Nokia N900


My Nokia N900 suddenly started losing battery charge fast. I have updated the latest beta repositories and installed as much as new (useful) applications I can. The situation became so bad, that I cannot use my phone for even few calls. I was charging my phone more rather than using it. So, I decided to…

Customizing Gedit as Web Developer’s IDE


These tips I followed from Micah Carrick’s blog 1. get the tag for gedit wget http://www.micahcarrick.com/files/gedit_webdev_tags-0.1.tar.gz tar -xzf gedit_webdev_tags-0.1.tar.gz sudo mkdir /usr/share/gedit-2/plugins/taglist sudo cp *.tags /usr/share/gedit-2/plugins/taglist/ rm -rf *.gz *.tags 2. get current version of PHP_Beautifier and other useful stuffs sudo apt-get install csstidy linkchecker sudo pear install PHP_Beautifier-0.1.14 3. use external tools plugin for…

First Step before Creating a Webapp with YII


Install LAMP Server Install PHPunit % sudo pear channel-discover pear.phpunit.de% sudo pear install phpunit/PHPUnit Install Selenium Download Selenium Remote Control (Selenium RC) zip file from http://seleniumhq.org/download/.Run Server from shell % java -jar selenium-server.jar Running the Functional Tests Before we can run this functional test, we need to make a couple of configuration changes to our…

Voice and Video Calls with Empathy using GTalk


Install the following packages sudo apt-get install telepathy-sofiasip telepathy-butterfly telepathy-idle libtelepathy-farsight0 python-tpfarsight gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg

Installing LAMP server to Ubuntu


Installation If you have not already installed LAMP software, you can read my First steps after installing Ubuntu post, for installing the necessary Server software. Configuration if apache starts, you can see the below error in terminal. apache2: Could not reliably determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName To rectify run…

First steps after installing Ubuntu


Remove unwanted packages I do not use certain software bundled with ubuntu. I will remove those to increase space and avoid confusion. Your choice may differ. sudo apt-get remove evolution evolution-doc* evolution-common evolution-data-server evolution-webcal rhythmbox totem totem-common games-common* gbrainy f-spot Add your desktop packages install the packages that are mostly available in windows too and…

Customize Ubuntu to Roll out your own Distro


1. save this as sudo apt-get install debootstrap sudo rm -rf work mkdir work sudo cp 3_livecd_final.sh work/. sudo cp 4_livecd_make_iso.sh work/. cd work mkdir chroot sudo cp ../2_livecd_chroot_run.sh chroot/. sudo cp ../portablelinux_0.9.3-0ubuntu1~ppa0~jaunty1_all.deb chroot/. sudo debootstrap –arch i386 jaunty chroot sudo cp /etc/resolv.conf chroot/etc/resolv.conf sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list chroot/etc/apt/sources.list echo “entering into chrooted environment” sudo chroot…