Ubuntu countdown android widget

This is for all you Ubuntu loving Android users out there. It’s a cool Ubuntu countdown widget  for your android. Comes in 2 sizes too, 1×1 and 2×2.

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How to reset your Gnome desktop

So you messed up the Gnome desktop and don’t know how to restore it back to it’s default settings. Here’s how with no risks.

1. Log out and then hit “Ctrl + ALT + F1” to opening up a terminal.

2. Delete the following directories.

.gnome .gnome2 .gconf .gconfd .metacity

Or run the this command.

rm -rf rm -rf .gnome .gnome2 .gconf .gconfd .metacity

3. “Ctrl + ALT + F7/F8” and log in as usual.

This guide is based on Ubuntu 10.10

Firefox tweak: Use Ram as Cache

By design Firefox will use your disk as cache. However, if you have a good amount of RAM available you could quickly improve Firefox’s performance by telling it disable disk caching and only use RAM.

Here’s how you do it;

1. in your URL bar type in “about:config”. this will bring up the config page.

2. Using the filter box, lookup “browser.cache.disk.enable”. Change its value to “False” by double clicking on it.

3. Using the filter box again, lookup “browser.cache.memory.enable” . Change its value to “True” by double clicking on it.

browser.cache.disk.enable to False
browser.cache.memory.enable to True

Dual pane view in Nautilus

The Gnome file manager Nautilus  has a cool dual pane view which makes moving/copying files much easier. Simply hit f3 to bring up the dual pane view, right click on a file and either move/copy the file to “other pane”. However, unlike KDE,  Gnome only allows you to move/copy to “home”, “desktop” and “other pane”.

KDE does it slightly different. when you right click on a file you are be able to move/copy files to any location on the system . It also remembers you recently use destinations to save you time on your next move/copy.

Bug In Angry Birds Lets You Unlock All Locked Worlds

The guys behind Angry Birds for Android decided to include a small easter egg / trick that unlocked all the locked worlds.

I’ve completed the game on my iPhone so I decided to give this a try and it worked like a charm!!

Here’s how you unlock all worlds. read more

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