How to install Gyachi in Ubuntu 10.04 / 10.10

Gyachi is a messenger tool equivalent to Yahoo Messenger.
Yahoo Messenger has no Linux version.
Gyachi can install in Ubuntu and can work like Yahoo Messenger.

Open Application > Accessories > Terminal and apply following commands,

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:adilson/experimental
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gyachi

You can open Gyachi from Applications > Internet 

How to install Webmin in Ubuntu

Webmin is a web based GUI for system administration.
It give you a comprehensive system configuration tool for Linux.
Following functions can be done with Webmin in Linux;

Network configuration
System backup
Database management
Web server
Bandwidth monitoring
Password changing
Mail server etc.

You can see standard modules in Webmin


Download Webmin package from here
Choose .deb package for Ubuntu and Debian Linux.

Double click on the package. It will download dependencies from Internet.

Open any of the  following address in your browser after completing the installation process.


Use your  Linux user name and password for login to webmin.

Login screen

Home Page of Webmin

You can execute many Linux related jobs without using commands with the help of Webmin.

Debian Squeeze released

After two years waiting Debian version 6.0 released last week.
The code name of the project is Squeeze.
The name of the version borrowed from the name of characters in the film "Toy Story". Debian web site is redesigned with the release of new version.

Home page is

Ardour: Digital audio workstation

Here is another audio editor equivalent to audacity.

Main features according to Aurdour developers are:
  • Unlimited audio tracks and buses
  • Non-destructive, non-linear editing with unlimited undo
  • Anything-to-anywhere signal routing
  • Unlimited pre- and post-fader plugins
  • 32 bit floating point audio path
  • Automatic track delay compensation
  • Sample accurate automation
  • Standard file formats (BWF, WAV, WAV64, AIFF, CAF & more ...)
  • Full AudioUnit plugin support on OS X
  • More than 200 LADSPA & LV2 plugins freely available
  • Support for Windows VST plugins available
  • MIDI CC control with 1 click
  • Level 2 MIDI Machine Control
  • MIDI Timecode (MTC) Master or Slave
  • Full integration with all JACK applications
  • Video-synced playback, pull up/pull down

Home page:

How to split big files?

You can split big files into pieces for various purposes.
Install RAR compression utility,

apt-get install rar

Now you can start splitting files.
Right click on folder or files to be split in to pieces. and select Compress option.
Select .rar from compression format.

Select Other Options.

You can enter the size of each pieces.
Its possible to give password to protect the files.

How to Read in Ubuntu

You have to install font  to read the content from

Download the font from here 
Double click on the font Manorama.ttf
Font viewer will open and Click on Install button.

Open in Firefox browser.
Now you can view the content in Malayalam script.