Monthly Archives: April, 2009

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.

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…

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…

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…