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Ubuntu 11.04 Freezes on Startup

May 14, 2011


If you were already using 10.10 and you recently moved over to 11.04 then most likely you are getting this issue. One of the options to quickly try out is that can you go to the previous versions of Ubuntu and boot up successfully? If you can then you are just missing one file which […]

Ubuntu 10.10, Network Adapter shows wireless disabled!

February 10, 2011


Somehow after an upgrade I started getting this issue. After the bootup, the wireless would show as disabled. Then, I found the following in a forum which helped me execute   vikas@vikas-laptop:~$ rfkill list all 0: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no You […]

quicktip : maven archetype for getting started with gwt

October 16, 2010


For quickly starting with gwt chances are that you would look at the codehaus gwt-maven-plugin, chances are also that it would not work for you. Since on their archetype page, they mention the following command but the command which would work for you is Once you have your project created, use the following to see that […]

Dell Vostro 3700, Ubuntu 9.10 and Window$ 7

April 26, 2010


Recently Inphina ordered Dell Vostros for all the colleagues. Since we have a bias towards Linux, the next logical step was to set up a dual-boot system and get Window$ 7 and Ubuntu co-exist as a dual-boot system. So the starting point was that Window$ 7 was installed on the clean Vostro 3700. Actually, the […]

Installing TATA Photon+ on Ubuntu

February 7, 2010


Installing Tata Photon+ on Ubuntu is easier than what you would do on Windows$. Follow the steps Connect the photon to the Laptop Goto Preferences -> Network Connections -> Mobile Broadband Click Add It would automatically detect that the device is provided by Huwei

Mirroring a Site for Offline Browsing

February 5, 2010


Use Wget to mirror a site with the following option wget –mirror -w 2 -p –html-extension –convert-links -P . do a wget –help for more information on the command –mirror:  Specifies to mirror the site.  Wget will recursively follow all links on the site and download all necessary files.  It will also only get […]

Finding File(s) With Specified Text on Linux

February 4, 2010


grep command form (syntax) grep “text string to search” directory-path Current Directory –> $ grep "offset" ./*.txt Directories Recursively –> Search for a text string all files under each directory, recursively with -r option: $ grep -r "offset" /home/vhazrati Only Filenames–> Pass -H option to print the filename for each match. $ grep -H -r […]