Using KGet Download Manager with Firefox

A couple of days ago, I took a look at KGet, which is KDE's resident download manager.

As you'd expect, KGet features heavy integration within Konqueror, the KDE web browser. However, many KDE users prefer to browse with Firefox for greater compatibility, meaning full integration between their browser and KGet isn't possible by default.

Today, I'm going to show you how you can integrate the two ...

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Cygwin - a Unix Environment and Shell on Windows

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If your daily routine means that you spend much of your time behind a Windows system, yet you love the power and flexibility of a Unix-based environment, it might be frustrating not to have access to the tools and environment that you want.

Alternatively, you might want to compile some Linux/Unix software, so that it can run natively under Windows.

Cygwin is a Linux-style environment for Windows, that gives ...

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Printable Guide - Installing Software on Ubuntu

Ubuntu 'Circle of Friends' logoIf you're brand new to Ubuntu, or Linux, many concepts will be alien to you and whilst it is pretty simple to pick it up after a while, you may be left in the dark when things differ from how Windows works.

One of the key differences between the two is how you install software. With terms like package and repository flying around, it can be a challenge to ...

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