Entries by AnneMarie

Apps You’ll Want to Install on Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu

tl;dr: Type sudo apt-get install followed by the name of one of these apps to install it: gedit, rar, libreoffice-common, vlc browser-plugin-vlc, mplayer, audacity, inkscape, youtube-dl, gparted, id3v2, lame, regexxer, gnome-do, udisks, terminator, arora For example, to install Inkscape type: $ sudo apt-get install inkscape Before you go crazy installing apps In case you missed my last blog post, the first thing you need to do is […]

Craigslist Hack: Selling a car on Craigslist

There are a couple things I didn’t read anywhere on the internets about selling a car on Craigslist.  Here they are… If you are a member of AAA, they can handle the transaction at a local office, free of charge.  They offer the same services as a DMV without the lines! The pink slip is […]

What to do after installing Xubuntu / Ubuntu / Linux

You just installed Xubuntu / Ubuntu / Linux on your machine. Now what? The most important thing is to update your system via the apt-get update command in your shell. The reason is that you need to keep your system up to date with the latest packages.  I’m going to explain how to do this using Xubuntu […]