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23 March

[Free Software] Play Flash Movie in Linux

“How to play file with extension swf in Linux?” I think that question often asked when someone using Linux. Maybe you have a presentation file with extension swf and you want to play that file in your linux PC. Now, you don’t have to install wine + Adobe Flash to play the file with extension swf. Read the rest of this entry »

For debian or ubuntu or linux mint users, apt is a powerful tool to install program/package into their system. But in order to work properly, apt must be configured. Especially from where did it obtain software package.So you must edit your sources.list file that usually exists in /etc/apt directory.

APT can obtain software packages from many types of repository like web server, ftp server, file system or cd-rom. So, it’s your job to configure apt so that it knows where to download software packages. You can add many repository in single sources.list file. Maybe you want download software packages from ubuntu mirror site and CD, or maybe from many mirror. You can add each repository in a single line in sources.list file. Read the tutorial.

Many people doesn’t like linux because it is hard to install in their computer. Especially if they want some dual-boot thing. One mistake can delete their existing operating system or maybe damage their partition. Because of that many people won’t install linux. But now there is a program that can install linux into your computer without create any new partition in your harddisk. Besides this linux installation act like a installed program in Windows. How can us do that? Read it here