Tag Archives: Linux

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 […]

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 […]

ThinkPad Fingerprint In Ubuntu 14.04

ThinkPad Fingerprint In Ubuntu

ThinkPad Fingerprint In Ubuntu or Linux Mint Recently I switched to Ubuntu 14.04 trying to give Linux another chance. Previously I tried Linux Mint which I find  an excellent distro for users migrating from Windows. After finishing setting up my ThinkPad W520, I wanted to enable the fingerprint reader. But Ubuntu doesn’t seem to detect […]