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beep in ubuntu

Posted 06-02-2011 at 06:24 AM by sumeet inani
Updated 06-02-2011 at 06:29 AM by sumeet inani

I wanted to hear beep from my sound card with speaker unattached

echo -e "\a"
Dos not work in any case.

I installed package 'beep'.
Run 'lsmod' to see if the module "pcspkr" is loaded by kernel.
(maybe because '/etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf' contains 'blacklist pcspkr').
In my case it wasn't.
So I ran
Code:
sudo modprobe pcspkr
Now beep can be heard.
If you want to get info about...
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java in debian 6

Posted 05-28-2011 at 10:40 AM by sumeet inani

Code:
apt-get install default-jre icedtea6-plugin
involves following files
default-jre_1.6-40_i386.deb  default-jre-headless_1.6-40_i386.deb
icedtea6-plugin_6b18-1.8.3-2_i386.deb
Check following page in your browser --> http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp

Tested in opera 11.11 , iceweasel 3.5.16
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revamp your bash

Posted 05-27-2011 at 07:33 PM by sumeet inani
Updated 05-27-2011 at 07:45 PM by sumeet inani

I did following changes
Code:
in ~/.bashrc
export  HISTTIMEFORMAT="%h/%d-%H:%M:%S "
export PS1="\[\e]2;\u\a\]\[\e[31;1m\]\t \w \$\[\e[0m\]" 
#if [ "$color_prompt" = yes ]; then
#    PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$ '
#else
#    PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\u@\h:\w\$ '
#fi
alias ls='ls -lA'
alias cp='cp -v'
...
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updatedb for ntfsdrives mounted in /media

Posted 05-27-2011 at 07:09 PM by sumeet inani

Edit your /etc/updatedb.conf
Code:
PRUNE_BIND_MOUNTS="yes"
# PRUNENAMES=".git .bzr .hg .svn"
#PRUNEPATHS="/tmp /var/spool [strikethrough]/media[/strikethrough]"
PRUNEPATHS="/tmp /var/spool"
PRUNEFS="NFS nfs nfs4 rpc_pipefs afs binfmt_misc proc smbfs autofs iso9660 ncpfs coda devpts ftpfs devfs mfs shfs sysfs cifs lustre_lite tmpfs usbfs udf fuse.glusterfs fuse.sshfs"
Some say create symbolic...
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vim as default text editor in debian

Posted 05-23-2011 at 09:25 PM by sumeet inani

I have 'vim-gnome' installed
First select any file .
In properties > openwith tab
select GVim Text editor
Now I wanted that : After a file has been opened the other text file should be in new tab in same window
So I edited '/usr/share/applications/gvim.desktop'
Code:
Exec=gvim -f --remote-tab-silent %F
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