Monthly Archives: June 2010

Solution to Not Able to import PDF files on OpenOffice.org Lucid

Don’t manually download the extension from the website, install it from the repos instead “sudo apt-get install openoffice.org-pdfimport” That’s it! Enjoy!

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Huawei e156G 3G modem Connection not appearing in Network Manager Connections List in Ubuntu Lucid

Insert the modem Right-click and select eject Unplug the modem Plug in the modem Done! I’m using the USB Huawei e156g 3G modem on Ubuntu Lucid

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Encrypt and Decrypt Text Files on AIX using OpenSSL

There are oodles of encryption algorithms and encrypting a file is quite simple. Code: # openssl enc -aes-256-cbc -in file -out file.enc enter aes-256-cbc encryption password: password Verifying – enter aes-256-cbc encryption password: password # To decrypt, simply swap your … Continue reading

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How to get rid of gnome-panel in Ubuntu

gnome-panel had – and is still having – a lot of bugs and problems, so I decided to get rid of it, at least till it improves and decided to replace it with Avant Window Navigator. The problem is that … Continue reading

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ensure that the VirtualBox host kernel modules (vboxdrv, vboxnetflt and vboxnetadp) are properly updated if the linux kernel version changes during the next apt-get upgrade

Note: Ubuntu users might want to install the dkms package to ensure that the VirtualBox host kernel modules (vboxdrv, vboxnetflt and vboxnetadp) are properly updated if the linux kernel version changes during the next apt-get upgrade. The dkms package can … Continue reading

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The blog is finally stable

After about one week of being down, the website is finally stable!

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