Thursday, January 17, 2013

How to format USB drive on Ubuntu

Search and run the application Disks.

Select the USB driver, Click the gear icon, and select Format Disk...

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Entangle: Tethered Camera Control & Capture

Entangle provides a graphical interface for “tethered shooting”, aka taking photographs with a digital camera completely controlled from the computer.

Pinta: Painting Made Simple

Pinta is a free, open source drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. Its goal is to provide users with a simple yet powerful way to draw and manipulate images on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

Pinta 1.4 has been released for Windows, Linux, and Mac!

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Ubuntu Studio

Ubuntu Studio is a free, open, and powerful operating system for creative people to create their art.

Whether your focus is audio, video, photography, or graphic design, Ubuntu Studio is both productive and rewarding to use.

  • Audio

    With a full suite of audio applications and documented work flows, Ubuntu Studio can support you with record, mix, and many more.
  • Graphics

    Graphic design and modeling applications including The GIMP, Inkscape and Blender. Along with plugins like dcraw to help with RAW camera files and wacom-tools for people with Wacom drawing tablets.
  • Video

    Ubuntu Studio supports you all the way to final render for your video.

    Ubuntu Studio also provides an application suite for 3D modeling, animation, and compositing.

    Post production effects, like lens flares, color grading, and chroma key/alpha over, are available to support your creative vision.
  • Photography

    Import pictures from your camera or other devices.

    Edit, process and organize your photos with such applications as Openshot and Darktable, and publish them to social web sites.
  • Publishing

    Whether you’re heading for the printing press, or need to have a particular format for a phone reader, it is possible to achieve professional results on Ubuntu Studio.


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

How to set the Launcher Bar auto-hide on Ubuntu 12.10

To set the Launcher oh Ubuntu 12.10 auto-hide:

Right click on the screen, select Change Desktop Background.

Select Behavior, set Auto-hide the Launcher to ON.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Install GCC 4.7.2 on Ubuntu Linux

To try the new of C++11 on Ubuntu, we can install GCC 4.7 or later. GCC 4.7.2 have been release.

To install GCC 4.7 on Ubuntu, open a Terminal and type the command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install g++-4.7 c++-4.7

To made the g++4.7 as default, type the command:

sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/gcc gcc /usr/bin/gcc-4.7 20
sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/g++ g++ /usr/bin/g++-4.7 20
sudo update-alternatives --config gcc
sudo update-alternatives --config g++