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