Check for your partition using ls command it should return (hd0,msdos1) and such other partition you need to find the linux partition for that do ls(hd0,msdos1)/ then if you see the linux directories, you got your linux partition now do the following hdx=hd0 or hd1 y=msdos0 or msdos1 your linux partition you found above $set […]
You can download image files from here. You can also use other images. Now after you have downloaded the zip file, extract “.img” file inside it Then from Linux run the following command: “dd if=/path-to-img-file of=/dev/sdX” ex: “dd if=archlinux-hf-2012-09-18.img of=/dev/sdb” Replacing sdX with the location of the SD card, it can be found out by […]
1. Open vlc binary in a hex editor ghex /usr/bin/vlc [yum install ghex] 2. Now search for the following string geteuid by using find, type the string to be searched on right hand side; You’ll see something like geteuid._libc_start_main 3. Replace the string as getppid so it looks like getppid._libc_start_main 4. Save and close and […]
1. Open google-chrome located in /usr/bin with ‘gedit’,’vi’ or your favorite text editor. vim /usr/bin/google-chrome 2. Add –user-data-dir at the very end of the file. Mine looks like this: exec -a “$0” “$HERE/chrome” “[email protected]” –user-data-dir 3. Save, close and you’re done. Enjoy your favorite browser.
Gnome is so configurable that sometimes you end up breaking your window manager. Most of the local system settings for GNOME are stored in configuration files inside the following hidden directories in your home directory – gnome, gnome2, gconf, gconfd, metacity. You can remove these files to reset all the settings. While in login screen […]
Open Terminal Login as root, by typing “su –” (without quotes) Now type in blkid Output will be similar to: /dev/sda5: LABEL=”File” UUID=”01CCCE1FC7BA38C0″ TYPE=”ntfs” note down the UUID of the disk you want to mount Now again in terminal type “gedit /etc/fstab” or “vi /etc/fstab” and in the editing window add /dev/disk/by-uuid/[UUID of Partition] /mnt/[Name […]
For those having trouble with switchable graphics (ATI+Intel or Nvidia+Intel) in Fedora or Ubuntu. (heating + slowdown). This might help you: go to super user mode by “su -” in fedora or “sudo su” in ubuntu (without quotes) First check if both the vga is running by typing “lspci |grep VGA” in terminal Next check […]