Monday, February 25, 2013

Install Net-Conky in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Debian

Previously NoobsLab shared other Conky widgets for linux desktop to make desktop nice. So today brings Net conky for you, Basically this conky was only available for Ethernet but NoobsLab provide after modification also for WiFi. Net conky shows Network Upload and Download speed via graph, text and circles.

Install Conky in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • sudo apt-get install conky conky-all

First of all Download Startup script with following commands:
  • wget -O .start-conky
  • chmod +x .start-conky
Now open Startup Applications > click Add  > New Dialog box will open click on Browse > Now (Press Ctrl+H) see following screenshot.
conky startup

First install relevant conky then change your net speed in this file (Line 3 & 5):
  • sudo nano ~/.conky/NET_0.5.lua

1:  Net Conky for Ehternet
net conky

To install Net-Conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • wget -O
  • unzip
  • sudo rm

2: Net Conky for WiFi
net conky

To install Net-Conky in Ubuntu/Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
  • wget -O
  • unzip
  • sudo rm
That's it, Enjoy

Source: noobslab

Superb Mini Server 2.0.3

Superb Mini Server (SMS) 2.0.3, an updated build of the Slackware-based distribution for servers, has been released: "Superb Mini Server version 2.0.3 released (Linux kernel 3.4.33). It's that time again, this release feature the latest long-term support kernel 3.4.33, along with the latest stable releases of server packages, such as Postfix 2.10.0, Samba 4.0.3, Dovecot 2.1.15, MySQL 5.5.30, PHP 5.3.22. New packages in this release are: Heimdal, a Kerberos 5 implementation; Avahi, a Zeroconf implementation; libdaemon moved from /extra/avahi to main distribution; ConsoleKit, Polkit and libatasmart to fully support udisks; cifs-utils which split from the Samba package; elilo, an EFI linux bootloader (the installer doesn't have support for elilo); xhost, a server access control program for X. New packages on the extra ISO image are MariaDB, a drop-in replacement for MySQL and a built of CUPS with PAM support. SMS 2.0.3 features by default the long awaited Samba 4." Read the rest of the release announcement for more details. Download: SMS64.Native.CD-2.0.3-Install.iso (675MB, MD5).

Install Mountain Lion Theme (GTK 3.6) and Icons from PPA in Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

If you prefer to make Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) look like OS X Mountain Lion, I suggest that you try the Mountain-Lion GTK 3.6 theme, Mac OS X icons are also provided. The theme is compatible with Unity and Gnome Shell and can be easily installed in Ubuntu via our PPA. Here are two screenshots of Mountain-Lion theme under Unity:

Mountain-Lion Theme Installation

Under Ubuntu 12.10, open the terminal and enter these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/gtk+3.6 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install mountain-lion-theme

Use now Gnome Tweak Tool to enable this theme.

Mac OS X Icons Installation

Via the terminal, issue these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/icons2 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install ilinux-icons

Enable the set of icons with this command:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'iLinux-icons'