System Load Indicator for Ubuntu

Using Ubuntu doesn't mean that you will not have fancy widgets or other cool features that you used to have on you Windows OS. We will show you how to install System Load Indicator, which will appear on your Ubuntu's taskbar where it will show  graph of your system load, sure you can customize it,...
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How to Enable Automatic Security Updates on Ubuntu Server

It's okay when you have one computer and you make updates regularly. But when you have a bunch of servers and you need to update them all, there needs to be a way to easy this process. Thank Ubuntu that lets us automate security updates so we'll just skip this process and never be at risk. How to...

How to Format USB Drive in the Terminal

We can work in Linux by just using out terminal, or something can happen that out GUI will not work. Do you know how to format your USB drive from a terminal? Today I am going to show you how to format any USB drive using the terminal:   Step 1. Insert your USB drive in your computer's...
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How to get the monitor resolution in Ubuntu

Lets say you need the resolution of your monitor to find a wallpaper that suits best to it. Method 1 - A single monitor setup If you'll use this command on a two monitors setup, as a result you'll get a sum of both dimensions xdpyinfo | awk '/dimensions/{print $2}' Method 2 - Two monitors setup In a two monitors setup you'll...
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How to Create a WiFi Hotspot on Ubuntu

Creating a WiFi hotspot means: 1. Creating a network 2. Sharing your internet connection with other devices through WiFi How to Turn your Ubuntu Laptop into a WiFi Hotspot 1. Click the Gear icon on the panel and go to System Settings > Network select Wireless from the left menu, then at the Network Name select the Wired network you want...
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What to do when Ubuntu Freezes

We now that if Windows freezes we can use CTRL + ALT + DEL which opens Task Manager and with help of it we can close unresponsive app. All operating systems freeze sometime and Ubuntu is no exception. Here is what should you do to regain control: You can try to use this when one program...
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How To Install Unity 8 Desktop Preview In Ubuntu

We have to let you know that Ubuntu will switch to Mir display server with Unity 8 desktop. We hope that Unity 8 will be available already for Ubuntu 15.10 Willy Werewolf. A preview version of Unity 8 is available for users. It has it's own official PPA and can be installed easy. Until now Unity...

How to install Kali Linux on USB stick

Kali Linux actually had to be BackTrack's 6th version. But, because changes and expectations were too high, it was decided to stick all these in a new body, that's how "Kali" was born. Fastest method of getting up and running Kali is to install it on a USB stick. Preparing... Kali Linux  For Windows,  Win32 Disk Imager  Get a...

Command to extract an archive in Linux

extract .tar.gz Under Unix, tar archives are the most common means of distributing bundles of files, and gzip is the most common compression program. A .tar.gz file is simply a bundle of files packaged with tar, and subsequently compressed with gzip. Sometimes the extension ".tgz" is used as an abbreviation for ".tar.gz". This is especially common on platforms...
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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 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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Easy Linux Mint Windows Installer

Linux has currently been on the rise as the most popular Linux installer on Windows, the best part is that it lets you install directly from your Windows. Many users have confirmed that it is very friendly, mainly because it is more convenient than any other installer program that have been created. It has proved to be...
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How to Install a .deb File via the Command Line

On many forums Ubuntu users still struggle to install .deb files manually. The .deb file is actually a package. The packages which you want to install manually, have to be installed via the dpkg command (Debian Package Management System). Basically dpkg are some backend commands like apt-get and aptitude. The easiest way to install a package of course...
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How to install Adobe Flash player in Kali Linux

On Kali Linux many things you'll need to do yourself, as it's an OS directed toward to the users desires. Installing Adobe Flash player is not a hard job, just download the plugin and copy it to the plugins folder. Step 1: Using Kali Linux, download Adobe Flash Player .tar.gz from . If for some reasons you can't...
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How to Repair GRUB after Intalling Windows

When installing Windows, it will never detect any other Operating Systems like Linux, Windows only sees Windows Operating Systems on the machine, nothing more. GRUB is a Linux boot loader, which helps to load Linux, or Dual-Boot between Linux and Windows. If you had Linux installed, and after installed Windows alongside Linux to use as Dual-Boot,...
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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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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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Quantum OS a Linux with QML Desktop and Android’s Material Design

