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Changing ownership of filesystem in Ubuntu recovery / root mode

I was messing around with permissions and ownership in Ubuntu without knowing much of the consequences, one thing that leaded to not being able to login with my username/password (login screen loop as some may call) was when I changed ownership of the root “/” to the logged in user “mahmoud”. 77 more words


Running Ubuntu MATE on a Raspberry Pi2

Since I discovered that Ubuntu MATE was available for the Raspberry Pi2 I have been thinking of writing up some instructions for anyone who might be thinking of downloading the image and copying it to a micro SD card using Debian. 592 more words




What is UBUNTU?

Ubuntu is a very popular operating system developed by Mark Shuttleworth and his team which is widely used today. It is an easy-to-use Linux free software funded through a portfolio of services provided by Canonical. 326 more words


How to install the newest version of the seamonkey web browser using a bash script in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

# first remove old installation of seamonkey web browser
cd /tmp
rm index.html
sudo rm -rf /opt/seamonkey /usr/bin/seamonkey /tmp/seamonk*
# install bleeding edge version of seamonkey web browser
wget --no-check-certificate http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/seamonkey/nightly/latest-comm-aurora/
filename=`grep bz2 index.html|grep x86_64|tail -n 1|cut -d"\"" -f8`
wget --no-check-certificate http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/seamonkey/nightly/latest-comm-aurora/`echo $filename`
tar -xjvf `echo $filename`
sudo cp -r seamonkey /opt/seamonkey
sudo ln -sf /opt/seamonkey/seamonkey /usr/bin/seamonkey

Compiz Introduction and Demo Part 5/5: How to write a Compiz Plugin


In this post, we’ll try to write a “helloworld” plugin for Compiz and store it in a Launchpad repository. 1,638 more words