Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

What is new in Fedora 13 ?

Automatic Print Driver Installation : gutenprint-packages such as cups, hpijs and pbm2l2030 must be installed on demand when the hardware that require drivers are detected.

Color Management : Color Manager GNOME session is a framework that makes it easy to handle, install and create color profiles in the GNOME desktop

Easier Debugging Python : The gdb debugger has been extended so that it can communicate detailed information about the inner workings of Python 2 and Python 3 runtimes 

3D Support: In Fedora 12 experimental support for 3D through-mesa-dri package-experimental drivers for ATI cards became available and has been expanded in Fedora 13 to support the systems through Nouveau Nvidia Driver.

PulseAudio Integration KDE  : Fedora 13 offers a better integration of PulseAudio in Phonon KDE and KMix

Bluetooth DUN NetworkManager: NetworkManager now supports easy-to-use Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking (DUN) support.

Include include Gnome 2.30.

Mobile NetworkManager Status : The NetworkManager applet shows the current signal strength, technology (GPRS / EDGE / UMTS / HSPA or 1x/EVDO etc), and roaming status while connected to the cards which support this functionality.

Fedora 13 SC have KDE 4.4, GNOME 2.30, support NFSv4, RPM 4.8, support both Python 3 and Python 2.x, 3.2.0, the Sugar desktop 0.88 (famous for its integration into the XO laptop One Laptop Per Child project), Firefox 3.6.2, and Upstart 0.6.0.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Typing Tutor for ubuntu / Debian Linux : Klavaro

Klavaro is a FREE Software for learning Typewriting. It will help you to learn Typewriting in systematic way, quickly and correctly in QWERTY keyboard. It also support other languages and keyboard formats.

Klavaro Features:
* Internationalization
* Ready to use keyboard layouts
* Basic course
* Adaptability exercises
* Velocity exercises
* Fluidness exercises
* Progress charts
* Keyboard Layout Editor
* Semi-online contest
* Clean graphical interface

How to install in Ubuntu / Debian
$ sudo apt-get install klavaro

If you want to run semi online contest you have to install libcurl3

$ sudo apt-get install libcurl3

Monday, April 19, 2010

Kerala Entrance Exam 2010 (KEAM 2010) Answer Key And Solutions Published

Kerala Entrance Exam 2010 (KEAM 2010) Answer Key And Solutions  Published

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Kerala Entrance Exam 2010 Answer key and Solution will be published . For answer Key and solutions please keep in touch regular on this site. Official site of CEE will publish after 21-04-2010. Some other sites are under the preparation of key. So please keep in touch regular on this site.

Friday, April 16, 2010

How to Install Viewnior awesome image viewer for ubuntu linux

Viewnior is  an image viewer program. It is simple, fast and elegant. It's simple interface provides more screenspace for your images. Among its features are:

* Fullscreen & Slideshow
* Rotate, flip, crop, save, delete images
* Animation support
* Browse only selected images
* Navigation window
* Set image as wallpaper (only under GNOME)
* Simple interface
* Configurable mouse actions

Viewnior is licensed under the terms of the GPLv3.

 How to Install Viewnior in Ubuntu

$sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xsisqox/ppa
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install viewnior

Thursday, April 15, 2010

dstat - Versatile resource statistics tool for Ubuntu / Debian Linux

Dstat is a versatile replacement for vmstat, nfsstat, iostat, netstat and ifstat. Dstat covers some of their limitations and adds some extra features and flexibility. Dstat can easily monitor systems during performance tuning tests, benchmarks or troubleshooting.
Dstat allows you to view all of your system resources instantly, eg. compare disk usage in combination with interrupts from your IDE controller, or compare the network bandwidth numbers directly with the disk throughput (in the same interval).
  • dstat_app - the most expensive process on the system
  • dstat_battery - the percentage of battery charge (needs ACPI)
  • dstat_cpufreq - the CPU frequency (needs ACPI)
  • dstat_dbus - the number of dbus connections (needs python-dbus)
  • dstat_freespace - see the disk usage per partition
  • dstat_gpfs - the GPFS read/write IO
  • dstat_gpfsop - the GPFS filesystem operations
  • dstat_nfs3 - the NFS v3 client operations
  • dstat_nfs3op - the extended NFS v3 client operations
  • dstat_nfsd3 - the NFS v3 server operations
  • dstat_nfsd3op - the extended NFS v3 server operations
  • dstat_postfix - counters of the differnt queues (needs postfix)
  • dstat_rpc - RPC client calls
  • dstat_rpcd - RPC server calls
  • dstat_sendmail - counters of the queue (needs sendmail)
  • dstat_thermal - CPU temperature
  • dstat_utmp - number of utmp sessions (needs python-utmp)
  • dstat_wifi - wireless link quality and signal/noise ratio (needs python-wifi)
Install dstat in ubuntu 9.04

$sudo apt-get install dstat
$ dstat -M time,cpu,net,disk,sys,load,proc,topcpu

See more here

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Tutorial on Usage of Tar utility in Ubuntu/Debian/Mandriva/Fedora/OpenSuse Linux

