How to decide if Linux is the right OS for you

This open-source operating system offers a Windows-like experience without all the hassles. Plus, it’s free. Should it be your next OS? Had it up to here with Windows? Can’t take another “blue screen of death”? Another 10-minute wait for your laptop to boot? Another spyware or virus hassle? Heck, maybe you just think Microsoft got ...

How to replace/change unity in Ubuntu

If you are not a fan on unity interface like me its very easy to replace it with some of your own choice. This is how its done. I have chosen lubuntu as its very light Open the terminal and run the command sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop For XFCE  sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop. and for ...

Facebook is testing software to track your mouse cursor movements

  According to wall street journal  Facebook Inc. is testing technology that would track your cursor movements to greatly expand the scope of data that it collects about its users. More about it on Wall Street Journal Share this:MoreDiggEmailPrint

Ultimate list of linux/unix commands you must know

The list of linux/unix commands you must know.   Common Where am I now ?? pwd Moving around : cd , ln Create a directory : mkdir Delete a directory : rmdir Display files in a directory : ls Copying files : cp Delete file(s) : rm What kind of file is this ? : ...

Review: Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

A very good in-depth review and screen shot tour for the Ubuntu touch Saucy Salamander in HERE         Share this:MoreDiggEmailPrint

How to make VLC your default player in ubuntu

For Ubuntu and Linux users, there are many media players to choose from. In fact, it’s pretty easy to find a decent one just by searching Google or visiting popular open-source download sites. The problem is, you can’t install them all, so you must choose the best one that will satisfy your needs. More Here ...

How to install LAMP on your ubuntu machine

Here’s a small guide to install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Ubuntu 11.10. Let’s Start with Apache Step 1: Install Apache: sudo apt-get install apache2 The terminal will then ask you for your password, type it and then press enter. In the next step you will be asked if you want to continue and ...

Install MyUnity on your 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot to customize your Unity Desktop

MyUnity is a new application that can tweak your Unity Desktop much easier that ever before. Some of its features includes: Resize Unity Launcher. Show devices on the Unity Launcher. Change the behavior, display method, backlight settings and transparency of Unity Launcher. Show Home, Networking, Trash and Devices folder on desktop. Adjust the Unity Dash ...

How to effectively deal with missing firmware problem on Debian

You know it already, since Debian 6.0 non-free firmware are no longer provided by a standard Debian installation. This will cause some troubles to users who need them. I’m thus going to do a small overview on the topic and teach you what you need to know to deal with the problem. What are firmware ...

How to Access Your MySQL Server Remotely Over SSH

So you’ve got MySQL on your web server, but it’s only opened to local ports by default for security reasons. If you want to access your database from a client tool like the MySQL Query Browser, normally you’d have to open up access from your local IP address… but that’s not nearly as secure. So instead, we’ll ...