Tag: Ubuntu 14.04

How to install and configure Solr 5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04

How to install and configure Solr 5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 What is Apache Solr? Apache Solr is an open source enterprise-class search platform written in Java which enables you to create custom search engines that index databases, files, and websites. It has back end support for …

How to Add a Splash of Color to Ubuntu’s Default Look

Ambiance Flat Blue Spring Like the default Ubuntu themes but think they could do with a splash of color? Say hello to ‘Ambiance & Radiance Flat Colors‘ by Ravefinity. This GTK theme pack adds personality to the familiar look of Ubuntu’s default desktop themes through the canny use of …

Review Of Ubuntu 15.10

Introduction October 2015 saw the release of the latest version of Ubuntu. Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) is a fairly low key release requiring little fanfare. The order of the day is business as usual, a few bug fixes here and there and updated versions of the …

Virtualbox 5.0.16 Is Now Available to Download

Virtualbox is a popular app With a new Ubuntu release looming now is a great time to check out the release in a virtual machine. And the best virtual machine client for Linux is, arguably, the hugely popular Oracle’s Virtualbox. Oracle describes the app as ‘a general-purpose …

Install Linux Spotify Client 1.x (Stable) On Ubuntu Systems

Linux Spotify Client 1.x (Stable Release) for Linux Ubuntu. How to install Spotify Linux Client in Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 15.10. The Linux Spotify Client lets you stream music on Ubuntu Systems. Linux Spotify 1.0.23 Known Linux specific issues in 1.0.23 Improper …

How To Install Wine 1.9.5 On Ubuntu Systems

Wine (Wine Is Not An Emulator) for Linux Ubuntu Systems. How to install Wine 1.9.5 on Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 15.10 Systems. Wine enables the Linux and Unix users to run Windows software on their systems, via the Winelib software library. Wine …

Terraforming your AWS Infrastructure

Writing your infrastructure as though it were code is a huge step forward from the days of past. In a single step, you will be documenting your entire stack while orchestrating the creation of its infrastructure. A second, even larger benefit, is the ability to version …

Why AMD Users May Want to Avoid Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

If you use the AMD Catalyst (fglrx) driver on Ubuntu you may wish to avoid upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS next month. The ‘Xenial Xerus’ will not support the widely used — and widely hated — proprietary graphics driver for AMD/ATI graphics cards. Instead, Ubuntu “recommend open source alternatives (radeon and amdgpu)”, and say “AMD put …

Install Sublime Text 3 (Text Editor) On Linux Ubuntu

Sublime Text 3 (Text Editor) for Linux Ubuntu. How to install Sublime Text Text Editor (Build 3103) On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Linux Mint Systems. Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose. Sublime 3 Text Editor …

Install Inkscape Vector Graphics Editor On Ubuntu

Inkscape Vector Graphics Editor for Linux Ubuntu Systems. Install Inkscape on Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 Systems. Inkscape is an open-source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Freehand, or Xara X. What sets Inkscape apart is its use of …

How to install WebGoat on Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04 and 15.10

WebGoat is a deliberately insecure, Java web application designed for the sole purpose of teaching web application security lessons. The officially-stated aim is to enable developers to “test vulnerabilities commonly found in Java-based applications that use common and popular open source components”. In other words, how …

Install Avidemux Video Editor On Ubuntu

Avidemux video editor for Ubuntu. How to install Avidemux 2.6 video editor on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 14.10. Avidemux is a popular cross-platform tool for video editing, written in C++ and using Qt for its GUI. It allows the user …