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For details, just type ‘info gcompris‘ in your terminal.

Installation
taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install gcompris
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
gcompris-data python-pysqlite2
Suggested packages:
gnucap python-pysqlite2-dbg
Recommended packages:
gcompris-sound-en gcompris-sound
The following NEW packages will be installed:
gcompris gcompris-data python-pysqlite2
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 46.8MB of archives.
After unpacking 66.9MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
gcompris-data python-pysqlite2 gcompris
Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/main gcompris-data 8.3.2-1ubuntu2 [46.3MB]
Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/main python-pysqlite2 2.3.4-2 [72.5kB]
Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/main gcompris 8.3.2-1ubuntu2 [376kB]
Fetched 46.8MB in 6m41s (117kB/s)
Selecting previously deselected package gcompris-data.
(Reading database … 117050 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking gcompris-data (from …/gcompris-data_8.3.2-1ubuntu2_all.deb) …
Selecting previously deselected package python-pysqlite2.
Unpacking python-pysqlite2 (from …/python-pysqlite2_2.3.4-2_i386.deb) …
Selecting previously deselected package gcompris.
Unpacking gcompris (from …/gcompris_8.3.2-1ubuntu2_i386.deb) …
Setting up gcompris-data (8.3.2-1ubuntu2) …
Setting up python-pysqlite2 (2.3.4-2) …
Setting up gcompris (8.3.2-1ubuntu2) …

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$

gcompris.png

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To reduce the loading process you can change the default setting of Open Office. To change the default setting, open any of your Open Office application. Go to Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org.

  • Number of steps : 10 (this is for your ‘undo‘ steps).

  • Use for OpenOffice.org : 128MB (increase it if you have more memories).

  • Enable systray Quickstarter : enabled

openoffice.png

 

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Measure and display the rate of data across a network connection or data being stored in a file.

Installation

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install speedometer

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following extra packages will be installed:

python-urwid

The following NEW packages will be installed:

python-urwid speedometer

0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 179kB of archives.

After unpacking 889kB of additional disk space will be used.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y

WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!

python-urwid speedometer

Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe python-urwid 0.9.8.1-1 [165kB]

Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe speedometer 2.4-1 [13.3kB]

Fetched 179kB in 20s (8750B/s)

Selecting previously deselected package python-urwid.

(Reading database … 123347 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking python-urwid (from …/python-urwid_0.9.8.1-1_i386.deb) …

Selecting previously deselected package speedometer.

Unpacking speedometer (from …/speedometer_2.4-1_all.deb) …

Setting up python-urwid (0.9.8.1-1) …

Setting up speedometer (2.4-1) …

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$

How to operate?

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo speedometer -rx ppp0

Note:

-rx network-interface display bytes received on network-interface

-tx network-interface display byte transmitted on network-interface

speedometer.png

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pktstat listens to the network, shows and summary the bandwidth being consumed by packets of various kinds on an interface in real time. Each line displays the data rate associated with different classes of packets.

It understands some protocols (including FTP,HTTP, and X11) and adds a descriptive name next to the entry (e.g., ‘RETR cd8.iso’, ‘GET http://slashdot.org/’ or ‘xclock -fg blue’).

Installation

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install pktstat

[sudo] password for taufanlubis:

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following NEW packages will be installed:

pktstat

0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 30.1kB of archives.

After unpacking 102kB of additional disk space will be used.

WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!

pktstat

Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe pktstat 1.8.1-1 [30.1kB]

Fetched 30.1kB in 7s (4029B/s)

Selecting previously deselected package pktstat.

(Reading database … 123330 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking pktstat (from …/pktstat_1.8.1-1_i386.deb) …

Setting up pktstat (1.8.1-1) …

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$

How to operate?

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo pktstat -i ppp0 (I used point to point, for my connection).
pktstat.png

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The CBM or Color Bandwidth Meter displays current traffic of all network device. This program is so simple that is should be self-explanatory.

Source code and newer versions are available from: http://www.isotton.com/utils/cbm/

Installation
taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install cbm

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following NEW packages will be installed:

cbm

0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 21.3kB of archives.

After unpacking 90.1kB of additional disk space will be used.

WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!

cbm

Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe cbm 0.1-1 [21.3kB]

Fetched 21.3kB in 7s (2988B/s)

Selecting previously deselected package cbm.

(Reading database … 123325 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking cbm (from …/archives/cbm_0.1-1_i386.deb) …

Setting up cbm (0.1-1) …

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$

 

How to operate?
taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo cbm

colorbandwithmeter.png

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Transfer files with Nokia Express Music 5320 is very easy. Just connect the CA-101 to your Nokia 5320 then plug into your Ubuntu.

From Nokia Express 5320 menu , select ‘Mass Storage‘.

In few seconds, it will be recognized as a USB storage. You can create any directories that you want.

I suggest to create based on category so it will easier for you to browse your files in the future.
nokia_mass_storage01

Go to directory in your PC and select files that you want to copy.
nokia_mass_storage02
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