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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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A Beginners Guide to Get Started With Display Filters In WireShark

Wireshark is a very popular network protocol analyser through which a network administrator can thoroughly examine the flow of data traffic to/from a computer system in a network. This tool has been around for quite some time now and provides lots of useful features. One of these feature is the display filter through which you […]

October 2, 2013 | By
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Do Suspect Memory Leak With Your System ? Try Valgrind Tool

Valgrind is a collection of command line tools that can be used for debugging and profiling executables in Linux. Memcheck is one of the most popular tool in the Valgrind suite of tools that can be used to detect memory related errors in a program executable. In this article, we will discuss the Memcheck tool […]

September 23, 2013 | By
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Simple Video Player For Linux System

Nowadays, if we want install a video player on our Linux machine, we often search the video software package that compatible with our system and run a command or simply do a double click to start set up process with GUI. For example, we know that the Ubuntu support the user about install software with […]

April 9, 2013 | By
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How To Install Zimbra On CentOS Linux

VMware Zimbra is a complete email, address book, calendar and tasks solution that can be accessed from the Zimbra Web Client, Zimbra Desktop offline client, Outlook and a variety of other standards-based email clients and mobile devices. It can be deployed as a traditional binary install on Linux, or as a software virtual appliance, commonly […]

April 1, 2013 | By
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Linux Screenshot Tool - Shutter Opensource Project

Taking screenshots in Linux is as easy as pressing the "print screen" key on the keyboard. But how about taking a screenshot of a specific area such as a window, or more specifically a menu? A lot of careful cropping might be needed for the same. But with shutter, you don't have to worry much […]

March 22, 2013 | By
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