Monthly Archives: February 2013

How to install the latest Chrome browser on Ubuntu

To install the latest Chrome browser (development version, with minimal testing), go the this url: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/?platform=linux&extra=devchannel Accept the EULA to download the .deb package (in this case for the i386, to download to 64 bit architecture or the beta version … Continue reading

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Replace Unity desktop with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 (and Ubuntu 13.10)

I did never get used to Unity, and I think Cinnamon is getting a very good desktop, so here is how I replace Unity with Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04 (based on this tuturial): First add a repository with Cinnamon: sudo … Continue reading

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How to install VMWare Tools on Ubuntu Server (command line only)

When we install Ubuntu Server on a VMWare Virtual Machine and choose to add the VMWare tools, there is no desktop where the tools appear to be installed, so this is a way to install VMWare tools on a command … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS – Using English language for the installation and other location and language for the keyboard

When I install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (or 12.10, it has the same behavior), I choose the English language for the system, but since I work with computers with a Portuguese keyboard, I need to choose the Portuguese keyboard during … Continue reading

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How to install Oracle Java 7 on Ubuntu and Mint Linux

There are several different ways, this one is simple and has worked flawlessly for me many times, so I hope it can help you installing Oracle Java 7. This is based on this WEBUPD8 procedure. The tests I’ve made were … Continue reading

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