Sunday, December 19, 2010

Fixing network manager applet missing from notification area

1)  Open Terminal
2)  Type "sudo edit /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf"
3)  change the “managed=false” to “managed=true” and then save it.
4)  then in the terminal type “killall nm-system-settings”
5)   reboot.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

How to:Upgrade to ubuntu 10.10

If your ubuntu update manager not showing new upgrade release, then follow following steps to upgrade your ubuntu to 10.10 ...
1) In your sources.list file change 'lucid' to 'maverick' (if previous is 10.04)

2) install update manager if it's not there.

          $ sudo aptitude install update-manager-core

3) enter following command to upgrade:

          $ sudo do-release-upgrade -d

Then take rest for an hour... It will take time.

NOTE: If step 3 is not working restart after step 2.

OR after step 2 try...

                    $ aptitude dist-upgrade

Friday, December 3, 2010

Running Turbo C on LINUX

So student are comfortable with Borland Turbo C, so if you have switched to linux (ubuntu) here is some trick for using Turbo C on Ubuntu.

1) Go to terminal:
                 $ sudo apt-get install dosbox
2) Download Turbo C here : Turbo C

3) extract archive  to folder /home/TC/

4) open dosbox under Applications -> Games

5) type in following steps:
                     mount c ~/TC
6) Goto setup folder:
                     cd setup
7) locate install.exe and type:

And installation will start and follow steps.

after installation type in:
           cd tc/bin

and Turbo c will start :

more links : link1