Showing posts from June, 2013

[TIP] DockBarX Xfce Panel Plugin

DockBarX is a dock application and is also available as a Xfce Plugin. This allows to have a simple plugin for task management and application launching. The plugin provides other functionality such as progress bars and control Skype, Pidgin, Rhythmbox and Clementine. Install Open a terminal window and run: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 -y && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends xfce4-dockbarx-plugin -y Add DockBarX to Xfce's Panel Adding DockBarX plugin to the panel is like adding a launcher (see this ), but you add a DockBarX item instead. Once you add the plugin you can edit its preferences and start pining applications to create launchers! References DockBarX Available as a Xfce Panel Plugin | Web Upd8

[HOW TO] Create Samba User

If the Samba share you're trying to access doesn't allow guest users, you must have an Samba account. This article will show how to create a new Samba user account using the command line. Create Samba User Open a terminal window and run the command bellow. Replace USER with a name for your new Samba user. You'll be prompted for the password to get root privileges, then you'll be asked for a password for your new Samba user. sudo smbpasswd -a USER

[HOW TO] Enable PPAs after Release Upgrade

After doing a release upgrade, 3rd-party PPAs are disabled by default. Let's learn how to enable them again. Enable PPAs Run "Synaptic Package Manager" using Applications Menu > System > Synaptic Package Manager . If Synaptic not installed, open a terminal window and run: sudo apt-get install synaptic -y Open Settings > Repositories and select the Other Software tab. Identify the entries that start with disabled on upgrade to and enable them using the checkbox. Close and Reload.

[HOW TO] Install Flat Icons Theme for LibreOffice

Updated: 07/09/13 In this article we'll learn how to install the flat icons theme for LibreOffice. This theme might become the default theme, but we can start using it now. Flat Icons Theme for LibreOffice Install Flat Icons Open a terminal window and run: cd /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/ && sudo mv && sudo wget -O If the command above outputs something like mv: cannot stat ‘’: No such file or directory , use this command instead: cd /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/ && sudo mv && sudo wget -O References Flat Icons: instale os próximos ícones da interface do Libre-Office