Problem: Somehow the “Software & Drivers” option does not show up when I try to download the printer driver of HP LaserJet Pro MFP M127fn from the official HP website using Chromium, Firefox, Opera and most web browsers on Linux. Solution: Use Konqueror on Linux or another OS.
1. Install poppler-utils 2. To extract original embedded images: $ pdfimages -j <file.pdf> <to_dir> 3. To extract text: $ pdftotext -j <file.pdf>
After upgrading Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) to 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), GVim starts to behave weirdly. 6 May 2012 UPDATE: Issue persists even after upgrading to 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)! 🙁 Symptoms: It sometimes freezes during startup, rendering the window greyish. If you wait, it may or may not regain control. When it doesn’t freeze during startup, […]
Scenario: VirtualBox version = 4.0.12 Guest OS = Win 7 Host OS = Linux Mint 9 Isadora (based on Ubuntu) Perform these tasks on all the Win 7 local hard-disks: chkdsk /F defrag /X sdelete -z Shutdown the Win 7 VM, then run this command on Mint: [shell]$ VBoxManage modifyhd /home/user/.VirtualBox/HardDisks/win7.vdi –compact[/shell] That freed up […]
yum update failed in RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) server 5.5 with EPEL repo added: [root@server ~]# yum update Loaded plugins: rhnplugin, security Skipping security plugin, no data Setting up Update Process Resolving Dependencies Skipping security plugin, no data –> Running transaction check —> Package cups.x86_64 1:1.3.7-18.el5_5.8 set to be updated —> Package cups-libs.i386 1:1.3.7-18.el5_5.8 set […]
PROBLEM : My “Contact Form” in Drupal (v6.14) was not delivering any email to my mailbox. No error was indicated in Drupal logs. SOLUTION : Turned out my web hosting company had to move my domain name record from /etc/localdomains to /etc/remotedomains. Here’s a php script to test the sending of email: <?php $to = […]