March 19, 2016
Tech News, Tips, Tricks, 'n Tutorials
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Ever wonder if you could have a Ninite-like program that you can use for Macs? Get Mac Apps fills in that void of multiple apps installation for OS X.
All you have to do is visit the site, select the apps you want to install, copy the generated command, paste it in Terminal, and press Return to start the installation.
They’ve got the basic apps we usually install on new systems – Chrome, Firefox, VLC, Caffeine, Handbrake, Audacity. They also have Gimp, Libre Office, Text Wrangler, and Sublime Text 2 & 3.
I’m just not sure if running the same command would update the installed apps. If you’ve tested it already, you may share the result by commenting.
June 24, 2011
Friday is Free Day
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When a streaming audio/video links to .asf or .asx files (Windows media), chances are you won’t be prompted to download the plugin if you’re a Firefox or Google Chrome user. To be able to play these streaming media files, you’ll either need to use Internet Explorer as your browser or install the Windows Media Player plugin for your browser.
You may download the plugin from the Interoperability Bridges and Labs Center website. Download and run the installer and start your browser. This plugin works on Firefox (even up to FF5 Beta) and Google Chrome.
December 1, 2010
Downloads, Tips, Tricks, 'n Tutorials
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If you’re using an x86_64 architecture of Fedora, and having problems with Flash player installation for Firefox, follow this quick tutorial.
1. (This is optional) If you’ve tried installing Flash on your system, remove it first. Include nspluginwrapper too.
[root@hostname username]# yum erase flash-plugin nspluginwrapper*
2a. Install the rpm package for 64-bit plugin created by Leigh Scott.
[root@hostname username]# rpm -Uvh http://www.linux-ati-drivers.homecall.co.uk/flash.x86_64/flash-release-1-2.noarch.rpm
2b. You may also download the rpm package and install it from your downloaded directory. Assuming that the file is in your Downloads folder:
[root@hostname username]# rpm -Uvh /home/username/Downloads/flash-release-1-2.noarch.rpm
3. Install the plugin using yum.
[root@hostname username]# yum install flash-plugin
Check if Flash player is installed. This rpm works for Firefox and Opera and from Fedora 12 or newer.