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Ubuntu tips and tricks

How to Install Dropdown Terminal in Ubuntu / Debian / Linux Mint – Yakuake, Guake, Tilda

By | September 5, 2020

Dropdown terminal is a very useful utility that shows a command line terminal in a dropdown popup on the screen just by pressing a button like F12. These provide easy access to the command line and enhance productivity on Linux Desktop. There are multiple packages available for Ubuntu and similar distros, that provide a dropdown… Read More »

Best puzzle solving games for ubuntu

By | July 24, 2012

Here is a list of most popular puzzle games on Ubuntu Linux Marble Arena 2 Excellent graphics and colorful. This is a game where a marble is to be moved around and points to be collected. Project website http://www.marble-arena.com/ Install on ubuntu 1. Download Linux version from http://www.marble-arena.com/ 2. Install libwebkit1.1-cil from synaptic 3. Extract… Read More »

Best php ide and web development tools on ubuntu

By | May 10, 2020

There are a lot of IDEs for ubuntu for doing php related web development. Lets see a few. Aptana Studio Supports PHP, Ruby, Python and more. Autosuggest dropdowns available, Integrated preview available. Project website http://www.aptana.com/ Install on ubuntu Download from http://www.aptana.com/ Quanta Quanta is the Dreamweaver of Linux. However it is not developed anymore. As… Read More »

Install Quanta on Ubuntu 11.10

By | May 10, 2020

I upgraded my ubuntu few hours back from 11.04 to 11.10 ; it all went fine. After the upgrade I noticed that Quanta – my favorite php development tool had vanished. Doing few searches on google lead to the information that its now deprecated and not maintained in the repos anymore. So I got it… Read More »

Traceroute command not working on Ubuntu

By | August 4, 2012

The traceroute utility can be installed from synaptic : $ sudo apt-get install traceroute Some Information : $ traceroute -V Modern traceroute for Linux, version 2.0.15, Oct 17 2010 Copyright (c) 2008 Dmitry Butskoy, License: GPL v2 or any later Doing some test runs $ traceroute www.google.com traceroute to www.google.com (74.125.235.20), 30 hops max, 60… Read More »