[HOWTO] Installing Adobe Reader 9 to Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha 4

[ad#ad-1] I tried to install Adobe Reader (acroread) in Ubuntu Karmic Koala Alpha 4 amd64 (64bit Version) that I use. I added medibuntu repository but package acroread was not available. Then, I downloaded deb from http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/ but 64-bit version (amd64) was not available. So I downloaded Linux x86 (.deb) version and then installed it with the following command via terminal:
sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture AdbeRdr9.1.2-1_i386linux_enu.deb

[SOLVED] API Key Installed but get the ERROR: WordPress.com Stats needs attention: please enter an API key or disable the plugin.

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I ran into this problem. I got an error with WordPress.com Stats plugin. It was just a message but it looked ugly and although I had already installed API key and was getting stats, I wanted to remove it. Here is what I did.

Continue reading [SOLVED] API Key Installed but get the ERROR: WordPress.com Stats needs attention: please enter an API key or disable the plugin.

[HOWTO] Install Real Player 11 to Play Real Media Files (rm, ram etc.) on Debian Lenny

[ad#ad-1] If you want to play real media files in Debian Lenny, you may not be able to play it. If that is the case or you want to install RealPlayer anyways, just follow the simple instructions. Continue reading [HOWTO] Install Real Player 11 to Play Real Media Files (rm, ram etc.) on Debian Lenny

[UPDATE] Now Listen to Kantipur FM, Hits FM, Maitri FM, Nepal FM, Sagarmatha FM, Ujalyo FM right from this website

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Have a look in the old post here or the page here.
Now, you can play the Kantipur FM that was not working lately and play them right via this website.

Continue reading [UPDATE] Now Listen to Kantipur FM, Hits FM, Maitri FM, Nepal FM, Sagarmatha FM, Ujalyo FM right from this website

[HOWTO]Save MP3 from eMajja Jukebox (any playlist from Playlist.com)

[ad#ad-1]eMazza.com has a live music jukebox at http://www.emajja.com/emajjanew/index.php?page=music
You can play songs in the playlist, but what if you want to download it? You can do so by following this short procedure. Continue reading [HOWTO]Save MP3 from eMajja Jukebox (any playlist from Playlist.com)

[HOW TO] Installing Kernel 2.6.30 (or any latest version available) in Debian Lenny or Ubuntu without having to go through Compiling

[ad#ad-1]I have recently switched to Debian Lenny (from Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope) and it is quite stable. However, I wanted to try the latest stable linux kernel (2.6.30 as of now) in this machine and see how it goes. However there are not much problems, I just wanted to install it. I went to Debian Kernel Archive and downloaded the packages but it does not seem to work. So I headed over to the Ubuntu Kernel Archive and the kernel there worked. This is how I did it. Continue reading [HOW TO] Installing Kernel 2.6.30 (or any latest version available) in Debian Lenny or Ubuntu without having to go through Compiling

[SOLVED] “subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 2” error

[ad#ad-1] Recently, I encountered a package management related error in Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope 64bit.

The package was python-beagle and the error was: “E: python-beagle: subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 2” and details showed:

dpkg (subprocess): unable to execute pre-removal script: Exec format error
dpkg: error processing python-beagle (–remove):
subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
dpkg (subprocess): unable to execute post-installation script: Exec format error
dpkg: error while cleaning up:
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
python-beagle
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I managed to fix it. Read on for how I did it. Continue reading [SOLVED] “subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 2” error

[HOWTO]Install Google Chrome in your Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope and Enable Flash on It

[ad#ad-1]I have Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope 64bit and wanted to give Google Chrome Browser a try to see what it feels like to be running Google Chrome OS (which will be based on Linux and run Google  Chrome Browser).

UPDATE Nov 21: Just adding the repository:
deb http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ stable main
will let you install Google Chrome right from Synaptic.

UPDATE: Now I have Ubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10) alpha 4 and same works for Karmic too. Continue reading [HOWTO]Install Google Chrome in your Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope and Enable Flash on It