Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Ubuntu: How to enable/disable screensaver in easy way

Right click on top panel then go to Add to panel

then select Inhibit applet

In top panel

Click on the icon, the screensave is disable

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Ubuntu: Instal libreoffice via PPA

Installing libreoffice is now easy, the PPA is available.

Type the following in temrinal

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install libreoffice libreoffice-gnome

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Ubuntu: How to hide IP address

Here is the tutorials for hide the IP address during surfing via firefox.

Step one.

Add the following in the software sources for Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 versions

deb http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org lucid main

For various version of ubuntu click the link

Now the type the following in terminal for authentication key

gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv 886DDD89
gpg --export A3C4F0F979CAA22CDBA8F512EE8CBC9E886DDD89 | sudo apt-key add -


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tor tor-geoipdb

Step two

Edit the /etc/polipo/config

Sudo gedit /etc/polipo/config

Erase all content of config file and copy & paste from the link.

Then type the following in terminal for restart the config file

sudo /etc/init.d/polipo restart

Step Three

Open the firefox and intall the add-on

Then restart the firefox.

For checking our ip address go to http://whatismyipaddress.com

Before hide the ip address

After hide the ip address

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Ubuntu: How to install Google Earth version 6

Ubuntu, here is the simple instructions for installing the Google Earth version 6

Step 1: Type the following in terminal

sudo apt-get install lsb-core

Step 2:

Now install the google earth package for create deb package

sudo apt-get install googleearth-package
cd && make-googleearth-package --force (This command will create deb package in Home folder)

Now double click on deb package for google earth.

Then go to Applications->Internet->Google Earth

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Ubuntu: How to remove the user name in top panel

If you want to Remove the user name in top panel please type the following command in terminal

gconftool -s /system/indicator/me/display --type int 0

If you want to restore the user name in top panel

gconftool -s /system/indicator/me/display --type int 1

If you like your real name( in about me) in top panel

gconftool -s /system/indicator/me/display --type int 2

Before remove the user name in panel

After remove the user name

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Ubuntu: How to change drive label via terminal

First install the following applications.

sudo apt-get ntfsprogs

Then type the following command and note the drive for change the name.

sudo fdisk -l

sudo ntfslabel /dev/sda7 [name ]

For example one drive name is soft

Before change the drive name

sudo ntfslabel /dev/sda7 software

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Ubuntu: How to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

Ubuntu 10.10 is out today. Here is the tutorials for how to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10.

1.Open the release-upgrade from terminal

sudo gedit /etc/update-manager/release-upgrade and set prompt=normal

2.Go to System->Administration->update manager->check

Then press the upgrade button.The upgrade process will begun