Archive for February, 2010

Easy converting PNG, JPG and other image formats to PDF

Easiest way to convert over 100 image formats to PDF is using ImageMagick. To install type in terminal: sudo apt-get install imagemagick Convert image to pdf: convert source.png target.pdf Merge all images in folder to one PDF file: convert *.jpg target.pdf For more info enter convert -man

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Convert .nrg (Nero image) to .iso file in Ubuntu

If you want to convert .nrg file to .iso file you can use nrg2iso tool to create this. nrg2iso is a program that extracts ISO9660 data from Nero “.nrg” CD-ROM image files. Install nrg2iso in Ubuntu sudo apt-get install nrg2iso

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4 easiest ways to install LAMP server on Ubuntu

In this guide I will show you the easiest way, how to install a LAMP server. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. There are many methods to install LAMP, for example the standart one see this howto for ubuntu: Howto: Install LAMP and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Method One (using Terminal) Under Terminal type command: […]

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Easy mounting ISO images in Ubuntu

Gmount-iso is a small tool written using PyGTK and Glade. It allows you to easily mount your cd images. This is a frontend to the mount -o loop -t iso9660 foo.iso /mountpoint command. To install open terminal and type the following command sudo apt-get install gmountiso The application is available from Applications > System Tools […]

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Disable 60 seconds delay notification in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

This tutorial shows how to disable 60 seconds delay notification when logout, shutdown and restart Ubuntu 9.10. First,press Alt+F2 and type gconf-editor. Click Run. Navigate to apps > Indicator-session. Double click on the only line in right box and set its value to true. Done.

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Quick Setup fresh installed Ubuntu with Ailurus

Ailurus is an application which aims at making Linux easier to use. Features: Help users study some Linux skills Install/remove some applications which are not provided in the official repository Enable/disable some third party repositories Display information about BIOS, motherboard, CPU and battery Show/Hide Computer, Home folder, Trash icon and Network icon on desktop Configure […]

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Put Home, Computer, Network, Trash icons on Gnome Desktop

To add these icons on Your desktop is simple. Here's how to do it. Open up the Run dialog box by pressing ALT and F2 keys, then type gconf-editor and click on the Run button (or hit Enter). If prompted, enter your password to proceed. The Configuration Editor will open up. Navigate to Apps > […]

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Empty Ubuntu Gnome Trash in command line

If you cannot empty your trash, then open terminal and use this command: WARNING: this method will delete all the contents without prompt any warning!!! rm -r ~/.local/share/Trash/files/*

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Simple Ubuntu install script

To customise and set Ubuntu's clean installation, add some programs You can create simple script which can do for example: add favorite repositories and PPA uninstall unnecessary software install new programs add network drives in fstab run the VPN client attach drives from fstab do a few fix (umountcifs problem, turn off pc speaker and […]

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