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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Ultimate solution for all GRUB errors and boot repair in Ubuntu

  Here is an ultimate solution for all boot errors and GRUB errors in Ubuntu Linux after reinstalling windows along with Linux. All that you have to do is insert a live CD or bootable USB and go into Ubuntu live session.

  Open a terminal in the live session and enter the following commands:

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Configure beamtele cable broadband connection in ubuntu

Beam Telecom is the group company of ACT TV a leading Multi Service Provider offering entertainment and broadband services and is headquartered at Bangalore.

Beam tele basic connection comes with 10Mbps full duplex connectivity.

To configure it for automatic connection in ubuntu, you may need ethtool.

This you can download from...

By selecting your Ubuntu version (Natty, Hardy, or Oneiric etc...) and System architecture ie; i386/x64

For example:

Download it into pendrive or somewhere else and by double clicking on it an automatic installer will take care of the installation in your Ubuntu system.

After that press Alt+F2 and in the run command typein


Then in the new window opened, copy and paste the following line and press enter:

sudo echo "ethtool -s eth0 speed 10 duplex full autoneg on" >> /etc/rc.local

Enter the root password / Login password if you are admin and enter...

Then restart the system...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

How to get sms alert for gmail inbox

Here is a way you can get gmail alert on your mobile. ie; when ever a new mail arrives in your inbox, you will receive a message in your mobile with the subject line and first few words from the main body of the mail. Here it follows...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

HP LaserJet 1020 Plus Printer in Ubuntu Natty Maverick Lucid

HP Printer Configuration in Ubuntu has a gui tool hplip-gui

But some times it is giving the following error:

 error: Plug-in download failed: [Errno 110] Connection timed out
error: ERROR: Plug-in file not found (server returned 404 or similar error). Error code: [Errno 110] Connection timed out

Error code: [Errno -2] Name or service not known

This  can be resolved with the following simple solution:

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

How to install g77 for open suse 11.3 and open suse 11.4

Here is a simplest way to install g77 in open suse 11.3 and 11.4

Go to the following link and select 1-Click Install...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

geant4 direct installation for UBUNTU and DEBIAN

Here is the simplest installation method for geant4

Open terminal from Applications --> Accessories --> Terminal and type in:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Now add the following lines at the end of the file and then save it and close.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

How to install Geant4 in Ubuntu Linux...

Geant4 is a toolkit for the simulation of the passage of particles through matter. Its areas of application include high energy, nuclear and accelerator physics, as well as studies in medical and space science. The two main reference papers for Geant4 are published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 506 (2003) 250-303, and IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 53 No. 1 (2006) 270-278
In Ubuntu you need the following prerequisites... 

Friday, February 25, 2011

g77 offline installation for all Ubuntu and Debian versions

Here is the simplest off-line installation procedure for g77 (fortran compiler) installation.

The general method for Ubuntu has been given in this post.

Here is the simplest method of all.

Just download one of the following  files depending on your architecture...

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Bootmgr is missing after Grub Restore

If you windows is reinstalled after Linux, and then grub is restored in the recent versions of grub one may come across the problem in windows booting:

 BOOTMGR is missing 
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

This is because, grub-restore will just recovers the earlier configuration file which contains the information about the UUID (Universally Unique IDentifier) of the earlier partition.

A simplest solution for this is to comment the line with -fs-uuid for windows partition.

To do this open terminal from Applications --> Accessories --> Terminal
Then type in:

gksudo gedit /boot/grub/grub.cfg

Find out the menu entry for windows ie;

the entry which starts with
#menuentry "Windows xxxxxxxx (loader) (on /dev/sdax)"{

With in that entry put a # symbol before the line

#        search --no-floppy --fs-uuid --set xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Then save the file, close and restart the system to go into windows...

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java plugin for firefox in UBUNTU sun-java6-jre Start: applet not initialized

In normal Ubuntu CD installation, jre is not installed by default. Even with Ubuntu Ultimate, openjdk6-jre is installed instead of sun-java6-jre

This is usually giving raise to a problem in firefox while opening the sites which contain java-applets.  The usual error message that is displayed in the status bar on the left bottom corner is:

Start: Applet not initialized.

To resolve this error one need to install

Monday, January 10, 2011

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Saturday, January 8, 2011

Mobilemath 1.7 jar for mobile phones

MobileMath is the most powerful mathematical tool for mobile. This software is indispensable for students, engineers and researchers. The famous MobileMath is designed to meet the needs of each individual (student, engineer, researcher ....). When you use MobileMath can make your mobile to become a powerful tool, and get what you want. All calculations made by MobileMath are very accurate.
This pack contains:

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year 2011 Telugu Calendar

U will have once in a lifetime dates…
The first day of this year would be January 1, 2011 –> 1-1-11
On 9th October the date will be –> 9-10-11 (ascending order)
On 11the of November the date will be –> 11-11-11 (unique number)
On the 20th of November the date will be –>20-11-2011
On the 13the December the date will be –> 13-12-11 (descending order)
It Stars With Monday
N Ends Also On Monday !
This Year Has Got
Highest Number Of Sundays N Saturdays !
The calendar exactly matches with that of 2005!