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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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Install Oracle Java 7 for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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…

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How to : Flush or clear DNS cache in Ubuntu

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…

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Enable root user in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

You may have noticed by now you can’t access root account or login to the root account and also that in Ubuntu you never set a root password during installation, fixing this is actually pretty easy but I really recommend against doing this if you are new to Linux as its easy to mess up…

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How to : Install zoom ultra AC2726 modem

1. lsusb in terminal to view whether the usb modem is connected or not. 2. sudo wvdialconf to configure the modem with your system. 3. Edit /etc/wvdial.conf and give the following text as it is, [Dialer Defaults] Init1 = ATZ Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0 Stupid Mode = 1 Modem Type =…

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Creating Virtual Host on Apache/Ubuntu

This days i am running for Zend Framework. Also feels a nice love for Linux. So i am trying to coup up with zend. Here i need to create a virtual host in my local environment. Ubuntu is my only OS. As i am newbee of linux and this is my first virtual host configuration,…

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Disable touch-pad when external mouse is connected.

It can be a little troublesome to use a mouse while the touch-pad is enabled, as one can often end up closing an important window or canceling an ongoing task accidentally due to a tap on the touch-pad. While most laptops provide an option to disable the touch-pad by tapping the disable section, it is…

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Enable mod_rewrite in linux

Today I fight a lot for working over my CI_2.0.3 projects on linux mint 11 (katya). As I am a windows user trying to convert myself in linux. It was very confusing about file permission and other silly stuff in linux. And its little scary when I get my fist page in each projects but…

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