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How to Install Kubuntu 15.04 Desktop and Things to Do After

Kubntu is based on Ubuntu but it is quite different in terms of Graphical User Interface. Ubuntu has the Unity based graphical environment (GNOME desktop environment developed by Canonical Ltd.) where as Kubuntu uses KDE Plasma Desktop instead for graphical user interface. KDE Plasma 4 and 5 provide an environment for creating and running applications. […]

April 24, 2015 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO | Reply More

A Guide on How to Install Ubuntu 15.04 with Screenshots

Ubuntu is a Debian based Linux operating system for servers, desktop computers, tablets, phones and TVs. Word Ubuntu means humanity or humanity to others. A UK based company Canonical Ltd led by a South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth is developing Ubuntu but it is an open source product so further customizations or modifications can be […]

April 23, 2015 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO | Reply More

How IP forwarding Helps Connecting Private interface to Internet in Linux

Hi everyone, today we'll learn about IP forwarding or Packet forwarding from one network interface to another in Linux using iptables. IP forwarding is a concept to make Linux machine to send data from one network to another as a router. So, it can be used as a router or a proxy server that can share internet […]

April 22, 2015 | By in FIREWALL, NETWORK | Reply More

20 Awesome Docker Containers for a Desktop User

Greetings to everyone, today we'll list out some awesome Desktop Apps that we can run using Docker Containers in our very own Desktop running Docker. Docker is an Open Source project that provides an open platform to pack, ship and run any application as a lightweight container. It has no boundaries of Language support, Frameworks or packaging […]

April 21, 2015 | By in HOWTOS | Reply More

How to Install opensc and Required Smart Card Reader Drivers

OpenSC is a set of open source tools and libraries for smart cards which provides management of smart card (creation of PKCS#15 file structure and accessing smart cards using PKCS#11 API) . Smart Card or HSM (hardware security module) used for multiple purposes such as storage of cryptographic keys for web browser (Firefox) and email […]

April 20, 2015 | By in OPEN SOURCE TOOLS, OPENSOURCE | Reply More

DD Utility - Easily Backup and Restore Disk Image Files In Ubuntu

The legacy DD is a command line utility for UNIX like operating systems. DD stands for Data Description and the utility empowers the user to copy and convert files but it is a command line utility without any Graphical User Interface (GUI). DD utility can copy and convert simple files, device drivers (e.g for CD […]

April 17, 2015 | By in UBUNTU HOWTO | Reply More

How to Install Discourse in a Docker Container

Hi all, today we'll learn how to install Discourse using Docker Platform. Discourse is the 100% open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet featuring as a mailing list, a discussion forum and a long-form chat room. It is a smart way of attempt to reimagine what a modern, sustainable, fully open-source Internet […]

April 16, 2015 | By in HOWTOS | Reply More