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How To Install The Latest Google Chrome On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I see that people have different preferences when it comes to web browsers on Linux and they argue alot about 'The best browser on Ubuntu' topic, but we are not here to find out which web browser fits best in Ubuntu. So lets save the words and go straight to our topic. I know that […]

December 2, 2013 | By
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Linux ntopng - Network Monitoring Tool Installation (Screenshots)

Nowdays computers are connected between each other. From the small area such as your home Local Area Network (LAN) until the the biggest one which we call - Internet. When you are managing a network computer, you are managing one of the most critical component. Since most of developed application is web based application, the […]

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Wajig - Unified Package Management Front-end for Debian

Debian users - and it’s derivative such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint users - must be familiar with APT (Advanced Package Tool). It’s a tool for package management. APT comes with several tools. Apt-get, apt-cache, apt-mark, apt-key are the examples. It's also used as an engine for another front-end such as Aptitude or Synaptic in […]

November 27, 2013 | By
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How To Backup Your Files With Pybackpack Tool

There are many backup tools for linux out there, but a python guy like me could not resist the Pybackpack gui tool which stands for "Python backpack". Pybackpack is a graphical front end to rdiff-backup for the Gnome desktop environment. It is written in Python programming language with the intention of making backup very easy […]

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qBittorrent v3.1.3 Features and Installation in Ubuntu

The qBittorrent application is a free alternative to µtorrent for all major platforms such as Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. qBittorrent is developed by volunteers in their free time so a small donation from everyone can help the project survive. It is Qt4 toolkit, available in 25 languages and comes with the following features: […]

November 25, 2013 | By
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A New Icon Theme For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Matthieu James (Graphic/Visual Designer at Canonical) did a presentation today on G+ hangout about new icon theme for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. The structure of his presentation included issues with current themes, initial research and the actual state of the icon project. James's presentation tells us what is wrong with mobile icons. The following list […]

November 25, 2013 | By
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Squid Analyzer - A Parser for Squid proxy access.log File

Squid is one of the most popular proxy software in Linux world. It’s powerful, it has a lot of features and of course, it’s free. Squid has been used by ISP’s since the early 1990 to provide faster download speeds and reduce latency. For common proxy use, I believe squid is implemented in most companies […]

November 21, 2013 | By
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Take Screenshots Of Your Desktop With The HotShots Tool

There are many applications which can be use to take screenshots in a linux distribution, such as Shutter and Screenshot, but the one I would like to share with you guys through this article is called Hotshots. I like very much the Screenshot app and use it for my daily needs, but it does not […]

November 19, 2013 | By
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Aptitude - An Interface to Debian GNU / Linux Package System

For you who use Debian Linux or Ubuntu and its derivative such as Linux Mint, will surely know about Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) system. As you can guess from its name, apt is used as package management tool. The most popular command may be apt-get command. Generally, or at least apt-get is used to install […]

November 18, 2013 | By
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Fedora 20 Is Now Available In Beta Release

The Fedora Project Team has announced the release of Fedora 20, code-named "Heisenburg". This open source linux distribution which is released every six month invites every linux enthusiast to try the beta release and experiment with it. These tests help in identifying new or undiscovered bugs so the development team can make the right fixes […]

November 15, 2013 | By
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Terminator - Multiple GNOME Terminal in one Window

Linux Administrator usually prefers to use console in a working environment. Especially when he/she need to remote another computer. Console is more flexible than graphical interface. It's not a secret that Linux Administrator can use more than one console simultaneously. When it happens, he/she may not see those consoles at the same time. If he/she […]

November 7, 2013 | By
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How To Install And Configure Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) in Linux

MRTG is an open source network traffic monitoring tool. It creates png images in the form of graphs that show the traffic load of network nodes. MRTG works on SNMP protocol to request from the nodes. So the devices monitored by MRTG must be SNMP enabled. Many managed switches and routers are SNMP enabled. MRTG […]

October 31, 2013 | By
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gprof - A GNU Profiler For Performance Analysis Of Programs

In the software industry today, performance of a software has become the most important requirement. Software programmers and developers are trying harder than ever to improve the performance of their respective software. A well written software code consists of various functions. As the code becomes larger and larger, the number of functions and nested function […]

October 17, 2013 | By
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SteamOS: Game Changing for the Linux Games Industry ?

Valve recently announced its intent to release steamOS, an open source project based on Linux, intended to bring gaming onto Linux. This push by valve is significant because it is challenging windows in one of its last remaining bastions of strength, that is gaming. The ripple effects of this announcement were obvious when both AMD […]

October 11, 2013 | By
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