Category: Linux

How To Remove or Delete PPA in Linux Ubuntu

How to remove or delete PPA in Linux Ubuntu. 2 ways to remove a PPA in Ubuntu – Remove a PPA from Software Sources (GUI method) in Ubuntu and remove a PPA using Terminal commands in Ubuntu. The commands line method is further divided into two …

Install Corebird Twitter Client For Linux Ubuntu Desktop

Corebird GTK+ 3 Twitter Client for Linux Ubuntu Desktop. Install Corebird 1.0.1 Twitter Client in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Derivatives. Open terminal and run the following commands to install Corebird 1.0.1 in Ubuntu: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/corebird $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install …

How to Update Linux Kernel for Improved System Performance

The rate of development for the Linux kernel is unprecedented, with a new major release approximately every two to three months. Each release offers several new features and improvements that a lot of people could take advantage of to make their computing experience faster, more efficient, …

How to record from JACK with Ardour on Linux

With all the madness that prevails the Linux audio engines and complex inter-related frameworks and subsystems, it is very easy to get lost and overwhelmed when you want to do something as simple as to record yourself playing an electric musical instrument. Recording from JACK is …

ownCloud 8.1 arrives with end user and admin improvements

ownCloud has made it’s 8.1 release available. This release contains significant under the hood improvements, increasing scalability and performance of syncing and file operations while making ownCloud a better platform for developers to build upon. For the end user, there are a few notable changes worth …

How to add directory to system path in Linux

In Linux, the PATH environment variable stores the names of paths that will be searched for the executable files of any commands typed in at the command line. The value of the PATH environment variable is a string containing a series of pathnames, each delimited by …

How to run .sh in linux

In Linux, files that have the filename extension .sh are usually shell scripts, which are programs that are interpreted by your command shell. Shell scripts do not need to have a filename extension, in fact they can be named anything at all. For historical reasons, however, …

Setup CentOS 7 Vagrant Base Box from Scratch Using VirtualBox

In this article, we’ll learn how to create a CentOS 7 Vagrant Base Box from Scratch using VirtualBox. Vagrant is an awesome tool developed by HashiCorp for creating and configuring lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments built on top of industry-standard technology and controlled by a single …

How to Install Latest GIMP on Ubuntu and LinuxMint

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely distributed software for manipulating images. We can easily optimize image, convert their type using GIMP. GIMP is available for many of platform like Linux, Windows, MAC OS and freebsd etc. This article will help you to install latest …

How to Deny/Allow Access for Users & Groups in OpenSSH

For security purposes many times we required to restrict or allow for SSH access for specific Users or Groups. To make any changes edit OpenSSH configuration file /etc/ssh/sshd_config and do required changes for allowing or denying any user or group. Allow/Deny Users and Groups: To allow …

How To Manage StartUp Applications In Ubuntu

Ever felt the need to control startup applications in Ubuntu? You should, if you feel that your Ubuntu system is very slow at the boot time. Every time you boot in to an operating system, a number of applications start automatically. These are called ‘startup applications’ or ‘start up …