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  • To install Cisco VPN in Ubuntu, you have to open terminal and install following packages: and: Now (if you are using Gnome) simply left click on Network Manager icon and define new Cisco VPN connection.

  • In this article I will show you how to upgrade your Firefox to the newest possible version on Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Close Firefox and open terminal and add new repository: Update everything: Finally install Firefox. Changes will take effect without restarting OS.

  • If you hate Unity as much as I, you can turn it off and use Classic Gnome 2 (known as Gnome Session Fallback) which is preferred my many Ubuntu users, who hate Unity and do not accept Gnome 3. I have been trying a lot to get use to Unity but after several minutes I… read more

  • By default, menu of each application in Unity is presented in the same global menu bar (depending on which application is currently active). This article shows how to disable global menu and enable independent menu for each application’s window that is currently opened. Open terminal and remove indicator-appmenu: Changes will take effect only after restarting… read more

  • Grub Customizer is a graphical software that allows you to easily change the order and appearance of menu entries. Adding repository To install Grub Customizer in Ubuntu 13.10 open terminal and type: Updating packages Update packages: Installation Install GC:

  • Kiedy mamy uruchomionego Skype’a w systemie Windows 7, przy próbie minimalizacji do paska zadań, ikona programu niestety zostaje na swoim miejscu co jest bardzo irytującym zachowaniem. Do pewnej wersji programu, można było to obejść poprzez uruchomienie Skype’a w systemie zgodności z Windows XP SP3. Na szczeście od pewnego czasu autorzy Skype’a dali możliwość wyłączenia tej… read more

  • Imagine that you have to check status of your server due to some unexpected behaviour – attack, slowdown or just a diagnosis. One of the basic thing is to check the processes that run on a server. Open terminal and type: You should see a huge list: To get more precisely results we could look… read more

  • Sometimes (especially when you are an administrator) there may be a need, to see the content of a specific file in a real time – for example log file. You could open file, go down to see last entries, close file and then repeat the whole process to see if there have been done some… read more

  • It may happen, that after successful installation of LAMP environment, when you will try to open PHP script in your browser, instead of result, you will see raw source code. It means that Apache is not handling PHP. To solve this open terminal and edit file: It’s worth to backup this file before changing anything.… read more

  • My Bluetooth Places icon may appear on your desktop after installing bluetooth drivers. How to delete it? Right clicking on this icon gives you some options, but none of them will let you to remove this icon from your desktop. Open Start Menu and click on Run. In the window that appeared type: and click… read more