Posts Tagged ‘Ubuntu’

Extract Audio From Youtube HD MP4 Video Files

Extract Audio From Youtube HD MP4 Video Files

What if you want to get the audio file corresponding to one of the HD videos that you like on Youtube? It is very easy if you have a linux box to run a few simple commands. This post would also tell you how to convert an aac or m4a file to mp3. First...

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Install XBMC in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Install XBMC in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Installation of XBMC Frodo 12.2 in Ubuntu is a breeze. Just get on with running following commands in a terminal and you are all set. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-software-properties pkg-config sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xbmc For those of you who are not...

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Clone or Backup an SD / SDHC / Micro SDHC Card / Media on Linux

Clone or Backup an SD / SDHC / Micro SDHC Card / Media on Linux

I wanted to move my Raspbmc installation to a faster SDHC card for my Raspberry Pi, a complete reinstall would be silly, unless you have tons of time to waste. Easy way is cloning! Cloning is good way to backup bootable Micro SDHC or SDHC etc. cards (these cards are notorious at failing without...

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Install DLNA Server On Ubuntu File Server

Install DLNA Server On Ubuntu File Server

While there are a host of DLNA / UPNP servers out there with a host of features such as on-the-fly transcoding to formats that client devices can handle, I was looking for a simple and easy to use DLNA server which I can use to feed content to my Smart TV or my Android...

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Fixed Grub error: “symbol not found: ‘grub_efi_secure_boot'”

Fixed Grub error: “symbol not found: ‘grub_efi_secure_boot'”

If you have an EFI bios boot enabled computer then updating Ubuntu would leave Grub with the following error: error: symbol not found: 'grub_efi_secure_boot'. error: symbol not found: 'grub_efi_secure_boot'. The solution to this error is identical to the original hack needed to enable dual boot. The issue is that Ubuntu update copies the updated...

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How to Install or Remove DEB Packages Using dpkg (Ubuntu / Debian)

How to Install or Remove DEB Packages Using dpkg (Ubuntu / Debian)

This post explains how to install, uninstall, verify deb packages on Debian or Ubuntu. dpkg is the command that allows one to install or uninstall a .deb package in Ubuntu or Debian Linux. Here is how to use it. Before we begin, it is important to note that you should use dpkg only in...

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