The CPU beep is a really irritating thing in Linux distros and sometimes the graphical sound manager does not work when shutting it up.
Fortunately there is a simple way to do it in terminal. In Ubuntu (and distros based upon it) type:
gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
In Debian type:
Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.
Ubuntu was the distribution that shot to fame not only because of its simplicity to use and install, but also because of it's Free CD project. However, Canonical has now decided to stop it's Free-for-all offering and will now offer free CDs only to those who are in need of it.
Some time back we had reported a way to have KDE 4.3 on Slackware Current using vbatt's packages, since KDE 4.3 was still not official on Slackware. Now, you no longer have to depend on third-party packages for KDE 4.3.2 on Slcakware. It has become official.
2D Boy, the independent game studio behind World of Goo, celebrated the game's one-year anniversary on the 13th October by offering it at whatever price buyers cared to pay. That's right anything from a cent to a million dollars.
A friend of mine once shared a script to download 945 tux avtaars from the web. I found it today during a routine cleanup of my disk. I'm posting the script here to share with you all with permission from the writer. All credits for the script goes to Rohit aka "Stuntdawg"
Have you ever wondered how to write your own IRC Bot? Well, its not a big deal, unless you know the basics. Bots are set of scripts that appears to IRC users as another user but performs automated functions.