Monday, January 17, 2011

disabling beep in solaris

This annoying beep can be removes simply by going to : Edit -> profile preferences -> uncheck the terminal beep box.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Installing Acrobat Reader under Linux

To Install Adobe Acrobat Reader do the following:

-> Download it HERE (make sure above download word that Your system: Linux).
-> Run it as .bin file (steps here).

That's it.

Run .bin files in Linux

To run .bin files you only need to write "./" followed by the file name while you are in the directory containing that file. Those files needs to marked as executable , so you will need to change its permissions.

Switch To root first ("su" command, then write the password) then apply the following:

filePath:# chmod a+x name_of_file.bin
Then run it by writing:

filePath:# ./name_of_file.bin

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Configuring Microsoft True Type Fonts in Fedora 14

How To Configure Fedora 14 fonts:
If you did not find any one the following necessary packages try to search for and install them.

-> yum install XFree86-xfs
-> yum install ttmkfdir
-> yum install rpm-build cabextract
-> rpmbuild -bb msttcorefonts-2.0-1.spec
-> rpm -ivh /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/noarch/msttcorefonts-2.0-1.noarch.rpm

Configure Pidgin to work with Gmail (GTalk)

Hello every one,
For configuring pidgin to work with gmail (gtalk) you need just the following simple steps :

Open pidgin:

- Accounts Menu - > Add
- Protocol menu : XMPP
- User name : write your id without @ part. example :msa.j
- Domain :
- Resource : empty
- Password : yourpassword & check the remember password box if you want that.

Then go to advanced tab

- Connect Port : 5222
- Connect Server :

Click Add, and Enjoy !