Install Fonts in Ubuntu Linux | To install a font in Ubuntu, simply double click on the font file (either .ttf or .otf). This will open up a preview of the font. Click on ‘Install’ to install. That’s it! You may have to issue this command if fonts do not show up right away for any reason: sudo fc-cache -f -v
SETI@home in Ubuntu Linux 10.10 | How do I run SETI@home in Ubuntu Linux? The easiest way is to install the following packages: sudo apt-get install boinc-manager boinc-client Then you can run the boinc-manager by running this from the terminal: boincmgr When it starts, you are first in the Simple View. I suggest switching to the Advanced View
Ubuntu 10.10 in Virtualbox – Guest Addition Resolution Fix | Because of the updated X server version in Ubuntu 10.10, the provided guest additions with the latest Virtualbox fail to install an appropriate X driver. You are left with a functional, but tiny resolution because of no video driver: Ok, so how do I fix this? Until Virtualbox and / or their guest additions are
Ubuntu 10.10 and Restricted Codecs | Check out this very cool check box available when installing Ubuntu 10.10
Install Sun Java in Ubuntu | How do I install Sun Java in Ubuntu 10.04? While the license friendly OpenJDK should suffice, you can also opt to install Sun’s Java. Sun Java among other things have been moved out of multiverse to the partner repository. To add this repository, issue the following command: sudo add-apt-repository “deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner” Follow that
Firefox 4 Beta 1 Ubuntu | Firefox 4 beta 1 is out! I took it for a spin in Ubuntu. Right away, it’s fast. Snappy fast. It is a great relief that Firefox is back and fast. The 3 and especially 3.5 series was becoming noticeably slower than the other popular browsers such as Safari, Chrome, and Opera. I ran it
Securing Apache and PHP | A few simple adjustments to keep Apache and PHP from displaying so much information about your server.
Linode Review | Linode.com offers VPS with extreme uptimes and service. I cannot recommend their service enough.