Direct MP3 Download: Linux For The Rest Of Us #63 – Door's Number Two!
Episode 63 Show Notes
[02:23] Basic Basic
Dennis Ritchie Death
[10:58] Monitor Network Bandwidth Usage In Ubuntu Linux With NTM – NTM (Network Traffic Monitor) an open source network traffic monitoring application for Linux-based operating systems, which displays network bandwidth usage by integrating with the default Network Monitor. It does not require root privileges to function, and can be configured to disconnect when a user-defined threshold is reached. NTM is useful for users who may have an internet connection with bandwidth limit imposed by their ISP.
[17:28] Ubuntu Friendly – What It Is and How You Can Help – Ubuntu 11.10 users are being encouraged to take part in ‘Ubuntu Friendly’ – a community-drive database of desktops, laptops and netbooks that work well with Ubuntu.
[25:49] Ubuntu 11.10 GNOME Shell Guide – Ubuntu 11.10 finally provides the curious users with an easy, safe way to install and try out ‘GNOME Shell’ – the new desktop interface from GNOME. This means that unlike previous releases of Ubuntu installing GNOME Shell in Ubuntu doesn’t require the addition of any extra ‘software repositories’, or the running of any dubious scripts: it can be installed directly from the Ubuntu Software Centre with a simple click.
[32:46] BitTorrent – Burnbit is an automated torrent metadata creation and management service. You give us a file, we burn your file to a special torrent file powered by the origial server and the peers sharing your torrent. Your torrent is faster, more reliable and easy to share (through our exclusive Download Buttons).
[36:28] LibreOffice Coming to the Web, Android and iOS – An online version of Libreoffce, along with versions for Android and iOS, were two of the items announced by the The Document Foundation at this years LibreOffice Conference in Paris, France.
[46:26] The Best Video Chat App for Linux – While other video chat apps may be more popular, we’ve found that Google+ Hangouts brings the best experience to video chat, with a ton of extra features and the low price of free.
[50:34] John Neusteter does Mumble – A tutorial on how to install and configure the mumble client.
[55:25] Boot-Repair – Boot-Repair is a small graphical tool to restore access to Ubuntu and other OS (Windows..).
[1:02:52] How to install rpm packages in Ubuntu? – Package managment can be a slight hassle if you are trying out many different types of Linux distributions with various package management systems. Deb packages (in Debian based systems) and Rpm packages (in Red Hat based systems) are the most popular. Still there is a way to install an rpm file in Ubuntu.
[1:10:47] To-do App Wunderlist Hits Ubuntu Software Centre – The application, often listed amongst the best free applications available on Windows and OS X, launched on Linux last month. The installation procedure left more than a little to be desired, so the availability of the app in the Software Centre will be welcomed by a great many.
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