Setting a larger console font on Ubuntu Linux 12.04. To do this first get to a text console by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2 and login with your username ↦ password, then type this command to set a larger font. setfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat7-TerminusBold28x14.psf.gz This is a nice large font and is more readable if you are on a 1920*1080 …

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This is very easy to do. Simply open a terminal and type: sudo apt-get install kbd-compat console-terminussudo apt-get install kbd-compat console-terminus This will install the setfont utility and a nice terminus console font. To set the desired font, type this command. The fonts will be in /usr/share/consolefonts. setfont Uni2-TerminusBold24x12.psf.gzsetfont Uni2-TerminusBold24x12.psf.gz If you want the changes …

Using the VIM editor for Linux is a good way to edit configuration files and write programming code. if the VIM editor is not installed on your system then type sudo apt-get install vim. To type text once you have entered the editor, press the i key to enter editing mode. To delete a line …

This is a very good .vimrc file for any VIM user. Line numbering and indenting is enabled and it makes the VIM editor much more usable for any level of Linux user. ” ~/.vimrc (configuration file for vim only) ” skeletons function! SKEL_spec() 0r /usr/share/vim/current/skeletons/skeleton.spec language time en_US if $USER != ” let login = …

I have had someone come to my website looking for help on how to copy an Ubuntu kernel over to a Gentoo installation. This is not too hard to do. Let us say the kernel is version 2.6.35-14-generic. Then you will need to copy the /lib/modules/2.6.35-14-generic folder into the /lib/modules folder on your Gentoo installation. …

I have discovered another way to get your weblink spread around the Internet very quickly. If you have a very popular Youtube channel,and you are putting up videos that get a lot of video views, then you may put your website link in the description and when someone likes or favourites your video, the part …

My current KDE Plasma theme Arezzo. http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Arezzo?content=84403 And my current Kwin KDE 4.8.0 theme. http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Chrome+Grayscale+Aurorae?content=119168 These two themes are easily installed with the Workspace Appearance option in the System Settings panel. These are very stylish themes for the KDE desktop, this is the advantage of running KDE vs Unity. HUD or no HUD, it is …

The Linux pages on my website are moving to WordPress pages, this will make it easier for me to update them and this makes a lot more sense as well. I have added a menu on the left that displays all of the available WordPress pages I have published, this is a better form of …

I have installed the KDE 4.8.0 desktop on Ubuntu 12.04 and this KDE release is the fastest yet, everything works very well, adding new themes, splash screens and window decorations works perfectly. Many people hate what Canonical are doing with the Unity desktop and the KDE desktop is a nice alternative to the increasingly strange …