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Symple Launches $89 Planet Friendly Ubuntu Linux Web Workstation

Symple has launched an $89 planet friendly Ubuntu Linux PC focused on classrooms, non-profits and call centers that typically do the majority of work on the web.  Encasedin recycled ABS plastic and shipped in 100% non-virgin fiber packaging, the Symple PC has 2GB of RAM, and 80GB SATA hard drive and at least a 2.8GHz desktop class processor.  


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FileZilla 3.10.1 Released With Bug Fixes And Some Minor Changes Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint


FileZilla is free and Open-Source ftp/sftp client with features FTPSFTP and FTPS (FTP over ssl/TLS). It has a very nice and easy to use user interface.FileZilla 3.10.1 released yesterday with bug fixes and minor changes.

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Airdroid - Transfer Files Between Android Phones/Tablets And Linux (Any Distribution)

airdroid transfer file between android phone/tablet and linux mint ubuntu
We often need to transfer large amount data in the form of mp3 Songs, Video Songs, Movies and most importantly, large Games between android phones/tablets and Linux machine. Transferring via USB cable takes time, so let's do it with 'Airdroid' easily and quickly.
Airdroid is an android application that can transfer large files between any computer and Android device over wifi. Yes, wifi! Its faster than USB Cable. Let's do it!

Requirements -

To transfer files between your Linux machine and Android, all you need is a browser on your Linux machine and Airdroid application installed on your android phone and tablet. 

  • Now open any browser on computer and goto Scroll down and click on Airdroid Web. 
airdroid web transfer file between android phone and computer wifi

  • After you click a new tab will open and that is the main interface to transfer files. Here you have a QR code that you will scan from your android phone after sometime.
airdroid transfer files from android phone to computer

Now move to your Android phone/tablet (Do not close browser tab) and connect it with the same wifi that you're using on computer. Download and install Airdroid app from Google Play. After you install Airdroid app open it and you'll see the screen like below -
airdroid scan the qr code

  • Now tap to QR code highlighted above and scan the QR code that you've in browser tab. As you scan the code, You are all done! You've now access to your android device from your linux machine.

  • Now to transfer files from phone to computer, click on the file and it will open the phone memory, there you also have SD card. Browse into the folders and select the files or folders that you want to transfer and click download. All files you selected will start downloading to computer. 

  • To transfer files or folder from computer to phone, click on upload and select files/folders and click on upload. All the files will be uploaded to your phone.

Beside of transferring files you have so many interesting features. You can make calls from your computer, listen to music, play video and even you can capture photos from the phone camera. Use every function and it is very nice and faster. 

Wine 1.7.35 Released, How To Install On Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

install wine on ubuntu, debian and linux mint

Wine is an Open Source, command line and very popular software that allows users to install and run Microsoft Windows applications and games on Linux. It is easy to install and does not take much time. 
You can install on Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet, ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Debian and Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana via PPA.

Yesterday Wine 1.7.35 was announcedWine 1.7.35 includes the following new features -

  • Beginnings of support for OpenGL core contexts.
  • Initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite.
  • Some more WBEM objects.
  • Various bug fixes.

Wine 1.7.35 has total 56 bug fixes. For more detailed information go to Wine announcement page.

Install Wine 1.7.35 in Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

The official ppa is available to install Wine. Add the ppa and update the local repository, then install Wine.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install -y wine1.7

After installation is completed, you can run Microsoft Windows based software in your Linux distribution.

Also Read Aptik Backups Your Favorite PPAs/Themes And Icons/App Settings In Ubuntu/Linux Mint


4 Cutting Edge Web Browsers

This article highlights interesting open source web browsers that are in a very early stage of development. They have very different target audiences. Fifth is based on the WebKitFLTK web library, and seeks to retain the best features of Opera, but add a new few features. Dooscape uses the QtWebKit as its engine, and offers an intuitive interface. The latest major release of Emacs includes a built-in web browser, eww. The final web browser featured in this article is also distinct. Breach is a modular browser written entirely in Javascript. All four web browsers are released under an open source license.

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Cpu Replacement. Help

Hello guys,

I was wondering if i can replace my current CPU for a better CPU? Do i have to tweak anything in the BIOS or anywhere else in my system. Provided that both CPU require the same Socket which is compatible with my Motherboard's socket. So do i just physically take out the old CPU and install the other one in its place, and everything will boot normally?



Openoffice 4.1.1 on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon

Hello Linux-users,

Yesterday i have install Openoffice 4.1.1 on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon instead Libreoffice. If i download it together with the Dutch language packet from the official Apache site, i can't install it on my computer. When i install it with Terminal window i can not install the Dutch language Packet (only English)
Can somebody give me a solution to install the Dutch language packet to my Openoffice.
With kind regards,


Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer 0.4.2

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer 0.4.2-12

Comes with many improvements, so far many memory leaks are fixed further it runs mostly stable. Caution GNU/Linux may hang up after a short while.

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Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer is configurable by preferences dialog. It has autosave functionality

  • save or open Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer XML files with XPath support
  • add or remove audio engines with adjustable audio channels and pads
  • link channels with property dialog output panel, mixer, drum and matrix sequencer, soft synth and soundfont2 player
  • piano roll with basic notation editing supporting copy & paste
  • live adjustable BPM
  • LADSPA support (certain plugins may crash application)
  • live export to WAV

Updated API Reference

The API reference manual was just updated in front of release 0.4.2. Allthough the other documentation wasn't it can even help you get an understanding of how `ags` works.

Visit API reference manual.

Configuration options

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer safes its configuration in:


Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer - Screenshot


TAMASHARE : Instant Sharing

Tamashare is the first application for instant sharing.
With Tamashare, you can save time by inviting the participants directly to a private and secure sharing room
The file appearing in the sharing room is instantly visible to all the participants
Everyone can talk with you about the document thanks to the display of the hands of users, an audio conferencing module and annotation tools.

Tamashare is a free application available soon for all devices.

You can download here : TAMASHARE DOWNLOAD FOR FREE

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Let VLC be your Media Manager on Ubuntu based systems

VLC is a must-have media player if you are using Linux for your entertainment needs. When it comes to PC entertainment, it's good to have a program that handles most of your needs. VLC has multiple tools for a good video playback experience. There is something new to learn the more you use it. More importantly, it gives its all when reading removable media.

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Low-Spec Hardware? Try these Desktop Environments

I have selected my pick of desktop environments that are excellent candidates for older hardware. They typically run well on low-spec machines, even a system with a Pentium II 266MHz CPU, a processor that is now 16 years old. All of the desktops are released under freely distributable licenses. If your Linux box feels sluggish in general use, try one of the desktops featured below. It may just save you from discarding a perfectly good machine.

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