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How to set your own image at Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7 logon screen

First select one photo of your image to put in logon screen, it should be dimension 800*600 pixels size 70.2 (appromimatley) and save in JPEG imag mode and give your photo name as backgrounddefault and put it in pictures place

What is Ubuntu Tweak :- Ubuntu Tweak is an application designed to config Ubuntu easier for everyone. It provides many useful desktop and system options that the default desktop environment doesn't provide. At present, it's only designed for the Ubuntu GNOME Desktop, and always follows the newest Ubuntu distribution.
LICENSE
Ubuntu Tweak is a free software, which means you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License published by the Free Software Foundation.
Features of Ubuntu Tweak

View of Basic System Information(Distribution, Kernel, CPU, Memory, etc.)
GNOME Session Control
Auto Start Program Control
Quick install popular applications

Step by Step guide installing Ubuntu 11.04 Natty on a Windows 7 (Dual booting)

I have installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 on HP dx 7200 micro towers.
System Information :-
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7201) (7201.winmain_win7ids.090601-1516)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Compaq dx7200 Micro tower
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel (R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3584MB RAM
Display Devices
Card name: Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM)
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies Inc.
Hard Disk
SAMSUNG HD 321HJ of 500 GB.
First I completely formatted the hard disk
Second I made three partitions in hard disk
in first partition, I installed windows 7 (First windows should be installed in Dual booting)
For Installation Windows 7 here the step by step method
Setting up your computer and BIOS (Changes if Required)

How to Install Chrome 10 beta and How to read local Languages (Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Devanagari) news paper and other langu

Part 1 (How to install Chrome)
Google released the latest beta of Chrome,version 10, celebrating the move to double figures with some very interesting new features. Google has kept Chrome development at breakneck pace since the first beta released in September 2008.

According to a Google blog post, Chrome 10's new Crankshaft version of its V8 JavaScript engine now runs scripts some 66 percent faster than previous versions, as measured by theV8 benchmark suite.The new beta build also includes hardware-accelerated video, which Google says may cut CPU usage by as much as 80 percent when running full-screen, assisting performance generally and extending your battery life.

How to Convert Web-page into a PDF File in Ubuntu 10.10(Maverick)

To convert web-pages into PDF file in ubuntu 10.10 is very easy way.
just press Ctrl and P and you will see a new box called Print.
In that you will see Print to file in printer section.
Now just press Print to file now you can see Name box and Output Formate
first you have select (.) PDF and and now you move to Name place and give and name to that file Exp:- xxx.pdf and now go to save in folder: place just press it to change to save on desktop. And press Print box.
After pressing print box it will convert the information in PDF formate
In the second way you have to go file --> print --> it will open print box as mention in above you have to convert the information into PDF format
In the third way you have to go file --> print preview --> it will open a new box called Ubuntu homepage| Ubuntu – Mozilla Fire fox in that you just press Print box and it will open print box and do same as mention in first part it will convert web page into PDF format.

How to install Cairo Dock in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

About Cairo Dock
It uses Cairo / OpenGL to render graphics (many in correlation with Compiz) with full hardware acceleration. It's fully configurable and fully customisable and can be used as a taskbar too. You can easily add applets in the dock or as a desklet. It is recommended to install the PLUG-INS package (cairo-dock-plug-ins) to have access to more views, dialogs and many plug-ins and applets. Some screen shots are available : http://pics.glx-dock.org This package is the core of Cairo-Dock project.

Open a terminal window and add the following line and copy paste the following line.
sudo apt-get install udo

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cairo-dock-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cairo-dock
That’s it Cairo dock is installed. You can start it by going to Applications > Accessories > GLX-Dock (Cairo-Dock withOpenGPL).

How to Install Docky in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

What Is Docky?
Docky is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the bottom, top, and/or sides of your screen. It provides easy access to some of the files, folders, and applications on your computer, displays which applications are currently running, holds windows in their minimised state, and more.

To install Docky from a terminal, use the commands below

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install docky

Docky will be added under Accessories in the Applications menu.

When you first launch Docky you will get a pretty simple dock on the bottom of your screen. You can drag and drop your application icons to rearrange them, and drag applications from the applications menu to Docky to add them. Pull an icon from Docky out and it will disappear in a puff of smoke.

How to install Skype and Ekiga Softphone in ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

What is Skype:-

Skype is a little piece of software that lets you make free calls to anyone else on Skype, anywhere in the world. And even though the calls are free, they are really excellent quality.

Make free Skype-to-Skype calls to anyone else, anywhere in the world. Call phones and mobiles at pretty cheap rates per minute. Group chat with up to 100 people or conference call with up to nine others. Free to download.

How to install Command Line Way

a. Get the package: for 32-bit

$ wget http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-beta-ubuntu-32

b. You will need to install some libraries.

$ sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libasound2

c. Now install skype (the file you just downloaded)

you want to see you downloaded skype file goto Places --> Home folder and you will see getskpe-line-beta-ubuntu-32 right click on it goto properties and copy that.

$ sudo dpkg -i xxxxxxskype-linux-xxxx-ubuntu-32

How to see detailed of computer and system information in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) on Graphical tool

In windows you want to see computer and system information there are many methods for Exp:-To see Microsoft System Information, use either of the following methods:

• Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Information.

