Category: Ubuntu

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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How to set different wallpapers on different workspaces in Ubuntu

Hi, Let us set different wallpapers on different workspaces(desktop screens) in Ubuntu. I am doing this on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. For this compiz should be installed. If you don’t have it installed already here is howto . Now open compiz.

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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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