Saturday, 9 May, 2009

How to Moonlight in Linux

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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.

Internet Explorer vs. Safari

Comparision between Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari

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

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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

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


/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++

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