Thursday, March 17, 2016

History with dates and time

Normally, we type the command for getting the command history in the terminal.


You have to add the following line into the file  ~/.bashrc  to view the history with dates permanently.

export HISTTIMEFORMAT=”%d/ %m/ %y %T “
and then, from terminal run,

#source ~/.bashrc

Explanation of commands and switches.

history – GNU History Library
HISTIMEFORMAT – Environmental Variable
%d – Day
%m – Month
%y – Year
%T – Time Stamp
source – in short send the contents of file to shell
.bashrc – is a shell script that BASH runs whenever it is started interactively.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Simple Screen Recorder installation in Pinguy 14.04.3

One simple step to install this.
#sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder


Installing new fonts in Pinguy 14.04.3

Step1: sudo apt-get install font-manager
Step2: Open font manager -> drag and drop new fonts into that and reload the font manager.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Avidemux installation - Video editor for Pinguy 14.04.3

Type out the following commands to install down Avidemux

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rebuntu16/avidemux+unofficial

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install avidemux2.6-gtk avidemux2.6-qt4

Audacity & Flareget installation in Pinguy 14.04.3

Installing Audacity (audio editor)
#apt-get install audacity

Installing Flareget (download manager)

Add Android Lolipop 5.1 in Pinguy 14.04.3 Boot entry @ HP 15-ac122tu notebook

Step 1: root@pna-HP-Notebook:~# gedit /etc/grub.d/40_custom 
Step 2: Add these lines in the bottom of the file.
menuentry "Andriod Lolipop"{
set root='(hd0,3)'
linux /android-5.1-rc1/kernel quiet root=/dev/ram0 androidboot.hardware=android_x86 acpi_sleep=s3_bios,s3_mode SRC=/android-5.1-rc1
initrd /android-5.1-rc1/initrd.img}
Step 3: root@pna-HP-Notebook:~#chmod +x /etc/grub.d/40_custom
Step 4: root@pna-HP-Notebook:~#update-grub
Step 5: root@pna-HP-Notebook:~#reboot

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Installation step of Chrome 48 in HP 15-ac122tu notebook

Do the following steps to install Google Chrome:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'

$ wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable