Category: ‘Linux’

How to Restart JBoss 4.X with a simple shell script

There are different ways to start and stop JBoss Application Server. There is the run.sh(run.bat) file to start inside JBOSS_HOME/bin folder and shutdown.sh(shutdown.bat in Windows) to stop JBoss. But there is none when it comes to restarting the server. Here is a simple shell script that does the job for me.   #! /bin/bash 1. […]

Skylight – A Smartbook From Lenovo

Skylight – A Smartbook From Lenovo

Skylight is a light-weight, 10 inch wide HD screen smartbook from Lenovo that is based on the Qualcomm’s 1 Ghz Snapdragon processor. Skylight runs on the customized Linux interface and it has the option for quick shut down and boot up for saving time. The interface has six panels where you can add unlimited number […]

The Easier Way to Run Linux Applications on Windows

The Easier Way to Run Linux Applications on Windows

It might be a good idea to install your favorite linux applications on the windows. You can use the VM(Virtual Machine) to first install the Linux operating system, from an ISO file, and then run the applications, but this process might not be suitable for all. The easier way around is andLinux.  andLinux is […]

Ubuntu 9.04 Released, Available For Download

Ubuntu 9.04 Released, Available For Download

Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope has been released and is available for download. With a new version, ubuntu has got a lot of new features. Ubuntu 9.04 has got latest GNome 2.26 environment, includes Open Office suite version 3 which was missing in last version. It also boasts of faster boot up, support for latest ext4 […]

Which is best OS? Ubuntu, Vista or Windows 7

Which is best OS? Ubuntu, Vista or Windows 7

The recent release of Windows 7 Beta has created a lot of buzz with Windows 7 boasting of much improved performance and usability. Guys over at Tuxradar have conducted real time benchmarking tests for Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Ubuntu to find out which one is better.

How To Restore Windows Firefox Profiles in Ubuntu?

How To Restore Windows Firefox Profiles in Ubuntu?

Recently i installed Ubuntu within my Windows installation to set up a dual boot system.I had three profiles for Firefox in windows for various functions each having different add-ons and settings. I wanted to restore those profile as it is in Firefox on Ubuntu. Here’s what i did to achieve this: 1. Fire up Terminal […]

25 Useful Ubuntu Shortcuts To Make your Life Easier

25 Useful Ubuntu Shortcuts To Make your Life Easier

Earlier, i have posted about useful windows shortcuts. This time, i have compiled a list of 25 useful Ubuntu shortcuts (not those commonly known Ctrl+C type shortcuts) that make your life easier. These shortcuts will help you do routine tasks more quickly and easily. Recently, Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex was released and i must say […]