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 […]


Ubuntu netbook launched by IBM and Simmtronics for $190

On April 2, 2010, in ibm, netbook, simmtronixcs, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

IBM has announced the launch of a new Atom-based netbook from Simmtronics that will ship with Lotus collaboration software and the Ubuntu Netbook Remix. The device, which is largely aimed at small businesses in emerging markets, will sell for $190. It is currently available in South Africa and will be expanding to other regions in […]


How to generate a SSH key in Linux ( ubuntu debian fedora)

On January 5, 2010, in generate, linux, ssh, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

To generate a SSH key pair use the command ‘ssh-keygen’. $ ssh-keygen -t dsa This will ask you to enter a file to save the key. The default is ‘.ssh/id_dsa’ in your home directory. Generating public/private dsa key pair.Enter file in which to save the key (/home/dipin/.ssh/id_dsa):  Press ‘Enter’ to accept the default.Now it will […]


How to download and install skype for linux Beta on Ubuntu

On November 18, 2009, in linux, skype, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

These are the Requirements specified by Skype on Linux Beta  Hardware requirements 1 Ghz processor or faster. 256 MB RAM. 20 MB free disk space on your hard drive. Microphone and speakers or headset. Internet connection – broadband is best (GPRS is not supported for voice calls). Video card driver with Xv support. Software requirements […]


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 […]


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. […]