How to make firefox search google.co.uk rather google.com by default

1. First install google toolbar from http://www.google.com/toolbar/ff/index.html

2. Restart firefox

3. right click on Google toolbar, select “Toolbar options”.

4. Click on Search from the top icons, now on this page change “Use Google site” option to google.co.uk

5. Click on Layout from the top options, now select option “Replace firefox search box and hide Google toolbar”.

6. Click save, done.

Quick Tips

Question: SSH idle connection time out issue?

Answer: On client machine add following

ServerAliveInterval 5

to /etc/ssh/ssh_config

Taken from http://embraceubuntu.com/2006/02/03/keeping-ssh-sessions-alive/

Error in Ubuntu:

perl: warning: Setting locale failed.

perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
LANGUAGE = (unset),
LC_ALL = (unset),
LANG = “en_GB.UTF-8″
are supported and installed on your system.

perl: warning: Setting locale failed.perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = (unset), LANG = “en_GB.UTF-8″    are supported and installed on your system.

Answer:

On bash console enter following

locale-gen en_GB.UTF-8