Month: March 2010

Clear and Disable recent documents in Ubuntu

Hi If you want to clear recent documents in ubuntu here is how you can. Just click on Places on the top panel menu, and select Recent Documents Clear Recent Documents and click on the Clearbutton when prompted. The list of recently access

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Remove Windows password using chntpw in Ubuntu

Hi, Here is a small open source utility called chntpw (as in Change NT Password) to remove/clear a Windows password you can’t remember or change a password you feel is insecure. You can install chntpw using synaptic or use the

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Managing Packages in Ubuntu using dpkg

Hi all, dpkg is a debian package manager which is a medium-level tool to install, build, remove and manage debian packages. Now i am giving the available commands for dpkg with examples : 1)Install a package Syntax dpkg -i <.deb

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Using ClamTK antivirus to remove viruses using Linux

ClamAV/ClamTK If you’ve never worked with ClamAV, you should know it is a very easy to use virus scanner. The only downfall to this virus scanner is that it isn’t quite as real-time as most people are used to. By

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Install java manually in UBUNTU Linux

Install the new java in any folder you like. Set the environment variables in /etc/environment file. My /etc/environment file looks like this- PATH=”/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_11/bin:/usr/jboss/jboss-5.0.1.GA/bin” CLASSPATH=”/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_11/lib:/usr/jboss/jboss-5.0.1.GA/lib” JAVA_HOME=”/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_11″ JBOSS_HOME=”/usr/jboss/jboss-5.0.1.GA” Save this file and restart the computer. It should have new java installed and

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Change root password in Linux (sudo passwd root)

This is the command to set root password so that we don’t have to type $sudo su to change to root user. Just type the following command and u can login as root as $su please follow the commands below

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Howto add entries in GNOME menu in Ubuntu

Hi, If you want to add entries in GNOME menu in Ubuntu, you can do it two ways : 1) Using command line. 2) Using GUI settings. Let me start with the first one i.e. Using command line. I will

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Linux: A Platform for the Cloud

Hi, I found this article interesting and useful for all so i am posting it here. Hope it helps all. It is by Jon ‘maddog’ Hall. Taken form Linux: A Platform for the Cloud The goal of this article

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What you need to know about blogging

Hi all, I have just saw a video by Matt Cutts (Google expert and blogger). And it has inspired me to blog more and more. We need to blog everyday and it helps us to gain pagerank for our blogs.

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