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Install Picasa 3.9 on Fedora 19

Picasa had been my all-time favourite image manager (even though I’m sharing time with Shotwell these days). While I was awaiting for a native client for Linux, Google swayed away by closing down the Linux support. But this should not let you down as you can still install Picasa for Windows on your Fedora Linux […]

How to enable gnote status icon?

Gnote is a free and open-source desktop notetaking application written for Linux, cloned from Tomboy by Hubert Figuiere. It uses a Wiki-like linking system to connect notes together. Gnote is part of the GNOME desktop environment, often filling the need for personal information management. With emerge of Gnome Shell (3.x series), there have been some […]

How to enable desired gnome shell theme?

Gnome Shell is the user interface that you see while using Gnome 3.x on various GNU/Linux distributions. Gnome Shell is highly themable, and a wide variety of themes are available on the Internet (see http://gnome-shell.deviantart.com/ for a list of good themes). Fedora 16 comes with Adwaita as the default theme, which many of you would […]

Fedora 15: Post Installation Tasks

Fedora 15 a.k.a. Lovelock, just released, hosts a lot of innovations packaged with it. One of the innovations is GNOME 3 desktop environment. There was a lot of fuss and discussions about the usability of GNOME 3 ranging for people calling it a crap in usability design to the best ever interface ever seen. My […]

OLPC XS: My wishlist

The XO school Server, or XS, is one of the products of the OLPC project, designed to complement the XO laptop. It is a Linux-based OS (a Fedora-based distribution) engineered to be installed on generic low-end servers. (Source: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/School_server) School Server has always been an integral part of OLPC deployments. School Server acts as a […]

Digital Photography Tools on GNU/Linux

I’ve been a long time GNU/Linux user and have been using Fedora Linux for almost all of the digital computing. Just recently I bought a Nikon D3100 DSLR and plunged into a new realm — Digital Photography. Until before, most of my work consisted of System Administration, at which GNU/Linux was pretty powerful and I […]