Archive for July, 2012

Add GUI xampp control panel on ubuntu

If you have install and configure xampp on ubuntu or any other linux distribution you might have use terminal for various operation like start and stopping lampp. However Xampp on windows have some graphical interface for this operation. You can simply add graphical user interface for xampp in ubuntu with few codes and tricks. Adding graphical interface gives you flexibility as well as provide simplicity to use the program if you find yourself uneasy messing with the command. therefore here is the quick tutorial to add graphical user interface for xampp on ubuntu.

1. Open the terminal and paste tde following code

sudo gedit ~/.local/share/applications/xampp-control-panel.desktop

2. The text editor will open simply paste tde following code to the text editor and save it

[Desktop Entry] 
Comment=Start and Stop XAMPP 
Name=XAMPP Control Panel 
Exec=gksudo pytdon /opt/lampp/share/xampp-control-panel/ 
Name[en_CA]=XAMPP Control Panel 
Comment[en_CA]=Start and Stop XAMPP 

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Always Show Hidden Files / Folders in windows 7

To enable this, go to Start –> Documents or open any folder. Then select ‘Organize –> Folder and search options’

Show Hidden Files
Finally, select ‘View’ tab and in ‘Advanced settings’ choose ‘Show hidden files, folders, and drives’ and press "ok".

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Turn Off Error Reporting in Ubuntu 12.04

Once in a while if something goes wrong in Ubuntu, you usually get the error screen that reads ‘Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error’.

This feature is added to Ubuntu by default and is there to help Ubuntu gather information about issues and create a fix for them. It’s recommended that you don’t disable it as it helps Ubuntu develop better software.
Even though you’re advised not to turn it off, that option is there when you need it.
To get started, press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to
sudo gedit /etc/default/apport

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