With advent of users having multiple devices and the need to consolidate data in a single place for it to be available on all those devices, online cloud storage services like Dropbox, Wuala, Google Drive, Skydrive, Box, etc have come up. I have only considered the free services.
Each of these services has their own . . . → Read More: Which online data storage service should you use?
If you put the following code in Java with only the lines in blue in your Java Swing program, you will find that whenever the Java dialog is resized, the button grows and looks ugly as it occupies the full row of the GridLayout. Code Segment as below.
parameterPanel.setLayout(new GridLayout(2,1)); JButton parameterButton = new JButton(“Parameters”); . . . → Read More: How to restrict size of JButton in GridLayout in Java
Many of us use WordPress to blog or post information on the internet. We also see that there are several blogs and sites that announce their new information on social sites like twitter.com using tweets.
To do this from your Wordpress blog, install a plugin called WP to Twitter. Once you have installed it, head over . . . → Read More: Announce wordpress post on twitter with WP to Twitter plugin
If you missed installing the Broadcom 4313 wireless adapter drive in Ubuntu 13.04 or Xubuntu 13.04, you can always install it later. To do so, open a terminal window and enter the command below:
$ sudo apt-get install broadcom-sta-common <enter>
Google acquired QuickOffice. Now they are offering 15 GB of Google Drive space if you install QuickOffice on your android device. This lets you use Google’s Office products like Google Doc, Calc, etc and also gives you space on the cloud on Google Drive.
Android phones like the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 have just 168 mb of RAM available for use. If you have multiple email accounts and want to read email on the go using the phone, then you have no choice but to download the GMail client (provided by default) and then to read Yahoo mail, download . . . → Read More: How to save memory on RAM starved Galaxy Y S5360 android phone using K-9 email client
A message appears stating that firefox is still running and the window needs to be closed even though Firefox has already been closed on Xubuntu 13.04. To eliminate this issue, enter following command in a terminal window. $ sudo apt-get remove firefox-gnome-support <enter>
I upgraded from Xubuntu 13.04 to Xubuntu 13.10. Unfortunately, the Broadcom Wireless Adapter 4313 was not working. Meanwhile, in hope of a solution or a fix to the wireless adapter resolution, I continued to use Evolution. Patience finally ran out. Unfortunately, with not much choice left, I downgraded to Xubuntu 13.04. Before the downgrade, I . . . → Read More: Evolution addressbook error on downgrade from Xubuntu 13.10 to 13.04
Follow below steps to install the Numix theme into Xubuntu 13.04. In Xubuntu 13.10, this theme appears by default. Open a terminal window and:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa <enter> $ sudo apt-get update <enter> $ sudo apt-get install numix-gtk-theme <enter>
Those who want to import their email from other email clients and platforms like Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird or even older Evolution clients into Evolution on Linux, need to export their emails into the mbox format. Evolution can then import those mbox files. Below are the steps to do this in evolution:
Click File -> . . . → Read More: How to import mbox file into evolution