Remove Guest Session at login in Ubuntu 14.04

Open Terminal using the short key, Ctrl + Alt + T
Apply following command to open the configuration file.

sudo gedit /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-ubuntu.conf

Add following line below the last line,


Turn off animations (ripple effects) on Android Lollipop

You can adjust or turnoff animations and ripple effects on Android Lollipop and custom ROMs including CyanogenMod 12.

Go to Settings > Developer options

Find Animator  duration scale. Decrease its number.

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu

TeamViewer is a proprietary desktop sharing tool. A simple tool for beginners to share and access the remote computer.

Download TeamViewer, go to the following link and download package,

Download Ubuntu package

Install Samsung ML-1676P laser printer on Ubuntu

Samsung ML-1676P is one of the  popular printer. A different method is essential to install Linux driver on Ubuntu.

1. Download ML-1670spl.ppd and rastertosamsungsplc (32bit and 64bit) files. Check your machine type (32bit or 64bit) and download appropriate rastertosamsungsplc utility. Copy files to home folder.

2. Connect Samsung ML-1676P print to the computer.

2. Go to Applications > System Tools > System settings > Printers

3. Click on Add New printer and proceed with the installation steps.
In the stage of choose a driver for your printer.
Select the PPD file (ML-1670spl.ppd) option on the driver selection window in the printer application.

4. Copy rastertosamsungsplc to /usr/lib/cups/filter/ in home folder of computer.

sudo su
mv rastertosamsungsplc /usr/lib/cups/filter/

The installation finished. Try to make a print out.

Information courtesy: Thejaswi Puthraya

Install ClockWorkMod (CWM) recovery in Android phone: an easy method

ClockWorkMod. Image courtesy: XDA Developers Forum
Recovery is a bootable partition of Android operating system and where lot of repairing tools available. We can compare recovery with BIOS in computer. ClockworkMod recovery is an alternative recovery for stock Android. It can give lot of options rather than stock Android recovery. 

Installation of CWM (ClockworkMod) recovery using other tools (e.g) ADB and Fast Boot tool) seems difficulty for new kids in Android arena. CWM allows backup and restore of stock ROM. Using CWM user can update/replace stock Android and install other custom ROM like Cyanogenmod.

Root Lenovo A6000 and A6000 plus

Rooting of Lenovo A6000 / A6000 plus is very easy with King Root application. You can download King Root APK file from here.

Permission problems with Cyanogenmod default file manager

Cyanogenmod new users have reported that file manager shows following message whenever they try  to copy or move files to another location;

"This operation requires elevated permissions. Try changing to Root Access Mode"

Solution is that install another file manager. ES File Explorer File Manager is a good application to use instead of default file manager with Cyanogenmod.

In my experience ES File manager is very smooth. An inbuilt media player is available and users can play media files without leaving the file manager.

Add HP LaserJet 1020 Plus Printer to Ubuntu

 HP LaserJet 1020 Plus is a popular printer. This printer can work well with Windows. Ubuntu does not accept the printer in the first phase. We have to configure the printer proper to start work with. HP Linux drivers are available and make our work easy.

1. Connect your printer with computer.
2. Download HPLIP automatic installer from here
3. Give execute permission to the file, Right Click -Properties-Permissions
 4. Right Click and Open > Run in Terminal
5. Give password of Ubuntu to proceed the installation. Give answer for installation questions.

6. Download printer plug-in (same version number) from following link.
7. Give execute permission to the file, Right Click -Properties-Permissions
8. Right Click and Open > Run in Terminal
9. Follow the instructions in the installation process.
10. Restart computer.
11. Configure the printer apply the command sudo hp-setup in terminal.

Retain "Extract here" in nautilus

File compression option seems missing after installation of Debian Linux. This situation happens when not selecting utility tools while installation process. The result is that you cant see "Extract here" and "Compress" option in right mouse click. Don't worry, you can retain file compression features in right button selection. 

Install File Roller and Xarchiver to solve the problem. Open a Terminal and execute following commands,

apt-get install file-roller xarchiver