A problem I have encountered every time I use a USB drive as a Startup Disk, is that their block size get changed, and even gparted reports that it can’t fix the that. The following command will fix that.
Sinhala (si_LK) is the only locale available for Sri Lanka in Ubuntu OS. While the Sinhala locale is not bad in itself, displaying “රු” in currencies, “පෙ.ව” and “ප.ව.” and Sinhala month and date names are a distraction, specially in terminal where Sinhala unicode rendering is not that good.
Although both Ubuntu and Android are OSs using the Linux kernel, most of the software developed for managing Android devices from PCs, are either for Windows or for MacOS. There doesn’t exist any application for Ubuntu – that I know of – that can manage media, text messages, and other content in an Android device. […]
When we started developing software systems at Sanmark Solutions, we always felt the need to have a proper issue tracking system. So I read about, downloaded, installed and tested many of the well reputed issue tracking systems such as BugZilla, MantisBT and few others. But finally WebIssues was the solution!
Earlier, I blogged about how to clone a Git repository from Windows to Linux through a local network. Now, I think it’s necessary that I should write something about the other way around, which is cloning a Git repository in a shared directory of a Linux machine to a machine using Windows. This is how […]
Working on a project at Sanmark Solutions, I encountered a situation where I needed to clone a Git repository placed in a shared directory in a Windows machine into a working directory in a Linux machine. First I tried to do it with SSH, but I wasn’t successful. I guess that’s because I am not […]
I think it’s time for me to restart blogging again. Not that I have a huge reader base eagerly waiting to consume stuff that I might put in my blog, rather I should restart it for the purpose of sharing what I learn, that I think would be needed by me again at some pant […]
GNOME පාරිසරිකය මත KDE පාරිසරිකය සඳහා සැකසූ මෘදුකාංග කිසිදු අපහසුවකින් තොරව ධාවනය කරන්න පුළුවන්. නමුත් මට එක් ගැටළුවකට මුහුණ දෙන්න වුනා. ඒතමයි Ubuntu 9.10 සංස්කරණයේ සිට පෙරනිමි Input Method Chooser එක වන IBus ඒ මත ස්ථාපනය කරන ලද KDE පාරිසරිකය සඳහා වන වැඩසටහන් මත ක්රියා නොකිරීම.
පහත දැක්වෙන පියවර භාවිතයෙන් KDE මෘදුකාංග සඳහාත් IBus සක්රීය කරගන්න පුළුවන්.