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Zotero, a free software for bibliography data collection and writing, is available in two form. The first form is web browser add-on (we've prepared the tutorial here), and the second is stand alone application. We will introduce how to install Zotero Stand Alone (GNU/Linux version) in Ubuntu. The benefit of using Stand Alone version is it doesn't depend to web browser anymore so you can focus into books/journals/another sources data collection.

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Zotero is a free software to collect and create bibliography via web browser. Zotero licensed in GNU AGPL, and is available in GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. Zotero has support for free office suite software like OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, and NeoOffice. Zotero used in research (or in any field that need citation and bibliography management). Its main features are to collect bibliography library from websites, journals, books, PDF files, images, and another sources; then to create citation and bibliography entries automatically in word processor. We want to introduce how to install Zotero and Zotero LibreOffice Plugin in Ubuntu (and it is compatible with another GNU/Linux distributions). Enjoy your research with Zotero.

This guide contains instructions about installing Blender 2.76 from PPA in Ubuntu 14.04. This PPA is unofficial, because there is no official PPA for Blender. This PPA is provided by Thomas Schiex, thanks to him. Please use this as your own risk.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:thomas-schiex/blender
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install blender
Note: in our system (Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit), it needs about 73.1 MB download packages. This article is a continuation of our old article about Blender 2.61.

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This guide contains instructions about installing Darktable 2.0, a free software for photography workflow, from PPA in Ubuntu 14.04. This PPA is official, provided by Darktable developer, Pascal de Bruijn. Thanks for him.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:pmjdebruijn/darktable-release
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install darktable

Note: in our system, it needs about 10.7 MB to download.



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This guide contains instructions about installing the latest uGet (2.0.4) for Ubuntu 14.04. PPA used in this guide is provided by uGet Developer, C. H. Huang. Thanks to him. Perform these command lines one by one in your Terminal:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:plushuang-tw/uget-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install uget
Note: in our system (Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit), it needs 300 KB to download.

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This guide contains instructions about installing FreeCAD 0.15 from PPA in Ubuntu 14.04. This official PPA is provided by FreeCAD maintainers in Launchpad. Thanks to them especially Normand C for uploading all packages. Perform these command lines in your Terminal:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:freecad-maintainers/freecad-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get freecad
Note: in our system (Ubuntu 14,04 32 bit) it takes 45.6 MB data to be downloaded.

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This guide collects instructions about extracting and saving images from PDF file. This is possible by using pdfimages command line utility. pdfimages is built-in in Ubuntu along with poppler-utils package. pdfimages can save images in .ppm, .pbm, and .jpg formats.

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This is a guide about using Tor Browser. This guide speaks about downloading and using Tor Browser application. You must ensure that Tor service is running when using Tor Browser, because it needs Tor Networks to connect to the internet. Using Tor with Tor Browser is the recommended way to browse through Tor Networks.

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