Daily Common Problems

Check Firefox Plugin Update


Install Missing Plugin - Java

mkdir .mozilla/plugins
# /usr/java/jre/ is my JRE installation path.
ln -s /usr/java/jre/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so .mozilla/plugins

RDesktop - User Account Restriction

run > type gpedit.msc
go to > Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > 
Local Policies > Security Options
set "Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only" disable

VirtualBox copied HD file error

Cannot register the hard disk '/media/Useless/Virtual_XP_Dropbox.vdi' {some-guid} because a 
hard disk '/media/Useless/Virtual_XP.vdi' with UUID {some-other-guid} already exists.
mmahmood@ubuntu:~$ VBoxManage internalcommands sethduuid /media/Useless/Virtual_XP_Dropbox.vdi 
UUID changed to: bb3d5120-474c-4e60-a9b4-93fe53ce5306

VirtualBox HD resize

VBoxManage modifyhd YOUR_HARD_DISK.vdi --resize SIZE_IN_MB
Then from Hiren Boot CD, Partition Wizard Home Edition resize drive size!

Adobe Flash Player crashes with Youtube fullscreen

Adobe Flash Player Settings (menu on player) > Display > uncheck Enable Hardware Acceleration

apt-get update error "E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored"

Go into Software Sources > Other Software and remove the conflicting ppa's.

Update Firefox Flash Plugin

# Download plugin tar.gz
# Extract plugin tar.gz
# Copy //libflashplayer.so// to /home/<user>/.mozilla/plugins
# sudo cp -r usr/* /usr

Install GIMP Script

cp <*.scm> /home/mmahmood/.gimp-2.6/scripts/
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