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File system labels are not something you need to have in order to have a functioning Linux operating system, but they can make your computer easier to navigate when you have several disk partitions. In this post I'll show how to add or edit a Linux file system label for ext2, ext3, and ext4 disk partitions.
Ubuntu One is a file synchronization service that allows you to share files among multiple computers. You place files into your Ubuntu One folder and they get synch'd with your account on the web. Files can also be shared with other Ubuntu One users as well and if you publish them they can be shared with anyone on the internet. It's similar to other synchronization/sharing services like Dropbox. Read more
If you're a terminal junkie, then you may find yourself wanting to open a terminal window sometimes when you're browsing the file system in your file manager. If you use the Nautilus file manager, it's easy to add a button to the context menu to open a terminal window in the current directory. Read more
Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) uses the latest version of the Nautilus file manager (version 2.30.0). If you've been using Ubuntu for a while then you might be accustomed to using location entry in Nautilus. By default, Nautilus came up with the Button Bar to represent the current location in the file system. Read more
The default file manager in the GNOME desktop environment is Nautilus. If you've been using GNOME for a while, then you're probably familiar with Nautilus' built in Nautilus Scripts function. The Scripts function is great, but there's an even better way to add functions to Nautilus; with Nautilus Actions. Read more