Thursday, June 14, 2007

To Make Your Bash Scripts Work

-ext2 async,auto,rw,users, exec(to execute bash scripts)

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

When Using Gparted Live CD to partition disks

When Using Gparted Live CD to partition disks
-Run: chkdsk /f in windows
-Use installation Windows CD Recovery Console and Run:
chkdsk at prompt

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

To Play MP3 in Rhythmbox

To Play MP3
-install gstreamer_fluendo_mp3

Firefox 2 Edgy 6.10 When Corrupted

Firefox 2 Edgy 6.10 When Corrupted
$firefox –safemode
-copy or export bookmarks
$mv ~/mozilla ~/mozilla_bakcup

No Text in Menus

No Text in Menus
-edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf and change /usr/share/X11/fonts->

Can't Start Graphical User Interface Desktop (No Server at Login)


Upgrade to Edgy Eft 6.10
No Server at Login

$sudo dpkg-reconfigure –phigh xserver-xorg
$sudo aptitude update
$sudo aptitude reinstall xserver-xorg gdm
$sudo aptitude install xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg
xserver-xorg-video-all xserver-xorg-dev
$sudo dpkg –reconfigure-phigh xserver-xorg
$sudo killall gdm
$sudo gdm

$sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Useful LADSPA Audio Plugins

Audacity Plugins
-install swh-plugins
-install TAP-plugins

Easiest Way to Write .ISO Files to a CD

Writing .ISO Files to CD
-open nautilus
-right-click ISO file image choose write CD

To Launch Openoffice Writer when clicking ODT Document Files

Openoffice Writer Launch from ODT File
-right-click file
-open with other application
-use custom command
/opt/openoffice2.0/program/./swriter %f

I used this when I manually installed OpenOffice from a CD or downloaded on the internet web site.