Firefox Marketplace Apps for Linux Desktop

I think I might have just been living under a rock! Apps have been available for Firefox OS for mobile at the Firefox Marketplace for some time now. Later a preview for Windows and Mac was started and subsequently Linux too was supported. What that means for Linux is that, a lot of web apps…

Chrome Packaged Apps in Ubuntu

Packaged apps for Google Chrome have opened infinite possibilities for the Linux desktop. As more and more developers create Chrome packaged apps, they will be available on Linux too, as opposed to native apps developed for Windows or Mac. Packaged apps like Google+ photos, Cut the Rope, Any.DO, Exfm etc. behave just as native apps in…

[How to] Install Google Hangouts in Linux

Google Talk is now Google hangouts. You’ll need Google Chrome for this which can be downloaded from https://www.google.com/chrome . After installing Google Chrome, go to https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/nckgahadagoaajjgafhacjanaoiihapd and click on “Add to Chrome”. Then restart Google Chrome and you should be ready to go. If you are using Ubuntu with something other than Unity, you will get a system…

How to Configure BSNL Broadband on Ubuntu

This only applies to BSNL connections which use username – password. For others generally no configuration is required, everything is automatic. 1. (Left) Click on the network icon on the top panel and then choose “Edit Connections” 2. Move to the “DSL” tab and click “Add” 3. Fill in the details as in the following…