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Some of my must-have apps for linux

Posted 06-14-2011 at 12:05 AM by tuxandpucks

My List Of Must Have Applications

My list of must have linux applications.

The following list consists of applications that I must have on my linux computer. When I install a distro, I always grab these applications first. Some of these applications do have a windows counterpart, and by no means am I saying that these are linux-only applications.


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Any corrections will be appreciated

Posted 06-13-2011 at 07:44 PM by sycamorex

I think I'm going to start transferring my tutorial files to a separate blog. Hopefully, someone will benefit from it. If not, at least, the tutorials will be accessible to me from any location. There aren't many of them yet. Feel free to comment or point out any errors in the tutorials.


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changing order in grub2

Posted 06-13-2011 at 05:50 AM by sumeet inani
Updated 06-13-2011 at 05:54 AM by sumeet inani

i have ubuntu 10.04(lucid)
grub-install -v
grub-install (GNU GRUB 1.98-1ubuntu5)
I tried

cat /etc/default/grub
# If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
# /boot/grub/grub.cfg.

GRUB_DEFAULT=4#Did not help ?
GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
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why this fatal IO error on Xserver(sucess) on 0.0 comes?

Posted 06-13-2011 at 05:40 AM by pillisrikanth

hi one and all, this is srikanth pilli . i need urgent help from you. actually my aim is to implement the java touch based applications on TFT pannel. for this i am using ubuntu10.4 , arm9 processor, classpath-0.98,jamvm-1.5.4 on host machine(PC). after creating tar.bz2 file(rootfs) from PC , i am going to mount in to ARM9 ROM . when i run my java application on my PC (host machine), it works very well. but when i try to the same application on ARM9(under uclibc,gtk and glib), i am getting the following...
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Who is Thomas Thwaite?

Posted 06-12-2011 at 12:23 PM by williamfromtexas

Thomas Thwaite, designer and technologist, will be a featured keynote speaker at this summer's Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin. Find out more about Thomas in this interview I did!

Interview with Thomas Thwaite.

And come see Thomas at the Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin!
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