• Click Start, click Run, type msinfo32.exe in the Open box, and then click OK.

In the same way in Ubuntu system you want to see computer and system information in Graphical Mode you have to install Sysinfo

What is Sysinfo: - Sysinfo is a graphical tool that is able to display some hardware and software information about the computer it is run on.
It is able to recognize information about:

. System (Linux distribution release, versions of GNOME, Kernel, gcc and Xorg and hostname);

. CPU (vendor identification, model name, frequency, level2 cache, bogomips, model numbers and Flags);

. Memory(total system RAM, free memory, swap space total and free cached, active, inactive memory);

How to install avast anti virus software in ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

First you have to download avast anti virus software from avast website
http://www.avast.com/linux-home-edition#tab4
now you will see avast web page called avast Linux home edition
you will see a Note: the program will not work with out a valid license key. To get your key places use the registration form.
You have to click on registration form now you will see a new page called “Register for your free avast 1 year license” in the you have to give full details information to register for free license you will get key to your mail.
Now you have go to avast Linux Edition (DEB Package)
now you will see opening avast 4 workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb box
you have to select
(.) open with “Ubuntu software Center (Default)”
press {OK} button
after downloading is over. You will see a box called Ubuntu software Center in that you see Right side a small box called Install
just press that Install Button

Step by Step guide installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting) With Radeon Graphics Card

In my first article that is posted at 29.10.2010 “Installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting) with Radeon X300/X550/X1050 SERIES Graphics Card”. I got most of email in that most of the people are asked me to give step by step Installation method for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in dual booting. So I am trying to give you to installation method for both Operating Systems. I hope it will help to you for easy installation for Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 in Dual booting method.

I have installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 on HP dx 7200 micro towers.
System Information :-
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit (6.1, Build 7201) (7201.winmain_win7ids.090601-1516)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard
System Model: HP Compaq dx7200 Micro tower
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3584MB RAM
Display Devices

How to install Rediff Bol 8.0 (Messenger) in Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)

If you want to install Rediff Bol 8.0 (messenger) in Ubuntu first you have to install Wine. Installation of wine software in two ways.
First way through the command line
second way through the Ubuntu software center

in first way
you go to applications---> accessories ---> Terminal
And type sudo apt-get installs wine after installation complete
You should install Microsoft’s True Type fonts:
sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
In the second way
you go to applications ---> Ubuntu software center ---> in search box type wine
It will show Wine Microsoft Windows Compatibility Layer (Beta Release)
Wine Microsoft Windows Compatibility Layer
Q4Wine (GUI configuration tool for wine)
in this you should install Q4wine (GUI configuration tool for wine) install first
second you install Wine Microsoft Windows Compatibility Layer (Beta Release)
after that you install Wine Microsoft Windows Compatibility Layer

Ubuntu: Maverick guide (Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat) Documentation

go to this link you will find ubuntu 10.10 documentation

Ubuntu: Maverick guide (Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat) Documentation

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/File:Ubuntuguide_logo.png

Allu John Sudhakar
System/Network Administrator
UCE,OU Osmania University
Hyderbad
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i Upgrade Ubuntu 9.10 To 10.04 with NVIDIA GeForce FX5500 Graphic Card on this way

I have using Ubuntu desktop more then 3 years. Thire is no problem for me to install dual boot ubuntu 9.10 and windows XP sp3 & Vista.
When Ubuntu10.04 was released I upgrade Ubuntu9.10 to Ubuntu 10.04. After upgrade is completed the system will ask for restart. When i restart display was not comming be cause of my NVIDIA GeForce FX5500 Graphic Card. As this card supports only windows Vista and XP
.
Ubuntu is a free and open source software and so it will not support NVIDIA Graphic card.
This is where the problem lies

To solve this problem i have don this method.
In my home at present i am using dual boot ubuntu10.04 and windows XP sp3 with NVIDIA GeForce FX5500 Graphic Card
I shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 9.10 desktop to Ubuntu 10.04.
Start the Update Manager (System > Administration > Update Manager):

The Update Manager should show that a new distribution release (10.04 LTS) is available. Click the Upgrade button to start the distribution upgrade:

How to install Dual Boot Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows sp3 with NVIDIA GeForce FX5500 Graphic Card

I have P4 system in my home and system configuration is

BIOS: Mother Board version ZX-865v v1.0 (2009-04-22-4m)
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 2.40 Ghz
Memory: 1024 MB RAM

Display:

Name: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500
Manufacture: NVIDIA
Chip Type: GeForce FX 5500
DACType: Integrated RAMDAC
Approx Total Memory:256.0MB
Current Display mode: 1024X768(32bit)(60HZ)
Monitor: Plug and Play monitor
and in that system i have SAM SUNG HD321Hj hard disk of 320GB and made three partitions (C D E) in that i have installed xp with sp3 in C & D partitions and in E partition I installed Ubuntu 9.10.

in this month Ubuntu 10.10 was released and i tried to install Ubuntu 10.10 on my system. Installation was not done because of NVIDIA Graphic Card, as this card supports only windows vista and xp. Ubuntu is a free and open source software and so it will not support NVIDIA Graphic card. This is where the problem lies