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How To Install Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10, and 15.04

How To Install Visual Studio Code in Ubuntu 14.04, 14.10, and 15.04

So Microsoft released today its first application for Linux (I think).  It’s called Visual Studio Code and it supports the following languages: C++, jade, PHP, Python, XML, Batch, F#, DockerFile, Coffee Script, Java, HandleBars, R, Objective-C, PowerShell, Luna, Visual Basic, and Markdown. Announced at it’s Build Developer Conference., it purportedly will not only allow for


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


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. 


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


How To Install NES Games In Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal

From the awesome things you could be doing right now file Integrating the classics So gang, what’s cooler that being able to play your classic NES roms in Linux rather than on your dusty old NES Control Deck?  Installing them alongside your other apps, that’s what.  And that’s just what we set out to do! 


KDE 4.9.2 Released: Brings October’s Bugfixes And Features

For some, the 1st of the month is something to rejoice about, but unlike checks from the Department of Welfare, KDE brings nothing but good tidings and cheer with this latest series of updates, one day later. Highlights From KDE.org: Significant bugfixes include improvements to the Kontact Suite, bugfixes in Dolphin, Plasma and many more

Kmail failed to fetch resource collection

Kmail 2: Fix ‘Failed to fetch the resource collection’ error and get on with life

Not everyone uses the web to check their mail- though it certainly makes sense to do so.  If you are using KMail 2 in Kubuntu 11.10, you may have seen this error. KMail encountered a fatal error and will terminate now. The error was: Failed to fetch the resource collection. This error happened even when