Command line mp3 player in Linux

This post is after about a month long hibernation from my blog. I made my mind up to listen songs as i usually do (it contributes to my hobby). In fact, i was suffering with a headburst headache, so i thought songs might be the stress buster and good entertainer too. What striked my mind… Continue reading Command line mp3 player in Linux

proftpd: A unique ftp server on my UbuntuBox

This was basically a novice step by me to setup an ftp server locally, but i succeed! Proftpd is the professional FTP daemon. It can be found in Synaptic package of Ubuntu or can be downloaded via apt-get. Just install it and use standalone server. Launch it through console (see manual pages for documentation): neeraj@nee-pc:~$… Continue reading proftpd: A unique ftp server on my UbuntuBox

Turned my Ubuntu’s desktop as Fedora’s!

I always had a willing to turn my desktop as fedora’s desktop. In my UbuntuBox, the desktop doesn’t show the computer’s icon, the Home folder or the trash. But now, all are there in one go. Have a look: What say?? All you have to do is to install Ubuntu Tweak. Launch it from Applications->… Continue reading Turned my Ubuntu’s desktop as Fedora’s!

LAMP installation on Ubuntu 9.04

Last night, i was thinking of configuring LAMP on my UbuntuBox. LAMP is an open source Web development platform that uses Linux as the operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the relational database management system and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language. (Sometimes Perl or Python is used instead of PHP.) Because… Continue reading LAMP installation on Ubuntu 9.04

Redundant entries in GRUB menu: Solved

When you are not trying, you are not gaining anything! That’s what i found to be authentic when i risked to change my GRUB menu in my UbuntuBox. I upgarded my hardy to jaunty a month ago, which left my system’s Grub list to show 3 copies of Ubuntu 9.04 including their failsafe modes and… Continue reading Redundant entries in GRUB menu: Solved

Live desktop sharing through Yuuguu

Certainly, i was thinking about the desktop sharing on windows, i used to do this with what is called “Netmeeting” wayback in 2006. Now when i am using Linux, why can’t i do the same on my UbuntuBox. It is possible and today i installed Yuuguu It requires jre (Java runtime environment) to be installed… Continue reading Live desktop sharing through Yuuguu

IP address from a host name

Suppose, i have to find the IP address of the host http://www.google.com, i will simply open the command line and type: host http://www.google.com or nslookup http://www.google.com it will show the IP address. Now, we have the IP , and we want to know who is there at that IP, simply write the following on console:… Continue reading IP address from a host name

Saturday panic:lost my Desktop icons!

I was just working on my UbuntuBox this morning and just a copy paste from home folder to one of my drives let me loose my desktop icons at once…even the right clicking won’t work! What happened exactly as i remember that there was a massage of force quitting the window which got freezed while… Continue reading Saturday panic:lost my Desktop icons!