Tuesday, March 30, 2010

AMD launches 12-core server chips Opteron 6000

The chip core war continues, AMD Opteron 6000-series "Magny-Cours" with twelve core will be released in the first quarter of 2010. AMD’s twelve-core Opteron “Magny-Cours” will compete against Intel’s eight-core Xeon MP “Nehalem-EX”. The new chips have 119 percent better performance than AMD’s earlier versions. It is designed for Server class machines.

Online Tool fo Converting MS Excel files into MySQL tables

Xls2mysql is a online utility for converting MS Excel files to MySQL database tables. It will also create PHP code for inserting data into Mysql Table. It is a nice and simple tool for converting MS Excel files to MySQL database tables.
Click here for Converting Your Ms Excel File to Mysql

Sunday, March 28, 2010

How to disable Shutdown Timer in Ubuntu Linux

In every shutdown you can see a count down time of 60 seconds. You can disable it

Open a Terminal and type the following
$ sudo gconftool-2 -s '/apps/indicator-session/suppress_logout_restart_shutdown' --type bool true

Friday, March 26, 2010

Latest data security Technique

Now a days Securing Your Data is very difficult . Here You can see , How to Protect your USB Pen drive  from intruders. Latest data security Technique

How is the technique.

How to find out Your Ubuntu / Debian is 32 bit or 64 bit

Some times you need to know , Your  Ubuntu / Debian is 32 bit or 64 bit,

You can use the following command

open a terminal and type

$ uname -m

You will get an output like i686  or x86_64

i686  means it is 32 Bit
x86_64  means it is 64 bit

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

How to install 32bit deb applications in 64bit Ubuntu Linux system

Here you can see a Tip for installing 32 Bit applications i 64 bit Ubuntu
Most of the 64 bit ubuntu users need to install their popular 32 applications.  Some times it will return an error you have to use ia32 libraries. .In ubuntu Linux you can easily install ia32 Libraries.

Open a terminal type:
$ sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

Now You can install your application
$sudo dpkg -i - -force-architecture yourpackage.deb 

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Install Windows Applications in Linux (Ubuntu/Debian/Fedora/Madriva) with Crossover 9.0

CodeWeavers latest version of CrossOver for Linux and Mac has been released. . CrossOver 9.0 (codenamed “Snow Mallard”) is a commercial software that helps  installing Windows applications via Wine easily for Linux users. It is a well tested software. But it is not a free software. CrossOver costs $39.95 for the standard version, or $69.95 for the pro version. But it is worth for your money.

CrossOver 9 has a  very good user interface. It help you to install your windows applications in a few clicks. CrossOver also downloads and installs any needed frameworks, fonts, and plugins. It has a feature "Community Supported Applications" , this will help you to install unsupported windows applications with the help of a growing community support.

How to Display My Computer icon in Gnome-Desktop of Ubuntu / Debian Linux

Here You can see a simple trick for beginners . This will improve your efficiency .

How to display My Computer icon in Desktop ( Ubuntu / Debian)
1. Press Alt+F2   or open a terminal  and type the following
2.  gconf-editor.
3. Go to Applications -> Nautilus -> Desktop and then check the box computer_icon_visible.

Monday, March 22, 2010

How to Set / Change Date in FreeBSD

You can type the simple  date command to display the current date:
# date
Fri Mar  02 11:32:43 IST 2010
How to  set/change date:
To set the date, you can use the date command followed by the year, month, day, hour, minute, and second … all numeric and no spaces.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Another Method for restore the default gnome-desktop-panels in Ubuntu Linux

See This Link

Now an Alternate Method for restoring default gnome desktop
Open a Terminal and type the following
$ gconftool –recursive-unset /apps/panel   (All panels will disappear)
$ rm -rf ~/.gconf/apps/panel
$ pkill gnome-panel

Friday, March 19, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 ( Lucid Lynx ) Beta1 Released with New Features - Review

Ubuntu 10.04 ( Lucid Lynx ) Beta1 Released  with Lot os
New features .
 It includes latest kernel 2.6.32-16 , fully removaed  HAL from the boot process for fast booting. ,The likewise-open package, which provides Active Directory authentication and server support for Linux. The Nouveau video driver is now the default for nVidia hardware.  See More here


Release Schedule of Ubuntu 10.04 ( Lucid Lynx )

Ubuntu 10.04 ( Lucid Lynx) LTS will be released  on April 29th 2010.

