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-~~Title: 14.04 LTS Linux & Software~~ 
-====== Ubuntu 14.04 LTS based Linux and Software ====== 
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-===== Applications for 14.04LTS Linux ===== 
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-==== Productivity Applications ==== 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​mint17libreoffice_en-ca | Mint 17 LibreOffice 4.2: Canadian English Spellcheck]] ... how to get Spellcheck to work for Canadian English 
-  * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​08/​libreoffice-43-is-now-available-for.html | LibreOffice 4.3 is now available for Ubuntu/​Linux Mint via PPA]]\\ The latest version of LibreOffice Productivity Suit is now available in it's own **stable** PPA. This continues to provide improved capability, including better compatibility with Microsoft Office and other productivity applications. 
-  * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​08/​ffmulticonverter-is-now-available-for.html | FFMultiConverter is now available for Ubuntu 14.04 & Linux Mint 17]]\\ "FF Multi Converter is a simple graphical application which enables you to convert audio, video, image and document files between all popular formats, using and combining other programs. ... The goal of FF Multi Converter is to gather all multimedia types in one application and provide conversions for them easily through a user-friendly interface."​ 
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-==== Internet Applications ==== 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​lts14p04skpebroken | Skype on LTS Linux is Broken]] ... why I would use Google Hangouts instead of Skype w/ Linux 
-  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2013/​12/​tor-browser-bundle-ubuntu-ppa.html | Tor Browser Bundle Ubuntu PPA]] ... the easy but **less trusted** way to do this\\ "Use this PPA at your own risk. One of the fundamental security measures of the Tor Browser Bundle is that it is distributed by a trusted source, the Tor Project, and for this purpose the project provides PGP signatures to allow verification of authenticity for the source and binary packages they offer for download. This security measure is disregarded when third parties distribute their own packaged versions of TBB, since there'​s no easy way to prove these packages haven'​t been modified from their officially distributed versions."​ 
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-==== System Applications ==== 
-  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2013/​04/​improve-power-usage-battery-life-in.html | Improve Power Usage / Battery Life In Linux With TLP]] ... an often recommended utility for Linux Laptops. 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​conky | Conky]] ... a lightweight & powerful system monitor\\ The installation and configuration of Conky involves using the command line and coding configuration files. 
-    * [[kb:​linux:​lts14p04conkystartup | Xfce 4.10 Desktop & Toooo Many Conky]] ... many running Conky causing unresponsive system.\\ The above problem occurred using Ubuntu Studio 14.04 -- but this may also apply to other desktop environments 
-  * [[http://​www.unixmen.com/​systemback-restore-linux-system-previous-state/​ | Systemback: Restore Your Linux System To Previous State]]\\ "​Systemback is an open source, system backup and restore application. Using Systemback, we can easily create backups of system and users configuration files. In case of problems, we can easily restore the previous state of the system. There are extra features like system copying, system installation and Live system creation."​ 
-  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​07/​pushbullet-indicator-gets-android.html | Pushbullet Indicator Gets Android Notification Mirroring Support, Other Changes]]\\ Pushbullet Indicator was updated recently with support for the latest Pushbullet API changes, which include OAuth support and notification mirroring from Android to your computer. 
-  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​05/​fix-aptana-studio-3-crashing-in-ubuntu.html | Fix Aptana Studio 3 Crashing in Ubuntu 14.04 [QuickTip] ]] 
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-===== Linux Mint ===== 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​loadmint17xfce | Mint 17 Xfce: First Boot Load]] ... install then boot this OS for the 1st time 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​mint17xfceafter1stboot | Mint 17 Xfce: After First Boot Configuration]] ... How I install this OS for others 
-  * **[[kb:​linux:​mint17workstation | Mint 17 Xfce: Production Workstation Install]]** ... how I install Mint 17 for SOHO use 
-    * [[kb:​linux:​mint17multihddlvm | Mint 17 Xfce: Multi-Drive LVM Workstation Install]] ... how-to use 2 drives as a single larger & faster drive 
-  * [[http://​community.linuxmint.com/​tutorial/​view/​1721 | Mint 17 Xfce: How to update whisker menu and move categories to the left side]] 
-  * Download the Mint 17 Xfce DVD .iso [[http://​www.linuxmint.com/​edition.php?​id=169 | 32-bit]] [[http://​www.linuxmint.com/​edition.php?​id=170 | 64-bit]] 
-    * [[http://​mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/​linuxmint/​stable/​17/​ | mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca]] ... a good alternate download site for all the Mint 17 .iso files\\ **Note:** The above site is geographically near to me in Canada. Other parts of the world should find a [[http://​www.linuxmint.com/​release.php?​id=22 | local server]]. 
