How to Check Physical Memory in Linux

Imagine you need to upgrade your computer by adding some addtional RAM. Here is how to check RAM speed, type and size without to open computer. There is command called dmidecode which comes pre-installed on most Linux distribution. With dmidecode you can dump a...

How To Check Ubuntu Version

There are couple of ways to check which version of Ubuntu you are running. Also which version of Linux kernel and is it 32 bit or 64 bit. Also I will give you couple of more terminal commands that will print some useful system info. Most of those commands can be used...

Install Ubuntu from USB stick

Installing Ubuntu from a USB is useful if you have a computer without a CD drive (such as a netbook), or prefer the convenience of a USB flash drive instead to burn a CD. Alternative methods are available of course. You can install Ubuntu from inside Windows or from...

Connect to Linux Desktop from Windows

In previous post Create SSH Secure Communication Channel with Putty I wrote about how to secure communication between Linux and Windows machine with SSH. Now in this post I am going to show you how to control Linux (Ubuntu, Debian or any other distribution) Desktop...

Simple backup to DropBox

There are a lot of backup solution and options available, but most of them are for business and professional usage. If you need free and simple solution that works on any Linux distribution then consider reading this article. As you know DropBox offers 2 GB of free...

How To Install phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu / Debian

PhpMyAdmin is a free tool written in PHP developed for giving users the ability to interact with their MySQL databases. It can perform various tasks for administering MySQL such as creating, editing or deleting databases, tables, fields or rows. Also executing SQL...

How to disable Apache auto run on Ubuntu

The Apache Server, is a web server that comes with every Linux distribution and of course with Ubuntu. Also in most cases Apache is automatically setup during installation procedure. And after that it starts automatically on boot time or reboot of Ubuntu. In some...

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr released download link

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is released today April 17, 2014 and available for download, Very Popular and powerful OpenSource GNU/Linux distribution. Find the torrent and direct ISO download links below Torrents Download Links – Desktop edition Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty...

Python 3.4 Released with new features

Python 3.4.0 was released on March 16th, 2014. Major new features of the 3.4 series, compared to 3.3. Python 3.4 includes a range of improvements of the 3.x series, including hundreds of small improvements and bug fixes. Among the new major new features and changes in...

Google Plus Follow box widget for WordPress

Google Plus Badge like FB Like Box which display Followers profile pics, Follow button and +1 button. Google +1 button is optional in this plugin, you can enable or disable it on widget settings. Minimum Height and Width for the widget is 150 and maximum is 800, which...

Metro Style Social Media Widget for WordPress

A light weight wordpress widget that displays Metro Style social network icons in Sidebar and links to your social network profiles. You can also add Like / Follow buttons on the Social icons using Add Like / Follow button option in widget settings so that your users...

Solve W: GPG error in Ubuntu 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04

In Ubuntu 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04, while updating your system you might face this GPG problems. “W: GPG error: http://archive.ubuntu.com raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key...

Download any streaming videos in firefox

There is lot of online tool, which provides the feature to download streaming videos from Youtube, Dailymotion, Google, Metacafe and more. You can also use Firefox to download any online streaming videos and musics for free from any website using NetVideoHunter...

3 Must have Firefox Add-ons

Firefox Add-ons are the best way to extend the functionality of the browsing experience. There are tons of Firefox Add-ons available out there. We focus on 3 must have firefox add-ons that would make tasks simpler and easier. Cool Previews...

Download µTorrent for Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Fedora

uTorrent a very tiny BitTorrent client, Currently uTorrent server for linux is not available for download on the official website. When you click on the download you will get the following error. “Oops! That page wasn’t found. Please use the navigation...

Google Earth 7.1 for Android Released

Google Earth 7.1 now available on Android. This new mobile version of Earth includes great new features like the addition of Street View, better search and directions and a streamlined interface. Google Earth’s 3D imagery has always been a great way to immerse...

How to install Django in Ubuntu / Fedora

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Recommended way of installing Django is using easy_install, Easy_install is a python module used to install, update and manage python packages. To use easy...

Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring from Quantal

Upgrading Ubuntu to 13.04 Raring Ringtail. New users download and install it, Others can Upgrade to newer version Raring from Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal by following the below instructions. First you need to update your system using update manager, Once your system is up...

