Meet Albert – your ultimate launcher for Linux

Linux might sound too difficult and pretentious to some of you, but, as a matter of fact, it provides the user total freedom in the consideration of what’s important and necessary to be used. Moreover – with the huge invasion of more and more new programs...

How to Install and Use Amazon Glacier on Linux

The storage platforms these days are numerous, so any user can find what suits his needs and preferences at most. Though, the cloud services are today the top services, when it comes to storing large files, images and even entire pack of systems. The only limitation a...

How To Change Hostname on Ubuntu

Hostname is a name associated to computer which is connected to network. Hostname is used to identify this computer over the network. During setup process of Ubuntu you are asked to specify hostname. But later on you can change it. Here is how. Change a hostname with...

How To Add User To Ubuntu

Here is one small useful tutorial about how to add user in Ubuntu via command line or GUI. Default command in Linux is useradd, but it is quite complicated and not easy to use. But Debian and any other derivatives such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint has a more friendly and...

Show Hardware Info on Ubuntu Linux

Learning the common Linux-based commands is essential to get the best of the benefits that this OS brings. Though, putting an accent on some more specific commands will improve your work and will provide you and even more freedom and opportunities with your Linux job....

Introduction to Server-Sent Events with PHP example

Server-sent events (SSE) is a web technology where a browser receives automatic updates from a server via HTTP protocol. SSE was known before as EventSource and first is introduced in 2006 by Opera. During 2009 W3C started to work on first draft. And here is a latest...

How to Restart Network in Ubuntu

Network Manager was introduced in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr instead of the traditional Linux networking model. So to restart network service you should use sudo service network-manager restart instead of sudo service networking restart. howopensource@esprimo:~$ sudo...

How To Change Boot Order in Ubuntu/Grub

If you are running Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro) and Windows in one computer most probably you are using Grub to support dual booting. Or may be two or more different Linux as I am running Debian and Ubuntu. During installation process most Linux distor install...

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...
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