Monday, June 18, 2012

Android App Of The Day: StumbleUpon

Discover what's next in StumbleUpon here:

Download the Android App from Google Play Store for FREE!

Get it now!

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Website Of The Day: My Random Stuff

Check out this cool website:

It has beautiful pics and random somethings.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Plasma Crashes In Kubuntu 12.04 Netbook Workspace

There seems to be a bug in Kubuntu's KDE Plasma that every time you close Google Chrome or reKonq, Plasma crashes.
A workaround is to use the 'Desktop' Workspace rather the 'Netbook.'

  • System Settings->Workspace Behavior->Workspace->Workspace Type, and choose Desktop. 
  • Click Apply.

That's it!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

How To Fix .local share contacts Notification Error In Kubuntu 12.04

  • In Dolphin, View hidden folders/files.
  • Go to .local/share and create a folder named 'contacts'.

That's it!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

If You Are Encountering A Jack Server Error In Ubuntu 12.04

Open QjackCtl and click Setup.
Under Parameters, uncheck Realtime.
Also, you might want to uncheck Enable D-Bus interface in the Misc tab.

That's it!

Saturday, May 12, 2012

How To Change The Resolution Of Boot Splash In Grub2 Ubuntu 12.04

  • Edit /etc/default/grub: Press Alt-F2 and enter this: gksu gedit /etc/default/grub. 
  • Uncomment this line: #GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480 by removing '#', and change 640x480 to 1024x768 (Your monitor screen should support this by checking Grub2). 
  • Open Terminal and enter this: $sudo update-initramfs -u 
  • After that, enter this also: $sudo update-grub2
That's it!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Create Flash Games In Ubuntu

Stencyl: Design award-winning games faster, without code!

Check this out:

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Watch High Quality 3D Videos On Vimeo

Just like to share this website where you could find top quality 3D animation videos and learn how to create one here:

Sunday, April 29, 2012

How To Install Adobe Air 2.6 In Ubuntu 12.04

Adobe Air has stopped support for Linux, so you'll be using the old version 2.6. After downloading from their website, you just change the permissions for that installer:

$sudo chmod +x AdobeAIRInstaller.bin

To install:
$sudo ./AdobeAIRInstaller.bin

An error will occur about gnome keyring, to fix this, you just have to create a symbolic link to the /usr/lib/:

$sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/
$sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/

Then try to install Adobe Air again, and it will work.

Note: Don't forget to remove the links you've created:

$sudo rm /usr/lib/
$sudo rm /usr/lib/

That's it!

Saturday, April 28, 2012

How To Fix Discolored Youtube Videos In Ubuntu 12.04

Encountered a problem playing Youtube videos, which display wrong colors. This has something to do with Flash in Ubuntu. From Software Center, remove Flash. Then, open Firefox, go to Youtube and play a video. A pop-up will display of missing plug-ins, choose install. Here, instead of using Adobe's Flash plug-in, use the other, which is Gnash Flash plug-in (An open source equivalent of Adobe's Flash). Quit Firefox and launch it to watch videos.

Just found out from Ubuntu forums that you can fix this by playing a Youtube video, then click Fullscreen, right-click->Settings and disable hardware acceleration then refresh your browser.

That's it. enjoy!

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04

Ok, first they got problems on their release download from their website (But, it's fixed now). Then, I tried the Live CD installer to upgrade from 11.01 to 12.04, and got an mounting disk error and never booted. So, I reinstalled Ubuntu and it was done (whew).

The moral lesson of the story (again), is back-up, back-up, back-up always (and away we go!). hehe.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

How To Make A Basic Head In Blender Using Ubuntu

If you want to learn how to make a basic female head in Blender, check this free tutorial:

Saturday, April 7, 2012

How To Revert Back To Classic Gnome Instead Of Unity In Ubuntu

  • Open Ubuntu Software Center.
  • Type in "gnome-session-fallback" in the search box, and install.
  • Log-out, then click the gear icon on the upper-right of your user name and choose Classic Gnome.
  • To hide the panels on top and bottom, just press Alt + right-click, then Properties, and check Auto hide.

That's it!

Friday, April 6, 2012

Play Supreme Commander 2 In Ubuntu 11.1 Using PlayOnLinux

You can play Supreme Commander 2 (Steam version) in Ubuntu 11.10 using PlayOnLinux.

