Saturday 9 May 2009

How to Moonlight in Linux

Check out the below link for more details.

http://blog.bodhizazen.net/linux/how-to-moonlight/


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Tuesday 2 September 2008

In Private browsing in Firefox 2, Opera 9, IE 7 & Safari 3 browsers


Check out the following lin kto know more about In private browsing in different browsers.


http://thinkabdul.com/2007/07/01/private-browsing-in-firefox-2-opera-9-ie-7-safari-3-browsers-surf-websites-anonymously-without-leaving-behind-any-trace-of-history-cache-cookies-autocomplete-forms/


Internet Explorer vs. Safari


Comparision between Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari


http://www.xvsxp.com/applications/web_browsers.php


Saturday 30 August 2008

Mounting External Hard Drive in Ubuntu Linux


Try the following
Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g
sudo mkdir /media/sdb1
sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1
ls -la /media/sdb1



3D Desktop effects could not be enabled in Ububtu Linux


To resolve this problem, We should have aiglx. Try the following

sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

We have to look down some till a entry like "ServerLayout" section and put in

Option "AIGLX" "true"

Then save your stuff and restart X by pressing ctrl+alt+backspace


How to Turn off Tool Tips of GNOME in Ubuntu Linux


Check out the following link.



http://geekybits.blogspot.com/2007/07/ubuntu-tip-turning-off-tooltips.html

How to Change Kubuntu Linux Theme


To change the actual theme kubuntu,we can use KDE Display Manager (KDM) , For that we need to install a package called kdmtheme. Once we have installed it, a new item in System Settings appears called KDM Theme Manager. We can now use it to install KDM themes.

We can download more themes from

www.KDE-Look.org


How to Change the Mount Point for CD ROM


We have to to edit /etc/fstab, which contains all the settings used to mount your devices including CD drives and floppy drives.
If we want the CD drive mounted on /mnt/cdrom, change the follwoing entry from

/dev/hdc /media/cdrom

to

/dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom


As an alternative to changing the mount point, you can use a symbolic link in order to get a desired path:

ln -s /media/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

C++ Tutorial with Good Examples



A Good web site to learn C++

http://www.functionx.com/cpp/



Running Ubuntu Linux without GUI


Remove all the entries in
/etc/X11/default-display-manager file.

Now, reboot your machine, it automatically boots without GUI(Without starting X server).
If you want to start the X server, just give

#gdm