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How To : Send email with PHP from localhost

Hello! Happy New Year! Hope you all are doing well. Last couple of months I have been thinking about mail sending option of PHP application from local development server. Generally I uploaded my script to online web server for send mail from PHP. Today I think that I need to configure my local server so…

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Install / Upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.7.3 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 3.7.3 has just been released which is the third maintenance release of kernel 3.7 series. This new release brings various bug fixes especially for Radeon graphics cards and it also fixes flickering with some high-res monitors. In this guide, we will see how to install/upgrade to this new kernel using a simple bash…

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GPG key with Git

Hi all, Hows going on? Hope fine. Today I had a rush of work, though I manage some time to upgrade my skills with Git. As now my dream is contribute any opensource project (basically linux). So I need a GPG key to gain trust of other people around over my code. I searched for…

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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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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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