Recently I came across below error after installation of Ubuntu 14.04. “Wireless is disabled by hardware switch”  This tutorial will show you how  to overcome above error by enabling/disabling Wifi/Bluetooth using RFkill command. RFkill is a part of kernel through which radio transmitters  in a computer system can be queried,activated or deactivated. To display RFKill enabled computer devices ,use the below command: rfkill list all Using RFKill command , we can  block/unblock devices using Index number or Category name. Using index number : sudo rfkill block 1 Using Category name : sudo rfkill unblock bluetooth Example: Hope this tutorial helps [&hellip

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This tutorial will show you how to install GRUB Customizer 3.0 in Ubuntu 12.04 . Note : This also works in Ubuntu 10.04 , 10.10 , 11.04 ,11.10, 12.10 . About GRUB Customizer: Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menu entries. * move, remove or rename menu entries * edit the contents of menu entries or create new ones (internally it edits the 40_custom) * support for GRUB2 and BURG * reinstallation of the boot loader to MBR * settings like default operating system, kernel params, background image and text colors etc. * changing [&hellip

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Ubuntu tweak 0.7.3 has been released  with many bug fixes and new features . This tutorial will show you how to install Ubuntu tweak 0.7.3 in Ubuntu 12.04.For newbies , Ubuntu tweak is a application similar to TweakUI which we use in Windows . It is used to configure Ubuntu .It provides many useful desktop and system options that the default environment doesn’t provide . New features : Add feature to turn on/off Guest account; Add support for Linux Mint 13 (Ubuntu 12.10 is supported too, but can’t ensure the stability) In Ubuntu 12.10, linux-image-extra has been added to the [&hellip

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Good news for Libreoffice users !! Its version 3.6 has been released with many bug fixes and major enhancements. This tutorial will show you how to upgrade to Libreoffice 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.04. For Newbies, Libreoffice is a office suite similar to Microsoft office which is available for free . It is available in more than 30 languages and support operating systems like Microsoft Windows , MAC OS X & GNU/Linux. Features: To know more about its features , refer the below link: http://www.libreoffice.org/features/ To know more about its recent version , refer the below link : http://www.libreoffice.org/download/3-6-new-features-and-fixes/ How to [&hellip

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Shutter is one of the screenshot utility which is available in Ubuntu. Recently Shutter 0.89  has been released with new features like support for application indicators when running unity . To Know more about Shutter project , go through below link : http://shutter-project.org/2012/08/shutter-0-89-released/ Improvements in 0.89 version: Use of Appindicators. Advanced selection capture entries working now . How to Install : This tutorial will show you how to install Shutter 0.89 in Ubuntu 12.04 . Open your terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+T and enter the below command to add PPA. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shutter/ppa To update your system , sudo apt-get update [&hellip

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This tutorial will show you how to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu 12.04 . Trivia : According to Statcounter , Google chrome is most widely used browser in the world . If you want to know more Google chrome , refer following links: https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Chrome How to Install : Step 1: First of all , download the deb file from Google’s official website : https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/ Choose your download package carefully in order to avoid installation error. For example , I am using 64 bit processor , So I would opt for 64 bit deb Ubuntu. Step 2: After the successful [&hellip

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This tutorial will show you how to install Opera 12.01 in Ubuntu 12.04 . Opera 12.01 is the newest version of Opera Web browser . There are many changes done in this version like security and stability enhancements etc. Changelogs for new version is available @ http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/windows/1201/ Open your terminal and run the following command to add respository key : wget -O- http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add – Next , add repository by using below command : sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free” >> /etc/apt/sources.list’ Again run following command to update your system and Install Opera 12.01 in [&hellip

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This tutorial will show you how to find where GRUB is installed in Ubuntu . For newbies , GRUB is nothing but a boot loader from GNU project . GRUB stands for GNU Grand Unified Bootloader . It provides the choice to boot one of multiple operating systems installed on computer. During installation of  new GRUB , It’s very important to know in which partition the GRUB is installed . Open your terminal by pressing CTRL + ALT + T and run the following command to download the script. wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/bootinfoscript/bootinfoscript/0.61/bootinfoscript-061.tar.gz You can also download and extract manually through below link [&hellip

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