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iOS transfer made easier

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Saturday, November 28th, 2015
Author:
adminLuke

Trouble transferring files to iOS devices from Ubuntu? Now try iosTransferGUI, a simple way to load files onto iPad without having to use the command-line ifuse and libimobiledevice: Unfortunately this requires libimobiledevice 1.2, which is not the default on current Ubuntu. If you don’t want to compile it and related libimobiledevice utilities, there are PPA […]

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Looking for iPad/apps? You may want to reconsider…

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Monday, November 23rd, 2015
Author:
adminLuke

Tablets are great tools for reading and learning on-the go. With that said, there are many reasons you should reconsider using AppleID/Itunes Store on that new iPad for the student on your list: The Bad: Itunes Store may show almost-pornographic album covers on the store front-page, even if you just brought it up to look […]

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What will you do with Ubuntu-drone??

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Thursday, November 5th, 2015
Author:
adminLuke

Ubuntu has been a major player in the “Cloud”, but is now moving to the clouds. A partner is working on an advanced drone that “supports CUDA, OpenCV, and ROS”. (Ars Technica) No idea how the Rodents Of unusual Size will help, but OpenCV and high-tech components will likely bring up some interesting applications. What […]

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Linear Algebra and Sandwiches

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Saturday, February 14th, 2015
Author:
adminLuke

Recently an interesting course opened up on Coursera (A free course system similar to iTunesU, with the added benefit of certificate with completion of a course). In Coding the Matrix: Linear Algebra through Computer Science Applications, they give a really good intro to basic Python programming – and mathematical programming in Python3. If, like me […]

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Way Cool Linux Apps

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Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
Author:
adminLuke

Nearly everyone knows about Gimp, Openoffice/Libreoffice for Office-document processing, and the usual must-have-linux-apps, but what about the other less-known useful apps? Here are a few unique apps I discovered recently that are worth a try: Sushi – Simple preview of items in Nautilus file-browser, simply using the space key and arrow keys. Nautilus-columns – A […]

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Ubuntu Utopic or Uninteresting?

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Author:
adminLuke

With Ubuntu “Utopic Unicorn” coming up, you may be wondering – is it worthwhile to upgrade? As you can see, there are minimal changes in 14.10, things generally seem to work the same as before. While seemingly unspectacular, 14.10 has some new under-the-hood changes, like Linux 3.16, and minor updates to many other packages. The […]

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Rhythmbox problems? You’re not alone

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014
Author:
adminLuke

If you have been experiencing problems trying to subscribe to podcasts using Rhythmbox, you aren’t the only one – Recent versions of Ubuntu seem to have a problem subscribing to Rhythmbox from other applications. The details of this bug were described here. If you see the same problem on your machine, consider clicking the “Yes, […]

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Easy steps to a less Chrome-y, more Linux-y, laptop

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Thursday, September 25th, 2014
Author:
adminLuke

It’s that time of year again – with the new school year commencing, there’s more to learn and study – both with classes and research, and the latest new electronics you may have picked up for class-work. As many users have noted in our quick survey, you may be missing using Tunesviewer and iTunes-U for […]

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Important Update: Tunesviewer-Android 1.3!

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Sunday, January 19th, 2014
Author:
adminLuke

It’s been awhile since the last update, and this new version has some important changes: An important security fix has been applied. More podcast apps will work with the subscribe feature in Tunesviewer. Better support for the newer 4.x versions of Android. All Android users are encouraged to upgrade. The Linux desktop version is not […]

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New Android version, now available on F-Droid repository!

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Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Author:
adminLuke

The latest version of Tunesviewer for Android is now available on the F-Droid repository! F-Droid is a software repository similar to Google Play or Amazon, which lets you browse and download software, and provides updates when available. The main difference is that F-Droid contains only vetted open-source software, and contains ad-blocking software that Google has […]

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