Articles Tagged Google

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Preview the slick new (new) Ubuntu 10.04 Firefox Start page

With Ubuntu 10.04 having switched its default search engine from Google to Yahoo! and then back to Google again we’ve had a few ‘new’ Firefox start pages to look at this cycle. The latest, and […]

26 April 2010
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Won’t Use Yahoo! As Default Search Engine After All

Canonical has reversed its earlier decision to set Yahoo! as the default search engine in Firefox for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. The Lucid Lynx will, as in previous releases, ship with Google set as the default […]

7 April 2010
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GoogSysTray Puts Google Reader, GMail, Wave notifications in your panel tray

Version: 1.1.4 GoogSysTray is a notification area application that alerts you to updates for your various Google services, such as GMail, Google Reader and Google Wave. Application to get Google Reader updates in Ubuntu System […]

27 January 2010
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ChromeOS Application Icons

The ChromeOS application menu has some pretty cool icons for applications – so much so I’ve cheekily popped some of them here for your downloadable convenience. All are 128×128 and would look great in docks […]

29 November 2009
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Install Google Picasa Photo Viewer In Ubuntu

Google Picasa on Windows comes coupled with an awesome image-viewer. Sadly Google didn’t make this available for Linux users of Picasa, but, thanks to Irakli Gozalishvili and a soul known as Caiacoa, you can install […]

29 November 2009
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MurrinaChrome – Best Chrome-like GTK Theme Yet

A few days ago I posted a gorgeous Emerald theme based on Google Waves’ interface. In that post I mentioned i couldn’t find a decent GTK theme to match it. Thankfully reader Nicolas came up […]

29 November 2009
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Canonical ‘contracting engineering’ to Google

Canonical (the commercial funder/creator of Ubuntu) are contributing ‘engineering’ to Google (for ChromeOS, presumably) under contract. The official statement posted on the Canonical blog reads as follows. Congratulations to Google on the open sourcing of […]

19 November 2009
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Video Conferencing Coming To GMail Chat

Reports are circulating that GMail chat ” the web-based version of Google Talk/GTalk ” will be adding multi-user video chat/video conferencing to this other Google services in the coming months. GMail Chat only supports one-to-one […]

7 November 2009
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10 Reasons Why Google Chrome Should Be Your Default Web Browser

An official version of Google Chrome has been available to try out for several months. It fully supports flash and extensions, is super fast to both start-up and load pages and is so incredibly stable […]

4 October 2009
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Run Google Tasks On Your Desktop With Google Chrome Or Mozilla Prism

Run Google Tasks on your desktop – complete with all the features from the online version thanks to Mozilla Prism. Installation You can install this via the standalone Mozilla Prism package from the repo’s however […]

30 September 2009
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Install Picasa 3.5 In Linux

Google this week released Picasa 3.5 for Windows and Mac. Sadly no Linux version was offered, a fact Google blamed on the lowly adoption figures they have for Picasa on Linux. I think that’s a […]

23 September 2009
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Integrate Google Docs With Ubuntu

The following plug-ins, scripts and extensions add Google Doc integration throughout Ubuntu.   Upload To Google Docs Via Nautilus You can easily upload a file to Google Doc’s via a Right Click with this User […]

10 September 2009