-  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​05/​confirmed-next-3-linux-mint-releases.html | CONFIRMED: Next 3 Linux Mint Releases Will Be Based On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS]] 
-  * [[http://​arstechnica.com/​gadgets/​2014/​06/​mint-17-the-perfect-place-for-linux-ers-to-wait-out-ubuntu-uncertainty/​ | Mint 17 is the perfect place for Linux-ers to wait out Ubuntu uncertainty]]\\ "​Review:​ Long-term support and stability plus tweaks for desktop? Delicious!"​ 
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-===== Linux Lite 2.,0 ===== 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​linuxlite2genericinstall | Linux Lite 2.0: Generic Install Notes]] ... tips to Install & Configure this OS 
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-===== Ubuntu Studio 14.04 ===== 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​studio14p04workstation | Ubuntu Studio 14.04: Production Workstation Install]] 
-    * [[kb:​linux:​studio14p04_workstation_install_notes | Rough Notes: Ubuntu Studio 14.04 Production Workstation Install]] 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​studio14p04_use_ntp | Ubuntu Studio 14.04: Use "​Synchronize with Internet"​ (NTP) for System Time]] 
-  * [[kb:​linux:​studio14p04_use_nautilus | Ubuntu Studio 14.04: Use Nautilus as File Manager]] ... includes how-to notes to do this with Mint 17 Xfce 
-    * [[http://​askubuntu.com/​questions/​286621/​how-do-i-run-executable-scripts-in-nautilus | How do I run executable scripts in Nautilus?]] 
-  * [[http://​ubuntuforums.org/​showthread.php?​t=2221065 | Ubuntu Studio Controls (14.04 64)]] ... to fix ''​Failed to execute command "gksu ubuntustudio-controls"''​ 
-  * [[https://​bugs.launchpad.net/​ubuntu/​+source/​cryptsetup/​+bug/​1310174 | "​cryptsetup"​ should be included and installed by default in ubuntu 14.04]] 
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-===== Ubuntu 14.04 ===== 
-  * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​01/​dont-want-third-party-searches-in-dash.html | Don't want third-party searches in Dash? Completely Disable Internet Searches in Ubuntu Dash]] 
-  * [[http://​www.unixmen.com/​fix-shutdown-power-computer-ubuntu-14-04/​ | Fix Shutdown does not power off computer in Ubuntu 14.04]] 
-  * [[http://​ubuntuforums.org/​showthread.php?​t=2217536 | 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) known bugs and work arounds]] 
-  * I would only use some of what is suggested in the following: 
-    * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​04/​how-to-install-and-tweak-gnome.html | How to Install and Tweak Gnome Flashback Session in Ubuntu 14.04]] 
-    * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​04/​thingstweaks-to-do-after-install-of.html | Things/​Tweaks to do after fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr]] 
-    * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​04/​10-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu.html | 10 Things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr to get a near perfect desktop]] 
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-===== Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome ===== 
-  * [[http://​ubuntugnome.org/​ | Ubuntu GNOME]] ... the new "​Official"​ Ubuntu distribution 
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-===== 14.04 LTS References ===== 
-  * [[http://​ubuntuhandbook.org/​index.php/​2014/​04/​install-adobe-flash-in-ubuntu-14-04-lts/​ | How to Install Adobe Flash in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS]] ... note the "​better method"​ for 64bit linux 
-  * [[http://​www.omgubuntu.co.uk/​2014/​05/​intel-linux-graphics-driver-installer-1-0-5 | Intel Adds Ubuntu 14.04 Support to Linux Graphics Driver Installer]]\\ "The installer does not support the Ubuntu Linux low-latency kernel"​ ... Ubuntu Studio uses the low-latency kernel! 
-  * [[http://​askubuntu.com/​questions/​432542/​is-ffmpeg-missing-from-the-official-repositories-in-14-04 | Is FFmpeg missing from the official repositories in 14.04?]]\\ "​Ubuntu started shipping the libav fork instead of FFmpeg in recent releases. If you installed the ffmpeg package, then you actually installed the libav-tools package and a program that told you to use avconv instead of ffmpeg ... The transitional ffmpeg package seems to have been removed from trusty/​Ubuntu 14.04" 
  
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