Month: May 2010

How to Install Chromium (Google Chrome) web browser in Ubuntu

Hi, Here is how we can install google chrome (chromium) web browser in Ubuntu. It is an open-source browser project that is safer, faster, and more stable. 1) First you need to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file manohar@manohar-desktop:~$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list 2)

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Linux : Introduction to sudo

  There are two ways to run administrative applications in Linux. You can either switch to the super user (root) with the su command, or you can take advantage of sudo. How you do this will depend upon which distribution

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Plymouth themes in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Hi Quick tip for those having trouble with their splash screens in lucid. To change the default splash screen: sudo update-alternatives –config default.plymouth sudo update-initramfs -u To fix the delayed loading of the splash: sudo -s echo FRAMEBUFFER=y >>/etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash update-initramfs

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JBoss server unable to start within 50 seconds. How to increase the JBoss server start time.

Hi I got this error in Eclipse when i tried to start the JBoss server. Server JBoss v5.0 at localhost was unable to start within 50 seconds. If the server requires more time, try increasing the timeout in the server

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How to rotate or flip your ubuntu desktop upside down

Hi I had been thinking from a couple of days to do something with my ubuntu desktop. So I thought why not to rotate my ubuntu desktop upside down. But before i tell you how to do this let me

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