Archive for December, 2010

Installing Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 10.10

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Below is a walk-through of how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 10.10. I’ve listed two methods of installation – one using ‘apt-get’ and the other using ‘dpkg’. The main difference is that ‘apt-get’ will resolve dependencies for you and ‘dpkg’ will not. Remember to if you are not logged in as root or another superuser, use ‘sudo’ in front of every command. (more…)


How to install Flash, Python, and Java on Ubuntu 10.10

Saturday, December 25th, 2010

Just some quick tips on how to install Flash, Python, and Java on Ubuntu 10.10. Flash and Python are pretty straight-forward. However, installing Java is slightly more complicated since Sun’s (now Oracle) Java 6 has been removed from the Ubuntu Multiverse. The Ubuntu gatekeepers are now more heavily asserting that people follow their recommendation for using “OpenJDK.” (more…)