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Install Xfce 4.12 in Ubuntu using a PPA

Source: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/03/xfce-4-12-released-after-almost-three-years, by

Although probably not recommended just yet (early doors and all that) the Xubuntu Development PPA contains pre-release builds of Xfce 4.12 for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 14.10 users to install from at their own risk.

Add the Xubuntu Dev PPA to Ubuntu’s Software Sources using a Terminal and the following commands (assuming the Xfce desktop is already installed):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xubuntu-dev/xfce-4.12
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

To remove the PPA and downgrade to the version of PPA in the main Ubuntu repos/other installed PPAs the ‘ppa-purge’ utility should be installed and used:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:xubuntu-dev/xfce-4.12
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INSTALL POWERTOP 2.1 IN UBUNTU 12.04 PRECISE PANGOLIN VIA PPA

Written by ANDREW @ http://www.webupd8.org

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PowerTOP is a command line tool that helps diagnose issues with power consumption and provides suggestions on how to improve power usage.

PowerTOP 2.1, released a few days ago, introduces support for Intel GPUs and for cores without P-states, a new manual page along with an option to specify workload to run during measurement and an option to suppress output to the terminal.

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How To Install Faenza Icons On Ubuntu 12.04

By tinuz @ http://www.n00bsonubuntu.net

The Faenza icon theme for Gnome provides monochromatic icons for panels, toolbars and buttons and colourful squared icons for devices, applications, folder, files and Gnome menu items. Four themes are included to fit with light or dark themes/panels.

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