The following steprs works on Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 for emptying trash with root user previlege. 1. open terminal 2. type gksudo dbus-launch nautilus 3. hit enter 4. navigate to /home/USERNAME/.local/share/Trash/files 5. Delete whatever you wantRead more "How to Empty trash with root user previlege in ubuntu Hardy 8.04"
To change screen resolution permanently in ubuntu, open file located at /etc/X11/xorg.conf Add following lines at screen section of the file contents Section “Screen” Identifier “Default Screen” Monitor “Configured Monitor” Device “Configured Video Device” Defaultdepth 24 SubSection “Display” Depth 24 Modes “1024×768” EndSubSection EndSectionRead more "How to change Ubuntu Screen Resolution permanently"
I have recently install ubuntu tweaks. It provides user friendly consolidated environment to configure your machine. So its really useful especially for the users comming from windows background. Here are the steps to install it on ubuntu: Add the repository key by typing following in terminal window sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com FE85409EEAB40ECCB65740816AF0E1940624A220 open […]Read more "Ubuntu Tweaks for windows Users"
Recently I made Microsoft VSS client to run on ubuntu through WINE. Plz note that Ubuntu 8.04 WINE doesn’t support VSS 2005 so I used VSS 6.0. If you try to run VSS 2005 setup, it would run successfully but when you click next on its setup wizard you will get following error: A trial […]Read more "Running Visual source safe through WINE in Ubuntu (8.04)"
There times comes when you need to reinstall ubuntu sound drivers because of some updates on hardware/kernel side disable sound, like in my case modem installation corrupt the sound driver. I found below command that can reinstall sound drivers on ubuntu. Just open terminal, run the command and restart your machine. sudo aptitude – -purge reinstall linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils linux-image-`uname -r` linux-ubuntu-modules-`uname -r` libasound2Read more "Reinstalling sound drivers in Ubuntu"
Recently I installed Ubuntu on my laptop Dell Inspiron 1501. This was my first experience of installing Ubuntu so I installed with dual boot of my WIN XP already installed. For installing ubuntu as dual boot OS with WIN XP read my blog post . In the current blog I would only discuss the issues […]Read more "Ubuntu Installation Common Issues on Dell Inpsiron 1501"
In this blog I would be sharing my experience of installing linux as dual boot on my laptop Dell Inspiron 1501. The following installation steps : There should be a free space available on your partition. Use fdisk or disk management utility available in XP. By free space means space is not allocated to windows […]Read more "Installing linux On XP Windows as dual boot"