Monthly Archives: October 2009

How To Download and Use the latest stable version of Firefox (from www.firefox.com) in Ubuntu Jaunty

Go to http://www.firefox.com and download the latest stable version available (3.5.4 right now) Decompress the file to any location you desire (/home/aamr/firefox in my case) Delete the symbolic link “/usr/bin/firefox-3.5.4” Create a new symbolic link to point to your newly … Continue reading

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Get Processor Attributes in AIX 5.3 (Type, Count and Clock Speed)

prtconf | grep -i proc

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find files in ClearCase vobs by Issue number

IBM ClearCase is a Software Configuration Management tool used to keep concurrent versioning of the files (like CVS, SVN and others ) to find a particular files checked-in under certain issue use this command : >VOBS=/path/to/ClearCaseVobs #vobs is the directories … Continue reading

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Script to monitor a Filesystem on AIX

#!/bin/sh # This script checks if the /siebel filesystem reaches 2 GB of free space# And then delete the old logs except those of today warninglimit=2097152    # This number is in KB, it’s equal to 2 GB,                        # KB is … Continue reading

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How To Compile and Install Tora 2.1 with Oracle Support on Ubuntu Jaunty

sudo apt-get build-dep tora sudo apt-get install libqscintilla2-dev Download instant client of Oracle Database (all zip files and extract them to one folder) ./configure –with-instant-client=PATH_TO_YOUR_INSTANT_CLIENT_FOLDER Follow the instructions – if any – and complete any missing steps make sudo make … Continue reading

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Firefox + Adblock Plus + Java Plugin Crash Problem Solution

At last, my firefox setup is perfected: (Source: https://adblockplus.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4422) This issue was SOLVED here,comment #6 at https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=501173#c6. Change the plugin firefox uses for java, from libjavaplugin_oji.so to libnpjp2.so.Done. For a system wide change: Code: Select all # rm /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/libjavaplugin_oji.so# ln … Continue reading

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Unix Terminal shortcuts

On Unix-like systems, most of us use shell to do much of daily tasks, and we use terminal to issue commands.These terminals may be from a Unix system such as gnome-terminal, Konsol or througt MS-WINDOWS such as butty or F-Secure.This … Continue reading

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