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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

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[11 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Linux: Convert Video to Audio]

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 | Comments Off on Xubuntu iBus: Unable to type in local language / No input method listed]

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.

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[25 Jun 2013 | One Comment]

I am using Xubuntu (an elegant and easy-to-use Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu, using Xfce as the graphical desktop). Xubuntu has shortcut for locking the screen. It is CTRL+ALT+Del. But, there was no shortcut for Suspend action (keeping the computer in Sleep mode).
If you would like to add keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu, you may visit this link: Creating custom shortcuts on Ubuntu

Linux, Ubuntu »

[13 May 2013 | Comments Off on [SOLVED] Login screen goes black after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04]

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 | Comments Off on Vi commands: Simple and Quick tutorial [Linux]]

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.

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[25 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on Ubuntu: Creating Custom Shortcut Keys]

Shortcut Keys are always very useful for any work. There are many built-in shortcut keys in Ubuntu Linux. Moreover, you can add your own shortcut keys according to your needs and desire.
Here is the step-by-step guide to create custom shortcut keys on Ubuntu. I am using the Unity Desktop in Ubuntu. Ubuntu version 12.10. It should work the same with the lower versions of Ubuntu.

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[18 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on Ubuntu Linux: Convert CHM file into PDF file]

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.

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[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.

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[21 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Ubuntu: Add Remove Applications & Software Source Repository]

Here are some ubuntu linux commands to add and remove repository/software sources and applications.
Add application
sudo apt-get install {package-name}

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[20 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Linux commands to compress & extract files and folders]

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.

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[10 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Linux command: Change permission of files or folders]

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

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[28 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Ubuntu Linux: How to install and setup XDebug in PHP Eclipse? [IMAGES]]

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.

Miscellaneous, Ubuntu »

[7 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Apache Virtual Host and Setting it up on Ubuntu Linux]

The term Virtual Host refers to the practice of running more than one web site (such as www.company1.com and www.company2.com) on a single machine.
Virtual hosts can be “IP-based“, meaning that you have an IP address for each web site, or “name-based“, meaning that you have more than one web site per IP address. The fact that they are running on the same physical server is not visible to the end user.