Month: April 2016

How to Install Grub Customizer 5.0.5 in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Grub Customizer, a graphical configuration tool for Grub and BURG boot-loader, has recently reached the 5.0.x series with Ubuntu 16.04 support and a few fixes. Grub Customizer provides a graphical interface to make it easy to: create, move, remove, edit Grub menu entries set default OS …

How to build nginx with Pagespeed module

In this guide, we will show you how to build and install the latest stable nginx version with the ngx_pagespeed module on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. With the Pagespeed module you can combine and minify CSS and JavaScript, optimize and convert images, remove comments and whitespaces …

As Unity 8 Takes Shape, Here’s How To Install It on Ubuntu 16.04

Are you curious to see how the Unity 8 desktop experience is shaping up?  Spoiler: it’s looking great. The following video (made by the World of GNOME folks) demonstrates the current state of Unity 8 in both its ‘desktop’ (windowed) mode and ‘staged’ (fullscreen/non-windowed) mode. This video also gives us an …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Battery Life on Linux Laptops

Desktop Linux doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to laptop battery life (or ‘power efficiency’ if you’d rather). A laptop that might push 8 hours with Windows 10 might struggle to hit 4 hours with Ubuntu. Quite why this is the case is a complex, caveated, and contentious …

Adobe Style Icons for GIMP and Inkscape

The stock icons for The GIMP and Inkscape are nice enough, but if you’d rather replace them with Adobe Creative Suite-esque alternatives, you can. The desire to switch the default icons of The GIMP (a, er, dog or coyote chewing on a paintbrush) and Inkscape (an inky mountain) for uniform Adobe-style …

How to fix – SPF records checker

An SPF record is a type of Domain Name Service (DNS) record that allows email systems to check if the sender of a message comes from a legitimate source and refuse an email if the source is not legitimate. Adding an SPF record is as easy …

How To Install LEMP Stack On Ubuntu LTS 16.04

LEMP is a combination of the operating system and open-source software stack. The acronym LEMP came from the first letters of Linux, Nginx(engine-x) HTTP Server, MySQL/MariaDB database, and PHP/Perl/Python. In this tutorial, let us see how to install lemp stack on Ubuntu 16.04, and its previous …

Enhance your Archlinux security using ufw Firewall

Firewall is one on the most used word in wed security terms to protect your network,today in this tutorial i will explain for Arch users win simply simply way how to setup firewall in arch Linux through ufw(uncomplicated firewall): Please remember this tutorial should work for …

Everything you should know about RHCSA Certification

Things you should know about RHCSA Certification Exam RHCSA or Red Hat Certified System administration exam is designed to test your knowledge and skills which are required as common in area of Linux Administration, RHCSA exam is required to be qualified before giving next level RHCE …

Install FFmpeg 2.8.6 “Feynman” on Linux Ubuntu Systems

FFmpeg 2.8.6 “Feynman” has been released. Install latest FFmpeg on Ubuntu, via PPA. Terminal commands to install FFmpeg 2.8.6 on Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint Systems. FFmpeg multimedia framework lets you convert audio and video files on Linux Ubuntu Systems. …

Install Mailnag Email Notifier On Ubuntu Linux Systems

Email Notification application for Linux Ubuntu. Install Mailnag email notifier on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 and Linux Derivatives. Mailnag is an extensible mail notification daemon. Features: Mailnag is a daemon program that checks POP3 and IMAP servers for new …

How to Install Security Onion 14.04

Did you know Security Onion? It is a Linux distro specialized on network security monitoring and intrusion prevention, simplify the whole network management with a Ubuntu-based distro that you can start using with just few steps. It comes with many valuable security software to monitor your network in realtime …

Install Habari with Nginx on Debian 8

In this tutorial we will cover the steps needed for installing Habari with Nginx on a Debian 8 VPS. Habari is a free and open source blog engine written in PHP that currently supports MySQL, SQLite and PostgreSQL for the database backend. It is a publishing …