Posts Tagged ‘Karmic Koala’

Installing Adobe Reader

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

I am installing Adobe Reader following these instructions. This happens in my terminal: ubuntu-64bit@ubuntu-64bit-desktop:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture AdbeRdr9.2-1_i386linux_enu.deb

It seems to work.

Backing up e-mails with Evolution

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Restoring and backing up e-mails with Evolution works fine for me. As far as I know, Mozilla Thunderbird doesn’t have an implemented backup function. That is the reason why I switched from Thunderbird to Evolution.

Installing TrueCrypt (64-bit edition)

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

I am downloading TrueCrypt for Ubuntu 64-bit. The installation is easy going.

Installing KDE on Ubuntu

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

I followed these instructions. The reason is that I hope that the sound will work better with simon.

Trying to install Tor

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

1. I am trying to install Tor with the following commands (following this tutorial):
$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
$ gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv 886DDD89
$ gpg --export A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install tor tor-geoipdb

2. I have to install Polipo: $ sudo apt-get install polipo

3. Installed Torbutton.

4. Modify config file. Restart polipo: sudo /etc/init.d/polipo restart

Simple Compizconfig settings manager

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Installing Simple Compizconfig settings manager.