Thursday, April 28, 2011

Get iso support in Brasero disc burner

I felt sometimes that brasero disc burner is behaving odd......its doesnt support the iso format so i was unable to copy disc images in iso format....i fixed this issue by installing a package it can be installed by issuing the below command


apt-get install brasero-cdrkit

Sunday, April 24, 2011

How to connect two linux machines via ethernet cable

Assume :
  • Computer A has ip address
  • Computer B has ip address
On Computer A:
/sbin/ifconfig eth0 netmask up
/sbin/route add -host eth0

On Computer B:

/sbin/ifconfig eth0 netmask up
/sbin/route add -host eth0

Now on Computer A you should be able to ping Computer B:


and must be able to do viceversa........  :)

Enabling Compiz Fusion in Debian Squeeze and Solving the Move window problem after enabling

To enable compiz fusion in Debian Squeeze i followed the method illustrated in How to Forge site...

Link :

But after doing this my title bars dissappeared and i couldnt drang windows by clicking on the titlebar..

To fix this issue got compiz settings manager "Window Decoration "  in "Effects" Section and also enable "Move Window" option in "Window Management"

Saturday, April 16, 2011

How to get tab completion in bash if its not working by default

In Debian Squeeze bash doesn't support tab completion in terminal by default...this can be accomplished by a small hack...first we need to edit a file..

vim /etc/bash.bashrc

 By deafult these lines will be commented uncomment them by removing the #

# enable bash completion in interactive shells
#if [ -f /etc/bash_completion ]; then
#    . /etc/bash_completion

Save the file after done withyour editing do a the bash support tab completion.........