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Fix: Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04

If you are new to Ubuntu, and especially Ubuntu 16.04, you can see that you are not able to install the Google Chrome browser. Note that you can still use the Mozilla Firefox Browser which is install by default on Ubuntu. In this article we will show you how to fix all installing errors related to Google...
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How do I enable the “Universe” repository on Ubuntu?

Repositories are the thousands of Ubuntu programs available online for the needs of Ubuntu users. Many of these programs are stored in software archives which are commonly referred to as repositories. Read more: What are Package Manager, Package Management and Repositories in Linux? Enable Universe Repository from Ubuntu Software Center 1. To enable the so called "Universe" repository, which...
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Fix NVIDIA Graphical Issues after Installing Ubuntu 16.04

Some users have reported issues with NVIDIA drivers after upgrading or installing Ubuntu 16.04. The issues are: blank display, display is flickering, different programs complain of graphic issues, and the computer boots into low-graphics mode. These issues can be fixed by reinstalling NVIDIA drivers, in most cases the problem is in incorrect or not correctly installed...
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What are Package Manager, Package Management and Repositories in Linux?

Probably you installed Linux and you want to know more, the first thing is How do you install apps on Linux? There you found something about Package Manager, but yet it is not clear. We will explain everything! The most common way to install apps on Linux is from the repositories using a package manager. Read bellow...

How To Block & Unblock Websites in Ubuntu?

If you are using Ubuntu and need to block site like Torrent, or Social Networks like Facebook, Twitter, you can do it easy. Blocking and Unblocking websites in Ubuntu is easy. You can Block them so your kids will not use them, or you can block websites as Root and then the sites will remain blocked...
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What Is The Most Stable Linux Edition?

Yes, you can find the most stable Linux edition. The thing you need to know is that you can find the one that exactly fits for you and your expectations. Earlier we checked for The Most Popular Linux Distributions Compared. Different Linux Distros have different releases and update cycles. For example Fedora is focusing mostly to update...
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How to Scan Your Windows Partition for Viruses from Ubuntu?

you might think that you have viruses on your Windows partition. Or probably you have big problems with viruses on your Windows partition. You can use Linux to scan and clean Windows partitions from viruses. For anyone that doesn't know, you are able to use dual-boot, by having Windows operating system and Linux operating system on...
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How to Manage Your Ubuntu HDD with Disk Utility

Using Linux you always will need to manage hard drives, removable media such as USB drives and SD cards, and more. Many Linux users have got dual-booting, where from Linux they will have to access their Windows hard-drives. Well, it is important to know that you can do everything with Ubuntu’s Disk Utility, you can resize a partition,...
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Ubuntu Fix: No Sound after Installing New Graphics Card Drivers

Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux Distro in the world, still it has got a lot of problems mainly because of different hardware use. Earlier we provided a tutorial for new Ubuntu users - A Must Read for Beginners where you can learn the most important basic things. RECOMMENDED: The Most Popular Linux Distributions Compared Many users experience the...
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How to set JAVA_HOME for Java on Linux

Java-home is a path or an environment variable. It is a path variable in Windows language and environment variable in Unix language. Environment variables are cords that encompass data such as file name, path or drive. It usually shows the directory where the JRE (Java Runtime Environment) is installed on your system or computer. General...
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How to Install PHPMyAdmin on Ubuntu

Many users use database management like MySQL. Besides this you may need the phpMyAdmin which can interact with MySQL through web interface. In this guide I will show you how to install and use phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu. RECOMMENDED: How to Install WordPress Manually 1. Install phpMyAdmin To get started, we can easy install phpMyAdmin from the Ubuntu repositories. So, open the Terminal...
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How to Restart Network on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a reliable operating system, but most people take time to understand how it works. One can easily restart, stop and start networking services under Ubuntu using a shell prompt. A restart can be prompted over ssh session. However do not stop networking service over ssh session as there will be loss of connectivity...
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How to Change Password in Ubuntu

The changing of a password can be prompted by many reasons. On Ubuntu one can change passwords using two methods; we can change from either GUI or command line. The process is not difficult and it can over in a few minutes as long you know the steps to follow. The changing of password from...
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How to Change Hostname on Ubuntu

A hostname basically is the computer’s name. It’s used in identifying the computer on a network. It is shown visibly in the terminal. The hostname can be changed to anything one wants, however one cannot use the same hostname on two different computers on a network, as it can be deemed to cause problems. So...
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How to Install Node.js on Ubuntu

