Sunday, July 3, 2011

How to install Linux Mint 11 (Katya)

This tutorial to teach you how to install Linux Mint 11(Katya)
1-Dwnload the Linux Mint 11 DVD or Cd iso image from
2-Burn it onto a DVD or CD , and boot your computer from it.
3-Double-click the Install Linux Mint icon on the desktop to start the installation to the hard drive.
4-The installation wizard appear, select your language and click forward button.
5-The next screen shows preparing to install Linux Mint, forward.
6-Allocate drive space for partitioning of your hard disk.,you have two choices1- Erase disk and install Linux Mint this will create one big / partition for you and remove all data ,2-Something else this choice for manual partitioning.
7-Select the hard drive that you want to use for the Linux Mint installation.,then press on install now
8-In where are you screen, choose your time zone.forward
9-In Keyboard Layout screen Change the keyboard layout, if necessary. forward
10-In who are you screen Type in your real name, your desired username along with a password, and click on Forward.
11-Afterwards, Linux Mint is being installed. This can take a few minutes, so be patient.
12-When the installation complete, you will be asked to reboot the system. Click on Restart Now:
13-Remove the Linux Mint installation DVD from the DVD drive. Please do this now and press ENTER.
14- Log in to the desktop with the username and password you provided during installation,and have fun with Linux mint 11 Katya.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

How To Install PlayOnLinux On Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) To Run Windows Program?

In this tutorial i will explain how to install PlayOnLinux software on Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty narwhal) to run Windows programs .
Press ALT + F2 to open terminal ,and enter the following commands:

wget -q "" -O - | sudo apt-key add -

sudo wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install playonlinux

Or goto Playonlinux download web page
Under Downloads select Ubuntu.

How To Install Yahoo Messanger On Ubuntu 11.04 From Google Web Store ?

At last Linux users can use Yahoo Messanger to chat with friends .In this tutorial i will explain installing Yahoo Messanger on Ubuntu 11.04.

1-Firstly you need to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 11.04.
2-Open Google Chrome with this link
to open Chrome Web Store page,Then type Yahoo Messenger on the search field.

3-Press on install button to install Yahoo Messanger .Then wait until installation finished

4- Yahoo Messenger icon appear on our Google Chrome App list. This only a Web messenger that already available from Yahoo.
5-Click on Yahoo Messanger Icon , Then Sign In using youd ID and password and have a nice chatting with family and friends.

How To Install Skype On Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) ?

Skype is software that enables the world's conversations.Millions of individuals and businesses use Skype to make free video and voice calls, send instant messages and share files with other Skype users.Everyday, people also use Skype to make low-cost calls to landlines and mobiles.

In this tutorial i will give you a background about Skype installation on Ubuntu 11.04 just follow the instructions below with screenshots.

Go to Skype official website to download suitable version for Ubuntu 11.04, on the main page press on get skype and choose linux from pop up window.

It will give you Skype 2.2 Beta for linux Press on download now button and choose Ubuntu 10.4+ 32-bit or 64-bit according to your system.

Save the file to your computer.

Open the downloaded file with Ubuntu Software Center , you will find Skype ready to get installed , Click on install to install it ,then type the password to authenticate .

Another way to install Skype on Ubuntu 11.04 by respiratory :

To install Skype on Ubuntu 11.04 already (currently Alpha 3), you can download the Skype .deb from the Skype website, but it's better to install Skype from the Ubuntu 10.10 Partner repository because it includes some Ubuntu-specific fixes that aren't available in the official Skype .deb.

To add the Ubuntu 10.10 Partner repository to Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, press ALT + F2 and to open terminal ,and enter the following command:

It will open Software Sources .
Then, on the "Other software" tab click "Add" and add the following:
deb maverick partner.
Then when u close software sources a small window will appear to tell you that the information about available software is out-of-date , press Reload button .
And finally goto software center and search for skype or run the following command in terminal to install skype .

Have fun with Skype ,and have a nice chatting with your friends .

Friday, July 1, 2011

How To Install Google Eearth On Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (Natty Narwhal) ?

Google Earth is a software which works as a virtual globe,and also gives you geographical informations about Seas,Oceans,continents,Countries,Cities,3D buildings,Other Planets (Mars),and the moon ,etc .
Google Earth was originally called EarthViewer 3D, and was created by Keyhole, Inc, a company acquired by Google in 2004.

Google Earth installation.

To install Google Earth on Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (Natty Narwhal) , Follow the instructions below with screenshots :

1-To download Google Earth  for Ubuntu 11.04 desktop ,Go to

In the bottom of the page you will find Please select your download package:
ٍyou have four options ,two for debian/ubuntu : If your system 32-bit, select 32 bit .deb (For Debian/Ubuntu), Or select 64 bit .deb (For Debian/Ubuntu) ,if your system 64-bit .

2-Save the file to your hard drive .

3- Open the downloaded file with Ubuntu Software Center, press install button to install it .

4- After installation complete go to Applications, and type google earth in the search ,you will find it in the installed software .

How To Install Google Picasa On Ubuntu 11.04 desktop (Natty Narwhal) ?

Picasa is free photo software from Google. Picasa is a popular application for Windows and Linux system. This is a nice and useful photo manager and editor for Linux, and other operating systems .
To Install Google Picasa 3.0 on Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (Natty Narwhal),follow the Instructions below with screenshots .

1-To download the latest version of Google picasa for Ubuntu 11.04, go to
Click on install picasa for linux (beta) button .

2-Picasa for Linux page will open ,under You can download the packages directly from the following URLs: select which package is suitable for your system :
deb, for Debian/Ubuntu i386(32-bit), Or deb, for Debian/Ubuntu amd64 (64-bit)

3-Save the file to your hard drive .

4- Open the downloaded file with Ubuntu Software Center , then click install to install google picasa .

5-Enjoy with Google Picasa .

How To Install Google Chrome On Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (Natty Narwha) ?

Google Chrome Is a free and open source web browser , has been developed and maintained by Google Inc. Google chrome is available for Windows, Linux based OS such as Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) and Mac OS X. Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers.Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

Installing Google chrome on Ubuntu 11.04 .

To install chromium browser on Latest Ubuntu version 11.04 desktop (Natty Narwhal) .
1-Open Firefox with this link
Click on Download Google chrome Button , This version for Linux (Ubuntu,debian,fedora,and Opensuse) .

2-Select your download package (32 or 64-bit for Ubuntu ) ,then click accept and install to start installation .

3- Save the file to your hard drive .

4-By clicking on the downloaded file Ubuntu Software Center will open with Chromium Web Browser, cick on Install to install it .

5-Have fun with Google Chrome

How To Install opera Browser On Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (Natty Narwhal) ?

To install  the latest version of opera browser on Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (Natty Narwhal) follow the instructions below :

1- Open Firefox with Opera website 
then click on Download Opera 11.50 For linux .

2-Save the file to your hard drive .

3-Open the downloaded file , it will open ubuntu Software center with Opera , click on installti install it.

4- Have fun with Opera browser.