Sunday, October 10, 2010

How to Install Ailurus in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverik) - A Useful Ubuntu Tweak Alternative For Beginners

Ailurus is a GPL software, which aims at making Linux easier to use for beginners. Ailurus is available for Ubuntu, Fedora,Archlinux and Mint while Ubuntu Tweak is a dedicated Ubuntu only application.
Ailurus Features

  • 'Study Linux' feature included in Ailurus is pretty good at teaching the Linux basics to beginners. You can even set it to display Linux tips each time you login to your system.
  • Install lot of  useful applications easily.
  • Enable/Disable a number of third party repositories quite easily.
  • Clean APT/YUM cache.
  • Display of basic hardware information which is so useful at times.
  • Backup and recover APT/YUM status
  • Change GNOME settings. Ailurus invokes GConf API, to change GNOME settings.
  • Easily enable Gnome Control Center using Ailurus.
 How to install Latest Ailurus 10.06.93 in Ubuntu Lucid and maverik

Open a terminal and type the following

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ailurus && sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ailurus 

Goto Applications - System Tools - Ailurus.

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