apt-rdepends: How to know the dependencies of a package in Ubuntu

On May 2, 2010, in apt-rdepends, dependencies, Howto, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

I am sure that this might have happened to you also, when you tried to install a package, and then a message showed “Failed dependencies”. Now use apt-rdepends to know the dependencies and their dependencies of a package.When we make a query for dependencies of a package, apt-rdepends searches the APt and return the list […]


How to find out the version (release) of the ubuntu (debian) installed from command line

On September 15, 2009, in Howto, Release, ubuntu, version, by Dipin Krishna

On several situation you will need to find out the version of ubuntu (debian) installed in a system you are using.For that open the command terminal and type: lsb_release -a ————————————————————————— 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 […]


How to disable the blanking of screen after idle timeout in linux

On September 5, 2009, in blank, Howto, idle, screen, by Dipin Krishna

You may have noticed the blanking of screen after an idle timeout. This may be annoying while you are watching a movie. So If you want to disable the X screen blanking that comes up unexpectedly while you’re watching a movie in MPlayer or …,Type this at terminal setterm -powersave off -blank 0 To make […]


How to install Google Desktop on Ubuntu Linux

On July 7, 2009, in google desktop, Howto, install, ubuntu linux, by Dipin Krishna

Although Google Desktop is not the only search and indexing herrmamienta available on the web, it takes a large company behind it to make it very popular.Well, Linux version of this tool (which uses the same algorithms that a version for web) and are available packages for Debian 4, Fedora 6, Ubuntu 9.04, SUSE 10.1 […]


HowTo Create your Own Usplash for Ubuntu

On June 10, 2009, in custom, Howto, ubuntu, usplash, by Dipin Krishna

Download the tar file from here.…and extract it…. You can see many image files, one c file, one Makefile and one bdf file.To create a usplash using this…just type at terminal…$ cd dipin-usplash2$ make Now you will get a dipin-usplash.so file. This is the usplash file. Now u can create your own usplash by editing […]