Ubuntu 10.04 Release schedule

December 10th, 2009 – Alpha 1 release

January 14th, 2010 – Alpha 2 release

February 25th, 2010 – Alpha 3 release

March 18th, 2010 – Beta1 release

April 8th, 2010 – Beta2 release

April 22nd, 2010 - Release Candidate

April 29th, 2010 – Final release of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

see more

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

How to Change The Language of Your Ubuntu Linux

 If you want to change your language settings  in Ubuntu , do the following

Select  System > Administration > Language Support. If  Ubuntu asks to install some additional packages, install these by clicking on INSTALL.

Now you can select your language from the supported Language List.  Click on Apply to install the language packages.

Select the default language in the  Default Language section . Click on OK.  This will effect from the next  time you start Ubuntu,

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Fedora 13 Alpha Now Available, What are the features??

"The Fedora 13 'Goddard' alpha release is Now available.  Now it supports automatic Printer Installation, You can Plug and Play your USB Printers in Fedora 13. It supports  automatic installation of language packs; redesigned user management interface; color management to better set and control your colors for displays, printers, and scanners; NetworkManager improvements include Command Line Interface; experimental 3D extended to free Nouveau driver for NVIDIA cards." Firefox 3.6.1 included. Linux kernel 2.6.32, Greater suport for webcams. Fedora 13 alpha comes with KDE 4.4.

Download Fedora 13

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Virtual Consoles / Terminals in Ubuntu / Debian Linux

If you have not configured Ubuntu /Debian  automatically start a graphical environment during startup. If you want to kill a process from a hanged graphical environment, you need to open a virtual console or virtual terminal.
How to start a Virtual Consoles /  Terminals in ubuntu / Debian
Just press the following Keys

Alt+Ctrl+F1 (F1 to F6) . Using F1 to F6 You can open 6 Virtual Terminals.

this will ask for
ubuntu 9.10 abc-Desktop tty1
abc-Desktop login:

Now you can enter your username and password

Return to Graphical Screen by Pressing


Friday, March 5, 2010

DVD / VCD Cutter / Editor for Ubuntu / Debian Linux : Avidemux (Non-Linear Editor)

If you want to manipulate your VCD/DVD Videos , there is a good tool Avidemux is available in Ubuntu / Debian. Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities. Avidemux is available for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows under the GNU GPL license.

Install in Ubuntu / Debian
$apt-get install avidemux
or use synaptic package manager.

Download latest

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

How to Watch Internet TV in Ubuntu / Debian Linux with Miro

A great Utility for Ubuntu / Debian Users. Miro is a free, open source, video player and podcast client It can play almost any video file and offers over 6,000 free internet TV shows and video podcasts. It has a simple user friendly interface. It supports Fullscreen HD Video. The built-in Miro Guide connects you to thousands of free High Definition video shows. Miro downloads video fast and stores it on your local computer. This way You can Record Youtube and Google video. It can Also use for downloading Torrent files.

Best of all, Miro is 100% free and open source, developed by a non-profit organization and volunteers around the world.

For installing Miro
$ sudo apt-get install miro

or get the latest from here

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

8085 Microprocessor Simulator for Ubuntu / Debian /Fedora Linux:GNUSim8085

GNUSim8085 is a graphical simulator, assembler, debugger  for Intel 8085 microprocessor.It is very helpful for Engineering and Polytechnic students with Microprocessor as a subject.
It is available in Ubuntu and Debian repository

$sudo apt-get install gnusim8085


$ yum install gnusim8085

How to Migrate a Mysql Database with a simple method

If you want to migrate your Mysql Server, you want to export data from one MySQL server to another server, and then import the data to a new server,

It is very simple

Log in to First Server and give  the following command:

$ mysqldump -u root -p database-name >  filename.sql

 Now Copy the file to second server using FTP, SSH or with a USB Pendrive

On the second Server, you can import the data with the following command:

$ mysql -u root -p -D database-name <  filename.sql

Monday, March 1, 2010

KDE 4.4.0 Introduces Netbook Interface, Window Tabbing and Authentication Framework

9th February, 2010. Today KDE announces the immediate availability of the KDE Software Compilation 4.4, "Caikaku", bringing an innovative collection of applications to Free Software users. Major new technologies have been introduced, including social networking and online collaboration features, a new netbook-oriented interface and infrastructural innovations such as the KAuth authentication framework. According to KDE's bug-tracking system, 7293 bugs have been fixed and 1433 new feature requests were implemented. The KDE community would like to thank everybody who has helped to make this release possible.

Debian is Free - But Debian Wine is not Free

You know Debian is totally free, But is is not free  It is Only for Free Software users. It will enhance your freedom. Cost 58 Euros plus shipping.
See More Here