How to install and run Turbo C 2.01 for DOS in DOSBOX in linux

After sooo many years, discovered that students in India were asked to do projects in Turbo C 2.01 in DOS. Amazing, but true!

That being the case, you can download Turbo C 2.01 for MS DOS from http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/20841 for free. It is antique software and embarcadero acquired it way back. They offer it as a . . . → Read More: How to install and run Turbo C 2.01 for DOS in DOSBOX in linux

How to install a Ubuntu package file using gdebi with dependencies

If you download a Debian package file, .deb file from the internet, you can install it with any dependencies using gdebi. dpkg will not install the dependencies.

If you do not have gdebi installed on your computer, see Step 1. 1. Install gdebi in Linux $ sudo apt-get install gdebi-core <enter> This installs the gdebi . . . → Read More: How to install a Ubuntu package file using gdebi with dependencies

Evolution keeps asking for passwords in Ubuntu after updates

After an update, the Evolution email client on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS would not remember any passwords. Each time it tries to retrieve messages, it asks that passwords be entered. Even though the check box to Add the password to the key ring is clicked, it never stopped asking. It neither stored passwords in the key . . . → Read More: Evolution keeps asking for passwords in Ubuntu after updates

Where to find the Ubuntu Linux repositories or packages (14.04 LTS)

Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS packages and Repositories are available at http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Trusty_Packages_and_Repositories

Use Grive to sync files or folders between the Linux computer and Google Drive

It’s been more than a while waiting for Google to come up with a Google Drive sync client for Linux. While the clients are available for Android, Windows, Mac and more, Linux does not have an ‘official’ Google Drive client.

If you need a PC application to synchronize files and folders between your computer and . . . → Read More: Use Grive to sync files or folders between the Linux computer and Google Drive

How to create a .jar file with entry point using jpackit for your Java application

Download jpackit from this link http://sourceforge.net/projects/jpackit/ Create a jar file of all the *.class files in your java folder $ jar -cvf myapplication.jar *.class <enter>

Start jpackit as follows: $ java -jar jpackit-1.0.2.jar <enter> Now fill in the parameters by clicking the Choose … button next to them

Parameter Value Comment Base Dir /home/user/myapplication The . . . → Read More: How to create a .jar file with entry point using jpackit for your Java application

Install Windows 8.1 Preview in VirtualBox

Windows 8.1 Preview cannot be installed and run directly in VirtualBox. It displays the following error message (some text like this):

Error Code: 0x000000C4 Parameters: 0x0000000000000091 0x000000000000000F 0xFFFFF80238F5BA80 0x0000000000000000

After you have downloaded Windows 8.1 Preview from the Microsoft Website, set up a new Virtual Machine in VirtualBox. In my case, I named the machine . . . → Read More: Install Windows 8.1 Preview in VirtualBox

Stop avahi-daemon in Ubuntu Linux

To stop the avahi-daemon in Ubuntu Linux, open a terminal window and enter the command below: $ sudo service avahi-daemon disable <enter>

To remove avahi-daemon altogether, enter the following command: $ sudo apt-get purge avahi-daemon <enter>

Remove or Purge package in Ubuntu

Ubuntu offers two options to remove packages. When you remove packages, you only remove the packages, but not their configuration files. Enter the following command to remove a package in a terminal window. $ sudo apt-get remove packagename <enter>

When you purge packages, you remove the packages and their configuration files. Enter the command below . . . → Read More: Remove or Purge package in Ubuntu

Upgrade virtualbox on Ubuntu

If you have installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04, you can download the latest package from http://www.virtualbox.org.

You can then install it in a terminal window using dpkg. It will be upgraded, if already installed.

$ sudo apt-get upgrade virtualbox*.deb <enter>

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