Archive for August, 2010


THANKS Elsoftwarelibre


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wget http://demofiles.linuxgamepublishing.com/survivor/survivor-demo.run

wget http://demofiles.linuxgamepublishing.com/survivor/manual.pdf


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Phrank deserves an award for coming up with this hack.  NoCompiz uses Compiz-switch, a simple program that turns Compiz off if it is on and vice-versa.
NoCompiz will take one input – the name of a program – Turn off Compiz, run the program, then turn Compiz back on when the program exits.
This is very useful when you’re running Compiz all the time, but want to switch to a full-screen 3D game for awhile and not have to worry about Compiz messing with the game.

Just download noCompiz, unzip, and run the Install.sh installer from within Nautilus.
Download NoCompiz

edit the menu entry of the programme you want to toggle.

eg, nocompiz kdenlive

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Lugaru goes open source


add the playdeb mirror  to software sources:

deb http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/getdeb/ubuntu lucid-getdeb games
deb-src http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/getdeb/ubuntu lucid-getdeb games

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install lugaru

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Astromenace in Ubuntu

Great space shoot em up. Enjoy.

Viewizard Games repository
deb http://viewizard.com/linux debian/

from terminal:

$ wget http://www.viewizard.com/linux/viewizard-gpg.asc
$ sudo apt-key add viewizard-gpg.asc
$ sudo aptitude update
$ sudo aptitude install astromenace

THANKS: Lincudo

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Xperience 1.0

Graphical User Interface for XBMC Media Center.

Xperience has now been updated to 1.0 and is no longer in beta. The project has also been added to the XBMC Skins SVN.

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A simple and lightweight highly Ubuntu Lucid  integrated GMail Notifier which takes advantages of  notify-osd and indicator-applet. Because of this it will not run with older Ubuntu versions.

Option  to select a sound when new incoming mail, a must-have for Gmail users.

Installing from a terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gm-notify-maintainers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gm-notify

GM-Notify on Launchpad

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