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I Win

I did not wish to reinstall Windows XP. I tried fixing it with virus scanners and registry cleaners, recovery tools and so on, but it remained infected, slow, buggy, and increasingly weird. So I saved what I could, wiped out the hard drive, and started over... Read Rest of I Win

Ubuntu Tweak

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Ubuntu Tweak allows you to tweak various ubuntu settings in one place, clean your system and many other useful tasks. Installing Ubuntu TweakAdd following lines to your /etc/apt/sources.list. deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/tualatrix/ubuntu intrepid main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/tualatrix/ubuntu intrepid main And execute following commands to install ubuntu tweak. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -y --force-yes install ubuntu-tweak

Dust Theme

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Find a Linux Distro that Works for You

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Linux Distribution Chooser is a little wizard that recommends a linux distro based on your responses. Find A Linux Distro that Works for You.

playdeb - Ubuntu Gaming Repository

auto-apt - On-demand Package Installer

auto-apt is useful to people who install things from source. Have your ever had frustration with ./configure ? because of gazillion number of dependencies which weren't already installed. Well auto-apt solves this problem by installing packages on the spot when your are doing ./configure to check perquisites. InstallationAs usual you have to install this if you want to use it. Use following command to install auto-apt package.sudo apt-get -y install auto-aptAnd execute following commands to populate its database and make it usable.sudo auto-apt update && sudo auto-apt updatedb && sudo auto-apt update-localUsageForm now on instead of executing the command ./configureuse the commandauto-apt run ./configureThats it auto-apt will look for missing perquisites and installs them on demand.