Stop avahi-daemon in Ubuntu Linux

To stop the avahi-daemon in Ubuntu Linux, open a terminal window and enter the command below: $ sudo service avahi-daemon disable <enter> To remove avahi-daemon altogether, enter the following command: $ sudo apt-get purge avahi-daemon <enter> Or in Ubuntu 18.10, to stop the service from starting, enter the following command: $ sudo chkconfig avahi-daemon off … Continue reading Stop avahi-daemon in Ubuntu Linux

Remove or Purge package in Ubuntu

Ubuntu offers two options to remove packages. When you remove packages, you only remove the packages, but not their configuration files. Enter the following command to remove a package in a terminal window. $ sudo apt-get remove packagename <enter> When you purge packages, you remove the packages and their configuration files. Enter the command below … Continue reading Remove or Purge package in Ubuntu

How to remove Swiftfox in Ubuntu 12.04

If you have installed Swiftfox, an alternative browser to Firefox, in Ubuntu 12.04, you can remove it using the following command in a terminal: $ sudo apt-get install aptitude <enter> $ sudo aptitude purge swiftfox-prescott <enter> If you try to remove it with apt-get or dpkg, you will not find the package. However, aptitude finds … Continue reading How to remove Swiftfox in Ubuntu 12.04

Install Oracle Java on Ubuntu

If you do not want to use the OpenJDK java software on your Ubuntu system, you can install Oracle Java, also known as Sun Java using the following commands in a terminal window: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java <enter> $ sudo apt-get update <enter> $ sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer <enter> After the installation is complete, you … Continue reading Install Oracle Java on Ubuntu

NVIDIA graphics drivers for Fedora 14

# yum install kmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i686 The rest is all done for you. If the above driver is not installed, error about not being able to play games such as maniadrive, SuperTux, pops up, saying 3D graphics driver is proprietary or not installed. Before doing this, make sure you add the rpmfusion-free and rpmfusion-nonfree repositories.