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Rescuing Grub after Ubuntu server upgrade

Recently, I had to upgrade a server which was running Ubuntu 10.04-server image to Ubuntu 12.04. I have upgraded Ubuntu server once before and it went really smoothly. So, I thought this will be over in a jiffy but, as luck would have it, this time something else was in store for me. Now, the…

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How to install icon themes

Well, this post is gonna be a quick one. In my previous post, I mentioned some of my favourite icon themes that I currently use. In this post I am going to tell you how to use them. The first method, which I find to be the easiest one, will work ONLY on Ubuntu/Ubuntu-based systems.…

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7 Beautiful Icon Themes For Your Linux Desktop

Icons can really change the whole look and feel of your desktop, especially, if you are using an application like Docky. Here are my 7 current favourite icon themes: Nitrux  Nitrux is a very elegant, flat icon theme. When looking for Nitrux icon set on the Internet, I found three PPA’s: First is by the…

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How to remove docky icon from Docky

Okay, so this post is an extension to one of my previous post about setting up Docky in LXDE and XFCE and which, by the way, is getting a lot of traffic lately🙂 Here is a screenshot of my desktop with Docky: Now, to remove docky icon from Docky, the first thing that you have…

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How to setup and use Gitolite with Git

I have been fiddling around with git lately. Git is a Source Code Management and Version Control System, VCS in short, which is fast and very efficient and what sets it apart from other VCS’s is the fact that it stores snapshots of information unlike other VCS’s, which keep difference between the latest updated information…

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How to make Docky work properly in LXDE and XFCE

Edit: Here is an extension to this post –> https://insideloss.wordpress.com/2013/07/11/how-to-remove-docky-icon-from-docky/ It’s been such a long time since I posted anything in here. Well, I have been busy learning Python🙂 A couple of days ago, I felt like trying LXDE just to get a feel of LXDE.  Let me tell you that if you are looking for…