Quantum OS previously known as Quartz OS looks to be a new Linux distribution which is no like any other. These guys are trying to impress us by building a very attractive and clean desktop, also by providing a Qt5 based desktop that complies with Google's concepts of Material Design. Sounds awesome, right? Quantum OS is design using...
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Walking In and Around Linux World

Welcome to the world of Linux that is waiting to shower you with free open-source software that you’ll be able to use on any PC. From now on, hardware drivers will work differently and the experience you’ll get from software installation is nothing less than wonderful. It is easy to use Linux and also for...
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Difference Between Linux and Windows – The Showdown

An interesting question to ask PC users today would be: “what is the best PC operating system?” Now if we were to be honest with ourselves, we’d agree that when this question comes to mind, we often think Windows and OSX, overlooking another powerful third part, Linux. We will show you why Linux is a...

Ubuntu Unity Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts

It's pretty hard to accommodate with new operating system Linux / Ubuntu. Many users like to use keyboard shortcuts, mouse shortcuts, as Ubuntu being new with it's Unity there has to be a way to learn them. The easiest way to learn keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu is by setting them as Wallpaper. Yes, set them as your wallpaper,...
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Fix Cannot Empty Trash in Ubuntu 14.04

Problem Some users got the following problem while emptying trash in Ubuntu 14.04. When clicking right click on the trash icon and chose Empty Trash. Just after clicking you can see the progress bar but it's not moving and you get the file manager frozen. You can kill the process with terminal, but when checking the trash...

How To Configure Swap on Linux

Swap on a Linux is a memory management scheme, when your computer doesn't have sufficient Virtual Memory "RAM", it's starting to use computer HDD Physical Memory to store data from Virtual Memory, this will allow computer to work further even if there is not enough RAM. Instead of adding RAM you can create and use a...

How to add Minimize button in Elementary OS

Elementary OS comes without Minimize button, in order to minimize the windows you can switch windows with Alt+Tab keyboard shortcut, or with Ctrl+?+Up/Down to Maximize/Unmaximize window. There is a way to add minimize button, to add it we will have to install dconf-editor. 1. To install dconf-editor, open Terminal with keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+t and type following command: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools 2. Open...
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Install Java Run-Time and Browser Java Plugin on Linux

How to Install Java Run-Time an Browser Java Plugin on a Linux distro like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Opensuse, Fedora and other Linux Distro. Before starting you should know that there are two Java Packages, most users will choose OpenJDK, but there is the possibility to choose also Oracle Java. We will show you how to install each one...
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How to read Windows 8 License Key from Linux

We got a new laptop which is coming with Windows 8 preinstalled (OEM version), and we decided to Format our HDD, and to install Linux on it. So, is it possible to get the license key of our Windows 8 which was previously installed? How to read Windows 8 (works also for Windows 10) License Key...
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How to Recover Your .rar File Password in Linux

Many people use password for .rar files, but what happens if you lost your password and you want to return it from your Linux. Are there any possibilities? Yes, I will guide you how you can recover your .rar files password using Linux. Important! DO NOT USE IT FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES! You will have to install following packages...
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For What Hardware is Ubuntu Touch Available?

Ubuntu Touch is a same Ubuntu Operating System, but it's a smaller version mobile phones and tablets, which probably will compete with Android, as both are Operating Systems based on Linux. Ubuntu Touch currently is available as Developer Preview and can be downloaded from Ubuntu website. Ubuntu Touch looks to be supported by following devices: Nexus 4 Nexus 10 Nexus...

Get Subtitles on VLC for Movies, Videos and Songs Automatically on Windows, Mac...

If you think that getting Subtitles for your movies is hard and takes a lot of time to do it, you are wrong. There are different ways to get the subtitles, different media players, addons and websites. To get automatically subtitles for movies, videos and songs you will have to use one of the most popular video player...

How To Restart the Apache Web Server

When making some changes in Apache configuration like editing httpd.conf file, you'll have to restart ether the server computer ether the Apache Web Server itself for the changes to take effect. I will show you how to do it in two different ways. Restart Apache Web Server You will have to use init.d command to restart your Linux...
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