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How to Make Web Apps Shine in Gnome 3.10

How to Make Web Apps Shine in Gnome 3.10

Getting Web Apps Right If you’re like most people, you spend an awful lot of your time working with a computer in a web browser.  And that’s great!  The cloud is the next frontier for just about everyone, and the developers of Epiphany understand this.  If you’ve had any experience appifying your favorite web services,

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Calibre 0.9.38 released; How To Install In Any Distribution

Calibre 0.9.38 has been released today with a lot of under-the-hood changes.  Let’s take a look: New Features Book polishing: Add option to embed all referenced fonts when polishing books using the ‘Polish Books’ tool. Closes tickets: 1196038 DOCX Input: Add support for clickable (hyperlinked) images Closes tickets: 1196728 DOCX Input: Insert page breaks at

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How To Install Gimp 2.8.6 in Ubuntu 13.04

Nothing makes me giddier than a new release of Gimp, my favorite software of all time.  That’s why I’m surprised that a release travelled under my radar for nearly a week!  That just goes to prove that if there is anyone more excited about a Gimp release than me, it’s the guys over at Noobslab. 

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How To Install Adobe Air in Ubuntu 13.04

For those of us that walk a blurry line between FOSS and proprietary, overcoming the annoyance and abandonment of Adobe ranks very high on our list of irritations.  Adobe Flash is a dying necessity for many of us that now exists in not one, but two separate evils in Linux.  There is the sandboxed, and

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Improve Linux Gaming Performance With FSGamer

Gaming on Linux Ever since the advent of Steam for Linux, performance issues have miffed gamers; especially those who are using Ubuntu’s Unity and are forced to use Compiz as their display compositor. Those issues have been combated in several ways. Nvidia and AMD have been ‘stepping up to the plate’ so to speak with

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[HOW TO] Install Oxygen Transparent In KDE 4.10

What’s Hotter Than Hot? KDE has never been a dog, but if there is one thing in life that is better than a beautiful woman, it’s one with no clothes. And that’s precisely what we’re going to do with KDE today. This guide will show you how to install and use the Oxygen-transparent theme for

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An Experiment in Digital Self Publishing

I’ve written quite a bit of technical and instructional text (perhaps you’ve noticed), but I’ve never been one for writing fiction. While I’ve certainly read enough of the stuff, the idea of actually creating characters, realistic dialog, scenarios, and all the other bits that make a good book have always been too intimidating. But after

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