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Problem with the upgrade ubuntu 10.04 to 10.10

Posted by on Saturday, October 30, 2010, In : Ubuntu 
If your system will not detect new upgrades to ubuntu 10.10, you should edit a file in /etc/update-manager/release-upgrades. follow these steps....

1. open the file "release-upgrades" in  /etc/update-manager/
 with a suitable editor like gedit,vi or something else... in my case im using gedit

then you will see a line like 

Prompt=never;

or

Prompt=lts;

you must change it to 

Prompt=normal;



2. then save changes..

NOTE: 
  never  - Never check for a new release.

  normal - Check to see if a new release is...
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How Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 10.10 with the Terminal or GUI

Posted by on Saturday, October 30, 2010, In : Ubuntu 

You can upgrade ubuntu 10.04 to its latest version 10.10 with the terminal like this...



1. goto Terminal 
Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal


2. now give the command
    sudo apt-get install update-manager-core



3. then give the next command
    sudo do-release-upgrade



4.now your system will check for new upgrades and will ask to upgrade..
then
 enter y for upgrade
 enter N for cancel
 enter d for the details..


 

If you plan to upgrade your system with the GUI (Graphical User Interface) you can do it l...
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How Compair files on Linux Ubuntu

Posted by on Friday, September 3, 2010, In : Ubuntu 
There is a free and open source software for this job called Melt Diff Viewer

Meld is a tool which allows the user to see the changes in, and merge between, either two files, two directories, or two files with a common ancestor.

You can install it the details and screen shots given below..

1. Go to Ubuntu Software Center


2. select "Get Software"


3. Type "meld" on search text field and press enter Then click on "Install" button to install it on your PC


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Ubuntu - Disable new Tabs ..

Posted by on Monday, January 25, 2010, In : Ubuntu 
if you want to disable new tabs on your Ubuntu (9.04 or higher)

    1.1 -goto Terminal or Run Application (Alt + F2)
    1.2 -type "gconf-editor" and press Enter
    1.3 -goto desktop => gnome(or something else) => file_views
    1.4 -then Un check the check box "tabs_enable"



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Ubuntu - Show Backup files

Posted by on Monday, January 25, 2010, In : Ubuntu 
if you want to display backup files on your computer you can do it with the gconf-editor,

    1.1 -goto Terminal or Run Application (Alt + F2)
    1.2 -type "gconf-editor" and press Enter
    1.3 -goto desktop => gnome(or something else) => file_views
    1.4 -then Check the check box "show_backup_files"



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Ubuntu - Show Hidden files always..

Posted by on Monday, January 25, 2010, In : Ubuntu 
if you want to display hidden files on your computer you can do it like this
   
    1.) if you want to display some hidden files in a folder
         check the checkbox "view ==> Show Hidden Files" (or Ctrl + H)
       
    2.) if you want to display your hidden files always you can do it with gconf-editor like this
        2.1 -goto Terminal or Run Application (Alt + F2)
        2.2 -type "gconf-editor" and press Enter
        2.3 -goto desktop => gnome(or something else) => file_views
        2.4...
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