Category: Ubuntu

Ubuntu 11.10 – The countdown begins. A whole new world. A whole new computer.

Today I want you to tell about the next release of the OS(Operating System) which I boot into every time I turn on my computer. Yes, you all guessed it right (if you haven’t already, here it is), its Ubuntu(Linux).

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Remove question mark and add your own icon to the ubuntu 11.04 natty narwhal unity launcher

Hi everyone, Its long time since I wrote my last blog. So here I am back to you all. In this blog I am going explain how I added my own icon to the application which was showing a question

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Add xfce or KDE Desktop environment to ubuntu

Hi all, If you want to add xfce/KDE desktop environment to your Ubuntu(Gnome), that can be done  using following steps- 1. Go to System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager. 2. Click search and write xubuntu-desktop/kubuntu-desktop and search. 3. Check Mark for installation and

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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat releasing on 10/10/10

Hi all, The new version of Ubuntu is going to be released on October 10, 2010 (10/10/10) by Canonical Ltd. The Ubuntu 10.10 version which has been named Maverick Meerkat has a lot of features. As the version number signifies,

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Execute java program in ubuntu from terminal

  Please make sure that you have java path set in  /etc/environment file. Then you go to the directory where you created the .java file(your java program). Then compile the .java file using following command- javac -cp . helloworld.java This

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Echofon 1.9.6.6 is not working on FF 3.6.8 Ubuntu customized version

Hi all, Recently i updated echofon addon for firefox and it stopped working on my FF 3.6.8 showing an error message. I was unable to use echofon. So today i found a solution and it is working again. Actually it

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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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