Is there any major difference between XAMPP and LAMP?

Recently I sent my CV to a small company which required a web developer, but one condition was that I should know ho...

What does “sudo -s” actually do??

I am using ubuntu 10.04. I notice that after I run "sudo -s" in terminal, the prompt changed from "[email protected]" to ...

rsync - setting file permissions problem?

I am using rsync to synchronize folders between two Ubuntu Lucid Lynx systems. rsync -az --delete -e "-i /home/rus...

Still no external sound after installing ubuntu 10.04?

As suggested I upgraded. Same as before except now not even the speaker control in the application bar. Please help....

How to do Seamless Virtualization with Ubuntu, KVM and Windows 7??

I run Ubuntu-10.04 (Lucid Lynx) as my primary operating system. I have a KVM Windows7 VM which I use to run a Intern...

sudo make install: permission denied?

I have a most annoying question about building from sources. I've searched for an answer for a long while and nowher...

How can I install from an rpm file on ubuntu??

I am new to Linux and using Ubuntu. While I have learned the apt-get command but that just directly downloads and in...

How to make localhost website visible to public , if the website is hosted on one of the machine of intranet .?

I have 25 machines in intranet and 1 of it is hosting a website . Website is accessible to every machine in intranet...

No sound in HTML5 video?

I'm embedding an ogg video in a webpage using the html5 video tag, but it plays without sound. The code I'm using is...

How to fix a gconf error??

Whenever I log into Ubuntu(10.04), I get the following error. GConf Error: Failed to contact configuration se...

Why can't I get the right screen resolution in Ubuntu??

My screen resolution in windows and previous version of ubuntu (9.04) was 1152 x 864. But in Ubuntu 10.04 it gives ...

Why doesn't getent show OpenLdap users??

I'm trying to configure Ubuntu 10.04 so that I can login using ldap credentials. I've followed these general confi...

How permanently change Linux swap disk priority?

I’m using two swap disks. Changing the order they are in in /etc/fstab and using pri in fstab doesn’t seem to ha...

VLC - how to show FPS?

Is there any standard way in VLC to show FPS ? ...