Posts Tagged windows
Well this is funny Microsoft has it’s ” download.microsoft.com” servers running in linux. Good going guys. You people know what’s the best suited ones. But do you know a product of yours called Windows Server edition?
It’s been a common practice among the windows users to right click and search for “Send To” option when a file needs to copied to the USB or any other Drive.
Why spare me, even i used to do this while using windows, when to my astonishment i found that there exists no such option in the default window (“Nautilus”) in Ubuntu. So i thought of making one for my convenience.
Nautilus supports user scripts inside it. This can be easily embedded into the manager by inserting it into the folder ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/ folder where ~ stands for the shortcut for home folder.
I used zenity ( a in build gnome dialog box) to get the radio box for selecting the drive to copy to.
The Send to function looks like this
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If you are using mysql regularly on multiple servers its really useful to have the promt in mysql to show something more than mysql>. It would be useful if it showed the username,hostname, current database and things like that.
So how to do this.
After reinstalling windows or fixing MBR(Master Boot Record) you always loose your grub and you cannot boot to your linux. So this post is about the methods of restoring the grub. There are three methods I use. I will explain all three.