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 ...

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 & ...

Install Wireless driver For Broadcom BCM4322 in Ubuntu / Mint 21

When I installed Linux Mint 14 on my Dell E6400 Latitude laptop, the Wireless driver was not installed by default. It seems lot of devices with Broadcom chipsets have this problem in linux. On Mint 14, I tried mintwifi , but that did not work as expected. I had the option to connect to internet ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...