Category Archives: Linux

Run Apache as a specific user with mpm itk on Ubuntu Linux

By | December 8, 2011

Install mpm itk On ubuntu mpm itk can be installed from synaptic. Look for the package called apache2-mpm-itk sudo apt-get install apache2-mpm-itk Configure Configuration for mpm itk can be done in the file sites-enabled/000-default $ gksudo gedit /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default In the VirtualHost *:80 section add this just before the end of the VirtualHost tag [xml] <IfModule… Read More »

Get smooth and beautiful fonts on Ubuntu

By | May 9, 2020

To get beautiful and smooth fonts on Ubuntu : 1. Install ttf-mscorefonts-installer from synaptic This will provide the fonts like microsoft arial , tahoma , verdana , courier etc. 2. Get the xml file by Obi Bok from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Fonts The above xml file provides special finetuned settings for antialiasing and hinting parameters for various fonts… Read More »

Play VCD on Ubuntu

By | October 1, 2011

If Totem , the default movie player does not play vcds properly , showing file permission errors , then try : 1. SMPlayer Install from synaptic : sudo apt-get install smplayer 2. mplayer Install from synaptic : sudo apt-get install mplayer 3. KPlayer Install from synaptic : sudo apt-get install kplayer To play from terminal… Read More »

Display hindi unicode fonts on Google Chrome on Ubuntu Linux

By | September 29, 2011

Google Chrome has problem displaying hindi/unicode and other Indian language fonts. For example bold hindi fonts might be displayed as square boxes. http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=32109 http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=21320 It is some kind of font selection bug. Lets try fixing it. 1. You may want to install the packages ttf-devanagari-fonts and ttf-indic-fonts. Also get that mangal.ttf thing from windows or… Read More »