Browsing articles tagged with " ubuntu 12.04"
Jun
21
2012

How To Change Your Hostname In Ubuntu


This post will be a quick to the point tutorial on how to change hostname in Ubuntu. Simply execute the following commands and instructions and everything will function nice and smoothly. sudo nano /etc/hostname Change the value to your desired hostname, save and exit. Now you just need to update your Read More

Jun
14
2012

How To Install Java In Ubuntu

You can install Java in Ubuntu by running the following commands or using the Ubuntu Software Center. sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre sudo apt-get install icedtea6-plugin Or in Ubuntu Software Center you can simply do a search for “Open JDK” or “Java”. Just install java and don’t forget to add Read More

Jun
9
2012

How To Install Skype On Linux Mint 12

Skype is a great application that allows you to keep in touch with loved ones, friends and aquaintences. With Skype you can message, voice, or video chat for free or. if add money to your account you can place phone calls and send text messages. I used to use Skype all the time to video call my family Read More

Jun
8
2012

How To Install Skype In Ubuntu

This post is just to show you how to quickly install skype in ubuntu, it works perfectly fine on mine however the interface is a bit different than in Windows (see the screenshot I took for reference). Execute the following command in an open terminal to have it automagically installed. sudo apt-get Read More

Jun
6
2012

How To Install GNOME Classic In Ubuntu

If you would like to install Classic Gnome Desktop in Ubuntu all you have to do is run the following command. sudo apt-get install gnome-panel Or you can go to the Ubuntu Software Center and install Gnome Panel through it. To switch to this desktop environment, logout and change the session to Read More

Jun
4
2012

Play MP3 And Other Popular Formats

Ubuntu Can’t Play Music Or Movies? This is how to enable playback of MP3 and other formats So you installed Ubuntu and you just can’t seem to get mp3′s or movies to play properly? This is the quick and easy way to fix not being able to play certain if not most media files. Simply run the following Read More

Jun
3
2012

How To Install Google Chrome In Ubuntu

To install regular Google Chrome simply go to the download page which can be located here, select your version(32bit or 64bit) and install it in Ubuntu Software Center. Read More

Jun
2
2012

How To Open .RAR Files In Ubuntu

You can easily fix the issue by installing the rar package and then try to open the file again. sudo apt-get install rar That’s it, the problem should be solved now. Enjoy! =) Read More

May
29
2012

How To Enable Root Account In Ubuntu

Ubuntu Enable Root Account How to enable root account in Ubuntu 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 Read More

May
19
2012

Download Thunderbird For Ubuntu (Email Client)

I have to say its pretty convenient to be able to access my email directly on my desktop without having to go into a browser and login and wait around when I can simply open up Thunderbird. Also it can store your emails locally if you need to access them offline. It works with most email providers Read More

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