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Enable/Disable write support for windows NTFS partition with simple click

Posted 12-06-2009 at 03:00 AM by sridhar11

If you are using Windows and ubuntu as dual boot and if you want to access your windows partition you need to follow this procedure.This tutorial will explain how to access your windows partition in simple way.ntfs-config program allow you to easily configure all of your NTFS devices to allow write support via a friendly gui. For that use, it will configure them to use the open source ntfs-3g driver. You’ll also be able to easily disable this feature.

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#howmany for grub 2

Posted 12-05-2009 at 08:46 PM by drask
Updated 12-05-2009 at 10:39 PM by drask

I don't really like the default behavior of Grub in Ubuntu to continue to add all the kernel updates to my grub boot menu. I never go back and use old kernels (except by mistake) and it just crowds up my boot menu.

In the past, I have used the #howmany option in /boot/grub/menu.lst to limit this to only the most recent kernel. Now that I am using Karmic Koala though, this option no longer appears to be available due to the fact that the default bootloader is now Grub 2.
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Installing Network Simulator-ns2

Posted 12-05-2009 at 11:07 AM by raju.mopidevi
Updated 02-25-2010 at 08:09 AM by raju.mopidevi

NS is a discrete event simulator targeted at networking research. NS provides substantial support for simulation of TCP, routing, and multicast protocols over wired and wireless (local and satellite) networks.

download latest NS2 installation files at this link


NS2 INSTALLATION:

Code:
$su
password:
$ tar -xvf ns-allinone-2.33.tar.gz
$ cd ns-allinone-2.33
$ ./install
after 15 min installatin wil complts
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Installing a software in LINUX

Posted 12-05-2009 at 11:00 AM by raju.mopidevi
Updated 12-05-2009 at 08:10 PM by raju.mopidevi

One of the most difficult things to get used to in the Linux world is installing new software packages. In the world of Windows, every program comes with a Setup.exe program that asks you some very easy questions and takes care of the job for you. While Linux software can be almost that easy to install, you will sometimes find software that seems to fight every step of the way. I can't cover all the problems you might run into, but I'll try to give you the basics and a few pointers to help get you...
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Animated Grub Splash Screen

Posted 12-05-2009 at 10:49 AM by raju.mopidevi
Updated 02-09-2010 at 07:37 PM by raju.mopidevi

In a openSUSE linux system we can edit OS selection Screen with animated penguins.


Animated Penguin GRUB splash Screen


Procedure
  1. Create a temporary new directory in your home folder. (You can create it anywhere, but for simplicity, I will say the path as the home folder and the directory name as new).
  2. Now copy the file message from the /boot folder in this directory using the command, ‘cp /boot/message new’.
  3. Now change into the new directory,
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