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
My woes with Chrome Unstable build still continues. I tried opening it after installation it crashes again. I tried to open it again from terminal and i got this output, anyone there who can understand this. anbarasan@anbarasan-laptop:~$ google-chrome [31492:31517:5214051937:FATAL:chrome/browser/sync/syncable/directory_backing_store.cc(119)] Check failed: SQLITE_DONE == query_result. --2010-05-01 18:48:55-- https://clients2.google.com/cr/report Resolving clients2.google.com... 188.8.131.52 Connecting to clients2.google.com|184.108.40.206|:443... connected. HTTP … Continue reading Chrome Crash2
Wow! Lucid did its first wow, and may be the only wow i suppose. My web cam works. now i can use every piece of hardware that is present in my laptop. I can't say that the problem was linux. Actually the problem was my webcam, it did not come with drivers for linux. some … Continue reading OMG! My Web Cam works!
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)
I don't know what i did, but Chrome keeps crashing in ubuntu in my laptop for the past 2 weeks even after two updates. I don't know why. I even removed it via synaptic (with the option saying Remove Completely). restarted the machine, and then installed it again, only to find it saying chrome did … Continue reading Chrome Crash!!!
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
ok. Before i start,.... This is about having only the look of windows 7 on a linux rig. nothing more. If you might take any offence, then leave without reading any further. And this is not a total convert, just the look of the desktop. Ok. So, Today, out of the blue, i had a … Continue reading Masquerading Ubuntu Karmic as Windows 7