Ubuntu 10.10 Installation

Ubuntu 10.10


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  1. Ubuntu 10.10 Installation

Insert CD or Pen drive. Restart Computer. Boot sequence . . . .

Partition: Manual Partition.

Note: Ubuntu (Linux) requires 2 partitions: / and swap.

     both  and swap may be either primary / Logical partitions

Main Partition: Type: Primary; Format: ext4; Mount point: (/). [also logical is allowed      here].

Swap partition: Logical/ Primary;  Format: swap area

Now, create another partitions as you like. Format: FAT 32; No need mount point.

Forward, Apply and Complete installation.

  1. USB Modem

Sys> Pref> Net Conn> Mob Broadband> Add> . . . .

  1. Ubuntu Update and Installation: sudo apt-get update. sudo apt-get install.
  2. Update Manager:

Update and Install. Sys> Adm> Update Manager> Install Updates.

  1. Gparted Partition Editor

  Sys> Adm> GParted

6.(a) AVRO Fixed (Unijoy and others) & Phonetic for U 10.10


http://sobkichu.com/avro/scim-avro.zip .

Extract “scim-avro_0.0.2-1ubuntu9.10_i386.deb” > Install.

Terminal: im-switch. Select “…..(scim-bridge)”.

Synaptic Packet Manager > Search: scim-m17n > Install.

Language Support: Allow some Update installation if needs.

Install / Remove Languages > Select Bengali

(Check on Translations, Input Method, and Extra Font as needed)> Apply Changes.

Keyboard input method system: Select “scim-bridge”.

SCIM Input Method Setup:

Front End > Global Setup: Enable “Share input method ….”. Trigger: Ctrl+Space

IME ngine > Global Setup: Disable All except Bengali. Restart Computer.

6.(b) Unicode Bangla Font (30)



Download: “ttf-banglaunicode_0.2b2_all.deb” > Install.

  1. Microsoft True Type core font:

“Installer for MS True Type core fonts”. “ttf-mscorefonts-installer”.

  1. VLC Media Player:

sudo apt-get install vlc    [Make sure we have a “universe” mirror in our /etc/apt/sources.list.]

  1. Add Ons – Flash Video Down loader

Firefox> Tools> Add ons> Search: “Flash Video Down loader (YouTube Down loader)”> Download>Install. Restart Browser.

  1. GIMP Image Editor:

App> U Soft Cent> Search: “GIMP Image Editor”> Install.

  1. Boot-able Pen Drive:

Startup Disk Creator> Select CD and Pen drive> Make Startup Disk.

  1. WEBCAM:

App> Soft Cent> Search “Webcam”. Get “Cheese”. Install. App> Sound&Video> Cheese..

  1. SKYPE:



Select: Ubuntu 8.10+ 32-bit. Download: Skype-ubuntu-intrepid- Install.

Open from Application > Internet > Skype.

  1. Google earth:


  1. ASCII to Unicode Converter

Bangle Web Tools: http://bnwebtools.sourceforge.net/

  1. Bangle-English Dictionary:



Automatically installed for HP Laser Jet P2050 Series and some other printers.

  1. LAN

Sys> Pref> Net Connections> Wired> Add/Edit> . . . .

DHCP . . . .

Manual . . . . IPv4 Settings> IP Address, Net mask . . . . > Apply

Shared to other computers . . . . R Click on the folder > Sharing Options > Share this folder > .

“Ubuntu” is an ancient African word which means “Humanity Towards Others”.

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