Understanding file permissions - Part 3

Note: This is a straight up rip of the tutorial of the same name from the Beginner’s Linux series on my personal blog (on my personal site), but it’s content is eminently suitable for FOSSwire readers, so I’ve re-posted it here. Enjoy!

Beginner's Linux

It's back! Well, it's about time for Part 3 of my file permissions tutorial. Just before we get stuck in to the gory ...

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KDE tip - make non-KDE apps look native

If you're a KDE user, like I am (don't start a war!), sometimes you want to use an application that isn't part of KDE (like Firefox) instead of its KDE equivalent.

Of course, this is Linux, that's easy to do, but the problem is that non-KDE apps can look really ugly running under KDE. Thankfully, there's a nice easy program that will paint GTK applications ...

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Ubuntu tip - banish the ugly fonts forever

So you love Ubuntu, but you're not so happy about fonts on web pages and documents not appearing how they do on every other operating system out there.

Well, that's exactly what we're going to solve today!

Fire up a terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal) and type the following (remember don't type the dollar signs at the front!).


$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Make sure these ...

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