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Brewing Java Using GNU gcj

Being a Huge Fan|User|Preacher|Addict of GNU/Linux i felt it was my duty to follow up the previous post “Brewing Your First Cup of Java on Linux” with this post showing users how to use GNU compiler for the Java programming language.So lets not waste any time and start Brewing Java with GNU gcj šŸ™‚ Let … Continue reading

Brewing Your First Cup of Java on Linux

This is a tutorial on Java Programming in Linux Platform Ingredients required are : Java Development Kit (JDK) – openjdk-6-jdk Java Runtime Environment (JRE) – openjdk-6-jre Text Editor – Gedit Here am going to install the OpenJDK (aka Open Java Development Kit) which is a free and open source implementation of the Java programming language. … Continue reading

Wubi Boot Failure sh:grub> After Upgrade

  Today i upgraded my laptop which had ubuntu 10.04 installed using wubi to ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat ..the upgradation took abt 3 hours thanks to the ever slow Bsnl broadband connection….No problems or glitches with the upgrade …The problems started arising once the upgradation was done . I dont know whether all systems installed … Continue reading

Sharing Files Between Computers In Your Home Network

Now heres the scenario.. Off late my parents have started usingĀ  my laptopĀ  ..Unfortunately my crave for data stored in my laptop coincides with my parents using it!! So here comes OpenSSH to the rescue .Here is a schematic of my home network.. I have 2 Computers at home 1) Desktop running ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick … Continue reading

Play Videos in ASCII Mode!! | Black and White !

This is very similar to the previous post but here the videos can be played in ‘ASCIIfied’ Black and White mode !! If u wanna play in color then read this post. I must accept this is not quite as good looking as that of the color one ..but its a silly geeky trick which … Continue reading

Play Videos in ASCII Mode !!

Bored of watching videos in HD ..Wanna have some fun?? Watch the same video in ‘ASCIIfied’ format.This can be done with MPlayer which is a Open Source software available under GNU GPL MPlayer makes use of ‘libcaca’ which is a Color ASCII Art library ..libcaca outputs text instead of pixels.It supports 2048 colors(Depends on the … Continue reading

How to Download YouTube Videos in Linux ~~For Noobs~~

You guys might be wondering as to why i have specified this post as “For Noobs” thats because if u feel u have sufficient skills to get your work done using terminal then read this post. This tutorial is for newbies who want to use GUI for downloading videos from youtube . Step 1 : … Continue reading

How to Download YouTube Videos in Linux ~~The Geek Way~~

Geeks have a passion or call it there signature move to do most of the activities via terminal ..So today i will show you how to download videos from YouTubeĀ  using CLI .. Believe me this process is much easier than using any GUI to download videos from YouTube…But if u feel GUI is the … Continue reading

VU meter using lm3915 ~~failure~~

This post is a continuation of the previous post ..if you are new to this place then you can find the previous post here … I have followed the same schematic which i used in the previous post ..but due to poor implementation ‘Version 1’ of the project was somewhat of a failure. Anyhow i … Continue reading

VU meter using lm3915

This is Version 1 of the VU meter which i have planned to built …The final version will be different from the present one as its performance did not meet requirements .. This version cost me about 100ā‚¹ …The IC lm 3915 was particularly hard to find at Sp road,Banaglore …eventually got it after a … Continue reading