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Summary of @DellCarePRO Ubuntu Basics Webinar (Feb 2017)

Last week there was a webinar from @DellCarePRO titled Ubuntu Basic Webinar. Today the webinar video Ubuntu Basics Webinar has been posted online, and here is the summary. Introduction   Ubuntu installation as dual-boot             Talk by Barton George           There was emphasis that the initial …

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How to create a snap with snapcraft for howdoi (CLI utilility for stackoverflow)

In the tutorial How to create a snap for how2 (stackoverflow from the terminal) in Ubuntu 16.04 we saw how to create a snap with snapcraft for the CLI utility called how2. That was a software based on nodejs. In this post we will repeat the process for another CLI utility called howdoi by Benjamin …

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How to create a snap for how2 (stackoverflow from the terminal) in Ubuntu 16.04

Stackoverflow is an invaluable resource for questions related to programming and other subjects. Normally, the workflow for searching http://stackoverflow.com/, is to search Google using a Web browser. Most probably, the result will be a question from stackoverflow. A more convenient way to query StackOverflow, is to use the how2 command-line utility. Here is how it …

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How to create a snap for a Python app with networking using snapcraft in Ubuntu 16.04

Update #1: 6 Feb 2017  httpstat needs curl. Originally, this HowTo would freshly compile curl from the github source. Now, this HowTo shows how to reuse the existing curl package from the Ubuntu repositories. In this post we see how to create a snap package (or, just snap) of some software in Ubuntu 16.04. A …

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How to install Inkscape 0.92 (latest) as a snap in Ubuntu 16.04

Inkscape is professional open-source vector graphics editor. The latest version is 0.92. Here is a video demonstrating the new Inkscape 0.92 features. And detailed Inkscape 0.92 Release Notes. Here is how to install as the Inkscape snap on Ubuntu 16.04 (and other GNU/Linux distributions that support snaps). The snap was created by Inkscape Board member …

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How to try the new MUFFIN (“Ribbon”) toolbar of LibreOffice 5.3 in Ubuntu 16.04

LibreOffice 5.3 has several new features and one of them is the new MUFFIN toolbars. Let’s try them out. First, we installed LibreOffice 5.3 on Ubuntu using a snap and start the new version of LibreOffice Writer. By default, the new MUFFIN toolbar is not available because it is currently an experimental feature. We need …

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