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How to input Chinese Punctuation in fcitx Ubuntu 14.04 (fcitx的中文标点)

You can modify the configure file at:

sudo gedit /usr/share/fcitx/data/punc.mb.zh_CN

Note on Lubuntu 14.04

If you have installed Lubuntu, then DO NOT install Chromium-browser and libreoffice from Ubuntu software repositories, but download the original packages from their websites.

Shortcut key for "Inserting footnote" in libreoffice

In MS Word, there is a default shortcut key to insert footnote "Ctrl+Alt+F"

In Libreoffice 4, there is no default key for that, we need to create one.

Howto Log in server SSH without password (e.g. unison)

1. Creating A Private/Public Key Pair
ssh-keygen -t dsa
Note: Do not enter anything for passphrase, just hit the Enter key to use empty

2. copy the public key to the Server PC

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04

1. Change Unity to traditional menu

2. Install language Support,
Top-Right menu, choose "System Settings"

How to disable error-reporting system in Ubuntu 14.04

1) At the Terminal, run the command

sudo gedit /etc/default/apport

2) Change “enabled=1″ to “enabled=0″

3) Save and Exit

Make Ubuntu 14.04LTS run faster

1. Install gnome-session-flashback

Press CTRL+ALT+T simultaneously to enter terminal.
sudo apt-get install gnome-session-flashback

log out and choose "GNOME Flashback" to log in

Chromium Bookmarks with unicode characters cannot be displayed in Ubuntu 14.04

1. Go to /etc/fonts/conf.d
sudo nautilus /etc/fonts/conf.d

How to convert audio files to mp3 in Ubuntu 12.04

Just install Sound converter (version 1.5).
In order to support mp3, one also needs to install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg and gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly

There is no sound after rebooting Ubuntu

To fix the problem, the first step is always to re-install "linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils":

sudo apt-get purge linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils

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