Create a localhost Website in Ubuntu 11.04 & Up

In a post, I told how to create a localhost website using Apache server in Ubuntu. It worked on all versions up to Ubuntu’s 10.10th version. But on Ubuntu versions 11.04 and the versions released after it, there were some changes to the Apache server. So, by this post I’m going to update the way to create a localhost hosted website in Ubuntu versions 11.04 and the versions that came…

How To Use FileZilla/SFTP To Update Site in OpenShift

In the recent post, I mentioned about OpenShift, a PaaS Service that offers Free Hosting. You can update your application using GIT. OpenShift also provides SSHing into your application. You may have heard of FTP protocol which allows you to transfer files through web. Most hosting companies use FTP protocol to update client apps. OpenShift unlike AppFog have FTP support, but in a different manner. It has SFTP support ie…

How To Change Your Country By Using Proxy in Ubuntu ?

There are certain restrictions on some sites such as Country Restriction. Mostly there are sites just for US citizens. For Example The most 99 cent domain offers from GoDaddy is only available to US citizens. They check the country by IP Address. I’m going to tell you how to Change your Country by changing the IP address using a PROXY. This is explained to work on Ubuntu, you can also use this method in Windows & Others but…

How To Use Hard Disk As RAM In Ubuntu Linux

I heard that it is possible to use a portion of hard disk as RAM in Windows. I wondered if this trick is available for Ubuntu, so I googled about it and couldn’t find anything related to it. But I found out an AskUbuntu answer of using USB sticks as RAM. I did the same trick on Hard Disk and it works !! This trick can be accomplished with the…

Loading A Window Created Using GLADE in Python

If you have created a window using Glade and want to display this window on your Python program containing the event handlers of the Window, then you should follow this tutorial.This small code will load the Glade file and displays the window.Note : The Glade Project file format should be GtkBuilder.Now, let’s get down to the code. Create a Python file named window.py in the folder containing the glade file and put in the following contents…

Setting up Google DNS in Ubuntu

Google‘s DNS service is spreading rapidly. It’s time for you to use it. I used it and noticed some great speed changes even though my internet is just a dial up connection. Here is how to set up Google‘s DNS on your Ubuntu Linux.Open Network Settings (network-admin) by going to System -> Preferences -> Network Connections. Go to your default net connection and click on Edit button. You will get a window like…