Configuring CDMA Wireless Modem in Linux

UTL has been providing Wireless Internet Connection for over four months now and many Nepali have been using it as the only way to browse the internet. However, many users have have failed to configure the low cost brandless (or with some brand like Glink, Blink etc) USB modems in Linux. I will try to help you to configure your UTL Wireless modem to work under Linux.

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Yahoo Voice Chat and Webcam in Ubuntu

GYach-E supports Voice Chat and Webcam for Yahoo! Messenger in Linux. It can be installed in most Linux distros by compilation from source. Visit the project homepage here.

Ubutnu users can install GYach-E by simply enabling repository and installing via Synaptic Package Manager.

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Install wvdial in Jaunty Jackalope offline

If you used wvdial to connect to the internet, you will be disappointed with Jaunty as it does not have wvdial as a part of the default installation, which means you are unable to connect to the internet to download other required packages.

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How to fix a corrupt download (Jaunty Jackalope CD Image)

I downloaded Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope ISO and discovered that the file was not downloaded properly. It was corrupt. It failed the md5 check and failed to install inside Sun VirtualBox.

I did not want to download the file again. I have a very poor internet connection. I had downloaded the file from http link with the help of wget.

The ISO was the size as specified in the site. I think this process works only if this holds true. Also, it needs to be available in the torrents. These hold true for the file I was trying to download.

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The Best Ubuntu Dock and How to install it in Ubuntu Intrepid amd64

I recently encountered a Youtube video which featured Gnome Do with Docky. Then I dumped the Cairo Dock I was using and replaced it with Gnome Do. I have also tried kiba-dock which is quite buggy (it is in developement). I also tried the Avant Window Navigator but found it was not so good to my liking.

The Gnome Do features the Advanced indicators which mimics the OS X dock and it is totally awesome.

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