Posted by Haroon Khattak on November 7, 2011 ·
Android will soon have a competitor Ubuntu Linux as an operating system developed under open source and available for use free of charge.
Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux, revealed that after completion of the latest versions of PC operating system will be concentrated efforts to extend this platform to the most popular computing platforms in use today.
So soon we will have available Ubuntul Linux distributions tablets, Smart TV devices and smartphones.
Posted by Sajid Iqbal on February 21, 2009 ·
After deleting some .debs from /var/cache/apt, there was an alert displayed in my Ubuntu system tray. When I tried to install anything via apt-get or run a system upgrade, I was annoyed with this message: “Archive directory /var/cache/apt/archives/partial is missing”. Searching through Google I came to know this solution and it worked for me. You have to follow these steps:
To fix this error make sure you recreate the archives folder as well as the partial folder. open a console window and type
1. cd /var/cache/apt
2. Type ls check to make sure archives folder is displayed in case you dont [...]
Posted by Sajid Iqbal on January 26, 2009 ·
We use a small Java application to monitor SMS services in our company. This client application connect to the server via internet, means I can monitor the services from anywhere. It was working fine both on Windows as well Ubuntu. Three days earlier when I was cleaning up some applications after Ubuntu File System got full, I mistakenly removed JRE(Java Runtime Environment) too. Though I re-installed it later but my service monitoring application won’t run and keep printing this error in terminal:
Exception in thread “main” java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: uk.co.planetbeyond.servicemonitor.gui.ClientMain
Posted by Sajid Iqbal on January 25, 2009 ·
A new version every six month is one of the joy of using Ubuntu. It is one of the frequently updated & upgraded linux. After releasing Ubuntu 8.10 Interpid, the developers quickly started to work for next scheduled release. And here we are, the new version Ubuntu 9.04′s Alpha 3 is now available for download.
Posted by Sajid Iqbal on December 26, 2008 ·
2 days earlier I updated my Firefox using Ubuntu Updated Manager. All went fine except Firefox, It started teasing me with an error stripe citing “Your browser has been updated and needs to be restarted”. Dismissing it did’nt work as it kept appearing & disturbing me every now than. I googled the problem & landed at bug tracking site Launchpad. This bug was already reported there, though not sorted out. Going by comments I read Savvas Radevic’s comment temporary solution. The solution was basically uninstalling & re-installing the Firefox. I tried it and fotunately [...]