Posts with the tag Applications

Web Based Open Source Genealogy Software





On Ubuntu:

  • Install package geneweb
  • Read /usr/share/doc/geneweb/index.htm
  • Run gwd, the geneweb daemon



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Install Opera


install Opera

sudo -i
echo "deb stable non-free"  >> /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -
aptitude update
aptitude install opera

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Install Google Chrome

To add the gpg key and the ppa repository at once (works with Ubuntu>=9.10), do:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chromium-daily

This is for the daily builds. If you want the beta versions instead, use:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chromium-daily/beta

Then install:

sudo aptitude install chromium-browser-l10n

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impressive – presentations of PDFs

impressive was formerly known as KeyJnote.

Impressive is a great tool to present PDF presentations to an audience using nice transition effects. It is ideal for everyone who creates a good looking presentation using advanced techniques like LaTeX (beamer class) as it combines good looking PDFs with the refreshing transitions of...

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Gnome Office

GNOME Office is a free office suite for GNOME which consists of:

  • AbiWord word processor
  • Evolution groupware and e-mail application
  • Gnumeric spreadsheet
  • GNOME-DB, software that provides database connectivity.

The Debian project includes additional applications in this list:

  • Dia diagram editor
  • GIMP raster graphics editor
  • Inkscape vector graphics editor
  • XSane graphical frontend of scanner access
  • Planner project management tool
  • GnuCash (Finanzverwaltung)

You can...

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Guitar Tools


Free Music Instrument Tuner:

sudo aptitude install fmit

AP Tuner for Windows v3.08:


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Installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu 9.04

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Then add to the file:

# Google Chrome
deb intrepid main
deb-src intrepid main

And add the sign-key to you keyring:

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver 0xfbef0d696de1c72ba5a835fe5a9bf3bb4e5e17b5

Then update and install:

sudo apt-get...

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Gedit Plugin to Search and Replace using Regular Expressions

found here:

cd .gnome2/gedit/plugins
tar -xf regex_replace.tar.gz
rm regex_replace.tar.gz

Then open gedit and select Edit → Preferences → Plugins and activate the regex plugin


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Sweet Home 3D

run with Java Web Start

cd ~/Downloads
javaws SweetHome3D.jnlp

or the original java one:

cd ~/Downloads
/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun- ./SweetHome3D.jnlp

and run using

cd ~/Downloads/
javaws SweetHome3D.jnlp

or if the above does not work, use:

install and run including Java VM

cd ~/Downloads
tar -xf SweetHome3D-2.0-linux-x86.tgz

and run

cd ~/Downloads/SweetHome3D-2.0

add extra...

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Set up gedit for use with C++

The post describes the setup for gedit to get most out of it for C++ development.

Activate gedit plugins using Edit → Preferences in gedit.

Smart indentation plugin for C/C++/Java

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The Ubuntu package gedit-plugins including an embedded terminal

to get an integrated terminal, get the package gedit-plugins. This...

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