Disable the usage of history using HISTSIZE

On March 15, 2010, in disable, history, histsize, by Dipin Krishna

I you don’t want the shell to remember the commands you have typed, then disable history all together by setting the HISTSIZE to 0 as shown below. $ export HISTSIZE=0 Set some other value if you want the shell to remember a few commands may be 5 or 10 etc.. Enjoy using linux. ————————————————————————— The […]


How to Disable splash screen in ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

On January 14, 2010, in disable, splash screen, ubuntu 9.10, by Dipin Krishna

The splash screen is shown when you boot up ubuntu.You can stop showing the splash screen and instead view details about your boot process. Follow the steps below to disable the splash screen.1. Edit grub.  $ sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Locate the following line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash” Remove quiet and splashNow the line should look like this […]


Disable NTP sync during boot (USplash) in Ubuntu Linux

On September 22, 2009, in disable, during boot, ntp, by Dipin Krishna

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a protocol for synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks. NTP uses UDP port 123 as its transport layer. It is designed particularly to resist the effects of variable latency.NTP sometimes greatly slows down your Ubuntu’s boot time. To disable it just do a simple […]


Howto: disable beep sound in Terminal mode

On August 20, 2009, in beep, disable, terminal, by Dipin Krishna

Some of you may be annoyed with the beep sound in terminal.If you want to get rid of that just follow these steps: Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal Terminal Edit Menu -> Current Profile… General Tab -> General -> Terminal bell (Un-Checked) ————————————————————————— The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration: In this ebook “The GNU/Linux Operating System”, the […]