As you all know Ruby is one of the most popular programming language on the web. It is recommended to install ruby 1.9.2 instead of 1.8.x I tried to install ruby from the package manager on Ubuntu, but ruby 1.9.2 is not there in the repo. So, I am going to show you how to… Read More »
Apache mod expires mod expires is an Apache module that can send additional expiry information about a server file to a browser. If the expiry date is set to a far future date, then the browser will fetch the file from its cache on next request and will not contact the server. This will speed… Read More »
To access other partitions as writable execute the command. sudo chmod -Rv a+w /media/disk where directory /media/disk is the path to your partition.
Install Xdebug Install the packages from synaptic package manager sudo apt-get install php5-dev php5-xdebug Configure php to use xdebug extension Locate the path to xdebug.so file [email protected]:/$ find / -name ‘xdebug.so’ 2> /dev/null /usr/lib/php5/20060613/xdebug.so An alternative command to find the xdebug.so file is using dpkg and grep as follows $ dpkg -L php5-xdebug | grep… Read More »
This page http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/howto/cgi.html describes how to give each user his own cg-bin directory. The following lines should be added to the Apache configuration file http.conf : <Directory /home/*/public_html/cgi-bin> Options ExecCGI SetHandler cgi-script </Directory> Along with this there are some more points to be kept in mind. If you .htaccess file has a section like this… Read More »
Gnome MDB viewer is a simple tool to open and view mdb (microsoft access database) files on Ubuntu or Linux Mint. It shows the database structure and the data in it
Many software applications for linux are available in the form of source code which needs to be compiled. The general process to compile such software is by running the configure, make and make install commands. After the install process the files get installed in the system directories and the software can be run from the… Read More »
Ubuntu 9.04 did not detect the native resolution of my new LCD monitor which was 1440 x 900. Fix : 1. Get the modeline for the required resolution + refresh rate using the gtf command. desktop:~$ gtf 1440 900 75 # 1440×900 @ 75.00 Hz (GTF) hsync: 70.50 kHz; pclk: 136.49 MHz Modeline "1440x900_75.00" 136.49… Read More »
We have compiled a list of the most popular, free and open source games that you can play on your ubuntu or any linux system.
Switches, Routers, Wires and speed As usual internet was fast on ubuntu as it used to be till I needed to plug more PCs into the adsl route lying nearby. After connecting all computers and the adsl router to a switch I noticed that on one of the PC (Ubuntu 8.04) internet became really slow…. Read More »