In the JavaScript-based development platform, Node.js is becoming increasingly popular. Although popular, it is surprising to find out that it is still not very easy to install node.js on Ubuntu. There are different ways to install and it depends on your requirements and customization needs. You need to know what you want before the installation. RECOMMENDED: How...
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How to Run Java Programs on Ubuntu 14.XX

Java is one among many programming languages that is widely used in different applications and websites. If Java is not installed, some applications or websites might not work. It possesses a website plugin that permits an individual to run apps based on Java in a web browser. Java is preferred because it is quick, safe and dependable. Ubuntu...
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How to Add a New User in Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a dependable operating system and in the recent years, it has become a choice of many people. If you are using it, you need to know that you can add other users without getting any professional help. It is important to know how you can add a new user in Ubuntu, create additional...
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How to Install JDK on Ubuntu

Java Development Kit also known as JDK is important when compiling Java applications including Apache Maven, Apache Ant, Eclipse and intelli J IDEA. If you want to install JDK in your system, the first thing that comes to your mind is spending money to pay for the service. However, you can do it and all...
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How to Enable SSH On Ubuntu

It is quite important to know some of the configuration settings possible with the open SSH server applications and how to change them on your Ubuntu system. Open SSH is freely available. It is a type of the Secure Shell (SSH) family of tools for controlling files remotely or for transferring files between two computers....
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How to Play Blu-Rays on Any Linux

Blu-ray is supported under Linux and VLC is the app for Blu-ray play back. Play Blu-ray requires you to ave MakeMKV installed. This should allow the Linux users to play Blu-ray discs on their computers. It is easy and you can listen or play anything you want on your PC. Here is how you can...
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How to Download YouTube Videos on Ubuntu

People like to download their favorite YouTube videos and would want to keep a local copy no matter how hard it is. Luckily there are plenty of tools to do this in Ubuntu without any hustle. It makes it easy for you to watch any video you want any time.  See below some simple steps...
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How to Install Flash Player in Ubuntu – The Simple Steps

We all acknowledge that adobe flash player is without doubt the most essential application every mobile and PC user should have. Without flash player, opening and browsing over animations, videos, media content and even flash games would be something impossible. The good thing however, is that owing to its importance, Windows, Android, MAC, Solaris, Linux...
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Beginner’s Guide: How to Install Eclipse on Ubuntu

For a long time, the only recommended way to install Eclipse on Ubuntu has been using the distribution’s package manager. Sad news though, is that these distributions only contain versions 3.8.1-5.1 of Eclipse, which unfortunately doesn’t support Maven integration, a requirement for eclipse. This leaves us with the option of manually installing Eclipse only, and...
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How To Install Java JRE and JDK on Ubuntu with Apt-Get

Many programs in our PC require java installation to run properly. Because of its universal nature, java can be installed on any Operating system running on any platform and Ubuntu is no exception. Installing Java on Ubuntu is an easy task that does not require you to be tech savvy at all. This is a...
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How to Install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox

Virtual box has always been a favorite for the undecided PC enthusiasts, or we can call them the crossovers who can’t settle for one operating system running in their PC. What virtual box does is allow you to run an entirely different operating system in the same PC, using the same resources, alongside your default...
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How to Install Java on Ubuntu

Today we are going to show you how to install the Oracle Java 8 in the Ubuntu platform. The first thing we are going to do is to go to the terminal. The terminal is the window in which we type commands to be executed so that we perform operations on the Ubuntu platform. RECOMMENDED: How to...
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How to Install Linux Ubuntu on Windows 7 ?

Ubuntu is a open source operating system with mostly open source software. Ubuntu is found on the Ubuntu website for free. There are various ways of installing Ubuntu operating system to the computer, one can use a CD drive, or you can directly use an installer that is situated on the website. We are going to...
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How to Use Ubuntu: A Must Read for Beginners

Crossing over to the much talked about world of Linux through their most popular and successful distro has not always been an easy ride. Many (but not limited to) windows users usually experience the culture shock once they trade their familiar environment with Ubuntu. Unique on its own and different in doing things when compared...
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Access Windows Share from Linux Using These Simple Steps

Are you a Linux diehard but want to access windows share without switching operating systems? This guide is definitely your call. Accessing Windows Share from Linux has never been a difficult task, all thanks to these two widely used ways. The first method is using mount command. The second way is by use of Graphic...
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Want to Play Your Windows Games on Linux? Here’s How You Can Do...

We all know the pain Linux users have had to undergo when it comes to games and the limited opportunities this Operating system offers. As a Linux user, you feel the unfairness of game developers because of their affection for the top flight operating system – Windows. Even if you get an opportunity to game...
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