Download the Fedora 10 Wallpaper

March 25, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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This post is part of the process to Install the Fedora 10 Theme in Ubuntu.

If you've tried the Fedora 10 Linux distribution, then you've seen the cool default Solar theme. The centerpiece of this theme is the Solar wallpaper. This wallpaper is available from the Fedora Artwork site. Read more

How To Install the Echo Icon Theme in Ubuntu

March 24, 2009 by · 2 Comments
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This post is part of the process to Install the Fedora 10 Theme in Ubuntu.

The Echo Icon Theme is an icon set created by the Fedora team to be used as the default Gnome Desktop icons for a Fedora Linux installation. This post will show you how to download these icons and install them on an Ubuntu system. Read more

How To Install the Nodoka Theme Engine in Ubuntu

March 23, 2009 by · 4 Comments
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This post is part of the process to Install the Fedora 10 Theme in Ubuntu.

Fedora 10 has a nice and clean theme that you might prefer over those available with a default install of Ubuntu. I'm going to show how to install Fedora's Nodoka theme engine. This howto is based on the one I found on the Ubuntu Unleashed website about installing the Nodoka theme for Ubuntu. I've modified the process to install the latest versions of the software available. As usual, this Ubuntu howto will require a bit of work from the command line. Read more

Force USB Device Discovery in Ubuntu

January 19, 2009 by · 1 Comment
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I previously did a post on how to Create a Button to Restart USB in Ubuntu. The purpose of that procedure was to get the USB hub in my HP w2207 monitor to recognize a flash drive that had been inserted into one of the ports.

Well I've found a better way to force this recognition that doesn't require root permission. It turns out that issuing the lsusb command polls all of the USB devices and causes my flash drive to be recognized and automounted. You can try this in a terminal with: Read more

Create a Button to Restart USB in Ubuntu

December 19, 2008 by · 8 Comments
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I've been using my HP w2207 flat panel monitor for some time now. My only frustration has been that I haven't been able to get the USB ports on the side to work unless I have a device plugged in when the computer boots. I think this is more the fault of Ubuntu than it is the monitor. Ubuntu just doesn't seem to care about a USB hub unless there is a device plugged into it. After a little searching on the web I found that a fellow blogger had posted a solution on Hack 2 Live. Read more

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