Ubuntu Linux FAQ

This Page contains some useful linux commands.

1. How can I mount an iso image?

Make a new folder
sudo mkdir -p /iso

...and then mount the image file to that directory
sudo mount -o loop image.iso /iso

2. When you mount an image with archive mounter, where is the mount point?

It is under ~/.gvfs

3. Restore Ubuntu plymouth logo screen
http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-to-Fix-the-Big-and-Ugly-Plymouth-Logo-in-Ubuntu-10-04-140810.shtml

4. Open gnome network manager when the net is grayed out.
nm-connection-editor

5. Install HPLIP for HP laserjet 1022n driver

6. Set custom mount points for the partitions.

Get 
sudo blkid
then edit mount points in  
/etc/fstab

7. TeXLive 2010 in Fedora
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/TeXLive

sudo yum install texlive texlive-collection-xetex texlive-collection-langgreek texlive-collection-fontsextra texworks

8. LaTeX in Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install texlive texlive-xetex texlive-lang-greek ttf-gfs-didot texworks

9. Fedora laptop brightness problem.
Make a shell script brightness with the following code

f15
#!/bin/sh
echo $1 > /sys/devices/virtual/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness

f16
#!/bin/sh
echo $1 > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness




chmod 755 brightness


 it and then sudo

./brightness 10

10. Ubuntu restore grub2

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RecoveringUbuntuAfterInstallingWindows

11. Ubuntu 11.04 clickpad support

12. Ralink corp. RT3090 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe Disconnects.

sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf


add at the end of the file the following lines:

blacklist rt2x00lib
blacklist rt2800pci
blacklist rt2x00usb
blacklist rt2x00pci
blacklist rt3390sta




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