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10 Reasons why Ubuntu is a BIG Failure in India

Till today I have never been able to spread Ubuntu among my friends successfully.(I live in Bangalore and all my friends are Bangaloreans and Bangalore is known as the IT Capital of India.)Even though I installed Ubuntu for all my friends none of them actually used Ubuntu for more than a week.Some of them removed Ubuntu and flatly refused to use it again in future.Some of them used it occasionally to download stuff from torrents […]


Carry Latest Ubuntu Updates and Apps on your PenDrive

The most annoying thing about Ubuntu is that you have to install a lot of updates and applications after installing Ubuntu.If you are installing Ubuntu on many computers,then you can avoid downloading the updates on each and every computer.All you need is some portable storage medium,preferably a USB Pendrive (atleast 512MB).


Join or merge many avi files with AviMerge in Ubuntu

If you have a movie which is in many parts,you can join them to make one file using the avimerge command in Ubuntu. You need to install the transcode package to use the avimerge tool to Install Transcode <strong>sudo apt-get install transcode </strong> at Terminal To merge avi files use the avimerge command. <strong>avimerge -i part1.avi part2.avi -o mergedavifile.avi</strong> The above command merges part1.avi and part2.avi into a single file called mergedavifile.avi The following video […]


Splitting Avi files in Ubuntu

I have a Digital Photo Frame which can play divx and xvid movies. The only problem with the device was that it could not handle very large avi files.It plays avi files of size 150Mb with ease. I had ripped a DVD into a 1.4GB Xvid encoded avi file.To split this file into 150mb chunks I found a tool called Avisplit. To use this tool you must install the transcode package.Run this code terminal to […]


Hidden Shortcut in Grub

Many people are using Ubuntu nowadays and almost all ubuntu users also have windows installed. To load your choice of operating system a boot manager is used.In the above case the Grub boot manager which comes along with Ubuntu is used to select the operating system to load.The boot manager displays a menu which lists installed operating systems.We use the up and down arrow keys to navigate the menu and the Enter key to select […]