How to Install Google's Chromium OS in a Windows Virtual Machine

Why install Chromium OS? As a digital marketer, it might be beneficial to have insight into projects outside of pure SEM that could one day affect the way we work. Take the Nexus One for example. Google are working on projects in many different industries that one day could impact our lives as fundamentally as […]

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What Google’s Chrome OS Means for the Future of Computing

I’d like to take the opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year and good fortune for 2010, and introduce Jeff Orloff back to Builtvisible who’s looking at how Google’s Chrome OS could impact the future of computing. Over to you, Jeff! Google has hit the headlines recently with its announcement that netbooks running their […]

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Ubuntu in the Office

Note from Richard: From time to time, we love to look beyond the world of pure SEO and focus a little more on interesting topics like the Ubuntu operating system and related technologies. On that note, I’d like to introduce Jeff Orloff,  a technology coordinator with the School District of Palm Beach County. He also […]

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My new desktop: updating the Compiz Fusion Installation guide

I’ve had some time this weekend to play around with Ubuntu and update some of my more popular Ubuntu posts. Today, I updated the how to install Compiz post for Jaunty Jackalope. Here’s a screenshot of my beautiful new desktop in 3d mode: (Click the image to enlarge) If you want to build a similar […]

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Install Readair in Ubuntu for a great desktop RSS experience

ReadAir is an application built on Adobe Air that brings your Google Reader to your desktop. I’ve been looking for the right desktop RSS reader for my Ubuntu machine and I’m really happy with this one: (Click to enlarge) Readair is a wonderfully simple and easy to use platform with the only missing feature being […]

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Updated: The Ubuntu Installation Guide

Those of you who read this blog regulary know that I’m really keen on promoting and using the open source operating system, Ubuntu. It’s the most popular Linux flavour for those people considering moving away from Windows, it’s powerful, reliable and, you can make it look really pretty just like this: I’ve just updated my […]

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How to Resize a Windows Vista Partition

Unfortunately, resizing your Windows Vista partition isn’t particularly easy. That fact is regardless of the presence of Vista’s drive management tool, the piece of Windows functionality that should make it easy to shrink or extend your drive partitions. So, while I’ve been preparing to install Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope I’ve had to learn how to get […]

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How to Install Boxee in Ubuntu Linux

Boxee is a Linux or MAC based media player capable of playing not only your home media collection but also internet TV channels such as BBC iPlayer. Want to install Boxee into Ubuntu Linux? Here’s how: First, register on the Boxee registration page. Choose a username and password and enter a few (very basic details). […]

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The Advantages of Ubunu Linux, By Bob Smiley

Note from me: Bob Smiley left a fantastic comment on my blog a few days back. The comment was so rich, detailed and lengthy that it justifies a blog post all on its own. So, Bob Smiley summarises the advantages of Ubuntu Linux on SEOgadget.co.uk. Thanks Bob! The advantages of Linux (Ubuntu in particular) are: […]

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How to install Crunchbang on a USB drive (portable Linux)

I discovered Crunchbang on Lifehacker earlier today and couldn’t resist a quick tour by installing it to a USB drive. Crunchbang is a fast and light flavour of Ubuntu, and, if you’re an advanced Windows user curious about Linux, it’s an ideal entry point to explore the world of super fast Linux distros. See how […]

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Install Adobe Air and use Tweetdeck in Ubuntu Linux

I’m really liking Tweetdeck in Ubuntu! It relies on Adobe Air so here’s a quick “how to install” with Adobe Air and Ubuntu Linux. 1) Install Adobe Air in Ubuntu Linux Go to the Adobe Air download page, and download the latest .bin file. (AdobeAIRInstaller.bin). Save the downloaded file in your Home folder. Next, run […]

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How to run Emerald at Startup

Emerald is a 3D window decorator for compositing window managers such as Compiz in Ubuntu. Emerald has grown into a very complex window decorator for 3D desktops and supports a wide variety of settings and ways to develop your own themes easily. Emerald is a critical component of my current Ubuntu setup and a few […]

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Add MAC Style Launch Buttons to Your Ubuntu Desktop with Avant Window Navigator

I’m really enjoying using AWN (Avant Window Navigator) on my Ubuntu desktop at the moment. AWN is a great “productivity” tweak making it easier to access your favourite application by adding customisable buttons at the base of your screen. Using AWN means no more navigating through the Ubuntu applications menu for your commonly used apps […]

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Add a Deleted Items Icon to Your Ubuntu Desktop

Here’s a handy little tip if you’d like to add a deleted items icon to your Ubuntu desktop: Run terminal and type: gconf-editor /apps/nautilus/desktop You should see configuration editor appear for your Nautilus settings and specifically, these useful little checkboxes: Just click “trash_icon_visible” and your deleted items icon will appear!

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My New Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex Installation

Amazing Conky powered theme in Ubuntu using Emerald & Avant Window Navigator from startup Here’s my my new Ubuntu Intrepid Installation running the Quicktweaks Conky setup. Conky is a powerful little tool that allows amazingly detailed levels of system monitoring and can easily be modified to perform other tasks. If you want to find out […]

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