Tuesday, March 29, 2011

How To : Install firefox 4 (stable) on Ubuntu

Hello Folks,

If you want to install & enjoy firefox 4 on your Ubuntu Machine / Debian Machine follow the simple steps.

  • apt-get remove firefox 
  • dpkg --purge firefox
Now add the below Firefox Stable PPA :-
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable

  • apt-get update
  • apt-get install firefox
The installation may take sometime, After the installation you check the new Firefox 4 installed and also you download Firefox 4.

Enjoy the browsing with new Firefox 4 with great features in it. :-)

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Pure-ftpd-mysql : Unable to start a standalone server

Hello All,

After restarting ftp server found that the ftp server is not running, Checked the system log of the server & found the following error.

pure-ftpd: (?@?) [ERROR] Unable to start a standalone server: [Invalid argument]

In debian etch 4, The pure-ftpd-mysql does not have link to pure-ftpd from pure-ftpd-mysql by default. Apply the link by force and restart the service.

ln -sf /usr/sbin/pure-ftpd-mysql /usr/sbin/pure-ftpd

Enjoy. :-)


Thursday, March 3, 2011

HOW TO : Convert .flv to .mp3 in Ubuntu / Debian


Converting .flv or mp3 has become so easy in Linux box within few minutes. Just thought of sharing it.

Installation of FFmpeg on Debian OR Ubuntu

  • root:~#apt-get install ffmpeg

Converting .flv to .mp3 

  • ffmpeg -i filename.flv -acodec copy output.mp3

Enjoy. :-)