If you bought a new laptop with Windows 10 pre-installed on it, to find the product key in Linux, open a terminal window and enter the following command: $ sudo strings /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/MSDM <enter>
Those who want to run the ITR Java utilities released by the Income Tax Department India on Linux, must note that Java 8 SE is no more supported by Oracle. It is outdated and has security bugs which have been fixed in future versions. Future versions do not run the ITR utilities. Follow below at … Continue reading How to install Java 8 SE and run Income Tax India ITR 2019 Java utilities in Linux
There have been no upgrades to Moto G4 Plus device for one device that I have. The other one got upgraded to Oreo 8.1, but this one just refuses. Diagnostic checks included, Wipe Cache, Factory Reset, and all, but to no avail. Later, using Lenovo's Moto Smart Assistant from this link, https://support.lenovo.com/in/en/downloads/ds101291 the update did … Continue reading Moto G4 Plus not upgrading to Android Oreo upgrade by Motorola
Open a terminal windows in linux and enter the following commands: $ sudo apt-get purge snapd* <enter> Above command removes snapd. $ sudo systemd-analyze blame <enter> Also, found the plymouth-quit-wait.service takes very long time in boot. To eliminate the problem, enter following commands: $ sudo vi /etc/default/grub <enter> # Insert below line:GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="noplymouth video=SVIDEO-1:d" :wq Update … Continue reading How to speed up starting of Ubuntu 19.04 on the Dell Inspiron 5580
To extract the opus audio from mkv file, open a terminal window and enter the following command: $ ffmpeg -i Attention.mkv -acodec copy -vn audio.opus <enter>
To find out the audio stream in the .mkv file using ffmpeg, open a terminal window and enter the following command: $ ffmpeg -i aaa.mkv <enter>
To find out the network adapter on the computer in Linux, open a terminal window and type the following command: $ inxi <enter>
There are various methods to create a 150 GB file on Linux, but the fastest way to do so is to use fallocate. Open a terminal window and enter the command below: $ fallocate 150G filename <enter> The above command creates a 150 gb file named filename.
Upon installing the XFCE desktop, everything works fine. However, Cut, Copy and Paste menu options are greyed out in Thunar. To enable this, select Settings -> Session and Startup -> Advanced and uncheck the box where it says Launch GNOME services on startup. Reboot the computer and you will be able to cut, copy and … Continue reading How to enable Cut, Copy and Paste menu options in Thunar after installing xubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 18.10
On a Dell Inspiron 5580, the wireless adapter is of Intel. The same is not detected when installing Linux Mint 19.1 the first time. This is because of the kernel not being updated. Once Linux Mint 19.1 is installed, the later kernel 4.15.0-52 installed upon update, makes the wireless adapter work.