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

4. Open gnome network manager when the net is grayed out.

5. Install HPLIP for HP laserjet 1022n driver

6. Set custom mount points for the partitions.

sudo blkid
then edit mount points in  

7. TeXLive 2010 in Fedora

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

echo $1 > /sys/devices/virtual/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness

echo $1 > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness

chmod 755 brightness

 it and then sudo

./brightness 10

10. Ubuntu restore grub2


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