• Put the following into your /etc/bash.bashrc file (after putting in the proper servername/IP and port number). Just include the server/port if you have no authentication on your proxy server. # Proxy settingsexport http_proxy=http://user:email@example.com:port/export ftp_proxy=http://user:firstname.lastname@example.org:port/ • Add these lines, open a new root terminal, and then run your apt-get from the command line.
Follow the instructions below : • Run the command sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-* • You may need to run this command sudo apt-get -f install • In order to stream video via vlc, you also need to install the following packages. sudo apt-get install avahi-daemonsudo apt-get install avahi-utils • A VLC plug-in for Firefox … [Read more…]
Using Menus Choose distribution-friendly repositories. These are part of the Ubuntu distribution system. This is the recommended method. System–>Administration–>Software Sources Check the repositories you think you will need (main, universe, restricted, multiverse). You probably won’t need the ‘sources’ repository. Add any third-party repositories. Such repositories are not monitored in any way. Some are quite popular, … [Read more…]
When you install a dual-boot of Ubuntu, you will notice that Ubuntu is now set as the default operating system in the Grub loader. Most of the users don’t want Ubuntu as the default OS for their systems. To make the windows as default OS, you will need to change in the boot menu list. … [Read more…]