Install Cyanogen Mod 11 on Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P3110

Breathe new life into an old Android device. Look for Cyanogen Mod 11 firmware and make it as good as new. Also, in bargain, you get to remove old vulnerabilities, upgrade to a compatible, later version of the Android Operating System flavour and enjoy the newer programs that release on Google Play Store. And most … Continue reading Install Cyanogen Mod 11 on Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P3110

Install 32 bit libraries on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Sometimes, you may want to run 32 bit applications on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit Operating System. To do that, earlier ia32-libs had to be installed. But since 14.04 LTS, the following must be installed instead. To install, open a terminal window and type the command below:$ sudo apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32bz2-1.0 lib32stdc++6 <enter&gt;

Restore Gateway NV59C laptop to factory default Window 7 Home Premium

My laptop was so slow that there was no choice but to do a factory reset or restore. The operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium OEM pre-installed and therefore, was asked to reinstall Windows 7 Home Premium from the partition using recovery. First reaction was panic. Could not find how to do it. Next … Continue reading Restore Gateway NV59C laptop to factory default Window 7 Home Premium

Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and dual boot with Windows 8 OEM

The instructions below apply to the installation of Xubuntu 14.04 LTS or Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a laptop. Where specific instruction is for Lenovo Ideapad Z580 laptop, it is clearly called out. Important to note before you start. Xubuntu 14.04 LTS or Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will not dual-boot if you have Windows 8.1 installed. It … Continue reading Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and dual boot with Windows 8 OEM

How to install Dropbox on Linux desktop

Setup a free Dropbox account for yourself at https://www.dropbox.com/login Download the deb file for your distribution from https://www.dropbox.com/install?os=lnx and install, if you use Ubuntu, using: $ sudo dpkg -i dropbox* <enter> Start it from Applications Menu->Internet->Dropbox. Next up, will be a screen as follows. Click on the Start button displayed within the Dropbox Information Window. … Continue reading How to install Dropbox on Linux desktop

Disable video, music, file lenses in Ubuntu 12.04 Linux

Your Ubuntu computer connects without your knowledge to some unknown servers. These servers are intended to enable the unity lens applications like music, video, music-store. To get rid of some of these services, you should remove unwanted lenses, using the below commands in a terminal window: $ sudo apt-get purge unity-lens-music unity-lens-video unity-lens-files unity-lens-musicstore <enter> … Continue reading Disable video, music, file lenses in Ubuntu 12.04 Linux

avast can not initialize avast! engine: Invalid argument

When running avast, the following error message is displayed at times: avast can not initialize avast! engine: Invalid argument To overcome this error, open a terminal window and enter the following command: $ sudo sysctl -w kernel.shmmax=100000000 <enter> Now you can start avast and it will work. Note that each time you start avast, you … Continue reading avast can not initialize avast! engine: Invalid argument

Install Shivaji (Devnagiri) true type fonts in Ubuntu

Download Shivaji font from URL below: http://www.marathityping.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/shivaji.zip Open a terminal window as shown in this post. Next, unzip the file and copy the fonts to the /usr/share/fonts/shivaji folder using following commands from a terminal shell: $ cd /usr/share/fonts <enter> $ sudo mkdir shivaji <enter> $ sudo unzip shivaji.zip <enter> $ exit That’s it. You can … Continue reading Install Shivaji (Devnagiri) true type fonts in Ubuntu