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In Ubuntu 11.04/ Ubuntu 11.10 , you have to install package to create desktop icon .

First step is Install Package through terminal .

“sudo apt-get install –no-install-recommends gnome-panel”

Then Create your first desktop icon through following command.

“gnome-desktop-item-edit –create-new ~/Desktop”

Name the application in given box

and browse the path of application



Programmable carrier vehicle

To design a carrier vehicle which follows the path specified by the user.

Also, the vehicle to follow a predesigned path.

To reduce and speed up the office work, by transporting files, and other books papers etc..

The basic block diagram contains a microcontroller used for over all control of the vehicle

motor controller used for control two motors to move the vehicle through pre designed path

optoencoder used for detect the path and inform to microcontroller

it also contain a LCD display,switches and two motor

How to design????????

Main Controller is based on Arduino Duemilanove board
This is a microcontroller board based on 1.Atmega328.
It has 14 digital i/p pins, in this six pin can be used as pwm out put
and six pin used as analog input
A 16 Mhz crystal oscillator, an usb connector, a power jack, and a reset button.

Flash memory 32 kb, 2kb used by boot loader.
SRAM 2kb.
EPROM 1kb.
Clock speed 16 Mhz. Read the rest of this entry »

Watch free Online TV with Tivion. more than 400 channels from 64 countries!!

A Linux application for watching TV online for free . Tivion plays  streaming TV and radio channels available for the moment, 447 channels from 67 countries

Features of Tivion 0.0.3 :

* Add experimental support for jaunty
* Added combobox for channel filter
* Upgrade with 447 channels from 64 countries
* Added -c or -channel-list for dump the full list of channels
* Added translation of GUI on the fly
* Improve the configuration window with screenshot folder option
* Expand row channel when click on name
* Sync of translations for many languages

How to install?????

In Terminal:

"sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shakaran/ppa" Then "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install tivion"
(without Double quotes)

Enjoy it!!!!!!

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FoxTab is a free 3D tab management add-on for the Firefox browser.
FoxTab powers Firefox with the following features:
Top Sites (aka Speed Dial) for quickly accessing your favorite web sites
Tab Flipper – to easily flip between opened tabs using mouse or keyboard gestures
Recently Closed Tabs – for reopening a tab that was recently closed

As the web is rapidly turning into an application environment where dozens of tabs are being opened concurrently, accessing a page visually is in times the fastest and best possible option.
FoxTab introduces to Firefox the best and most attractive way for accessing the web as never seen before on any other browser or operating system.


  • Easily access your favorite top sites.
  • Enjoy many tabs management options.
  • Have 6 layouts to choose from.
  • For each layout, select the perspective that you find the most fun and useful to use.
  • Customize the way FoxTab looks with a set of predefined themes or by creating your own customized one.
  • Set thumbnails to be in Landscape or Portrait orientation.

Supported Operating Systems

FoxTab fully supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS X Tiger (10.4.7+), Leopard (10.5.6+) and Linux distributions including but not limited to Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva and OpenSuse. Read more…

uGet ,an opensource download manager for Linux.uGet can download multiple URLs and apply them to one of setting/queue

Now, you can integrate uGet download manager with Firefox web browser in Ubuntu Linux and download the link or packages by launching uGet download manager application at a single click easily with the tips given below.

You can install uGet download manager from Ubuntu Software Center or by running following commands in terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:plushuang-tw/uget-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install uget

After that open the firefox web browser and do the following:

To integrate uGet download manager in Firefox, you need to install FlashGot addon.

Once installed, go to Tools -> FlashGot -> More Options.

Under Download Manager drop down list, choose uGet as the download manager. Then click OK.

Now , you can launch the uGet application by right-clicking the link and choosing FlashGot Link option Read the rest of this entry »

visual hardware notifications in the system tray in ubuntu like windows!

udev-notify is a simple application for Linux that runs in background and shows visual notifications when you plug-in a new device – Camera, Joystick, Removable Drive, Media Player etc…

If you want to get the visual hardware notifications on your  desktop, then you should install udev-notify.

Supports Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and derivatives – USU, Mint etc. (as long as they have udev installed).

Installation  steps: Read the rest of this entry »

       The ubuntu package “Zero Install Injector “makes it easy for users to install software without needing root privileges. It takes the URL of a program and runs it (downloading it first if necessary). Any dependencies of the program are fetched in the same way. The user controls which version of the program and its dependencies to use. Read the rest of this entry »