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Tapan Kumer Das

Darus Sallam, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Tapan Kumer Das


How to : Root Sony Ericsson xperia x10 mini

October 20, 2012 | How To, Linux, Mobile, Ubuntu | by tapan

Hello Android users, I am using my first android (Sony Ericsson xperia x10 mini) for last couple of months. I have a strong desire to root my  android as usual every android user (Techi). There is a lot of software for device root out there but all are for windows. But I am a GNU/Linux […]

Extract Text From PDFs (Including Scan Copy) – Ubuntu way

October 15, 2012 | General, Linux, Ubuntu | by tapan

To extract all text from PDFs (including text in images/Scan copy), we can use a combination of Ghostscript and a command line OCR tool called tesseract-ocr. First we need to convert our PDF to individual image files (TIFF) so we can then OCR-scan them again. We need Ghostscript for that. It’s probably already installed on […]

About eclipse startup error in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

August 18, 2012 | General, Linux, Ubuntu | by tapan

After re-install Ubuntu 12.04 some-days ago it seems net and clean OS to me. When I first time using Ubuntu for long 6/7 months it was full of my errors of install software or mis-configure some issues. But this time I am aware of that so I feel comfortable with this and not mess-up anything. […]

Format USB drive from linux command line

August 14, 2012 | General, Linux | by tapan

Everyday I am growing up with linux (Ubuntu). there is a lot of issues I need to know, but if I read this continuously then it will gone in vain. Better I run like when I need anything I find that and archive that in my blog for future reference. Like after almost 8 months […]

Enable php cURL in Ubuntu

August 11, 2012 | General, LAMP, Linux | by tapan

When i used Windows enable cURL was little bit tricky, but its so simple in Linux. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS now a days, and when i need cURL enable in my system I run the following command in my Terminal and restart Apache. sudo apt-get install php5-curl to restart apache, sudo service apache2 […]

Configure Symfony 2 over Ubuntu

August 3, 2012 | General, Symfony 2 | by tapan

Tomorrow Hasan vai arranged code-jamming over Symfony 2, I am too much exited about it. Today I tried to have a look on Symfony 2. After download Symfony Standard 2.0.16 and extract in www folder, I need to check the localhost/Symfony/web/config.php first and found I have 2 major  issues like SQlite and Date/Time configuration. Also […]

Change Apache document root (www folder) in Ubuntu

July 28, 2012 | LAMP, Linux, Ubuntu | by tapan

In my development environment I feel comfortable to have my document root directory (www) in my home directory. It gives me much more flexibility for permission issues. To do so Open the /etc/apache2/sites-available/default file with administrative privileged and change the document root as /home/{user}/www, in my perspective it is /home/tapan/www 1. Open /etc/apache2/sites-available/default sudo gedit […]

Install Oracle Java 7 for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

July 28, 2012 | Ubuntu | by tapan

Oracle JDK is no longer included by default in Ubuntu’s repositories due to licensing. OpenJDK is default now but many apps still don’t play nice with it. This is why I installed Oracle JDK. I’ll walk you through the process of installing Oracle JDK 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin, the easy way. For […]

How to : Flush or clear DNS cache in Ubuntu

July 27, 2012 | How To, Linux, Ubuntu | by tapan

Today I think to flush/clear my DNS cache from Ubuntu but didn’t know how to do this. So I googled for sometime and found the solution that is easy in Ubuntu. This is for my future reference and even for those who don’t know how to do this, Name Service Cache Daemon is responsible for […]