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 13.04 Raring

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail is released on April 25, 2013. Download and install it or Upgrade it. This guide is a do list after installing Raring Ringtail Ubuntu 13.04. The first step is to update and upgrade your system packages / software using the software updater...

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring released – Download link

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring is released and available for download, Very Popular and powerful OpenSource GNU/Linux distribution. Torrents Download Links – Desktop edition Ubuntu 13.04 Raring 32-bit Ubuntu 13.04 Raring 64-bit Mirror Download links – Desktop Edition...

Control Linux with your Voice

 Apple iPhone has got Siri to control and carry on certain tasks which made Android users to stare at what response does Google do for them. As a result came the Google Voice Search, integrated with certain Android Phones. Results showed Google Voice search can do...

Ubuntu for Tablets – Revealed

 As promised on seamless integration of its Operating System in diversity of devices , Ubuntu announced their OS for Tablets. Prior to the announcement a count-down timer on their website which made the announcement ” Tick, Tock, its Tablet Time “. A month...

Design Guidelines for Ubuntu Phones

One of the biggest announcement in the Linux world and much expected device of the Year is a Smartphone from Ubuntu. The demo shown my the founder of Canonical and Ubuntu Mark Shuttleworth  at the start of this year received appreciation from even non Linux users....

WebKit to Power Opera Browser

Opera has been one of the favorite browser of most of the Mobile phone users before the Smartphones and Google Chrome came into existence. For Instance, I never used the default browser that came with J2ME powered phones from Sony or Nokia, but downloaded the Java...

Get a Fedora Operating System DVD for Free

Ubuntu reached lakhs of people because of it’s free shipping CD all around the world. Unfortunately Canonical stopped free-shipping of CD / DVD’s since Ubuntu 11.04. But still Ubuntu is Free and always will be downloaded from their website if anyone wishes...

Mozilla focusing on Mobile with new CTO

While we are continuously hearing about the Firefox OS for Lower-end Smartphone from Mozilla which is a combination of Linux kernel running as a base & Mozilla’s B2G (Boot 2 Gecko) Rendering engine running on top of it to deliver top...

WebP – A Open Standard for Images

We have evidently seen how proprietary companies like Apple, Microsoft, etc., go beyond patenting system, wasting their time and hindering the development process as well as delaying, instead of focusing on more of Research & Developments. But Google’s...

[How-To] Stream FM Radio Stations from VLC Player

Even though today we have TV Channels, Websites that streams Songs, still there are lot of people who love hearing to FM commentary and Songs to have a good pass time. Here we show you how to stream fm radio stations from Internet via VLC Media Player. Step 1: Find...

Linux and Gnu/Linux

While there is a major misinterpretation for beginners that Linux is a operating system and they get confused on hearing Gnu/Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, etc., The very next question that arises in their mind is that “What is the difference...

Variety – More than just a wallpaper changer

If you are looking for a cool Wallpaper changer for your desktop that automatically changes the wallpaper there are some in Ubuntu, but what we found is a tool named ” Variety ” which does variety of work as the name implies. Installing in Ubuntu 12.04 /...

FOSS.IN

foss.in, India’s premier conference on Free & Open Source Software where Open-source Enthusiasts / Activists / Evangelists / Contributors / Programmers / Geeks around the world gather annually at India and for this year 2012 the conference has Kick-started...

[How To] Enable Facebook Integration with Firefox 17

Firefox 17 has been released recently. You can download from here or you can update from your existing Firefox from Help -> About Firefox and updates will downloaded automatically and will be installed if you are using Firefox 15/16. If you are using older versions...

A Tablet that runs both Linux & Android – PengPod

Linux and Android While there is a rivalry between the top tablet manufacturers (Samsung running Android vs Apple Ipad running iOS) each other trying to suppress the rival’s products by investing more on Patents and wasting time by finding out what patents are...

[How to] back-up your Bookmarked links in Firefox?

All of us have the habit of bookmarking the website links for future reference either to use it ourself or to show the page to our friends. But, there can be hard times when we wanted to change our Operating system (or) to uninstall and reinstall Firefox web browser....
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