Kill a Frozen or Crashed UNIX / Linux X Desktop

Posted on in Categories Gnome, Kde, Linux, Linux desktop, UNIX, X server last updated November 23, 2008

Here is a quick tip to kill a crashed Linux / UNIX X desktop system. Many new user do not know this simple tip and end up hitting computer reboot button. Press CTRL + ALT + Backspace to kill GUI and get back to login screen. There are more ways to kill a crashed desktop without restarting your computer.

Install Flash 10 Under Ubuntu Linux 64 bit Edition

Posted on in Categories Debian Linux, Gnome, Howto, Linux, Linux desktop, Linux distribution, Mozilla, Sys admin, Ubuntu Linux last updated October 3, 2009

I’ve already written about installing Flash player 10 under 32 bit version. But, couple of our readers asked about installing Flash player 10 final version under Ubuntu Linux 64 bit edition. This small post will cover flash 10 Ubuntu Linux 64 bit installation.

Download Of The Day: GIMP 2.6 For Linux / Windows / Mac OS X

Posted on in Categories Debian Linux, Download of the day, Gentoo Linux, Gnome, GNU/Open source, Linux, Linux desktop, OS X, Ubuntu Linux, UNIX, windows vista last updated October 1, 2008

GIMP version 2.6 has been released and available for download. It is a free raster graphics editor used to manipulate digital graphics and photographs under Linux and other operating systems. It is often used as a free software replacement for Adobe Photoshop, the most widely used bitmap editor.

Linux / UNIX: Geany Lightweight Integrated Development Environment

Posted on in Categories C Programming, CentOS, Debian Linux, Gentoo Linux, Gnome, Linux desktop, Open source coding, RedHat/Fedora Linux last updated July 9, 2008

Geany is cross platform (UNIX/Windows/BSD) fast, powerful, easy to use integrated development environment for PHP, Java, C and much more. If you wanted to quickly edit source code, Geany is for you. Here’s an introduction to using Geany’s built-in features, including the IDE and built-in development capabilities.