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ePUB reader for Ubuntu

epub reader ubuntu

What is EPUB?

EPUB i.e electronic publication is an open ebook standard developed by International Digital Publishing Forum(IDPF).The EPUB files have the extension .epub.The EPUB is designed for reflowable content i.e the text display can be optimized for the particular display device used by the EPUB Reader.For Ubuntu the best software for reading  EPUB file formats is Calibre.

Recommended EPUB Reader : Calibre

Calibre is a ebook library management software and it can read all the common ebook formats.It is free and open source software.In ubuntu you can install it directly from the Ubuntu Software Center or Synaptic Package Manager.If you have any problem in installation then go to the link given below and come back if needed.

After completion of installation,open the *.epub file with Calibre or add the *.epub file to the calibre library from the options given in calibre.Then you can read the epub files in single click from calibre.

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how to download YouTube videos in Ubuntu 10.04

download youtube video in ubuntu

This post will explain about some simple methods to Download YouTube videos on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx.You can do it either from command line or Terminal or in graphical interface by using some plugins in Firefox.Two common methods are explained here,which surely works in Ubuntu 10.04.

Method #1 : From Command Line

It’s very simple and fast.There is a simple utility called youtube-dl for downloading videos from terminal.So install the youtube-dl package.

First open the terminal(CTRL+ALT+T) and install youtube-dl package by typing the command(=>Password)-

$ sudo apt-get install youtube-dl

Then you can open youtube and copy the url of the video you want to download.Enter the url with the command to download the video.

youtube-dl "URL"

e.g

youtube-dl "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWevG2BlH3k"

Method #2 : Firefox Plugin

If you don’t want to mess with command line then surely you will go with this method.What you have to do is to install a plugin which will automatically indicate a link when any videos are available to download in youtube or any other sites.

Plugin Name : Flash and Video Download

Download Youtube videos

Install it from Firefox Plugin Directory or from Firefox Add on Manager.

After installing the plugin,open youtube and play the video you want to download.Then you will notice an arrow link in Bottom Right Corner of the Browser.Just click on that,it will allow you you to download any flash files available on youtube or any other website,simple by clicking on the selected video files.

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mac theme for ubuntu 10.04

Ubuntu 10.04-Lucid Lynx uses GNOME as Default Desktop.GNOME desktop is used by most of the Linux distros,it has lot of options,themes and features.You can customize it up to the level you want.In this post you will learn about installing Mac OSX theme on Ubuntu 10.04.For Ubuntu you can use Macbuntu which is Mac OS X transformation Pack pack specifically designed for Ubuntu.This Package contains all the system components to mimic Mac OS X appearance on Ubuntu 10.04.

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Installing Mac Theme on Ubuntu 10.04

#1. Download Mac Theme Package ‘Macbuntu’ from the link given below.

Download Macubuntu Package

#2. Extract the archive,it will create a Macbuntu-10.04 directory.

#3. Go to Macbuntu-10.04 directory,open terminal(CTRL+ALT+T) and run the ‘install.sh’ file(it’s a bash script) as regular user.The simple way is to “Drag the install.sh file and Drop it to Terminal,then press Enter”.Then follow some simple instructions.

rkjha@rkjha-desktop:~$ '/home/rkjha/extra-packages/Macbuntu-10.04/install.sh'

#4. That’s All…Now you can enjoy Mac OS X Theme on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx.

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javascript editor for ubuntu

javascript programming ubuntu

Javascript is a client side scripting language,used in creating dynamic websites or web applications.If you are either an expert or a beginner javascript programmer && working on linux based operating system like Ubuntu,then surely you would like to have interactive IDE or Editor.This post will introduce you with an interactive IDE && an editor for javascript programmer.

Editor for Javascript

gedit,the default text editor for GNOME Desktop(The Default Desktop of Ubuntu) is a versatile editor,because it has syntax coloring support for all the commonly used programming languages,scripting language,..etc.That’s why gedit is your basic source editor for javascript,but if you want more advanced features then I would recommend to go with an javascript IDE(Interactive Development Environment).[see below if you want javascript IDE]

IDE for Javascript Programmers

Eclipse is recommended IDE for Javascript.Actually Eclipse is mostly known as a java IDE but it has different versions of IDE for different stuffs,and the functionality can be easily extended by means of plugins.Eclipse is open source and available FREE.So if you want to have fun with javascript,I strongly recommend to download and install dedicated version of Eclipse IDE for javascript web developers.
Download Eclipse IDE for javascript

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Open Source IDE for Java

The aim of this post is to introduce you with some of the best open source IDE(Integrated Development Environment) for programming in Java.I found these IDE very useful for java programming-

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BlueJ

BlueJ is a integrated java environment developed at a university.BlueJ was specifically designed for teaching java so it’s recommended for beginners.BlueJ is available free and you can download it from it’s official website(Link is specified Below).

Features of BlueJ

  • Fully Integrated Development Environment
  • graphical class structure display
  • built in editor,compiler,virtual machine(JVM),debugger..etc
  • interactive object creation/calls
  • easy to use interface,so it’s ideal for beginners
  • interactive testing

Download BlueJ
Windows users can download ‘bluejsetup-302.exe’ package,and it can be installed usually(Double Click).If you are using Ubuntu then follow the link given below.
How to install BlueJ on Ubuntu

Eclipse

Eclipse IDE is well known as Java IDE but it’s extensible due to plugins available.Eclipse is used for embedded development,enterprise development,application frameworks,internet applications,SOA(Service Oriented Architecture).For beginners,it seems more complicated and boring but it has more functionality then any other IDE.
Download Eclipse

Install Eclipse on Ubuntu 10.04

NetBeans

Netbeans is the official(made by Sun Microsystems) and free IDE for java programming ,although it has support for other languages(C/C++,PHP,Groovy,Ruby..etc) too,by means of plugins.It is very easy to use and so recommended IDE for java projects,specially if you are not an experienced java programmer.
Download Netbeans
install netbeans on Ubuntu 10.04