Category Archives: Tricks and Tips.

Linux, Wikinomics and Mining the Gold!

Currently I am reading a book titled Wikinomics. This book is all about how web2.0 have changed the way we do business and how collaborative models are proving to be successful against those of conventional and closed approaches of doing … Continue reading

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Watch Live Interrupts

To see the interrupts occurring on your system, run the command: amoal-desktop:~$ watch -n1 “cat /proc/interrupts” CPU0       CPU1 0:        168          0   IO-APIC-edge      timer 1:          2          0   IO-APIC-edge      i8042 3:          2          0   IO-APIC-edge 4:          2          0   IO-APIC-edge 7:          0          0   IO-APIC-edge      … Continue reading

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Drop Box ~~ Store Your files online.

Dropbox is one of the most impressive startups  now a days, not because they’ve built anything terribly prescient or awe-inspiring, but because they’ve come up with an online storage product that I might actually use regularly. The idea behind Dropbox, … Continue reading

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Microsoft office Vs. Open office

Recently I got a chance to compare Microsoft office and open office, Here is the first factor I am putting. “PRICE” This information is collected from microsoft office website : http://tinyurl.com/y7o4w4 2007 Microsoft Office system pricing and upgrade information 2007 … Continue reading

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How to change root password in Linux

This is one of the problem faced by many person’s“what if i lost the root password”First thing that comes in mind is “use single user mode” but the answer is NO. So the BIG QUESTION IS HOW TO proceed further … Continue reading

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Parallel Download and Install in Synaptic package Manager

Please go through this idea on ubuntu brainstorm and add your comment. Your vote matters. Parallel Download and Install in Synaptic package Manager

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wget — Web page retrieval tool

GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive commandline tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, … Continue reading

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