How to Convert Currencies in Google?

You can use the currencies converter provided by Google. For the quick dirty trick you can using syntax in Google search box.

google currency converter how to use

The syntax to convert US dollars to GBP, for example: $45 us dollars to GBP. If you want to convert another currency you have to know country currency code, such as if I want to convert dollars to Euros I type $45 us dollars to EUR.

How to Download Tube8 Videos in Ubuntu 10.10 Using Axel

You can’t just using Axel to download Tube8 videos. First, you must get the cached video link on the server, in this case Tube8’s CDN Server. How to obtain that?

You can use Google Chrome Download Video Web extension or Quick Play extention to obtain the cached video link. Unfortunately, since I checked it on 19th of December the Download Video Web is unavailable. So, you can install Quick Play extension instead.

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How to Take Resizeable Screenshot on Ubuntu’s Terminal

At the first time I was using PrtSc (Print Screen) button to take a screenshot on Ubuntu, but it was not satisfying because it took the entire screen. I want resizeable screenshot with chosen area.
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Ultimate Chrome Flag the Best tool to check PageRank and Alexa in Chrome

You want to check PageRank or Alexa ranking on any blog? You can use the Ultimate Chrome Flag Google Chrome extension. According to my version, this extension provide the best. Its only weaknesses are it can’t detect inner page PageRank and the Alexa ranking update is not too up-to-date.

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AXEL Download Accelerator in Ubuntu

You know the popular download accelerator in Windows such as FlashGet or Download Accelerator Plus (DAP). In Ubuntu 10.10 you can use AXEL to accelerate your download.

To install AXEL you can use this command on your Terminal.

sudo apt-get install axel

How to use

You can use the AXEL by using this command

axel -n 10 http://yourdownloadurl.com/folder/file.doc

If you want to rename your downloaded file you can use -o option

axel -n 10 http://yourdownloadurl.com/folder/file.doc -o "This is your file.doc"

Let’s Download!

How to Install MySQL Server 5 on Ubuntu 10.10

I found the way to install MySQL Server 5 on Ubuntu. Currently I am using Ubuntu 10.10. This how you do it.

sudo apt-get install mysql-server

If you are running PHP you will also need to install the php module for mysql 5:

sudo apt-get install php5-mysql

To create a new database, use the mysqladmin command:

mysqladmin create

How to Sign in as ROOT in Ubuntu Terminal

You can sign in as ROOT in Ubuntu Terminal without password in the first time by typing

sudo bash

After that you can change the password for the ROOT by typing

sudo passwd root

And then you type the password. Don’t afraid when you type there is no character appears because it is the default. It is recording what you type.

If you’ve changed the password you can sign as ROOT by typing

su root

or

su

For further reading you can read Sudo Manual and SU Command in Wikipedia