Tutorial on how to install and enable ssh (secure shell) server OpenSSH on Ubuntu to get remote shell access.
Quanta Plus Quanta Plus is web development tool for the KDE desktop that resembles dreamweaver of windows. But it is a dead project now and is not being developed anymore for years. However it is still my favorite because it works very well. Remarkable features are : 1. Group files into projects. 2. Auto-suggestions for… Read More »
Terminal If you are too addicted to the terminal/console and want to use it for every possible thing, then know that it can play music as well. There are many utilities for playing music files like mp3 directly from the commandline. They can be used to browse the file system, select music files and make… Read More »
Firefox by default has smooth scrolling enabled on Ubuntu. With smooth scrolling, if you turn the mouse wheel, the page scrolls by some percentage not in a single moment, but taking some time like an animation. It gives a similar effect as if the page is being scrolled by fingers on a touch device. Google… Read More »
How to optimise font rendering on Ubuntu/Debian based Linux systems for best appearance
Encfs – Encrypted file system We often need to put some confidential data on the hard drive, in which case it becomes essential to have some kind of security mechanism to keep it hidden from unauthorised access of any kind. It could contain credit card numbers, bank statements and list of passwords for various online… Read More »
Command Line The zip command can be used to create password protected zip files easily. Here is a quick example $ zip -P *secret* compressed.zip file.txt Note that the P is capital. Can also type “–password” instead of the “-P”. $ zip –password *secret* compressed.zip file.txt The above approach might be a bit insecure since… Read More »
The following error came up when I tried to run Adobe Acrobat Reader on ubuntu 12.10 error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory To fix this, simple install the package ia32-libs-gtk $ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs-gtk Now run the application again and the error should go… Read More »
Learn to use the aptitude, dpkg and apt-get commands to install,update and remove packages from the command line on ubuntu and debian based systems.
To enable webgl in Google Chrome launch it with the following flags –enable-webgl –ignore-gpu-blacklist $ google-chrome –enable-webgl –ignore-gpu-blacklist Now test webgl by opening the following url It should show a spinning cube if webgl is working correctly. Open the following url in chrome about:chrome or chrome://gpu/ It should show the following data Graphics Feature Status… Read More »