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[10 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments]

Here are some linux commands (pactl and amixer) to increase and decrease volume. You can also use these commands to set keyboard shortcut to increase and decrease volume.
pactl

Linux, Ubuntu »

[11 Nov 2013 | No Comment]

You can convert any video file to audio format (extract audio from video) with the help of FFmpeg tool.
FFmpeg is a complete, cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. It includes libavcodec – the leading audio/video codec library.

Linux, Ubuntu, Xubuntu »

[14 Oct 2013 | No Comment]

Problem:
I am using Xubuntu (lightweight version of Ubuntu) and I am unable to type in local language using iBus (an input method (IM) framework for multilingual input in Unix-like operating systems).
iBus is already installed. When I go to its ‘Preferences‘ and then click the ‘Input Method‘ tab, I could only see ‘Chinese‘ language option in the dropdown list of ‘Select an input method‘. I am from Nepal, so I would like to see Nepali/Devnagari language option there.

Linux, Miscellaneous, Ubuntu »

[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment]

SMPlayer is a free and open source media player for Windows and Linux. It is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer.
SMPlayer is a very good alternative to VLC media player. It is faster than VLC and can play almost all video and audio formats. You don’t need to download and install any external codecs.

Linux, Ubuntu »

[13 May 2013 | No Comment]

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04. It went successfully. After I restarted my computer, I get a black screen at the time of login. Hence, I am unable to insert my login to my computer. However, I was able to login in recovery mode.
I googled for solutions. Used the keywords like “login screen goes black ubuntu 13.04”, “monitor turns off at login ubuntu 13.04”, “login screen turns off ubuntu 13.04”, etc. After spending some hours searching and implementing some solutions regarding this issue, I finally came to …

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[8 Apr 2013 | No Comment]

VI is a display oriented interactive text editor originally created for the Unix operating system. It is available by default on all UNIX systems. It is supplied with all Linux distributions.
Here is a simple and quick VI command tutorial.

Linux, Ubuntu »

[18 Feb 2013 | No Comment]

CHM (Microsoft Compiled HTML Help) is a Microsoft proprietary online help format, that consists of a collection of HTML pages and an index.
CHM files are not recognized by Linux and they cannot be open using any default application.

Linux, Ubuntu »

[11 Feb 2013 | One Comment]

CHM (Microsoft Compiled HTML Help) is a Microsoft proprietary online help format, that consists of a collection of HTML pages and an index.
CHM files are not recognized by Linux and they cannot be open using any default application.

Linux »

[20 Dec 2012 | No Comment]

Zip is the most common archiving format. It is avialable on all operative systems such as Linux, Windows and Mac. However, it does not offer the best level of compression as compared to tar.gz and tar.bz2.
Tar is very common archiving format in Linux. Tar.gz is better than tar compression. And, tar.bz2 is the the best among all in the level of compression. It also utilizes the least CPU.

Linux »

[10 Dec 2012 | No Comment]

Here are some linux commands to change the permission of files and folders/directories.
chmod is used change the file system mode / permission of files and folders.

Linux, MySQL, PHP, Ubuntu »

[3 Dec 2012 | One Comment]

Here are step-by-step commands about installing apache, php, mysql, and phpmyadmin on ubuntu.
1) Open Terminal
– Press:
CTRL + ALT + T

Linux, PHP, Ubuntu »

[28 Nov 2011 | No Comment]

PHPEclipse is a PHP development plugin for the Eclipse IDE Framework. And, XDebug is a PHP extension which provides debugging and profiling capabilities.
I am using Ubuntu Operating System. This article provides a step-by-step guide on installing and setting up XDebug in PHP Eclipse in Ubuntu.

Linux, Ubuntu »

[12 Sep 2011 | No Comment]

There are different ways to get RAM size, Hard disk size, processor size, etc. in Ubuntu. Here are some:-
1. From System -> Administration -> System Monitor

Linux, Ubuntu »

[5 Sep 2011 | No Comment]

Change current logged in user’s password
Go to Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal, then run the command below:-
passwd

Linux, Ubuntu »

[29 Aug 2011 | No Comment]

RabbitVCS is a set of graphical tools written to provide simple and straightforward access to the version control systems you use. It supports most Subversion and Git functionality.
Checkout the screenshots:- http://wiki.rabbitvcs.org/wiki/about/screenshots