Month: May 2012

Create and View Hidden Files/Folders in Ubuntu Linux

       Usually, System directories and files will be hidden in Linux.To view them, press Ctrl+H. Now you can see all the folders contained in the parent directory.Press Ctrl+H again to hide then Before Pressing Ctrl+H  After Pressing Ctrl+H Note that all the hidden folders are started with a dot (.) symbol.You can use […]

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Things You don’t know about VLC Media Player

                                    VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. 1. Play RAR filesVLC allows you to play videos […]

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Harpia – A nice graphical wrapper for opencv applications

Harpia is a nice graphical wrapper for powerful opencv applications. It can be used on both Windows and Linux. The main goals of Harpia are 1 Development of a simple, useful graphic interface for vision systems.  2 Development of a system for communication and monitoring of remote vision systems also based on high level graphic […]

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Isobuster alternative for Ubuntu

dvdisaster can be used for recovering Files from a Corrupt CD/DVD . It is the best alternative for Isobuster on Linux. In Ubuntu, dvdisaster can be installed through the software center. Or you can get the latest version from HERE. dvdisaster can be helpful to recover the contents of a damaged disc even when no ECC […]

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GIMP 2.8 Released

 GIMP is a powerful Open source image manipulation program available on Linux, Windows and Mac that closely resembles Adobe Photoshop in its features and functionality. Added Features and Changes layer groups  New Keyboard Shortcuts   Alt (Shift)click = Alpha from layer  Ctrl+Shift+E = File / Export  Ctrl+E: quick export  Ctrl+Shift+R = Resize canvas to window […]

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New Ubuntu TV – Everything you want in a TV

Canonical developed and released a Smart TV Operating System named as Ubuntu TV. It is based on the new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin). It makes use of the Unity as its user Interface, built with Qt application framework.                          Technical specifications and requirements Ubuntu TV benefits from the comprehensive hardware support that’s always been […]

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Resolve Apache 403 Forbidden Error

First check whether index.php or index.html is present on the server. Make sure that the current user have access to the /var/www directory. For that, Open the Terminal and type sudo chmod -R 0755 /var/www Now restart apache with the command  sudo service apache2 restart

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O.A.D a Free, Open Source RTS Game of ancient warfare

    How to install the latest version on Ubuntu 12.04 0 A.D. is available in Ubuntu’s “universe” repository since Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin). Install the package by running: sudo apt-get install 0ad To obtain updated releases, install from PPA sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wfg/0ad  sudo apt-get update  sudo apt-get install 0ad  

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