE/Kubuntu, MATE/Mint, and Cinnamon/Mint interfaces, but support for these platforms is not guaranteed. Install Indicator Stickynotes:… Continue reading Install Sticky Notes Indicator in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy

Install Yorba’s Geary Mail Client 0.6.0 in Ubuntu 13.10

Yorba has announced the 0.6.0 release of its Geary IMAP mail client recently. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy. Changes in Geary 0.6.0: Basic search scope operators, such as from:john An oft-requested “save sent mail” option for non-Gmail users Separate actions for archive, trash, and delete Much improved server support — if… Continue reading Install Yorba’s Geary Mail Client 0.6.0 in Ubuntu 13.10