Install 64 bit flash player 10 on Ubuntu 9.04 AMD-64

Though the 64 bit flash player 10 for linux is still a beta version,it works fine on Ubuntu 9.04. Install the 64 bit flash player for Linux is quite easy.

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Easy way to install libdvdcss2 and w64codecs for Ubuntu 8.10 AMD-64 bit

As 32 bit system,you need to install some Window codecs to play rmvb & rm format video.For 32 bit system,It is easy to find w32codecs from internet to install,but for AMD-64 version system like Ubuntu 8.10 AMD-64,you might need to spend some time to look for 64 bit codecs-w64codecs. I have a easy way to install w62codecs and libdvdcss2 in 3 minutes as followings :)

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Ubuntu 8.10 Beta:No mouse,keyboard response

After routine updated my Ubuntu 8.10beta yesterday,I found mouse,keyboard &touchpad all of them had no response,well beta is beta :), I solved this issue by adding below lines to /etc/X11/xorg.conf. If you are not familiar with terminal mode,you can just use your live cd into the Ubuntu, and then go to Places->the Partition in which your Ubuntu 8.10 beta installed,open the terminal and run:sudo nautilus ,and then just open the /etc/X11/xorg.conf with gedit and add below lines,save and restart the computer.

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CPU usage up to 100% on Ubuntu 8.04[solved]

After a routine update yesterday,I felt my laptop became to be very heat,then I checked the CPU usage and saw  the CPU usage was up to 100%. I ever got same problem before but if I rebooted the computer all will turn to be ok ,however this method didn't work this time.Then I checked the processes and found the Tracker 's process ate over 50% CPU usage,this is the reason.I had to shut off the tracker from Sessions,after that,the CPU works fine again.

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Make an Ubuntu live USB

You know,Fedora project has a tool names Fedora liveusb-creator for easily installing Fedora live operating systems on to USB flash drives.I found a tool names Ubuntu LiveUSB which also for creating a bootable Live USB stick from the running Ubuntu Live CD.

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Howto:Set Swiftfox as default browser on Kubuntu

Kubuntu users probably found  that even you have set up Swiftfox as  default browser on Kubuntu but it won't work.You may try below solution which works for me:

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Install and enable mod_auth_mysql in Ubuntu

1. Install mod_auth_mysql:

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-auth-mysql

2.Enable mode_auth_mysql

cd /etc/apache2/mods-enabled
sudo ln -s ../mods-available/auth_mysql.load

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Howto install/remove Gnome,KDE,Xfce in Ubuntu

tipsSometimes we want to have 2 or more desktops ,sometimes we want to remove 1 or more desktops,right?I have just removed kde4 from Ubuntu.By the way,I summarized some tips for installing/removing desktops in Ubuntu as follow:~

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Speed up ubuntu boot speed

tipsAfter I upgraded my Ubuntu to 8.04 from 7.10 ,I found  the booting speed became to be slow,especially after I deleted KDE (i installed KDE once). I have speeded up the boot speed ,I share my experience as follow:

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Easy way to install Ubuntu 8.04 from hard disk

tipsThis method is contributed by freeflyfish , I have tested it. It is really very easy way to install Ubuntu 8.04 from hard disk.

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