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Install F.lux in Ubuntu Linux 13.10

Installing Flux on your Ubuntu 13.10 isn’t available through the official PPA, so we’ve created a small tutorial to get it working on your latest Ubuntu installation

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Anti RSI Workrave alternatives for Ubuntu Linux

While workrave works perfect on Windows, installing in on Ubuntu isn’t easy so we’ve found some similar alternatives for Workrave on Ubuntu.

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Creating custom Ubuntu notifications and reminders

Creating custom notifications to pop up notifying you for something to do or remind you of something by using commands available on Ubuntu.

Softwares

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Bluestacks HD App Player Beta 0.8.7 Offline Installer

Download Bluestacks HD App Player Beta 0.8.7 offline installer from Bluestacks

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Manually enable plugins like flash on specific sites

Firefox has a feature that lets you choose where to enable those plugins and extension while being non existent to other sites.

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A memory efficient Firefox : Firefox UX (Nightly)

Firefox UX is an Firefox nightly build from Firefox User Experience Team that is less RAM hungry than its current stable Firefox counterpart.

Security

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Tor usage doubles out of no where

Tor network has seen a huge spike in its usage since August 19. Pirate Browser publicity
gone overboard? People finally reading about the NSA thing? Botnet?

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Disable/Uninstall Java until a security fix is available.

Java 7 has been found vulnerable to 0-day exploit which opens systems to exploitation and mischief from hackers. So users are advised to disable or uninstall it.

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Use OpenDNS to analyze, control and protect your network

OpenDNS is a free DNS service that gives you control over your network allowing you filter malicious sites, and also analyze and contribute to a safer web.

How To's

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Reset VLC settings after you’ve messed it up

Reset VLC settings after you’ve messed it up with a simple run command. Every option is reset to default settings after this.

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How to install toonel in Ubuntu

How to install Toonel in Ubuntu and compress your internet bandwidth to save you from spending a lot for your Internet with data limits

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Uninstall orphaned packages in Ubuntu

Clear up those orphaned packages from Ubuntu the system no longer needs to operate to free up some space. Just like clearing temporary files on Windows.

Internet

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Move and Backup your files in multiple cloud services with Mover.io

Mover.io is an ingenious service to backup files across multiple cloud servers because relying on just one cloud storage service isn’t going to be enough.

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Turn YouTube Automatic “Safety” mode off

YouTube safety mode, if you want to opt out of this option then follow the steps below to turn the “safety mode” off when you don’t need it.

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YouTube now switches to HTML5 if you don’t have flash

YouTube is currently testing the HTML5 Video Player as an opt-in feature which will automatically switch to HTML5 video player if you don’t have flash.

Tips And Tricks

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Reset VLC settings after you’ve messed it up

Reset VLC settings after you’ve messed it up with a simple run command. Every option is reset to default settings after this.

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How to install toonel in Ubuntu

How to install Toonel in Ubuntu and compress your internet bandwidth to save you from spending a lot for your Internet with data limits

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Uninstall orphaned packages in Ubuntu

Clear up those orphaned packages from Ubuntu the system no longer needs to operate to free up some space. Just like clearing temporary files on Windows.

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