Just a tip on how to move close, maximize and minimize icons to top right of a window in Ubuntu 11.10. Continue reading
What i did i created a new .doc file through “Create New Document” that generally appears listed on pop up menu when one right clicks inside a folder area in Ubuntu. The file was created ok. Then i opened it in LibreOffice Writter, created a few lines and “bulletted” paragraphs with formattings, saved and closed the file. Continue reading
In my cpanel (dont know the version number) it didn’t show .htaccess file and hid it by default. If it happens and as a lazy person like me you dont want to do ftp like things to get the htaccess appeared on you, just click on a visible file and open it in cpanel editor. It will give you the url something like below. Continue reading
sudo su - (to give myself root privileges) when I tried editing a file using
gedit info.txt it would show me the following error message: Continue reading
Here’s a list of most useful linux “find files” commands i have summarized recently.
Finding files with filename
Find file by exact name
$ find / -name 'script.php' Continue reading
Here’s the keyboard shortcuts to navigate or switch among split views or text areas or window panes (whatever you call it) in jEdit.
Alt-Page Up Send keyboard focus to previous text area. Alt-Page Down Send keyboard focus to next text area.
For last few days i had struck with installing flash player since i had updated my system (kUbuntu) softwares through it’s “Updates Available” feature. Since then, now and then, i had been trying different things in this regard but eventually could not make flashplayer work and run flash content in any of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Rekong (included by default in kUbuntu) browsers. Being quite busy with other stuff and perhaps i didn’t feel a desperate need to run flash content in the meantime i had been just ignoring the issue altogether. Continue reading
Go to http://get.adobe.com/air/ to download a Adobe AIR Installer package. I did install from a .bin package so i shall write about installing it from a .bin package. Actually, i would explain a bit about how to install it from a .deb package as well. Continue reading
I am using KUbuntu 11.04 right now and today i tried to install CheckGMail and make it working. After entering correct login username(email address) and password it kept me showing “401 unauthorized request” error next to the Notifier icon in task bar along with a “Incorrect username and/or password” dialog box.
In general, gedit opens new files in the same window adding a new tab to the workspace. To open a file in a separate instance or window of gedit is easy. Continue reading