Most Beautiful Linux Distros In 2015

After Linux Mint, more and more Linux Distros started to try winning user hearts with amassing beautiful styles, colors and smooth feeling when working with Linux. In 2014 we had been impressed by Elementary OS, a Linux desktop which was above it's time, based on Ubuntu it was just better looking and feeling that a Mac OS X....
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How to Log in to Linux with Google Authenticator

Did you know that you can log in to your Linux system using Google Authenticator, Google Authenticator is a time base token which gives you more security when you or someone will have to login. This will give to your system additional security, meaning that if anyone will want to brake your username and password...
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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...
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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 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 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...

How to crash Linux with ilogic commands

Fork bomb is a form of Denial-of-Service attack against a computer system, also this is a simple "empty" process that runs another empty process. Fork bombs work by creating a large number of processes that very quickly saturates the available memory for the processes kept by the operating system. And if a process quits, the empty slot very...

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...

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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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 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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Install Ubuntu 14.04 in Dual Boot Mode with Windows 8 UEFI

To install Linux next to Windows 8 or 8.1 to use Dual-Boot you'll have to change some settings before installing Linux next to Windows 8. The settings have to be changed from UEFI BIOS and from Windows 8. Do the following steps: 1. Disable Fastboot First from Windows 8 you will have to disable Fast Boot. Fast Boot...
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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 enable Hibernation in Ubuntu

Hibernation was disabled on Ubuntu 12.04 and some other versions because Hibernation is not certified with Ubuntu. Hibernation is a way to shutdown your computer with all programs open, when you will start the computer it will start from point your were with all programs opened as it was shutdown. To enable hibernation you need to test if it works...

How to Reset Ubuntu Administrative Password

In Ubuntu by default the first user's account which is created is an administrative account. If you lost your Administrative Account password you will have somehow to reset the password, and yes it's possible to do it, but from recovery mode. Note this tutorial can work also for Kubuntu. Here is how to do it. To reset...
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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...

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 |...

Install ATI AMD Catalyst Drivers for Hybrid Graphics Card on Ubuntu/Kubuntu

This tutorial works for AMD Hybrid Graphics Card on Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 please note following: On HP Pavilion dv6 6181sl (probably all Pavilion 6xxx series) ATI AMD Drivers like ATI AMD Catalyst 11.xx don’t work! On HP Pavilion dv6 6181sl (probably all Pavilion 6xxx series) Ubuntu x86-64bit installed, Kubuntu x86-64bit installed ATI AMD Drivers like ATI...

Install Proprietary Codecs on Ubuntu and Kubuntu

By default on Ubuntu 13.10 as well as on Kubuntu 13.10 proprietary codecs for restricted formats and their apps like Flash Player are not installed, to install the codescs and Flash Player you'll have to use follwing commands: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras sudo apt-get install libavformat-extra-53 libavcodec-extra-53

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 choose the Best Linux Distribution

Thinking to try Linux? Today Linux is becoming more and more popular, many students are switched to Linux, not talking about programmers where most of them are sitting on Linux. Your first Linux distribution should be the one which fits to you and your type of work you are doing on it. If you search...

Change CPU Frequency and Power Plan on Ubuntu

You can configure your Ubuntu just like a Windows PC. If you are running Ubuntu on a Laptop sometimes you'll have to save some battery. To save some battery you will have to change your CPU frequency and the Underclocking, where your computer will try to save some battery by working not at maximum. Cpufreq Indicator is...
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Automount NTFS Windows Partition on Linux

In this small tutorial, I'll guide you how you can mount a windows partition automatically when booting up your Linux, you should know that you can use with no problems any windows partitions on Linux. Will show you the easiest way, no editing fstab files: Step 1. Go to: Software Center application, you can find it in Ubuntu and...

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...

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....

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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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...

How to run Ubuntu from a USB stick

There are many ways to run Ubuntu from a USB stick, however we will show you the simplest one. The first and the most important thing you need is a USB stick with at least 2 GB of free space. Next, download the USB installer provided by Pen Drive  and follow the instructions below. 1. Select "Ubuntu" from the...

Ubuntu doesn’t boot after AMD Drivers Install

Just installed AMD Drivers and Ubuntu doesn't boot, the following screen appear, here is the easiest way to solve it: This usually can be because of incorrect drivers installed, or most because you have a Hybrid Videocard, which works like 2 Videocards, but actually there is on videocard + 1 more processor, which when computer needs...
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