  • Install PlayOnLinux from Ubuntu Software Center.
  • In PlayOnLinux (POL), install Steam.
  • Log-in to your Steam account and buy Supreme Commander 2, then Click Install.
  • After download, just click Play.

Note: There is no sound when you launch Supreme Commander 2 from the shortcut icon on your Desktop, it must be launched in Steam. You must also choose the correct Hardware in Sound Settings in Ubuntu.

You may also configure your Wine settings in POL, Sound Settings and choose Jack rather than ALSA. Then, launch QJackCtl (Jack Control) and Start. If you haven't configured Jack, just search my previous posts regarding this.

Also, there are some artifacts showing when in Full-screen in SupCom 2, therefore use Windowed mode in Video Settings. But, problem is, you can't see the Interface of SupCom 2 below.

To fix this, in Steam, right-click on SupCom2 in Library->Properties->Advanced Launch Options, and type in, "-window 1366 768." (without quotation marks) depending on your screen size.


Another note: Multi-player not tested yet.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Starting A Blog? Blogger Now Has Two New Gadgets For Google +

Hello everyone! it's been awhile. Please check out this two new features of Blogger that can add Google + into your blog:

Don't forget to Google + 1 me at the right side of my blog. Thanks!

Friday, March 9, 2012

Google Chrome App For The Day: Cordy

Here's another fun game (although it's not free), it's called Cordy.  

Cordy: Help a little robot bring light & power to his world in this 3D puzzle game. Check it out here:

Note: Having problems with Intel graphics card on Ubuntu (I think). Hope they'll fix this.


Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Google Chrome App of the Day! Action RTS Game In Your Browser: AirMech Free To Play

Check this cool game here: You must use Google Chrome Web Browser and search in the Web Store. Watch the Youtube game replays here:

Note: It's still in Alpha so expect bugs. Enjoy!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Ubuntu Desktop on Your Android Phone: The Best Idea Ever!

Hey guys, this is probably the best idea ever. Imagine, your Android phone can also be a desktop computer! Your Android can run all open source desktop apps, and your Ubuntu can also run all android apps. Better yet, you can bring it anywhere since you only need a phone to do more. Check it out here:

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Run Windows Apps In Any Platform

Now, it's possible to run Microsoft Office, Photoshop apps in Windows, Mac or Linux:

Check this out:

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Mind Mapping Software For Ubuntu 11.10

In Ubuntu Software Center, just install Labyrinth: Mind Mapping Software.

Monday, January 16, 2012

How To Auto Mount Windows Partition In Ubuntu 11.10

Just install pysdm (Storage Device Manager).

Warning: Don't use this if you don't know you're doing, for this may result to corrupted files.

You may also try Mount Manager.

Note: It is more recommended to manually edit fstab to auto mount your windows partition.

Check it out here:

Monday, January 9, 2012

An Alternative To KOrganizer: Evolution Mail And Calendar

If you want something like KOrganizer for reminders, you can install Evolution Mail and Calendar from the Software Center. I've tested it and it works in Ubuntu 11.10.

You just export from KOrganizer to .ics format and import it in Evolution.

I saw Evolution Mail and Calendar available for Windows too. Just Google it (Note: I've never tried this yet in Windows).

This is good for Windows 7 users since there is no default Calendar reminders for it, unless you buy Microsoft Office with Outlook in it, which is really expensive nowadays. I really can't understand why they removed this feature that is available in Windows Vista.

I guess, we'll never know.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

KOrganizer Reminders Not Working In Ubuntu 11.10

I just had a problem with KOrganizer's reminders. No fix.

Is it just me or this always happen in Linux world? One thing they fixed it then the next time there it is again. My patience is trying, but I just couldn't bear it. It's like this will go on forever, like a turning wheel that never ends.

Friday, January 6, 2012

2012 International CES Jan 10-13

This new year, why don't we attend a conference and learn something new.
International CES 2012 will be next week January 10-13. As someone I know puts it, "Innovation makes the impossible, possible!"

Note: I won't be there since I'm on the other side of the Earth. But, it's right to recommend good things to my readers.

Here's the link:

I guess, TVs are not only for watching anymore.