I was little unwell last week and before, and not being able to do the work i was doing, i was moving around the office, When Balaji asked me to help him to install linux. Being Me, i asked why you want to install Linux? He said, he had to test if the enterprise version … Continue reading Installing Ingres….
After having been through all those days of triple boot and quadruple boot systems, i am coming back to a single boot machine now. This time with my work laptop with Ubuntu as the main and the only OS. Since i knew i could never complete that dream of running everything from linux in my work place … Continue reading Windows as a Guest on a Linux (ubuntu) host
i was cleaning up my laptop today. Totally cleared of everything from it and did a fresh install of Ubuntu. Played around with Gwibber, but somehow did not like it. Couldn't see it working 20 minutes after configuring and logging. It was showing only one direct message which i had recieved 2 days back. so … Continue reading AutoStart TweetDeck during System Startup
As I said in the previous post. I tried to do what was said in ubuntu website to upgrade to lucid. i pressed Alt+F2 and then typed update-manager -d and pressed enter, Update Manager opener, there was a message at the top that Ubuntu 10.04 was available, and i clicked the upgrade button, but then … Continue reading Upgrading Karmic to Lucid.
Lucid is released today, and i am gonna upgrade. i just booted in to Karmic. writing this as i am preparing for upgrading. This is gonna be my second time doing an upgrade. Am yet to do a successful upgrade. The last time i did an upgrade was from Mandriva 2008 Spring to Mandriva 2009, which ended … Continue reading Upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)
Dad has started to complain that the system's responsiveness is becoming less and less day by day. (you load junk, then it is sure to go down). Well any way, Now how can i make it responsive, i mean i have to wait atleast 6 - 7 secs for firefox or chrome to open, and the system … Continue reading researching xfce…
Well, all those who love to use terminal or are in need of using terminal frequently, would know about Guake, which bring terminal with a touch of a button. But the thing is after it is installed, it does not start up automatically during system startup. It was a bit frustrating for me, I searched … Continue reading AutoStart Guake during System Startup
Dad was browsing the TN government website to check the voters list today. To get the information he had to chose the district and some other details from the site. The site was designed in Tamil Language, and the letters were not coming up as junk. He called to me. I was able to guess … Continue reading Installing Fonts in Ubuntu 9.10
This actually is a no brainer, any one can do it, but still i thought i would right it down, may be a reference for me, to remember what i did. It was pretty much same as how you do it in rest of the linux distros, no exceptions.First i went to sun's website and … Continue reading Installing JDK 1.5.0_15 on Damn Small Linux – Not
I have known DSL for a long time (say since mid 2005 ..). But i had never thought of it as anything more than a os on a cd to be used when my system hiccups.I am in delhi, and am void of access to any system sparing my office pc here. and that to … Continue reading Damn Small Linux on VmWare