Ubuntu 9.10

Change Ubuntu 10.04 WM buttons to 9.10 placement/order with Ubuntu Tweak

If you are looking for a way to change the WM buttons from the left to the right side….. This can be done with Ubuntu Tweak


Download and install Ubuntu Tweak from HERE when installed start Ubuntu Tweak (Applications -> System Tools -> Ubuntu Tweak) and select Window Manager Settings, when selected you can choose if you want to have the WM buttons on the left or the right side of your window. You can also change the location of the buttons itself.. have fun moving and playing 🙂

How to install The Artwork Teams Community Themes Ubuntu 9.10 and 9.04

Installing the community themes on Ubuntu 9.10 and Ubuntu 9.04 is different then installing the themes on Ubuntu 10.04. Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” and Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope” users need to install the latest murrine engine before installing these themes.

How to install Artwork Team community-themes Ubuntu 9.10 “karmic Koala”

For Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”

First you need to add this PPA , open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following line:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:suraia/ppa

To update the source list and install the latest murrine engine open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine

If you have an already installed version of murrine engine, copy+paste the following lines to update it:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

For Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope”

Goto System -> Administration -> Software Sources, select the Third-Party Software tab and Click ADD. Copy+paste the following line:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/suraia/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main

Click on the Add Source button then Close followed by the Reload button. To install the latest murrine engine open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine

If you have an already installed version of murrine engine, copy+paste the following lines to update it:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

When the murrine engine is installed you can download the community package HERE or from the community themes package page HERE

Not all the community themes are included in the package, the ones missing you can find on THIS page

Install Calibre E-Book Manager Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”

calibre is an e-book library manager. It can view, convert and catalog e-books in most of the major e-book formats. It can also talk to a few e-book reader devices. It can go out to the internet and fetch metadata for your books. It can download newspapers and convert them into e-books for convenient reading. It is cross platform, running on Linux, Windows and OS X.

At the moment Calibre has full support for the SONY PRS 300/500/505/600/700/900, Barnes & Noble Nook, Cybook Gen 3/Opus, Amazon Kindle 1/2/DX, Longshine ShineBook, Ectaco Jetbook, BeBook/BeBook Mini, Irex Illiad/DR1000, Foxit eSlick, PocketBook 360, Italica, eClicto, Iriver Story, Airis dBook, Hanvon N515, Binatone Readme, Teclast K3, various Android phones and the iPhone.
It can go out to the internet and fetch metadata for your books. It can download newspapers and RSS feeds and convert them into E-Books for convenient reading.

Calibre can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Center, to do this go to Applications -> Ubuntu Software Center, at the search field type: calibre. Then select Calibre and click on the arrow. Now scroll down untill you see the Install button and click on the Install button. Fill in your password and Calibre will be insstalled on your system. When Installed you can find Calibre under Applications -> Office -> calibre.

Gnome Nanny, Parental Control for Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10

Gnome Nanny is an easy way to control what your kids are doing in the computer. You can limit how much time a day each one of them is browsing the web, chatting or doing email. You can also decide at which times of the day the can do this things. Gnome Nanny filters what web pages are seen by each user, so you can block all undesirable webs and have your kids enjoy the internet with ease of mind, no more worries!


For Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”

First add Gnome Nanny to the repository, to do this Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste following line:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nanny

Then update your sources list:

sudo apt-get update

To install Gnome Nanny copy+paste following line:

sudo apt-get install nanny

For Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope”

To add Gnome Nanny and PPA key to your repository open a Terminal window (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste following line:

sudo bash -c “echo ‘deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/nanny/ppa/ubuntu jaunty  main’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list” && sudo apt-key adv  –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 132D48BA

To update your sources list and install copy+paste the following line:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nanny

When installed you can find Nanny under System -> Administration -> Parental Control

Gnome Nanny Homepage

Wallpaper clocks for Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala”

Wallpaper Clock Screenlets are wallpapers that show live date and time. And there are a number of good source for wallpaper clocks. Vladstudio is the authentic site for all your wallpaper clock related needs. You can find literally hundreds of mind blowing wallpaper clocks in Vladstudio.

 

First download some Wallpaper Clocks from vladstudio some are free to download and some for registered users.

To install the Wallpaper Clock Screenlet open a Terminal (Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal) and copy+paste the following line:

sudo apt-get install screenlets

To launch the Wallpaper Clock Screenlet goto Applications -> Accessories -> Screenlets. When selected your Screenlets Manager window will open, scroll down until you see the Wallpaper Clock. Select the Wallpaper Clock and click the Launch/Add button on the left side of the window. A Wallpaper Clock icon will appear on your Desktop, right click on the icon and select Install Wallpaper Clock and browse to the downloaded wallpaper clock(s) and select the Wallpaper Clock. Then right click on the wallpaper Clock icon and goto Change Wallpaper Clock -> My Wallpapers and click on the Wallpaper you want to use.

Gecko (free) Download HERE

 

Blue Sparks (free) Download HERE

 

Punched Metal (registered users) Download HERE

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