A linux power user must know about the file compression utility tar. tar is used to store and extract files from and to an archive file. Mainly source codes distributed in tar format. Here some examples of tar usage

Create ( Archive) a tar file from a set of files :

tar -cvf tarfile.tar /var/log/samba /var/log/messages

Create a gzip file from a set of files (.tar.gz file):

tar -cvzf file.tar.gz /var/log/samba /var/log/messages

create bzip2 file from a set of files (.tar.bz2 file):

tar -cvjf file.tar.bz2 /var/log/samba /var/log/messages

Display the content of an ordinary tar file:

tar -tvf filename.tar
tar -tvzf filename.tar.gz
tar -tvjf filename.tar.bz2

Extract an ordinary tar file:

tar -xvf filename.tar
tar -xvzf filename.tar.gz
tar -xvjf filename.tar.bz2

Replace a file in an existing tar file:

tar -rvf tarfile.tar filetoreplace

Update a file in an existing tar file:

tar -uvf tarfile.tar newfile

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Monitor system Status with saidar in ubuntu / debian Linux

saidar  is  a text based  tool for viewing the system statistics available through libstatgrab. Statistics include  CPU,  processes, load, memory, swap, network I/O, disk I/O, and file system information.

how to install saidar in ubuntu / debian
$ sudo apt-get install saidar

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Essential Keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu Linux

Keyboard Shortcuts will increse your efficiency of Computer user. Here you can see some essential shortcuts for ubuntu

Desktop Shortcuts

* Alt + F1: Open main menu.Use up/down/right/left arrow keys to select in Applications/Places/System.
* Alt + F2: Run Application.This will bring up a window,type command to run an application.
* Print Screen: Make a screenshot of whole screen.
* Alt + Print Screen:  Make a screenshot of current window.

Windows Short Cuts

* Alt + F4: Close the current window.
* Alt+F5 Returns window to 'normal' or previous size. 
* Alt+F7 Moves the current window 
* Alt+F8 Resizes current window
* Ctrl + Alt + d: This will minimize all windows and apps,and bring you to desktop.
* Alt + F9: Minimize the current window.
* Alt + F10: Maximize the current window.
* Alt + Tab: Switch in windows.

System Short Cuts
Ctrl + Alt + Delete   - Restart the computer immediately, without saving open files
Ctrl + Alt + BackSpace-Restart X Windows
Ctrl + Alt + Plus (numeric keypad) - Rotate through supported screen resolutions
Ctrl + Alt + Minus (numeric keypad) - Rotate backwards through supported screen resolutions
Ctrl + Alt + F1 --- F5   -  Open Virtual Terminal
Ctrl + Alt + F7 -  Return to Graphics screen from Virtual Terminal

How to install Latest Version of Wine in Ubuntu Linux

The Wine development release 1.1.42 is now available.

What's new in this release (see below for details):
- Support for shared 32/64-bit setups.
- Dwarf debug info support for better backtraces.
- More standard actions supported in MSI.
- Support for TIFF image format in WinCodecs.
- A number of Direct3D improvements.
- Shell fixes for better Internet Explorer support.
- Various bug fixes.

 How to install Wine in Ubuntu

First add the repository

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

Now update the list
$ sudo apt-get update

Install Software
$ apt-get install wine

More Details

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

How to Install Openshot Non-Linear Video Editor in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Kola

The Most Popular Non-Linear  Video Editor for Linux Operating system is Openshot  Non-Linear  Video Editor. Openshot  Non-Linear  Video included in the ubuntu 10.04 (lucid).

How to install in ubuntu 9.10
Add the Repository

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openshot.devellopers/ppa

Then add the key
$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys B9BA26FA

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install openshot

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

iphone iphone iphone what are the features in iphone 3GS

First of all iphone 3GS is lightning fast.  You can shoot video, edit video  in portrait or landscape mode  and you can share video through  E-mail and Youtube, you can easily sync your video with your Mac and PC. It comes with a 3-megapixel camera with modern autofocus technology.

Voice Control can find the names  in your contacts list. Simply say a name to make a call. Or say a phone number. iPhone repeats your voice commands to confirm them, then dials away. You can also use voice control to play your songs and albums  with voice commands.

Maps on iphone is very attractive. iPhone 3GS finds your location quickly and accurately via GPS, Wi-Fi, and cellular towers. It will guide you to your correct location, View a list of turn-by-turn directions or follow a highlighted map route and track your progress with GPS.  Find locations by address or by keyword: Search for “coffee” to see every cafe near you.

Cut, copy, and paste words and photos, even between applications. Landscape Keyboard  more room to type.

Surf the web from practically anywhere. Now you can share the 3G connection on your iPhone with your Mac notebook or PC laptop.
iPhone includes built-in Nike + iPod support. Just slip the Nike + iPod Sensor  , this will be useful for sports person and exercise. Capture and share a thought, a memo, a meeting, or any audio recording on the go with the new Voice Memos application.

iPhone 3GS offers accessibility features to assist users who are visually or hearing impaired. These features include the VoiceOver screen reader, a Zoom feature, White on Black display options, Mono Audio, and more.

If you misplace your iPhone, Apple’s MobileMe service can help you find it.