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How to Install Evernote 4.0 in Ubuntu Using Wine

<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-36060" alt="" src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/header_lg3.png" width="650" height="220">Evernote is a great application for taking notes and having them available virtually anywhere—except for Linux, sadly. Here's how to get the Windows client working in Ubuntu using Wine.

How to Use FileMenu to Manage Your Files More Efficiently

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4ce4da0732581.jpg" />Organizing files can be very time consuming, and moving files between folders often requires a lot of mouse clicks between one file directories to another. Here's how to use FileMenu to do these tasks more efficiently.

Do a Complete Makeover of Your PowerPoint Slides with Pptplex

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4ce0c2eb96ff8.jpg" />PowerPoint is a great software package to deliver presentations, however it’s very linear. Pptplex overcomes this limitation by changing the way we create slides to deliver them in a non-linear way in order to give a stronger impact to our audience.

Use Your Linux PC to Teach Students Basic Science

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cdb72c395574.jpg" />If you've ever experienced one of your kids saying “Mom, how do I solve this math problem? What should I do? I’m bored”, then you’ll appreciate KDE Edutainment to help you teach your kids basic mathematics and other sciences.

How to Time Your PowerPoint Slides for More Effective Presentations

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd4429bb69e3.jpg" />Delivering a presentation is not just about giving good slides, it is also about making sure that our presentation finishes by the time our audience wants to have their tea break—so practicing how long to speak for each slide is essential for a proper presentation.

Optimize Microsoft Word Editor Area for Better Writing

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd2439b423fd.jpg" />Our monitor only gives us a limited space to edit Word documents. Jumping from one page to another consumes too much time, so today we will show you some simple tips to maximize the Microsoft Word editing area for a better writing experience.

How to Use Footnotes in Microsoft Word 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd0d6eb3a96e.jpg" />A footnote is a note that appears at the bottom of a page that are commonly used by writers to cite other authors publication in their document. We will show you how to manage footnotes in Microsoft Word.

How to Avoid Overspending Your Money for Holiday Trips

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-10-15-1-06-11-58.jpg" />Each holiday carries the risk of overspending our money, so we should pay a closer look to our holiday plan and make sure that we prepare a good budget to get the most out of our holiday. Here's a few tips that can help.

How to Secure Your Linux PC by Encrypting Your Hard Drive

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc8f1aba038e.jpg" />There’s bound to be data on your computer that you want to protect from hackers, nosy friends, or curious colleagues. Encrypting your computer drive protects you from intruders, and here’s a couple of different ways to secure your data.

Keep Track of Ideas with Microsoft OneNote

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-10-15-1-06-10-23.jpg" />Ideas come to us at unexpected times, and we don't always have enough time to take action on all of them at once. Thankfully Microsoft OneNote is a great tool to keep track of ideas for anything.

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injury the Geeky Way

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-10-15-1-05-44-54.jpg" />Most of us spend our days working in front of a workstation and the wrong workstation settings can cause a serious problem called "Repetitive Strain Injury" or RSI for short. Do not ignore the pain in your hand and thinking that it will go away or get better by itself.

Use Your PC to Learn a New Language (Without Spending a Dime)

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/flash_card_small.jpg" alt="" width="350" height="203" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-2691" /> A $600 language learning course may not be as good as a $10 learning method. We can even learn a new language without spending a dime with a free, easy to use, and rich feature flash card software

How to Make the Linux Console Easier to Use for Linux Newbies

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/4457009838_382885ee5b_z.jpg" />The Linux console may not be as user friendly as the GUI but it is faster and saves you a lot of time when you are doing simple repetitive tasks.This is may be a little bit subjective, but once you know how to do some tasks faster from the console you will not go back to the GUI to do them.

Using Microsoft Word 2010’s References Feature (for Students)

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-08-24-1-11-19-07.jpg" />Writing essays can be a very daunting task. Brainstorming, drafting, researching, and referencing can sometime be unmanageable. Microsoft Word 2010's reference function is a good productivity tool to manage citations and bibliography.

How to Create a Family Friendly Ubuntu Setup

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-08-18-1-06-02-00.jpg" />The computer is a powerful educational tool for children. Despite the many benefits that computer offers to children, it also has the potential to introduce harmful content for the children. Here's how to make Ubuntu safer for the children.

Build a Download Scheduler with Little Programming Skill

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-08-10-1-03-37-12.jpg" />We all love to download stuff from the internet, and there are heaps of great download manager tools that we can use to schedule our downloads. It might just be easier to use a download manager, but there is not harm in exploring the tools that already comes with our Ubuntu and make the full use of it.