Few weeks ago we wrote about the release of Intel Linux Graphics Driver that can be installed in Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 to ensure the best user experience when using Intel Graphic hardware. That post can be found @ https://www.liberiangeek.net/2013/03/intel-releases-linux-graphic-drivers-installerhow-to-install-it-in-ubuntu/
The previous post shows you how to manually install the drivers. This post on the other hand is going to show you how to add the driver’s repository so that it can be updated everytime you run system updates. In Ubuntu and other Linux based OS, the best way to get quick support and the latest updates for software installed on your machine is to add its repository.
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The Document Foundation has just announced the release of LibreOffice 4.0.1 for Windows, MacOS and Linux systems, including Ubuntu. This is a maintenance release the fixes over a hundred bugs, including incorrect type detection with docx file disguised as doc, crashes when opening particular .svm image and problem with comments attached to text ranges, if the text range is at end of the document.
Also updated is LibreOffice Impress Remote. LibreOffice Impress Remote is a free presentation remote control app for LibreOffice. With it, you can interact with slideshow presentations from your smart phone (Android). It can be installed from Google Play.
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The root of Apache OpenOffice (AOO) go back more than 20 years. It came out of the OpenOffice.org (OOo) project, which was an open source version of StarOffice. Millions of users have used it. It was once the default productivity suite in all Linux systems, including Ubuntu. It compatible with almost all major office suites, including Microsoft Office.
Until few years ago, after Oracle bought Sun Microsystem, the parent company of OpenOffice, some developers left the OpenOffice project and created a a new project called LibreOffice. Soon after, most Linux distributions, including Ubuntu followed and made LibreOffice the default productivity suite we now have today.
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LibreOffice version 4.0 was released a few weeks ago, but until quite recently, it wasn’t available to be installed via its office PPA. Now you can easily install the latest LibreOffice in Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04 from its default PPA.
As you may remember, we wrote about it when it was first released. You find about previous tutorial on it here.
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Automatically installing security updates in Ubuntu has its benefits and risks. There’s always a risk updating or installing patches without supervision, however, not installing security patches quickly leaves your systems vulnerable to malicious tools and the bad guys.
This brief tutorial is going to show you how to quickly configure Ubuntu to automatically install security patches immediately when they become available. Remember that this is only going be effective if your system is connected to the Internet. Without Internet connections, it won’t work. If you believe in keeping your system up-to-date, then follow the steps below to enable this feature.
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