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Recover Ubuntu Boot after Installing Windows

This tutorial applies for Grub version 1. Using Ubuntu Live CD, here are the steps: 1. Open terminal, run grub $ sudo grub 2. On grub command prompt, find boot record grub> find /boot/grub/stage1 or, if result an error, change to: grub> find /grub/stage1 3. Make root. Change X,Y with the number of partition from […]

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Enable / Disable Xserver Restart

To change the effect of Ctrl+Alt+Backspace in any flavour of Ubuntu you can follow these steps: 1) Install the “dontzap” package sudo apt-get install dontzap 2) Open Terminal or Konsole and type: sudo dontzap –enable or sudo dontzap –disable Where “disable” means that Ctrl+Alt+Backspace restarts the xserver, while “enable” means that it won’t.

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Ubuntu GPG Error

If you come across this error after running aptitude update or clicking reload button in Synaptic: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 58403026387EE263 W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems due to a missing GPG key […]

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Activate Virtualbox USB Thumbdrive on Ubuntu 8.10

1. Search for virtualbox group id, make sure you already put your username under vboxusers group: $ cat /etc/group .. vboxusers:x:122:kumkum .. 2. Add this line to /etc/fstab: none /proc/bus/usb usbfs devgid=122,devmode=664 0 0 3. Reboot system. Finish. Try plug your usb device to VirtualBox. Note: – devgid=122 is vboxusers group id which is taken […]

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How to Switch Between Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu

For you who have installed Ubuntu / Kubuntu / Xubuntu, you can switch between desktop environment easily. Here are the desktop environments used by each distro: – Ubuntu defaults use Gnome – Kubuntu defaults use KDE – Xubuntu defaults use XFCE Just open Adept or Synaptic package manager, and search for: ubuntu-desktop or kubuntu-desktop or xubuntu-desktop Or […]

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Web-based MTR Script

Few days ago I helped my friend to write a web-based MTR, and here is the script: The script will execute shell command similar to: Keywords:mtr scriptfreebsd mtr scripts

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Mount Fujifilm Finepix J10 on Ubuntu

This is how to mount Fujifilm digital camera on Ubuntu: using synaptic package manager, install: gphotofs command to mount: $ sudo gphotofs -o allow_other /mnt/digicam command to unmount: $ sudo umount /mnt/digicam

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Play .rmvb file on Kubuntu 8.10

This is how to setup kubuntu to be able to play .rmvb file: Download and install SMPlayer software at http://smplayer.berlios.de/ Or if you want to use Synaptic Software Manager, add this line to /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/rvm/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main alternatively, you can add medibuntu repository and install Realplayer package. http://medibuntu.org

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Windows

Downgrade Vista to XP on Acer Extensa 5630Z

Don’t forget to bakcup Vista. Go to BIOS (press F2 on reboot) and change storage mode from AHCI to IDE. Install XP. Download AHCI driver (XP version) from acer.com website Unpack AHCI driver zip file Start cmd.exe (start > run), from AHCI unpack folder, run: “setup.exe -a -p c:” (without quotes). The files will be […]

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