Firefox Fonts Hurts in Linux

Are you tired of the small fonts you have been lookin in firefox for months?Many of use the ctrl++ option to make it bigger…but it makes the webpage look ugly.Here is a complete solution to change that into clear and crisp fonts..(Tested in Ubuntu 8.04)

—>Install msttcorefonts , gsfonts , gsfonts-other and gsfonts-x11.

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts gsfonts gsfonts-other gsfonts-x11

goto System—>preferences–>appearance–>fonts
Change Everything to Verdana except the windows title font which u change to Verdana Bold
If u use LCD Select the Subpixel smoothing Option or else leave it to Monochrome

—>Goto details in the same window and Smoothing should be Subpixel and Hinting should be Full
—>Open Firefox–>edit—>preferences—>content
Under Fonts change it to times new roman and under advanced change the size to 12..
Close Firefox and restart the X-server for the settings to take effect..
U should Be done with

Realplayer Problems on fedora7

Well, it was commonly heard that when realplayer was installed on fedora 5,6,7 it never started; even though it was installed properly and yeah I did face the same problem.

And here is the solution – “Install compat-libstdc++-33 before installing realplayer” (more…)

6 Reasons Why I Love Perl

I’m a Recent convert to Perl,having only started using it a few months ago.Before this I had Handful experience with Shell Scripting which was quite useful.But switching to something new is always somewhat uncomfortable becauseĀ  there’s new syntax to learn, and sometimes whole new ways of doing things.Same is the case with Perl,but the pain was offset by the sheer joy of being able to do so many formerly clumsy tasks so simply and elegantly. (more…)

Kaffeine And Amarok Dont Play After Hardy Upgrade

I’m was having a hard time when i first upgraded from 7.10 to Hardy. First problem: the Kaffeine refuses to play DVDs. Yes, I have already install the entire Medibuntu repository, the newest version of libdvdcss to play encrypted dvds, and the message from kaffeine is always the same: (more…)