10 Websites to Help You Master GIMP
Credits to them for the article.
GIMP – which stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program – is a testament to how open source applications can successfully compete with their proprietary, commercial counterparts. Rich with an amazing set of useful tools and effects filters in a user-friendly GUI, GIMP is an excellent application for image editing and graphics creation.
Linux Terminal Command Reference
Credits to Alexio from mint comunity.
date – Show the current date and time
cal – Show this month’s calendar
uptime – Show current uptime
w – Display who is online
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Open Terminal (CTRL+ALT+T)
Now simply go to Layouts, you will have it in USA (for example).
Click Add -> Romania -> Romania Standard (at variants).
Press SHIFT+CAPS LOCK (random) in a text box or word.
Just follow the Tutorial to complete your installation:
Open Synaptic application
Click on System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager.
In Settings -> Repositories, make sure you have an
universe repository activated.
Search for vlc and install it, as well as vlc-plugin-pulse. You may also want to install mozilla-plugin-vlc.
If you are interested in streaming or transcoding, you should additionnally install libavcodec-extra-52 from a
Command line way
You need to check that a
universe mirror is listed in your
% sudo apt-get update % sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-pulse mozilla-plugin-vlc
Ubuntu includes whichever VLC version was the latest at the time the Ubuntu release was frozen (typically about two months before the official Ubuntu upgrade). Afterward, you can still get security and critical bug fixes, but no further VLC version updates until the next Ubuntu release.
Concretely, Ubuntu Natty has VLC version 1.1.9, Ubuntu Maverick has VLC version 1.1.4. If you need a more recent version, please consider upgrading Ubuntu.