1. Create and Edit Ubuntu Unity Launcher Items

    I’d love for someone to point me in the direction of a (working) app to better manage the Ubuntu Unity launcher items. I needed to prefix a “gksudo” on a launcher item for regular use (don’t ask), and couldn’t figure out how you’re supposed to do this. In the meantime I’ve worked this out…

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  2. Fix iPhone Support In Ubuntu Natty Narwhal (11.04)

    As of late the Apple iPhones and iPods have worked flawlessly in Ubuntu out-of-the-box. However, if you’ve upgraded your firmware to 4.2.x and tried it in Ubuntu 11, you’ll get a nasty message about being unable to mount.

    To fix this, add the following repo to your sources so we can install a few updates:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pmcenery/ppa
    
    sudo apt-get update
    

    Followed by…

    sudo apt-get install ifuse libimobiledevice2 libimobiledevice-dev python-imobiledevice
    

    Plug your iPhone in, and you should be gtg!

    Quick Update: libimobiledevice1 has been replaced with libimobiledevice2. Thanks to crowdtube.tv for the heads-up.

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  3. Java JRE in Ubuntu Natty Narwhal (11.04)

    As it turns out, the Sun Java JRE doesn’t exist in the Natty Narwhal Partner repo’s just yet. With some helpful advice on #ubuntu+1 (Freenode), this got everything up and working…
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