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How to install VLC 1.0 player on Ubuntu (Hardy, Interpid, Jaunty)

VLC is the best player for me. It’s very popular in Linux community. This is short guide how to get the newest version of the VLC player.

Before installation, Yo have to add GPG key. Run this command inside terminal.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 7613768D

Now, add repository address according the version of Ubuntu you use. Fire up this command inside terminal:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the address of repository in the end of file.

For Ubuntu Jaunty

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu jaunty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu jaunty main

For Ubuntu Intrepid

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu intrepid main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu intrepid main

For Ubuntu Hardy

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu hardy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/c-korn/vlc/ubuntu hardy main

It is highly recommended to remove already installed version of VLC, if any.

sudo apt-get remove vlc  vlc-nox vlc-data

Finnaly, install the newest version of VLC player.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vlc  vlc-nox vlc-data

DONE!

Starting with Facelets (part 1)

Today, JSF is the most popular Java web technology. You can find bunch of tutorials about how to start with JSF and most of these is useful for the lowest beginer level. If you want to make web app using some template or want to reuse template for several apps, You have to use Facelets. One of the main benefits of using Facelets is templating.

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Installing Maven 2.2.0 on Ubuntu 8.0.4

Today I’ve tried to learn GWT(Google Web Toolkit). It’s very powerful think and useful. I’ve also tried to combine maven2 with GWT using gwt maven plugin. But I’ve got problem. I can’t use gwt maven plugin with 2.0.8 version of maven(which is on my ubuntu 8.0.4 machine). If you want GWT and maven together you must have at least 2.0.9 version of maven install on your machine.
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Useful sites about Java

During learing Java and various Java technologies , I’ve found useful sites about Java. This is a list of the best sites about Java for me.

1. http://java.sun.com -Java official sites. Here you can download Java, articles,..
2. http://www.java.net – The Java community website hosted by Sun Microsystems.
3. http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java – IBM’s Developerworks; the Java section. Here I found so many tutorials and very useful articles.
4. http://www.javaranch.com – “a friendly place for Java greenhorns”. I recommand it for begginers.
5. http://www.theserverside.com – News about Java Tehnologies, articles. My favourite:)
6. http://www.artima.com/index.jsp Similar like serverside.com. There are articles about some other languages…
7. http://javablogs.com/ – “java.blogs is a ‘blog community’ – that is a group aggregation site for blogs which discuss Java technology regularly. “(from javablogs.com)

P.S. I will update the list…

Starting with Django

In last 3 days I have decided to learn Django Web framework. Django is web framework for web development with Python. Reading documentation on http://www.djangoproject.com/, I’ve found that it is very useful and lighweight. In this post, I’m gonna explain how to install Django on your Ubuntu mashine.

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Now, I am Certified Scrum Master

During June 8-10 2009, I have attended the cuorse for Scum Master in Belgrade. To be honest, I didn’t expect some new way of presentation on this course. I thought that would be ordinary course with PowerPoint presenations. But it was great and fun and I didn’t see boring PP presentations.

Funny Srcum description

Easy way to install flash plugin in Ubuntu 8.04

In earlier version of flash plugin for Linux, there were so many problems with installation and functionality. Now, with version 10 it’s so easy to install and use this plugin for Firefox and here is steps for easy installation:

1. You’ll need to first remove any previous versions of Flash Player you have installed with command:

sudo apt-get remove flashplugin-nonfree

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