Compiz is very popular on Linux, and you can do some really nice things with it to enhance the look of your desktop.
Earlier I had a quick think, and there are 10 linux programs which I can’t live without. So, I thought I would post a quick blog to make sure you know about their existence.
The motivation for this blog is that I drink quite a lot of Pepsi Max. It is easily my favourite drink. But something that people tell me all the time is how bad it is for me. Not just the fact that it is a cola based product, but because of the sweeterners, mainly “aspartame”.
As I mentioned on my post about installing Spotify on a Debian based Linux machine, that if you don’t run a Debian based machine then you can install Spotify using Wine, or PlayOnLinux.
For all the people who can’t be bothered to read this whole post I’ll sum it up really quickly. Go to WhatEverTrevor, predict the order in which the Premier League will finish, for free, and if you’re right you’ll get £25,000!
Since the BBC launched their iPlayer it has been a massive success. What puts it way above the ITV and C4 player is its ability to download programmes to watch offline. Which you can obviously do using the iPlayer Desktop program. However these downloaded videos can only be used within iPlayer Desktop and you can’t […]
If you don’t use linux then this post is probably of no use to you (unless you plan to swap OS). If you do use linux then I’m sure you will have often spent time searching the internet for information about installing a program, for a terminal commmand or for something else to do with […]
I’m sure you have heard of Spotify, it currently has over 7 million users and is great for music lovers, but not so great for musicians! Up to now Linux users have had to install Spotify under Wine (PlayOnLinux comes with a nice simple script that will download and install it) which works excellently, but […]
I just want to make a brief comment on the options available to you when choosing what ROM to install. So hopefully you can make a more informed choice.
It is really easy to set Google up to receive your emails from another account. This is especially useful for University emails (here I especially mean for my Birmingham University colleagues) which you may forget to check. Or, like me, you would rather have all your emails in one place.