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