Ubuntu : Fix for Firefox to download picasa albums 3

Ubuntu : Fix for Firefox to download picasa albums
There is a simple guide to install the latest picasa 3.8 (as of this writing) in Ubuntu as shown in this post.. However, I have noticed that, atleast in Ubuntu 11.04, that the “Download to Picasa” option doesnot work under Firefox. We would get the popup message as shown below. Which says “Firefox doesn’t know ...

Ubuntu: VMware and mount.ntfs high cpu usage fix 6

Ubuntu: VMware and mount.ntfs high cpu usage fix
If we run VMWare player on Ubuntu to run guest OS, and if the virtual machine files are stored in a NTFS partition (like a large External HDD), then chances are that you would notice mount.ntfs taking up almost 100% cpu usage once the Vmware’s Image is started. This will most certainly leave your system ...

Ubuntu : Convert video for Nokia Mobiles in MP4 format 5

Most Nokia handsets feature symbian s60 platform v9.0 and upwards. Natively they have option to record and play MP4 files with MPEG-4 part 2, which is h.263. Higher end Nokia mobiles like N8 will support mp4 files with MPEG-4 part 10 H264 codec. This means that most videos you find on the internet viz. youtube ...

Ubuntu 11.04 : Uninstall Gnome3 and revert to Gnome 2.x 101

Ubuntu 12.04 Update: In the latest Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04 LTS, the classic option is back. All you need to do is install gnome-panel like this. sudo apt-get install gnome-panel Logoff and choose classic from login screen. A Note: It is still believed to be in work in progress, not 100% ready yet I believe. ...

Ubuntu : Automatically receive files over bluetooth 7

Ubuntu : Automatically receive files over bluetooth
In Ubuntu 10.10 maverick meerkat, the default setup of bluetooth would not allow you to automatically receive files over bluetooth. For every file(s) transferred you have to manually accept the request. This gets annoying when you have to send multiple files sitting away from your System. This can be fixed. Goto System->Preferences->Bluetooth as shown below. ...

Ubuntu clive http 404 error solution. 3

Update: For 11.04’s clive version 2.2.13, the youtube video URLs are throwing the following error. error: no match: `(?-xism:fmt_url_map=(.*?)&)' and the solution for this is to pick the package from Ubuntu 11.10 oneiric which is of version 2.2.25-2 as of this writing. Clive is very useful commandline utility to extract video from video websites like ...

Remove pen drive folder.exe virus using linux. 4

Instructions to detect and delete EXE folder viruses. This virus has an extension of .exe corresponding to the folder name in the drive. For example if a folder has subfolder called as exam there will be an equivalent exam.exe existing too. In the windows explorer, these exe files will appear as an folder and user ...

Ubuntu Apache2 : Change default DocumentRoot /var/www 55

By default the document root folder for apache2 in Ubuntu is /var/www. This is where you can store your site documents. In order to change the default site location to a different one, /opt/mysite use the following method. A detailed steps to install LAMP on ubuntu is given here. To do this, we must create ...

Shell : Remove blank spaces from filenames 1

Just like I last posted the below script can be used to remove blank spaces from file names. #!/bin/sh find . -name "* *"|while read file do target=`echo "$file"|tr -s ' ' '_'` mv "$file" "$target" done Please like & share:

Shell script: Rename extensions of multiple files. 1

Shell provides easy way of renaming multiple files. Eg: your directory has ’01 – Song1.mp3′, ’02 – Song2.mp3′, ’03 – Song3.mp3′ and you want to rename them to .txt. use the following commane. $rename mp3 txt *.mp3 The above command renames .mp3 files to .txt. An alternate script solution from here #!/bin/sh ls *.mp3|while read ...