Have you installed Ubuntu 11.10 and want the look of your old desktop back? This tutorial will guide you though installing and switching back to the Ubuntu Classic Desktop (GNOME) in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot.
HTPC is an acronym for Home Theater Personal Computer. A computer system designed with the sole intention of being connected to a television, for entertainment purposes such as watching live TV, playing movies, surfing the Internet, games, listening to music, or viewing digital photographs. A HTPC may also be referred to as a Media Center, which is usually the software portion of the device that combines the functions of a personal computer and media software into a single convergence device.
When Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) was released in April 2010, you may have noticed the Maximize, Minimize & Close buttons have been moved from right to left corner in the default Desktop Theme. This Ubuntu How-To will guide you though switching position, order and alignment of these buttons back to the right hand-side.
Do you have 8G of RAM installed in your system, but the 32-bit version of Ubuntu Linux is only picking-up 4GB? Here is how to get Ubuntu to recognize more than 4G of memory.