How to find out which kernel you are using in ubuntu (debian)

On September 16, 2009, in Debian and Ubuntu, kernal, by Dipin Krishna

To find out the kernel release you are using, open the terminal and type: uname -r ————————————————————————— The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration: In this ebook “The GNU/Linux Operating System”, the main contents are related with system administration. You will learn how to install and configure several computer services, and how to optimize and synchronize the resources […]


Create Custom mouse cursours(pointers) for your ubuntu

On September 3, 2009, in cursor, custom, Debian and Ubuntu, mouse, pointer, by Dipin Krishna

1. Open the document that contains your artwork and prepare it for conversion. Save a copy in the same folder; using a copy will let you start over if something goes wrong. If necessary, clear any background color. You may have to use “Add Alpha Channel.” If you plan on making an arrow-type cursor, move […]


XChat: Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client

On July 18, 2009, in Debian and Ubuntu, Internet Relay Chat, irc, linux, xchat, by Dipin Krishna

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a form of real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. It is mainly designed for group communication in discussion forums, called channels, but also allows one-to-one communication via private message as well as chat and data transfers via Direct Client-to-Client.IRC client software is available for virtually every computer operating […]


GyachE Improved : Yahoo! client for any linux operating system ( ubuntu,fedora etc. )

On July 14, 2009, in Debian and Ubuntu, gyache Improved, gyachi, linux, yahoo client, by Dipin Krishna

This Yahoo! client for Linux operating system supports almost all of the features you would expect to find on the official Windows Yahoo! client: Voice chat, webcams, faders, ‘nicknames’, audibles, avatars, display images, and more. Yet, it remains very light-weight and memory-friendly. GyachE Improved uses Gtk-2 for its user interfaces (Gtk-2 2.0.6 or better required). […]


How to limit the download speed of apt-get

On July 5, 2009, in apt-get, bandwidth, Debian and Ubuntu, download speed, kubuntu, limit, by Dipin Krishna

Learn how to limit the download speed of the APT package manager in Kubuntu, Ubuntu or any Debian-based Linux system. Do you share your ADSL connection to your neighbors? Your broadband connection is shared by several computers on a small network or LAN?If so, it is likely that everyone will complain that the internet is […]


iotop : Howto find the disk usage of each process in ubuntu linux

You can use the utility “iotop” to find out the “disk usage of each process” running on your system.Type this command at terminal to install “iotop” on your system. $ sudo apt-get install iotop If you just want to know the cpu usage and memory usage of each process, then simply use “top” command for […]