Force application windows to start centered on the screen

On September 19, 2009, in centered, Windows, by Dipin Krishna

Make new application windows to start centered on the screen.Just do this for that:Press Alt+F2 and enter gconf-config, then set the following two values: Key: /apps/metacity/general/focus_new_windows Value: smartKey: /apps/compiz/plugins/place/screen0/options/mode Value: 1 Now your applications should start up nice and centered on the screen. ————————————————————————— The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration: In this ebook “The GNU/Linux Operating System”, […]


Jarnal: Equivalent to Windows Journal for linux

On July 30, 2009, in Jarnal, Journal, linux, Windows, by Dipin Krishna

Looking for an application that would allow you to take notes, draw sketches and insert images, it’s like i have found for you – Jarnal. Jarnal is an Open Source platform and written in Java, similar to Windows Journal. Supports collaborative writing, a feature that allows multiple authors to edit a single file in real […]


WineXS, graphical environment to configure Wine

On July 23, 2009, in Download, Downloading, linux, Windows, Wine, WineXS, by Dipin Krishna

Wine one of the best known Windows emulation systems under Linux platform now has an excellent graphical environment called WineXS. Many Windows applications when installed in Wine can give us some problems in most cases are resolved by changing the settings, from now on you can do so much easier with WineXS.As you can see […]


Quick USB Ubuntu 8.04.1 install from Windows (non Persistent)

On November 11, 2008, in install, non Persistent, Quick, USB Ubuntu 8.04.1, Windows, by Dipin Krishna

Ubuntu 8.04 USB Live installation from Windows: This simple tutorial covers how to install, boot and then run Ubuntu 8.04.1 (Hardy Heron) from a USB flash drive. Upon completion of this tutorial, Ubuntu 8.04 can be run from the portable flash device in the same fashion (but much faster) than it would from the Live […]