How to add new icon sets to ubuntu

Here i will tell you how to add new icons to ubuntu in an easy way…
you can download the icon files from ubuntu artwork site or gnome-look.org  and going to ubuntu icons tab…..or by going to the below link directly….

http://ubuntu-art.org/index.php?xcontentmode=8125

extract the downloaded folder…Then go to your home folder then press ctrl+H simultaneously….then you can see some hidden folders…search for .icons folder and paste the extracted icons folder here….
Then go to your desktop>rightclick>select change desktop background
Then select themes tab…select customize from lower right corner near install and in the new window opened select the folder from icons tab…

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Enable Facebook chat in pidgin

To use facebook chat in pidgin enter the followig commands

1.sudo apt-get install pidgin-facebookchat

2.wget http://pidgin-facebookchat.googlecode.com/files/pidgin-facebookchat-1.38.deb

Now you should have pidgin-facebookchat-1.38.deb package.Install this .deb package using the following command

3.sudo dpkg -i pidgin-facebookchat-1.38.deb

This will complete the installation.After installation you need to restart Pidgin! You will then have a FacebookChat option in your accounts manager dialog.

screenshot of terminal is added

Configuring twitter in Ubuntu

This will help you to configure twitter in ubuntu….
open termnal….
type this command
sudo apt-get install pidgin-mbpurple
this is a plugin to use twitter in pidgin…..
After instalation select add account then in the protocol select Twitter IM there is also an old twitter im dont select that…
then type the account details…..
use it…..

To see the replies, send the command /replies
To look for new tweets (although it auto-refreshes), send the command /refresh

for othr IM’s you can use /buzz for making a buzz

How to open .PSD extension file in Ubuntu Linux

Today one of my colleague during work tried to open a psd extension file in ubuntu.PSDis a photoshop document when i googled for the abbrevation.Like all i too thought it should open in GIMP but GIMP didnt recognize it…then we tried for Inkscape that too didnt work ….
Then just for a test tried open office presentation and bang it worked…
to open a .psd file is easy in open office…
go to insert>picture>from file….
then select the .psd file it will load…

Hapy Hacking…..

Media change: please insert the disc labeled ‘Ubuntu 9.10 _Karmic Koala_ – Release i386 (20091028.5)’ in the drive ‘/cdrom/’ and press enter–The weird problem in ubuntu

When almost all the packages are downloaded, i saw the following lines from the terminal

Media change: please insert the disc labeled
‘Ubuntu 9.10 _Karmic Koala_ – Release i386 (20091028.5)’
in the drive ‘/cdrom/’ and press enter
the solution is………………
fire the terminal type the following commands in screenshot…
sources.list file looks as follows , comment the cdrom line in sources.list file
# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 9.10 _Karmic Koala_ – Release i386 (20091028.2)]/ karmic main restricted
# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
#deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 9.10 _Karmic Koala_ – Release i386 (20091028.5)]/ karmic main restricted #commented line
deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ karmic main restricted
deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ karmic main restricted
## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ karmic-updates main restricted
deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ karmic-updates main restricted
…………………………………………………………………….
……………………………………………………………………
  save & close the file
  apt-get update.

this is the solution to this weird problem………….