Showing posts from May, 2015

Install font without font viewer in Linux Distro

Xubuntu and other Linux distros may not have font viewer. This forbids you to install fonts. However, we can install fonts without font viewer in Linux. Fonts can be installed in these simple steps. 1) Open Terminal and type sudo thunar type your su password [password isinvisible] 2) browse to File System --> /usr/share/fonts/truetype 3) Copying all fonts you are trying to install in a New folder. 4) Close Thunar 5) Go back to TERMINAL and type sudo fc-cache -f  6) Exit terminal with exit command. Your font is installed now.

Update kernel 4.0.1 in debian 8 jessie from linux-4.0.1.tar.xz file

Kernel version 4.0.1 was released few days before Debian 8 Jessie was released. Jessie is not packed with kernel 4.0.1 (stable). So updating is a cool idea. Step 1: Download the kernel 4.0.1 tar.xz file from and copy in Desktop Installation Process: Step 2: Go to Desktop directory cd Desktop Step 3: Run unxz tool unxz linux-4.0.1.tar.xz Step 4: Unzip Tar tar xvf linux-4.0.1.tar Step 5: Open Kernel Directory cd linux-4.0.1 Step 6: For a fresh installation, run make menuconfig Note: This might give an error message. Thus necessary library package needs to be installed. apt-get install libncurses5-dev Step 7: Run step 6 if it didn't work install all necessary packages, with sudo apt-get install fakeroot build-essential kernel-package ncurses-bin ncurses-dev Step 8: Run step 6 Blue screen appears. Check whether everything is OK. When finished - use tab to select "Exit" or "Cancel" Step 9: