Ubuntu tip - retheme sudo

Oftentimes on your Ubuntu system you will need to launch applications using sudo (or a graphical form of it) if you're changing critical system settings or doing other tasks that need special privileges.

However, once you have opened up a GUI tool under sudo, it can be difficult to tell the difference between an application running with normal privileges and one running at the root level.

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Introducing Ubuntu’s Add/Remove Packages

Last week, my fellow FOSSwire blogger Jacob introduced you to APT, the powerful package management system that is underneath Ubuntu.

The command line interface is the most powerful way to manipulate the software installed on your system, but to users who aren't familiar with a command line interface, it can be a bit daunting.

Thankfully, though, Ubuntu includes a very nice graphical Add/Remove Packages tool which you can ...

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Rhythmbox 0.9.8

Included in GNOME 2.18 is a new gem: Rhythmbox version 0.9.8. This isn't your average bugfix release, either.

Inside the new Rhythmbox, you won't see anything new right away other than album picture support. The real new features are the plugins included: Magnatune and Jamendo.

Magnatude is a music store where you can listen to any song for free. All of the songs are Creative ...

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