Script for converting Outlook pst to Thunderbird/Evolution compatible format on Linux

Script for converting Outlook pst to Thunderbird/Evolution compatible format on Linux
This tutorial will show how to convert Outlook PST into Thunderbird/Evolution compatible SBD format. For this  I have created a script for the conversion format….

uGet Download Manager version 1.10.4 got magnet link support, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/other Ubuntu derivatives

Install uGet Download Manager in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu DerivativesuGet (formerly called urlgfe) is a download manager. uGet is a very Powerful & Lightweight download manager application with a large inventory of features. uGet is an Open Source download manager application for GNU/Linux developed with GTK+. It allows you to […]

HOWTO: Add Bodhi’s Enlightenment Desktop to Ubuntu 14.04

The following is how you can add the latest Bodhi desktop to your existing Ubuntu 14.04 install. Read more ….

Ubuntu Touch X86 Emulator: Better Emulator Performance, Faster Startup [Ubuntu Installation Instructions]

Yesterday I wrote about installing Ubuntu Touch Emulator (ARM) in Ubuntu, but as you’ve probably noticed from the video or from your own experience if you’ve installed it, the ARM emulator is very slow.There’s a preview Ubuntu Touch Emulator x86 image that works a lot better than the ARM emulator and even though it’s available […]

ClassicMenu Indicator 0.9 Released With New Configuration Options

ClassicMenu Indicator is, like the name says, a classic, old GNOME style menu available as an AppIndicator so it can be used in Unity, as an alternative for those who dislike Dash, but it should also work in other desktop environments.ClassicMenu Indicator 0.9 was released yesterday and comes with bug fixes as well as new […]

Ubuntu: 2131-1: IcedTea Web vulnerability

IcedTea Web could be made to expose or alter sensitive information. Read more ….

Install Linux Kernel 3.13.6 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Fixes in Kernel 3.13.6:     drm/radeon: fix audio disable on dce6+     drm/radeon: fix CP semaphores on CIK     PM / hibernate: Fix restore hang in freeze_processes()     i7300_edac: Fix device reference count     ARM64: unwind: Fix PC calculation     i7core_edac: Fix PCI device reference count     ACPI […]

Ubuntu: 2130-1: Tomcat vulnerabilities

Several security issues were fixed in Tomcat.

Distros Compared, Free Ed, and Making Money

The Linux Foundation has decided to offer their regularly priced $2,400 introductory course free of charge, but they’re not the only ones responding to recent Linux jobs reports. In other news, Jamie Watson today compared and contrasted Debian, Mint (LMDE), SolydX and Tanglu. And finally today, Andy Updegrove has shared the steps to making big […]

Early Look at How Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Is Shaping Up

The next Ubuntu Long-Term Release, codenamed Trusty Tahr, will be released on April 17th, 2014 and will ship with several notable features, while mainly focusing on stable main components rather than bleeding-edge software, a very good decision which fits perfectly such a big release. Read more ….

Ubuntu Keeps MySQL, Why XP Won’t Go Away & More…

It appears that the police in Tallahassee, Florida have been busy tracking folks by their cell phones without bothering to show up before a judge and ask for a warrant. Why would they violate the constitutional rights of their citizens this way? Evidently because they were using technology on loan and had signed a non-disclosure […]

The LMDE repository is down

Our main LMDE repository,, showed inconsistencies and a bottleneck on network connections so we took it offline. We don’t know yet whether this is the result of an increase in traffic after the 201403 release, whether it’s an attack, or whether it’s related to a hardware issue. Use the Software Sources tool to select […]

Popcorn Time lets you stream torrent movies on your Linux desktop

In today’s open source roundup: Popcorn Time brings streaming torrent movies to Linux. Plus: A review of Linux Mint Debian Edition 201403, and should you recommend Linux to friends? Read more ….

Ubuntu Touch Emulator: Installation And Usage In Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 And 12.04

A while back, Canonical released an experimental Ubuntu Touch emulator running Unity 8 and Mir. Back then, there were a few bugs, including a nasty one on 64bit that could break the system, but they were fixed and although the emulator is still pretty slow, I though I’d write an article on how to properly […]

Install Fotoxx 14.03.2 photo editor in Linux Mint 16

Fotoxx is a free and open source photo editing application. Here’s how you can install Fotoxx 14.03.2 in Linux Mint 16. Read more ….

England’s Open Standards Plans May Not Sit Well with Microsoft

In many parts of the world, there are governments paying significant amounts of money to license Microsoft’s Office suite of productivity software. And, Office has played a big part in Microsoft’s recently improved revenue and profit reports. But, as reported here in late January, the U.K. is just one of the government bodies that is […]

How To Disable The Spotify Tray / AppIndicator Icon In Ubuntu

The native Spotify Linux client uses a tray icon / appindicator that can’t be set by the icon theme so it doesn’t integrate with the rest of the Ubuntu desktop. Furthermore, Spotify is integrated in the Ubuntu Sound Menu so the tray icon is not needed.Below you’ll find two ways of removing / hiding the […]

Install Fotoxx 14.03.2 photo editor in Ubuntu 13.10

Add Fotoxx 14.03.2 to your Ubuntu system. Fotoxx is a free and open source photo editing application. Here’s how you can install Fotoxx 14.03.2 in Ubuntu 13.10. Read more ….

Install MATE 1.8 desktop in Linux Mint 16

Add version 1.8 of MATE to your Linux Mint 16 computer. Read more ….

Command Line YouTube Player `mps-youtube` Gets YouTube Playlists Support, More

mps-youtube, a command line tool to search, play and YouTube videos with local playlists support, has received quite a few changes since our previous article about it. The most important new feature is YouTube playlist support: you can now search and play YouTube playlists.Searching YouTube playlists in the latest mps-youtubeUnfortunately, mps-youtube doesn’t yet support downloading […]