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ide for java developement tool

IDE for JAVA on Ubuntu 10.04

ide for java developement tool

Best platform for JDT

For Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid Lynx),Eclipse Java Development Tools is one of the best IDE(Integrated Development Environment) available.Eclipse is crossplatform application so you can use it on GNU/Linux based operating system,windows,MacOSX.

Eclipse Java Development Tools
Eclipse is a great Open Source IDE which has support for multiple programming language by means of plugins.It is well suited as a foundation on which you can construct and run integrated software development tool.Eclipse is free and open source so you can find these softwares in ubuntu software center.

Install Eclipse :
how to install eclipse platform on ubuntu
After installing the eclipse platform you can install plugins for java development tools(JDT).
Install Eclipse jdt(java Development tools) :
To install jdt for eclipse just type “eclipse-jdt” in quick search bar of ubuntu software center.Then click on install to begin downloading and then installing process.Eclipse java Development Tools(JDT) will be installed within few minutes.That’s All..Java Development platform is ready Now!

playing mp3 on ubuntu with movie player

How to Play .mp3 file in ubuntu 10.04

playing mp3 on ubuntu with movie player

On Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid Lynx) you can play mp3(MPEG-1 Layer-3) files in many ways because there are lots of players available.In this post,the two most important and best mp3 player is described for ubuntu 10.04.

Playing MP3 songs(file) on Ubuntu 10.04

Movie Player : For MP3 files
This is the default media player for Ubuntu 10.04 which is installed by default but still you won’t be able to use this for playing mp3 files until you will installed missing plugins and libraries that is not installed by default but required for playing mp3 files.When you will first open mp3 songs with movie player then it will ask for installing missing plugins.Click on Install missing plugins and it will complete within few minutes.Now,you to play mp3 files just double click on mp3 files or open it with movie player after right clicking on it.

VLC player : Best Mp3 Player for Ubuntu 10.04

VLC player is one of the most robust open source media player.It is a good choice for playing mp3 files too.Since vlc player is not installed on ubuntu 10.04(By default) so you will have to install it from software center or synaptic package manager.If you don’t know how to install vlc player on ubuntu then click here – Install VLC player on Ubuntu for tutorial described in steps.After installing the vlc player,to play mp3 files,just right click on the file and open with vlc.

DVD ripping software -Install in Ubuntu 10.04

DVD Ripping Software for Ubuntu 10.04

How to Rip DVD in Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid Lynx)
Ubuntu 10.04 comes with some basic softwares only so some extra softwares are required for other common tasks like DVD Ripping.Actually there are many softwares available like AcidRip,DVD-Rip and so on for Ubuntu 10.04.I would like to recommend AcidRip DVD Ripper,a GTK-Perl application used for encoding DVD’s.

DVD ripping software -Install in Ubuntu 10.04
Install DVD Ripping software on Ubuntu 10.04
1.Open Ubuntu Software Center(Applications->) OR Synaptic Package Manager(System->Administration->).
2.Search for “acidrip” or “dvd rip” in quick search bar.
3.Click on install to install the acidrip(USC) otherwise Mark for installation and then apply to begin the installation.You may be asked to enter your login password(Ubuntu 10.04 user account),if so then enter your password.Downloading will begin.
4.Installation will just after the completion of downloading process.It will hardly takes a minute.
5.You have installed AcidRip successfully!!(I hope So,otherwise leave a comment to explore your problem in installation)…Enjoy Ripping ….with AcidRip..

Install swf file player on ubuntu 10.04 LTS

How to play *SWF file in Ubuntu 10.04

Gnash SWF player for Ubuntu 10.04
SWF(Shock Wave Flash) file format is widely used for displaying animation or vector graphics,with different degrees of interactivity and functions.Adobe products such as Flash,Flex Builder and Open source Ming Library is used to generate SWF files.If you are not able to play swf file on Ubuntu 10.04 then here is an simple solution of that.Gnash SWF player is recommended for playing SWF files on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx.

Installing SWF player on Ubuntu 10.04

Install swf file player on ubuntu 10.04 LTS
1.Open Ubuntu Software Center(Applications->Ubuntu Software Center) or SPM(Synaptic Package Manager) from System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager.
2.Search for Gnash and click on Install(in USC) OR mark for installation,then apply to install gnash(In SPM).
3.Installation,followed by downloading process will complete within few minutes…….
4.That’s all…Now Open the SWF files with GNASH SWF player to play……

How to Make a File Invisible in Ubuntu 10.04

Making a file invisible in ubuntu 10.04

step1. Open Nautilus(Default File Browser).
step2. Go to a directory(say Web) and Select the file you want to make invisible(Say ubuntutips).
step3. Now right click on the file(ubuntutips) and select rename.
step4. In renaming process just put a dot(.) before the name of the file then press enter to save it.
step5. Refresh the Nautilus either by pressing CTRL+H twice or opening the new window after closing it.
step6. That’s All ,now your file ubuntutips will become invisible.

How to see hidden files in Ubuntu 10.04
To see the hidden or invisible files on ubuntu 10.04,in the directory you want to see hidden files,press CTRL+H OR select view->Show Hidden Files in Nautilus File browser.