• Ubuntu is an entirely open source operating system built around the Linux kernel.
  • Ubuntu will always be free of charge, and there is no extra fee for the "enterprise edition," we make our very best work available to everyone on the same Free terms.
  • Ubuntu includes the very best in translations and accessibility infrastructure that the free software community has to offer, to make Ubuntu usable for as many people as possible.
  • Ubuntu is released regularly and predictably; a new release is made every six months. You can use the current stable release or the current development release. Each release is supported for at least 18 months.

How to Activate The Shortcut Alt+F2 at Ubuntu 11.10 (Gnome Shell)

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In Ubuntu, Alt+F2 is the shortcut to display the run command-prompt, which is a fast way to execute the commands other than through the Terminal. By default, this shortcut is not enabled in Gnome Shell so that you can not execute the commands through this key combination.

To enable this shortcut, go to the username in the top left panel and then select System Settings.

PDF Mod, A PDF Modifier for Linux

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PDF Mod is a simple application for modifying PDF documents. You can reorder, rotate, and remove pages, export images from a document, edit the title, subject, author, and keywords, and combine documents via drag and drop. 

How to Overcome Double Tap & Hold of Touchpad Does Not Work Properly on Ubuntu 11.10

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Double tap & hold of touchpad works to drag & drop an object. With this feature we will can drag & drop objects easily. On Ubuntu 11.10, double tap & hold of most netbook touchpad does not work well. Sometimes it can drag an object & sometimes it can't. How to fix this so that double tap & hold of touchpad functioning properly?

To overcome this, we must to set some parameters of Synaptics Touchpad by typing the following commands in Terminal.
sudo gedit /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf
Then add the following line before the EndSection script then save & restart your computer
Option "SingleTapTimeout" "320"
Option "FastTaps" "1"