Tag: Ubuntu LTS

Install Postgresql in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Hi all, Its common to all that we need to install database in our machine now or then due to re-installation of OS or any other reasons whatever that may be. I too use to install most of the time

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Ubuntu 12.04 on Virtualbox pae error – “Unable to boot – please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU”

Hi all, My last post was about the release of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wanted to install it in the VirtualBox. But I got an error. So this post is about how to remove the error and move forward with

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin is released

Hi all, I am back again after a long time. This post is about the new release of Ubuntu, 12.04 LTS, code named Precise Pangolin.   It was officially released few hours back. This is a Long Term Support released whose

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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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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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Why Free Software is More Secure

Hi all, I found this article and thought of sharing with you all. I am posting an extract from the article and the link as well. Anyone interested in reading the full article can use the link. Hope it will

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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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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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