How to Install Google’s Go language on Ubuntu Linux

On November 22, 2009, in Go, Google, install, language, by Dipin Krishna

Go is an open source project, distributed under a BSD-style license. This document explains how to check out the sources, build them on your own machine, and run them. First of all you need to set some Environment variables The Go compilation environment depends on three environment variables that you should set in your .bashrc […]

 

How to install Skype on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

On October 30, 2009, in install, Karmic Koala, skype, ubuntu 9.10, by Dipin Krishna

The two methods  below doesn’t work now. Please see http://blog.dipinkrishna.info/2009/11/how-to-download-and-install-skype-for_3060.html for a successfull installation of skype on ubuntu. I have provided two methods. Please do comment which one is successful. Follow these steps to install skype in ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit).         First add:            deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ karmic free non-free        to your […]

 

Installing a package from source

On August 24, 2009, in install, package, source, by Dipin Krishna

Make sure you have all the necessary development tools (i.e. libraries, compilers, headers): sudo apt-get install build-essentialsudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` Note: “uname -r” lists the current kernel you are using Extract the archive that contains the source files: tar xvf sourcefilesarchive.tar.gz Build the package using the package’s script (in this case the configure script), […]

 

Install Remove and Reinstall/Reconfigure/Repair .deb packages

On August 23, 2009, in deb, install, reconfigure repair, reinstall, remove, by Dipin Krishna

Debian (.deb) packages are the packages that are used in Ubuntu. You can install any .deb package in your system. .deb files can generally be installed from your file manager (Nautilus) merely by clicking on them, since file associations with the default installer is already set in Ubuntu. These instructions are for those who wish […]

 

Installing LAMP On Ubuntu

On August 14, 2009, in install, lamp, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

In this guide I will show you how to install a LAMP system. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. The guide is intended to help those who have very little knowlegde of using Linux. Install Apache To start off we will install Apache. 1. Open up the Terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal). 2. […]

 

How to install Skype on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

On August 2, 2009, in install, Karmic Koala, skype, ubuntu 9.10, by Dipin Krishna

The two methods  below doesn’t work now. Please see http://blog.dipinkrishna.info/2009/11/how-to-download-and-install-skype-for_3060.html for a successfull installation of skype on ubuntu.  I have provided two methods. Please do comment which one is successful. Follow these steps to install skype in ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit).         First add:            deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ karmic free non-free        to your […]

 

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