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A Gtk uTorrent Front End… Any Interest?

20 January , 2014 bill Linux

Introduction I have started developing a Gtk front end for the Linux uTorrent server. I know there is a Web UI but you can not click magnet links in web pages to add them. I was developing this for myself but if there is any interest in the project I will make it public. (Test […]

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To Windows and Back Again.

2 January , 2014 bill Linux

Introduction Just like the Hobbit’s tale I had a short trip there and back again, but mine was to Windows 8.1. My Decision to Switch There was a couple of reasons that resulted in moving my main computer to Windows 8.1. The main one was I write software for companies and use Visual Studio. This […]

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A better file manager for Ubuntu

20 September , 2013 bill Linux

Introduction Nautilus file manager has removed many features to simplify the application. Some of the features that have been removes are the tree view and being able to edit the file path. This tutorial is how to install the Nemo file manager from Cinnamon and set it as default in Ubuntu. The following will install […]

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Valve Starting Beta of Steam and One Game

27 September , 2012 bill Linux

Introduction Have you been waiting for the Steam beta… Well the signup is nearly here!

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How to Start Empathy Hidden

17 September , 2012 bill Linux

Introduction You can start Empathy hidden so Unity or Gnome Shell can receive chat messages and notify you of them.

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Accepting Canonical’s Ubuntu Unity

13 September , 2012 bill Linux

Introduction I have not been a fan of Unity and I had a hard time accepting it. I am a full time Linux user since Red Hat 3 which was around 1996 and had a hard time with the new user interfaces Gnome and Ubuntu were introducing.

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How to Turn Off Modal Dialogs in Gnome Shell 3

10 July , 2012 bill Linux

Introduction Have you been annoyed by not being able to move your dialogs in Gnome Shell 3? This simple tutorial will show you how to disable the “attach_modal_dialogs” setting.

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How to Turn Off Modal Dialogs in Mint 13 Cinnamon

29 June , 2012 bill Linux

Introduction Have you been annoyed by not being able to move your dialogs in Mint 13 Cinnamon? This simple tutorial will show you how to disable the “attach_modal_dialogs” setting.

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