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Display All Startup Applications in Ubuntu 14.04

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Ubuntu doesn’t show all the start-up applications by default in its ‘Startup Applications’ manager. But you can easily display them by running a single command in terminal. Press on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, paste the code below and hit enter to run: sudo sed -i 's/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g' /etc/xdg/autostart/*.desktop Enter your user password and press ‘enter’ again if ...

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Install Handbrake Video Transcoder in Ubuntu 14.04

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Handbrake is a free and open-source tool that converts video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. It features: Built-in device presets Support DVD and Blu-Ray sources that do not contain any kind of copy protection. Title / Chapter selection Queue up multiple encodes Chapter Markers Subtitles (VobSub, Closed Captions CEA-608, SSA, SRT) Constant Quality ...

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Disable Laptop Camera in Ubuntu 14.04

Disable Laptop Camera Ubuntu 14.04

Quick tip for beginners: how to disable your laptop camera in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty. Also works on previous Ubuntu releases. You may ask why? Just in case, right? To get started, press on keyboard to open a terminal. When it opens, run this command to edit the config file: sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf Add a new line into the end to ...

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Install GeeTeeDee, A Fancy Task Management App in Ubuntu

GeeTeeDee Task Management in Ubuntu

GeeTeeDee is a fancy, lightweight, easy to use and effective task management software available for Ubuntu Linux. It features: Lightweight design to keep you focused Group tasks Customizable groups User-friendly installation. Admin rights are not required! Collecting tasks is easy Create timed tasks Compact view Drag’n’drop tasks and groups Install GeeTeeDee in Ubuntu 14.04: Check your system type (32 bit ...

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Set up A Basic HTTP File Server in Ubuntu 14.04

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Ubuntu 14.04 tip for beginners: set up a basic file server based on HTTP protocol for temporary use without installing any web server application. Python 2.7, a programming language comes pre-installed on Ubuntu, has a SimpleHTTPServer module which can be used to set up a very basic web server serving files relative to the current directory. Usage: Press to open ...

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