Archives: Linux

Changing Window Button Positions In Ubuntu

May 2, 2010 | By Naman Bagga | 4 Comments | Filed in: Linux, Tech Talk.

People who upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 would’ve noticed that the new Ambiance theme has window buttons on the left side of the window border. This means, when you install Ubuntu, you get an unordered set of buttons on the left which look like this- At first sight, it doesn’t seem to be much of a • Read More »

How To: Reinstall GRUB2

December 18, 2009 | By Naman Bagga | 1 Comment | Filed in: Linux, Tech Talk.

When I upgraded my Windows Vista installation to Windows 7, the upgrade removed GRUB from the MBR. This is a very common issue if you are dual booting and you definitely face it some day. Reinstalling the bootloader is very common troubleshooting step if your computer refuses to boot. These days, most of the distros • Read More »

Ubuntu 9.10-Karmic Koala

December 9, 2009 | By Naman Bagga | 20 Comments | Filed in: General, Linux, MANIT Bhopal.

Ubuntu 9.10 codenamed Karmic Koala released in the end of October. I was at college at that time and the hostel LAN was not working due to some optical fiber failure. The only way I had to access the Internet was through my mobile phone. Since I’m not insane enough to try downloading a 700 • Read More »