Saturday, May 29, 2010

How to install Download Manager - Multiget - in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid

MultiGet is an easy-to-use GUI  download manager for ubuntu / debian linux. It is Look and work like famous windows download manager flashget.

It supports resuming downloads,  It supports HTTP/FTP protocols . It supports multi-task with multi-thread on multi-server. You can reconfigure   the thread number without stopping the current task.

MultiGet runs natively on Linux, and it supports multiple operating system too.  It was tested on many system such as : Windows XP, ubuntu ,kubuntu, xubuntu, Fedora, opensuse, mandriva, MEPIS , PCLinuxOS, CentOS, Puppy,  FreeBSD, MacOS etc.

MultiGet is available from Ubuntu universe respository

Howto Install in Ubuntu
$ sudo apt-get install multiget

or you can use Synaptic Package Manager

Sunday, May 16, 2010

How to Install XBMC MediaPlayer in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

XBMC is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, Windows, and the original Xbox.
Currently XBMC can be used to play almost all popular audio and video formats around. It was designed for network playback, so you can stream your multimedia from anywhere in the house or directly from the internet using practically any protocol available.

How to Install XBMC MediaPlayer in Ubuntu 10.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xbmc-standalone

Saturday, May 15, 2010

How to Install extra screensavers with XScreensaver in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx"

XScreenSaver is a modular screen saver and locker for X11 containing more than 200 screen savers.  This package is used by both xscreensaver and gnome-screensaver.

To install XScreensaver open  Synaptic Package Manager  and type xscreensaver in the search field. Mark xscreensaver, xscreensaver-gl-extra and xscreensaver-data-extra for installation and click on the Apply button.

$sudo apt-get install xscreensaver

Friday, May 14, 2010

How to Install Skype in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

How to Install Skype in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx
First You have to Download the package  

For 32-bit
$ wget
For 64-bit
$ wget 
Install The following Libraries 
libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2
  $sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2
Now Install the pckage
$ sudo dpkg -i skype-XXXXXXXXXXXX.deb
If you have any error due to dependency Problem  do the following   
$ sudo apt-get -f install

Thursday, May 13, 2010

How to Install Community Themes package in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Ubuntu has a bigger selection of themes to choose between? A Collection of beautiful and stylish themes you can find in the Community Themes package.

 How to install Community themes in Ubuntu 10.04

open a terminal and type the following

$ sudo apt-get install community-themes

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

How to Root login on Ubuntu 10.04

Ubuntu root access was blocked by default  for GUI.  For Enabling This you need to reset password for root.

once password for root is reset. You can login root on GUI using Other.. option available on Login Screen

Use the following command to Reset root password

$ sudo passwd root   


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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

How to Enable Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Linx ) Multimedia Ready (for playing MP3 , AVI, 3gp, DVD Video etc)

Multimedia support like MP3, avi, 3gp , DVD Video Playback are not available in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) . Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) cannot included other multimedia software due to patent, copyright, or license restrictions, such as Adobe Flash Player and RealNetworks RealPlayer. If you want to play a Multimedia file like MP3 in ubuntu 10.04 , read the following

Fist You have to add the medibuntu repository

Follow these instructions to get mp3 and other multimedia support on your Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx).

$ sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list$(lsb_release -cs).list
$ sudo apt-get --quiet update
$ sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring
$ sudo apt-get --quiet update

Now you can install codecs
Install non-free-codecs:

$ sudo apt-get install non-free-codecs

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Install DVD Support by using following command:

$ sudo apt-get install libdvdcss2  (see my previous post)

Now install MS Windows codecs:

$ sudo apt-get install w32codecs

VLC player and Mplayer:

$ sudo apt-get install vlc mplayer

Monday, May 3, 2010

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Sunday, May 2, 2010

How to play video dvd Movies in Ubnutu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

The following Steps are help you to play Video DVD Movies in Your  Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

Fist You have to add mediubuntu repositories

$ sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list$(lsb_release -cs).list
$ sudo apt-get --quiet update

Update Key

$ sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring
$ sudo apt-get --quiet update

If you already added mediubuntu repository you can skip above steps

Now install the libdvdcss library.

# sudo su
# apt-get install libdvdcss2
# apt-get install libdvdread4
# cd /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/
# ./