>How to install Flashplayer in Firefox on Linux?

>Firefox on Linux needs manual installation of Flash player. Surprisingly it’s bit messy, so here are a few steps to accomplish this task: – Get the rpm/deb package downloaded on your system(typically titled adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm/ flash-plugin- – Install with YUM/aptget like follows: $yum install adobe-release-i386-1.0-1.noarch.rpm – Open Firefox browser, […]

Windows flavor in Linux: YUM

Linux is bad for naïve users especially while installing new software. You always see some dependency missing and all. That’s what I used to think. But no more. Linux has given a break from messy-dirty way of installing a software to a very clean and simple way. Yes, […]

>GNU gdb: The toolbox of commands

>Many a times application throws signals during its execution. By default gdb has some setting for all UNIX defined signals. If this default is “stop” the application, it becomes quite irritating.To handle a signal: (gdb) handle SIGUSR1 nostopAll available options are:nostopGDB should not stop your program when this […]

>Ruby on Rails

>Bored of J2EE? I came across a new web app development framework called Ruby on Rails. Based on Agile development philosophy, it’s one of the most popular web framework today. As name suggests, it let’s you develop your web application faster and conveniently. All you need to know […]

>Linux Scheduling: A Few Facts

>- Linux scheduler favors I/O bound processes. It uses dynamic priorities to schedule processes. So a process that has not got CPU for a long time, would get its priority increased and vice verse. – Processes are moved to different queues and al processes on ready queue are […]