To clean the aptitude cache in Ubuntu, open terminal and type: apt-get clean This will clear all the installer files saved onto aptitude cache
Here is the very basic usage guide on vi editor. vi editor starts in “command mode” To start editing press ‘i’
How to go to Recovery mode in Ubuntu 10.04? hold SHIFT key during boot.
To install miro in ubuntu, you have to add its repository. From ubuntu terminal you can add the repository as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pcf/miro-releases sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install […]
To enter recovery mode in Ubuntu, press “Ctrl+Alt+F1” to get login prompt (Non GUI). Try starting gdm if possible. You can make changes to files or fire some commands in […]
To install screenlets in Ubuntu terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:screenlets/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install screenlets Browse using software center for screenlets that you want to add or remove. Enjoy.
To browse the computer to manipulate any system file you need administrative priviliges. So you need to open the “computer” as superuser.
In this article i will show you how to install wordpress on Ubuntu(locally). 1. Create a database 2. Create a user 3. Assign all privilidges
If you have downloaded a “tar.gz” or “tar.bz2” package which contains installation files for an Application, then to install the application:
This is the continuation of “Very Basic Commands for Ubuntu“. Before reading the following article we suggest you to go through “Very Basic Commands for Ubuntu“.
Here we give a list of Basic command that can be used on Ubuntu(or linux) OS. All these command will work in “Terminal”. To open terminal, go to “Accessories->Terminal” and […]
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Ubuntu Tweak is a tool for Ubuntu, as the tool’s about me says, “Ubuntu Tweak makes it easy to configure your system and desktop settings”. You can change settings that […]
If you are not happy with the default settings of your Ubuntu OS, you will definitely like “Ubuntu Tweak”.
Steadyflow is a very Simple download manager for Ubuntu. We like it for its simplicity.
If you are a running Ubuntu 11.04 or 10.10 or 10.04 on a newer machine, i recommend you to install Linux kernel 3.0 for your Ubuntu OS. Just follow the […]
Screenlets brings mini apps(widgets) for Ubuntu desk. They are similar to Window Vista/7 widgets for desktop. Screenlets provides widgets like: CPU Meter Clock
To repair Network Manager Applet, you can follow the following steps. Go to “Accesories->Terminal” and type:
To auto-start Cairo dock after the system start: 1. Open “Cairo dock” from “System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications”.
Open “Application->Terminal” and type: sudo nautilus This opens the file browser as root. Now go to “/etc” and open “environment” file. Here is what you might see in environment file:
If you get “packages broken” error message before installing any application on your Ubuntu machine then you need to perform package restoration. To repair the packages, open “Accessories->Terminal” and type: […]
Consider you have a script named “myScript.sh” and is in the home directory. Now open “Accessories -> Terminal” and type: chmod o+x myScript.sh then ./myScript.sh Your script will start running. […]
In order to work with .rpm files we need to install “alien” application. To install “alien”, open “Accessories->Terminal” and type: sudo apt-get install alien For converting the RPM (.rpm) file […]
In order to work with .rpm files we need to install “alien” application. To install “alien”, open “Accessories->terminal” and type: sudo apt-get install alien Installing an RPM file directly In […]
If you have a Windows XP CD, then boot from it. After the boot process you can “Press R” to go to the recovery console. You would be asked to […]
Grub customizer allows reordering and removing boot enteries from Grub boot menu. To install Grub customizer, open “Accessories->Terminal” and type:
To install GNOME 3 on Ubuntu 11.04, open “Accessories->Terminal” and Type the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update
To start Tomcat: cd /opt/apache*/bin (0r the directory you have installed Tomcat) /opt/apache-tomcat-7.0.12/bin$ sudo sh startup.sh Type in the browser after starting apache tomcat: http://localhost:8080/examples/index.html http://localhost:8080/docs/index.html
1) Visit http://tomcat.apache.org/ to download Tomcat 2) Unzip it with tar -zxvf Tomcatxxx.tar tar -zxvf apache-tomcat-6.0.16.tar.gz 3) No make or configuration required, just change directory to tomcat bin folder to […]
To install Cairo dock on Ubuntu, open “Accessories->Terminal” and enter: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa sudo apt-get update
AptOnCD is the best application to take a backup of the application installation files. It takes a backup of all the files downloaded through “apt-get” or “Ubuntu software center” to […]
To browse the computer to manipulate any file you need administrative priviliges. So you need to open the “computer” as superuser. In terminal type: sudo nautilus then type your password.
To go to Recovery mode in Ubuntu 10.04: hold SHIFT key during boot