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sudo modprobe rtl8723e
sudo modprobe rtl8723e
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==Places -> Connect to Server shows the error "Cannot load supported server method list. Please check your gvfs installation"==
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Install gvfs-backends package.
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== How to annotate PDF using evince document viewer? ==
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  Open your desired PDF in Evince.
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  In the upper left, you should see the word "Thumbnails" and a down arrow.
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  Press the down arrow and choose "Annoations". This will show you the list of annotations in the current PDF.
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  You should see an "add" tab. Click on the add tab. There should be a small pencil icon.
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  Click on the pencil icon. Your cursor should turn into a plus sign.
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  Click where you want to put your annotation. A small yellow window appears.
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  Type your annotation.
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  When you are done, you will need to save the PDF as a different file.
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== How to install Borland turbo C in BOSS? ==
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  Install dosbox using Synapic package manager.
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  Download turbo c from http://turbo-c.soft32.com/download/file/id/471688/?&no_download_manager=true.
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  Extract it in your Desktop.
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  Open DOSBox Emulator from Applications -> Games.
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  In the emulator run the following commands:
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  mount c ~/Desktop
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  c:
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  cd tc3
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  INSTALL.EXE
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  When you are prompted for the source drive, enter and C drive. Then move the curor to "Start Installation" and press any key.
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  To start Borland C, just start DosBox Emulator and enter the following commands, after mounting your Dekstop as the C drive:
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  c:
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  cd TC
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  cd bin
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  tc.exe
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== How to permanently add kernel boot parameters? ==
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Log in to the system and start terminal from Applications->Accessories->Terminal.
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In the terminal window at the $ prompt, enter the command: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub
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Enter your password when prompted.
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In the editor window, use the arrow keys to move the cursor to the line beginning with "GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT" then edit that line, adding your parameter(s) to the text inside the double-quotes after the words "quiet". (Be sure to add a SPACE after "splash" before adding your new parameter.) Click the Save button, then close the editor window.
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In the terminal window at the $ prompt, enter the command: sudo update-grub2
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Restart the system.
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==Q: How to overcome then issue of Windows 8 mounting problem on dual boot in BOSS? ==
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<font color=blue>Solution:
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To overcome the mounting issue in BOSS , one has to disable the “Fast Startup” in Windows 8.
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To do that, Go to Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Power Options > System Setting > Choose what the power buttons do and uncheck the Turn on fast startup box.
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== Q: During installation of BOSS as dual boot with Windows, having HP pro 3330 microtower with Windows 7 professional version, at the time of partition, showing error like *no EFI partition found* and was asking to make EFI partition I went ahead with installation without EFI partition and *grub loading* failed. ==
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  <font color=blue>Solution: Refer the below link
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http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c03653226
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From the given instructions
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  Disable Secure boot
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  Enable Legacy mode
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in the BIOS and then install BOSS as dual OS.
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== Q: How to fix the Video Recording problem(few hp laptops ex. hp240 G3 i5) of guvcview in BOSS 6.0? ==
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guvcview is bundled webcam application for the BOSS 6.0 GNU/Linux.  The video output configuration of guvcview by default set to MJPG/RGB or some other formats.  If this default setting not works for you then, change the <b> "Video Output" to "yuyv" </b>.  Now, the video recording will work fine.
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== Q: How to enable bluetooth and wifi in hp HP430 G2 ProBook i5, i3 laptops? ==
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As this two models have the intel card for wifi and realtek card for bluetooth we have to install firmware-iwlwifi & firmware-realtek packages (As these two are falls in non-free segment of the packages, user have to download & install it manually) from BOSS repository.  Steps to install the said packages,<br>
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1) Press Alt+F2 key<br>
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2) Type "gnome-terminal"(without quotes) hit enter<br>
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3) $sudo apt-get update<br>
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This will prompt for the password give your password<br>
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4) $sudo apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi firmware-realtek<br>
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5) After successfull installation, Reboot your machine.<br>
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Now, you could check your bluetooth and wifi.
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==Q:Lenovo Issues For AMD Processor based Laptops: ==
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Wireless Card is realtek then install the firmware-realtek package from repository
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Solution:
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1.Downlaod the Linux_BT_USB_2.11.20140318_hp.zip patch.
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2.Issue “make install” command to apply the patch.
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Flickering Issue:
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Download the package fglrx­modules­dkms_14.9+ga14.201­2  and install the package.
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dpkg -i fglrx­modules­dkms_14.9+ga14.201­2
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Web Camera Issue:
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Firmware update for BIOS through windows
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Bluetooth <br>
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Download the rtlwifi_linux_mac80211_0020.1030.2014v676.P1.zip path
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Extract zip file and issue the following command in the terminal
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make install
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==Q:Lenovo Laptops Intel Based Processor:==
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For flickering issue
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In /etc/default/grub file uncomment and change the following line
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GRUB_GFXMODE = 1024 x 768
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after this run in terminal
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sudo update-­grub2
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Also download the Backlight patch installed for the toggling external projector or monitor display.<br>
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Web Camera Issue:
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Firmware update for BIOS through windows
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Wireless Card r8192ee<br>
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Follow the below steps<br>
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1. Copy rtl8192eefw.bin firmware to the /lib/firmware/rtlwifi/<br>
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2. rmmod r8192ee<br>
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3. modprobe r8192ee<br>
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==How do I find out the date and time when BOSS was installed in my PC?==
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tune2fs -l /dev/sda1 | grep 'Filesystem created:'
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This will tell you when the file system was created.
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* = In the first column of df / you can find the exact partition to use.

Current revision as of 05:39, 15 February 2016