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How to : Root Sony Ericsson xperia x10 mini

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…

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

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…

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About eclipse startup error in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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….

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Format USB drive from linux command line

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…

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Enable php cURL in Ubuntu

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…

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Configure Symfony 2 over Ubuntu

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…

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Change Apache document root (www folder) in Ubuntu

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…

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