Author Archives: Nicu Zecheru

WhatPulse on Ubuntu

WhatPulse on Linux

Installing WhatPulse on Ubuntu (or on any other Linux distribution) is not as easy as installing it on Windows or Mac. Here is the procedure I use every time I have to install it. First you need to download the binaries from the official WhatPulse site (http://whatpulse.org/downloads/) and extract the files into a folder. You will have […]

Evernote on Linux Mint or Ubuntu

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  Even if there is no official client available for Linux, you can still install Evernote via Wine. If you don’t have Wine installed already just paste the commands below in a terminal. Install Wine

Once Wine is installed you can install Evernote. First you have to download it from Evernote website: https://evernote.com/download/get.php?file=Win Install Evernote […]

Install OneDrive on Ubuntu based distros

If you are migrating from Windows and you used OneDrive to sync your files, like I did, a wise step is to install OneDrive-D which is a Microsoft OneDrive desktop client / daemon on Linux, written in Python 3. Install OneDrive on Ubuntu First you need to download the zip file from github. Extract the zip file and […]

Radio Tray Is Not Working in Elementary Freya

About Radio Tray

Radio Tray is an online radio streaming player with a minimal interface that allows you to listen to online radio stations. This is not a replacement for your media player, it’s an applet that sits on the top panel and allows you to quickly switch between your favorite stations – read more about it on the […]

Thunderbird “Copying message to Sent folder” hangs forever

Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31.5.0 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca. I prefer using IMAP over POP3 to have my emails synced with my Android email client (Outlook Preview). Everything works OK and all my emails and folders have been imported/synced correctly with the server. However, every time I send an email I get the following message […]

How To Install Silverlight on Ubuntu 14.04

This is actually an alternative to Silverlight, called Pipelight. It works for many Linux distros and browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Midori, Opera etc. So, in order to install Silverlight on Ubuntu you need to add Pipelight to repository and install it. Open a terminal window and paste the following commands:

After installation you […]