Friday, 31st Oct 2014

Tag Archive: Ubuntu

Fun with VLC media player

VLC play option

VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. You can download VLC from here. Let’s have some fun with the VLC media player! Open VLC media player and press Ctrl+N. Then …

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Fun in Linux – sl – Steam Locomotive

Most of the Linux users know about the command ls which is used to list directories and files. Do you know what happens if you mistype the command ls? i.e sl instead of ls? Well,, it just says, “Command not found”. But, if you install a tiny program called sl (Steam Locomotive), it runs a …

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How to extract .rar files in ubuntu

RAR (Roshal ARchive .rar) files are one of the popular data compression methods. It was developed by Eugene Roshal. RAR files may be created only with commercial software WinRAR, As WinRAR is not an open source software, support for the RAR files is not given in the Linux distributions. So …

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How to set Windows as default OS on Ubuntu dual boot

When you install Ubuntu along side the Windows, (i.e. dual boot) you’ll notice that Ubuntu is set as default OS on the GRUB loader. You can set Windows as default OS by changing the default value in Ubuntu’s Grub configuration file. First you’ve to open the Terminal on Ubuntu (Applications –> Accessories –> Terminal), and …

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