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Ubuntu Tips and Tricks March 16, 2007

Posted by Mayank in Uncategorized.
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Display Resolution Issues with Intel 82865G

visit https://help.ubuntu.com/community/FixVideoResolutionHowto

# sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.custom
# sudo sh -c ‘md5sum /etc/X11/xorg.conf > /var/lib/x11/xorg.conf.md5sum’
# sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to restart X

Install PDF Printer

# sudo apt-get install cups-pdf
# sudo /etc/init.d/cupsys restart

Install ntfs-3g (for reading and writing to ntfs partitions)

# sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Add to this file -> #ntfs-3g repo deb http://givre.cabspace.com/ubuntu/ edgy main main-all
# wget http://flomertens.keo.in/ubuntu/givre_key.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add –
# sudo apt-get update
# sudo apt-get upgrade
# sudo apt-get install ntfs-config
# gksu ntfs-config

Enable telnet/ssh

# sudo /etc/init.d/sshd start

To do this in the GUI, you need to start up the services manager and then set the state of the respective services.

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