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Import mails from Outlook Express of windows to Evolution Mail of Ubuntu 11.04

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Sandeep Agrawal

1. First install Mozilla Thunderbird in MS window (www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/) 2. Open Thunderbird and import all mails from outlook express. 3.  Go To “C:\Documents and Settings\USER_PROFILE_NAME\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\aza7ggav.default\Mail\Local Folders” 4 . Copy the file with extension .sbd (like Outlook Express Import.sbd) to evolution mail directory of your linux machine which is     /home/USER_PROFILE_NAME/.local/share/evolution/mail   5.Now open evolution […]

Accessing Linux share via Windows

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Kaushik Sahoo

Accessing linux share via windows requires some additional settings. To acess shared folders in linux via windows we need to follow the following steps: Install Samba on your linux machine. (In Ubuntu you can go to Applications>ubuntu software center, and search for Samba) Open terminal and type replace username with your username, and set the […]

GUI Frontend For The Subversion Version Control System For Linux/Ubuntu

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Sandeep Agrawal

Use the following commands to Install GUI frontend for the subversion version control system for linux/ubuntu 1. SVN work bench (http://pysvn.tigris.org/docs/WorkBench.html)             Command: sudo apt-get install svn-workbench 2. Rapid svn (http://rapidsvn.tigris.org/)             Command: sudo apt-get install rapidsvn There are other subversion clients available, check this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Subversion_clients

Fix system hang issue

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Sandeep Agrawal

On certain systems, a bad interaction between Unity, the GL driver and the kernel may cause the system to hang. As There are three session types available which are : “Unity” which requires 3D driver support. “Ubuntu Classic” which runs GNOME with gnome-panel. It supports all video hardware and video drivers. “Ubuntu Classic (No Effects)” […]

Customize Ubuntu Terminal (Basic)

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Runish Kumar

If you are bored with the default look of terminal you can do some customization to make it little colorful and little useful. Below are some tips to do that: 1. Making terminal prompt colored: Steps: – Open terminal – run command vim .bashrc    # “.bashrc” is the file which run everytime you open the […]

Shorten Ubuntu terminal path

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Shanki Gandhi

While going deep into the directory level via terminal , it shows a long path in the terminal . If we go much more deeper in directoy level , the terminal may show path broken in 2 or 3 lines or more.. let me show the problem with an example : user@machine_name $ cd /home/projects/project_name/tempete/app_name […]

Quick Way To Check Execution Time Of Python Script In Linux

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Shanki Gandhi

The quickest and easiest way to check execution time of a Python script in Linux environment is the time utility provided by Linux. Usage example: Suppose the name of the Python script is myScript.py and content of the script is print “myScript”. Normally to execute a python script from terminal, we do $ python myScript.py […]

Check Directory Structure On Ubuntu Terminal

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Shanki Gandhi

Quick and easy way to check directory/folder structure on ubuntu terminal is using treecommand. This command allows us from the terminal to list all contents (files and folders) of a folder in the form of a tree navigation. This will be useful for those who use frequently the terminal and want to find what they […]

Splitting A Large CSV Files Into Smaller Files In Ubuntu

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Konakandla Pavan Kumar

To split large CSV (Comma-Separated Values) file into smaller files in Linux/Ubuntu use the split command and required arguments. split -d -l 10000 source.csv tempfile.part. Here “10000” indicates that each new file contains 10000 records,you change it to any number you want to, the smaller files would have that number of records. The new files […]

Performance issue on Linux system.

Posted on November 24th, 2015 by Neeraj Verma

This tip helps to increase performance of your Linux system by reducing swappiness. If you have performance issue in your Linux based system, then here is the answer for that. (I tried it on Ubuntu and fedora Linux distro, And its working well on both). You can check the swappiness using : >_cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness By […]

Fix issue of running palm emulator in ubuntu 11.04

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Sandeep Agrawal

alm Emulator is used for writing, testing, and debugging Palm OS applications. Steps to use palm emulator: 1.Open terminal (command console). 2.Type the following command and press Enter. palm-emulator 3.It will open a popup to select option which looks like : SDK 3.0.0.634(800×400) SDK 3.0.0.634(1024×768) 4. select one option and click start emulator. Error: After […]