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Ubuntu vs Windows 7: Head to Head

Despite Windows release long time ago Windows 8 and 10, it doesn’t come as a surprise that many Windows PC users worldwide still use Windows 7, the most resilient operating system made by Microsoft. Windows 7 came as a rescue for Windows Vista, which miserably failed. So what did Microsoft do right with windows 7?...
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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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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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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 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...

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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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 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 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 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...

BackTrack 5 R3 – Best Linux for Security Professionals and Hackers

BackTrack is a is a Linux distribution focusing on security and the opposite, the hackers... New Backtrack 5 R3 has adopted new advantages, it offers a slew of security and forensic tools on a live DVD, ready to use, the Distro is based. Distro is also based on Ubuntu and WiFi drivers to allow injection attacks....
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How to disable Apport error reporting on Ubuntu

Most operating systems have an Error Reporting Service and Apport is an ERS provided by Ubuntu. ERS intercept and analyze crashes and bugs when they occur. This doesn't necessarily mean that your computer is broken, nor does it necessarily stop working. However Apport can be safely disabled, as it doesn't fix anything, it just sends...
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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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When Should You Use Linux Live CD’s and USB Drives

Normally a computer runs the operating system from its hard drive, but there is another way to run a operating system. You can get a Linux OS ready to run on your disk. The Linux which runs from the disk is called Live CD, also today you can easily make it to run from a...
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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...
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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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List all installed packages on Ubuntu and Kubuntu

You cab list all packages installed on Ubunutu or Kubuntu, you can do it through terminal. Open the terminal, then to get a list of packages installed locally write following command in your terminal: dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall To save the list to a text file, for example called mypackages on your desktop, write following command: dpkg --get-selections |...
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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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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...

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...

How to find Process ID (PID) of a program in Linux

If you need the ID of a process (PID), you can find it through terminal command. Open the terminal and run following command line: run ps ax | grep program  where program must be replaced with program you are searching the PID, for example chrome. run ps ax | grep chrome Now output should look like this: $ ps ax |...
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How to Configure Unity

The easiest way to configure Unity menu in Ubuntu is by installing CompizConfig Settings Manager (ccsm). Install CompizConfig Settings Manager: CCSM can be flaky be careful, it can break things and you can get a broken window manager, see this question to reset your configuration. Install the CompizConfig Settings Manager (CCSM). Hit Alt-F2 and input about:config and hit enter. What can it do? You can...
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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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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...

How to Install Citrix Receiver 13 on Ubuntu 14.04 (x64)

Citrix Receiver 13 release claims to have improved support and functionality for Linux users. New features as mentioned on the site are:  technozed.com technozed.com Performance enhancements in HDX with feature parity between x86 and ARM platforms. Platform Optimization SDK available for all supported platforms. HDX technologies improve the user experience when using productivity apps, viewing multimedia files, using webcams and...
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Linux Remote Desktop to Windows

Yes, there is a way of connecting to Windows remote on desktop, however most of the administrators use and always work within a Windows environment. Many times administrators would want to connect to a remote Windows machine that has already been incorporated to a Linux system, and most of them are used to doing this...
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How to buy a Laptop for Linux

Searching to buy a new laptop for Linux use, you should search very well and check for hardware compatibility to ensure that there are drivers for your hardware and it will work very well. Today most Laptops come with a preinstalled Windows OEM on them, but there also you can find laptops with Linux preinstalled,...

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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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...
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Linux vs Windows vs Mac

Some people keep on changing from one operating system to another, they aim at finding which one will fit their needs perfectly.  Someone can choose among Linux vs Windows vs Mac, basing their idea on knowledge and their interest to be performed by the particular operating system. Linux vs Windows vs Mac In this article I will...
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