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using debian package manager offline { installing new softwares offline}

Posted 09-09-2011 at 11:06 AM by rahulkya
Updated 09-09-2011 at 12:52 PM by rahulkya

If you have internet connection then .. You will have no problems at all for installing any new software in debian. But sometimes internet doesn't belong to you due to various reasons like::
1. you have not submitted your bills
2. Wrong network configuration
3. Travelling into a remote area...etc
Then suddenly you feel to install some software or application or game..Then what you do....
I have a small and difficult solution for you....
Do the following...
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Debian and Google Chrome

Posted 08-09-2011 at 06:52 PM by DJ Shaji

I'm really beginning to like Google Chrome. It is definitely fast, loads web pages quickly, and uses just about the right amount of memory. The only caveat I've encountered is that there are still not many quality extensions available. Hopefully that will be fixed soon.
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Missing Debian Sound Control

Posted 03-18-2011 at 11:18 AM by drask

I installed Debian the other day. So far it is working really well for me. I discovered one minor annoyance today that took me a few minutes to figure out and fix.

Right-clicking the volume control icon in the Notification Area brings up a context menu. The first entry is "Mute", the second is "Open Volume Control".

When I tried clicking on the second one, I kept getting an error message "Can't open gnome-volume-control no such file". I...
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Remove unwanted locales on Ubuntu / Debian

Posted 10-31-2010 at 04:18 AM by bittner (Notes on Linux)
Updated 11-01-2010 at 09:43 AM by bittner
Tags debian, locale

Sometimes you feel bothered by too many locales (pre)installed on your Debian system. If I run a server I typically want basic stuff on it, so for locales "en_US-UTF8" is enough.

Which locales are installed on my machine?
You can check which locales are generated and configured on your system using the locale command:
  • locale ... list the current locale configuration
  • locale -a ... lists all all locales that were generated on your system
  • locale -a -v ... list
...
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Apparently "update-rc.d" does something essential

Posted 09-04-2010 at 10:20 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 09-04-2010 at 10:21 AM by the dsc

I thought all it did was to create symlinks with the proper prefixes in a automated way for a given script, something that one could do manually... but apparently it does something more.

But perhaps I just did something wrong when trying to do it manually, like using the wrong runlevel folders. Or perhaps it was just the difference from priority 20 to 19 that made the difference even though I thought the key was to be a higher priority (i.e., a lower number than) than 22.
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