Articles tagged with 'ubuntu'

Flash Debugger on 64 bit Linux

One of the main issues for flex developers with migrating to a 64bit environment is the lack of a debug version of the flash player. After scouring forums and blog posts on workarounds, I came up with something that is working great for me. I installed Firefox (Win32) via Wine and installed the flash debugger on it.  I then setup my 32bit Eclipse (where FlexBuilder A5 is installed ...

Setup AWN Dock with one-click access to your favorite website

I love using Mozilla Prism and a few other Site Specific Browsers so I can have one-click access to web applications from my desktop. I recently discovered a neat applet for Avant Window Navigator called WebApplet that gives you something similar integrated with your AWN Dock. While WebApplet lacks the tight desktop integration of Prism (especially with the Prism Firefox extension) and takes a bit more configuration magic ...

Setup Eclipse with a Transparent Background [Ubuntu]

Heres a simple screencast for setting up Eclipse (or any window, actually!) with a transparent background in Ubuntu with Compiz. Its time to actually enjoy your wallpapers!

How to Customize the Login Window in Ubuntu [Ubuntu]

One of the many great things about Ubuntu and a free operating system like Linux is that you can customize the login window without having to hack the operating system. One of my favorite login prompts is Earth Lights and you can find plenty more at

You can also set up Ubuntu to automatically login if you don't want to bother entering your username ...

How to Get Started with MonoDevelop [Ubuntu]

I've put together a simple screencast for people who are curious about getting familiar with programming in Ubuntu or who maybe have a background in C#, Java, or working with Visual Studios in Windows. To install MonoDevelop, simply paste this command into a terminal window:

sudo apt-get install mono mono-gmcs mono-gac mono-utils monodevelop monodoc-browser monodevelop-nunit monodevelop-versioncontrol

The following video shows how to do a simple "Hello World ...