Friday, March 24, 2017

Airtel 4G dongle works in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Step 1: sudo gedit /etc/usb_modeswitch.conf
DefaultVendor=0x19d2
DefaultProduct=0x1238

TargetVendor=0x19d2
TargetProduct=0x0017

StandardEject=1
MessageEndpoint=0x01
MessageContent="5553424312345678000000000000061b000000020000000000000000000000"
#MessageContent="55534243123456782000000080000c85010101180101010101000000000000"
#MessageContent="5553424312345678000000000000061b000000030000000000000000000000"
NeedResponse=1

Step 2: sudo usb_modeswitch -c /etc/usb_modeswitch.conf
Step 3: sudo apt-get install wvdial

Step 4: sudo gedit /etc/wvdial.conf
[Dialer Defaults]
Init1 = ATZ
Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
Init3 = AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","airtelgprs.com"
Password = pass
Ask Password = 0
New PPPD = yes
Phone = *99#
Idle Seconds = 0
Modem Type = Analog Modem
Stupid Mode = 1
Compuserve = 0
Baud = 9600
Auto DNS = 0
Dial Command = ATDT
Modem = /dev/ttyUSB1
ISDN = 0
Username = user

Step 5: sudo wvdialconf
Step 6: sudo gedit /etc/ppp/options
Step 7: #'chat -v -f /etc/ppp/chat-ztisp'
Step 8: /dev/modemttyUSB2
115200
Step 9: sudo wvdial

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Boot repair on Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Step1: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair
Step2: sudo apt-get update
Step3: sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair

Unetboot installation in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Step1: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa
Step2: sudo apt-get update
Step3: sudo apt-get install unetbootin

Enable CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE for killing xwindows in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Type the below command and follow the instructions to kill the XWindows service
Step1: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

KVM installation in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Step1: sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm libvirt-bin ubuntu-vm-builder bridge-utils
Step2: sudo apt-get install virt-manager (optional)

Installation of indication sticky notes in Ubuntu 16.04.2

Step1: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes
Step2: sudo apt-get update
Step3: sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Conkey Manager in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

3 simple steps to install conkey manager

Step1: sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa
Step2: sudo apt-get update
Step3: sudo apt-get install conky-manager

Uninstall totem player from Ubuntu 16.04.2

4 simple steps to remove totem from Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Step1: sudo apt-get remove totem
Step2: sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove totem
Step3: sudo apt-get purge totem
Step4: sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove totem

VLC works excellent in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS @ HP Notebook 15-ac122tu

Step1: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily
Step2: sudo apt install vlc

Launch VLC from menu or app launcher

Google chrome works wonderful in Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

Step1: sudo wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Step2: sudo dpkg -i --force-depends google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Step3: (optional)
In case any dependencies did not install (you would have a warning or failure message for this), you can force them via:

sudo apt-get install -f