Sometimes things happen that your USB key is not showing because it is not properly formatted. This has happened to me several times and I always use a program called GParted to format my USB drives and hard drives. GParted will fix the problem and your USB will show up again under Devices or in […]
ffDiaporama is an open-source, multi-platform software written in C++ used to create movies from photos and video clips for your mobile phones or systems. It supports a wide range of image formats (BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, PBM, PGM, PPM, TIFF, TIF and XMB) and as well as video files (AVI, MOV, MPG, MPEG, M4V, MKV, MP4, […]
find command is used for locate files in a directory hierarchy on Linux/Unix systems. You can search for files according to name, owner, group, type, permissions, date and other criteria. The search is recursive in that it will search all sub directories too. If you are a beginner, the following examples will make you clear about the find command. […]
There are a lot ways to take screenshot in Linux. scrot is a very useful command-line tool for taking screenshots. scrot is pre-installed in most Linux distributions. When it is not installed, just run the basic installation command in your terminal. For Ubuntu: $ sudo apt-get install scrot How do you use scrot to take […]
Yii is an open source, fast, secure and as well as high performance PHP framework used for developing large-scale web applications. In this walk-through let us learn how to install Yii on Ubuntu/Debian and its derivatives. Install Yii On Ubuntu I tested this under Ubuntu 12.10 Server, although it will work on Ubuntu/Debian new editions. […]
Many Ubuntu users like the startup login sound, but it has gone since Ubuntu 12.04. This tutorial will teach you how to enable the startup login sound in easy steps. The key here is to add a startup program. Go to Dash and type ‘start’. Click on Startup Applications and after clicking it should look […]
chkconfig command is used to start, stop and view the status of all services running on the system. It allows you to display and change the services on your system at all levels. Let us see some basic commands in this short how-to.
rsync is a command-line backup tool that synchronizes files and directories from one system to another. Those who aren’t familiar with command line rsync, there is a GUI alternative available called Grsync. Grsync is a graphical user interface front-end for the rsync tool. Its a cross platform tool normally works under Linux, Windows OS and Mac OS. In […]