Ubuntu 8.04 does not shut down properly

Here is what you do if you are running Xubuntu Hardy Heron: 1) Go to the terminal (Applications/System) and enter this line of code: sudo mousepad /boot/grub/menu.lst 2) Now a Mousepad file will open. Scroll down all the way till you see End Default Options 3) Find the paragraph where it says something like: Ubuntu … Read more

How to Install Open Office 3.0 in Ubuntu

Unless you’ve been in an isolation chamber, you’ve probably noticed that OpenOffice.org 3.0 was released yesterday. It’s been a while in the coming and now the latest version of our favourite, and most affordable, office suite is here. If you’re running Ubuntu (or another .deb-based OS) then you’re in luck. Debian versions of OOo are … Read more

How to Install Internet Explorer on Ubuntu

You have to enable universe packages first. It is also recommended that you use the official winehq ubuntu package: 1) Open a terminal 2) Open /etc/apt/sources.list  sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list 3) Uncomment (or add) following lines:  deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu edgy universe 4) Add this line:  deb http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt edgy main 5) Close gedit. Update and install wine and … Read more