Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Airtel 4G in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Airtel 4G dongle in Ubuntu works good without installing its drivers.

It works via Mobile Broadband.
Choose country -> India
Choose service -> Airtel
Finish up the wizard.

Now Airtel 4G dongle works good in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Fix broken repository in Ubuntu

The below command is used to fix the broken repository in Ubuntu
$ sudo apt-get install -f

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS works excellent - HP 15-ac122tu notebook

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS desktop works excellent in HP 15-ac122tu notebook

It shows errors while installing Google chrome stable version. However, it works good. :) Use the below command to launch that.
 google-chrome-stable

pna@pna-HP-Notebook:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Selecting previously unselected package google-chrome-stable.
(Reading database ... 204527 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking google-chrome-stable (50.0.2661.94-1) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of google-chrome-stable:
 google-chrome-stable depends on libappindicator1; however:
  Package libappindicator1 is not installed.

dpkg: error processing package google-chrome-stable (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160415-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
 google-chrome-stable

Thursday, March 17, 2016

History with dates and time

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

#history

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

Courtesy: http://linuxg.net/how-to-install-simple-screen-recorder-0-3-0-on-ubuntu-14-04-ubuntu-13-10-ubuntu-12-04-and-derivative-systems/

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