Compiling ghostscript 8.71 from sources on ubuntu. Including workaround for error ” warning: implicit declaration of function ‘gettimeofday’ [-Wimplicit-function-declaration]”
One simple command to change Ubuntu servers timezone to your local timezone
We already use rsanpshot for backups. But its always feel safe to have more than one kind of backup. For other type of backup, we use Crashplan. They support all major platforms, provides many options and have their service decently priced. It will take a separate post to list down all things I like about Crashplan so […]
Here is a quick tutorial which will help you run or install a linux distro using a Flash/Pen Drive.
Hiding a folder is a simple way of keeping prying eyes away from your private documents. From a human point of view it’s a good solution; what you can’t see, you don’t know you want. Encrypting a folder can have the opposite effect. The folder is visible and if access is attempted, the need to enter a […]
The following steps are very simple and especially for newbies who are completely new to Linux. 🙂 By logging in as root user, you are making your operating system more vulnerable. Root user has all the administrator privileges so whenever you need to edit system files or configuration from within Gnome, you will feel the need to login […]
Lately I have formatted my PC and revamped with the latest Ubuntu 10.04 and it took some time anda effort to make sure my Microphone was working in Ubuntu. Here’s how I did it, based on referring several sources and forums on the internet. Almost all users must have had problems in setting up microphone […]
Ubuntu shipit is back with the new version of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx,this time with more new features. Visit ubuntu shipit and place an order for latest version CD, shipping might take more then 1 or 2 months so if you have decent fast Internet Connection you can either download the Ubuntu Desktop Edition Online […]
For all the Geeks out there who swear by open source technology , you have a friend in Ubuntu ! Yep , thats right ! Ubuntu , famous for being the most user friendly Linux based operating system , is compiling their second round of developer week ! The Ubuntu Opportunistic developer conference has been slated to be held from 1st-6th March 2010 , the details for which can be found on Ubuntu`s Home page .
Well when used my friend’s Rahul Macbook pro i found the multi-touch gestures . Though might look very minor as feature but it’s overall usability is quite nice. so being a ubuntu fresher. I googled up and few links having tweaking to accept few gestures. I was able find out two of the multitouch gestures […]