DICOM images are created by sophisticated medical scan equipment. These images are special formats that cannot be read by normal graphics viewers. Therefore, to read DICOM images in Linux, you can use a software called AMIDE in Ubuntu. AMIDE is open source and is available at http://amide.sourceforge.net/ You can install AMIDE to your computer in … Continue reading View DICOM medical images in Linux – use AMIDE
I spent a lot of time trying to figure out why my Java program was giving me a compilation error on the Box constructor that said Error: no suitable constructor found for Box(int). My attempt was to simply use the Box class in the Swing Library. I figured out why. It so happens that in … Continue reading Java compilation Error: no suitable constructor found for Box(int)
Finally, I got down to save myself the pain of re-installing operating systems if my installation got corrupt. You can do so, by using any disk imaging or cloning tool like Ghost for Linux, Symantec/Norton Ghost or even a free tool like Clonezilla available at http://www.clonezilla.org. It is free Saves diskspace by compressing the images … Continue reading Clonezilla – Clone your hard disk for free
If you are used to the Fedora Linux Operating System, you would miss gwget. gwget is a simple and easy to use download manager. On Ubuntu, unfortunately, gwget is not available. But nothing to worry about. Ubuntu also has a simple and easy to use download manager. It is called SteadyFlow and you can install … Continue reading Simple download manager for 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
If you do not want to use the Software Center, you can download and install synaptic to manage packages. Open a terminal window, then enter the command below at the $ prompt. $ sudo apt-get install synaptic <enter>
$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras <enter> Use this to install the restricted codecs, fonts, and more for your Ubuntu, Xubuntu or Lubuntu Linux installation.
If you use Eclipse to create Java programs, you would know that there are several plugins that enable Eclipse to do magic. However, the Google Windows Builder plugin available from the eclipse market place, almost proves it can make "coffee". Using Windows Builder, you can create GUI windows using Swing, SWT or XWT in minutes. … Continue reading Use Windows Builder from Google to create GUIs in Java quickly
Python is very easy to learn. However, for newbies, you need a code editor that allows you to view code completion. Code completion helps to develop and learn a new computer language rapidly and that is why, Eclipse is one of the most popular Integrated Development Environments (IDE) out there. To develop programs using Python … Continue reading Eclipse IDE and Python Development
A MKV format video file can be played back on Linux using VLC. You can get VLC from your distribution's package repository or you can download it from http://www.videolan.org/vlc. VLC is also available for Windows, and is one of the best swiss-army knife kind of media players available.