Setup Tomcat7 as Server in Eclipse Luna under Ubuntu Linux 1

Setup Tomcat7 as Server in Eclipse Luna under Ubuntu Linux
On your Ubuntu (12.04/14.04/14.10/15.04) , if you have installed tomcat7 from the repositories then adding them as a server in Eclipse would need some tweaks. Getting the tomcat to be administrered from Eclipse makes it easy if you are developing enterprise applications on Java using Tomcat7 as your app server. I have used Eclipse for ...

Get SQLite3 to work with Java with Apache Tomcat7 on Ubuntu Linux

SQLite3 is a simple and small relational database management system that works on a single file as a database. Very usefull for mini projects and hugely popular with apps on Android and other embedded systems. I will be outlining steps here required to setup SQLite3 with Java and Tomcat on Ubuntu Linux machine. Install SQLite3 ...

Ubuntu 14.10: Install Subversion 1.7.x

As of Ubuntu 14.10, the default subversion package from the repos is version 1.8.  I will underline the steps required to install Subversion 1.7.x for Ubuntu based systems here. I needed 1.7.x for compatibility reasons. To begin with, I could not find any ppa that had subversion Ubuntu package for version 1.7. Hence I had ...

Ubuntu / Mint / Linux : Convert MKV video files to MP4 3

On Ubuntu / Mint or any other debian platforms we can easily convert mkv video files to mp4 files using the libav-tool . avconv is the replacement for ffmpeg. user@computer:$ sudo apt-get install libav-tool user@computer:$ avconv -i inputfile.mkv -codec copy outputfile.mp4 Further documentation for avconv can be found here.   Source.   Please like & ...

Ubuntu 12.04 : Fix for Adobe Flash crashing while playing videos 4

When adobe stopped support for its flash player in linux, it was not just bad news, it was a terrible news as the version then had some serious bugs. One of the common one being the people in the youtube or flash videos appearing in blue color. The blue tint was making everyone in the ...

Ubuntu : Fix for Unable to start the settings manager ‘mate-settings-daemon’. 11

Well, its no surprise after Ubuntu 12.04 came out, many wanted the old gnome2 like interface back. Some would have tried the gnome classic option in 12.04, or some like me would have tried installing mate – the original fork of gnome2 project. Chances are there with multiple WMs running, your Mate will have problems ...

Setup Tata Photon (+) Plus on Ubuntu. 1

When you attach the tata photon+ dongle, you might notice that this was identified as a mass storage device instead of a usb modem. Well, the reason for this is explained in this blog post here. Several new USB devices have their proprietary Windows drivers onboard, especially WAN dongles. When plugged in for the first ...

Ubuntu: Fix for Picasa missing titlebar on fullscreen. 2

On Ubuntu you may have noticed that when running Picasa in fullscreen mode and returning you would notice the titlebar will be missing on the picasa. Normally this can be fixed after closing and re-opening picasa again. But there’s a simple fix for that, Simply Unmaximize picasa. This can be done by right clicking on ...

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 ...