Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Ubuntu Developer Week - January 31st - February 2nd 2012

In just five years, Ubuntu has become the most popular Linux distribution in the world with millions of users. Ever wondered how Ubuntu development works? How to get involved yourself? Find out from January 31st 2012 to February 2nd 2012!

Ubuntu Developer Week is a series of online workshops where you can:
  • learn about different packaging techniques
  • find out more about different development teams
  • check out the efforts of the world-wide Development Community
  • participate in open Q&A sessions with Ubuntu developers
  • much more...


Know more: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDeveloperWeek

Friday, January 20, 2012

Mount iso on Ubuntu Linux 11.10

Gmount-iso
Gmount-iso can be installed using in Ubuntu Software Center, by search "gmountiso".

Gmount-iso is a small tool written using PyGTK and Glade. It allows you to easily mount your cd images. This is a frontend to the 'mount -o loop -t iso9660 foo.iso /mountpoint' command

Thursday, January 19, 2012

How to check installed GNOME shell version

To check the installed GNOME Shell version, enter the command in Terminal.
$ gnome-shell --version
gnome-shell --version

Friday, January 13, 2012

NASA launch code.nasa.gov

NASA launch code.nasa.gov (at January 4, 2012), the latest member of the open NASA web family. Through this website, NASA will continue, unify, and expand NASA’s open source activities. The site will serve to surface existing projects, provide a forum for discussing projects and processes, and guide internal and external groups in open development, release, and contribution.



code.nasa.gov

Saturday, January 7, 2012

recordMyDesktop: Captures audio-video data of a Linux desktop session

recordMyDesktop produces an ogg-encapsulated theora-vorbis file.

recordMyDesktop tries to be as unobstrusive as possible by proccessing only regions of the screen that have changed.

To install recordMyDesktop, seaarch "recordMyDesktop" in Synaptic Package Manager, and mark both "recordMyDesktop" and "gtk-recordMyDesktop" for installation, and click Apply.


Install recordMyDesktop and gtk-recordMyDesktop


To start the application in Ubuntu 11.10: enter "Desktop recorder" in Ubuntu launcher, the application "Passwords and Keys" will come out.
Desktop recorder

Friday, January 6, 2012

Unlock Login Keyring

After updated to Ubuntu 11.10, I am always prompted to "Enter password to unlock your login keyring" in power-up. I don't know what happen on my machine!

Enter password to unlock your login keyring

One of the un-recommended solution is using a blank login password.

Steps to set login password blank (for Ubuntu 11.10):

- Start "Passwords and Keys": enter "password" in Ubuntu launcher, the application "Passwords and Keys" will come out.
Passwords and Keys

- Right click "Passwords:login", and select "Change Password".
Change Login password

- Enter Old Password and leave the new Password and Confirm blank. And click OK.
Change blank password

- Please take attention here!!! By choosing to use blank password, your stored passwords will not be safely encrypted. They will ne accessible any anyone with access to your files.
By choosing to use blank password, your stored passwords will not be safely encrypted. They will ne accessible any anyone with access to your files.

If you accept the risk, click "Use Unsafe Storage" to finish.