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RemoteBox - A VirtualBox Client

Virtualization is becoming a technology trend. The need of resource efficiency, energy efficiency and save money are one of the main reasons why we need virtualization. Virtualization is intended to servers or data centers. But now, users can also try or enjoy virtualization with VirtualBox. VirtualBox is free and it is intended for those who […]

December 19, 2013 | By
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How To Play Snake Game In Linux

In this article we will teach you how to play nsnake in linux. Use the following commands to download and install nsnake in your machine. 1. Download the snake game from the following link. http://sourceforge.net/projects/nsnake/ 2. Decompress and extract the contents from the archive. tar xf nsnake-1.5.tar.gz 3. Install the game. sudo make sudo make […]

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Gimp 2.8.10 Released, Upgrade Gimp In Ubuntu And Its Derivatives

Gimp 2.8.10 has been released presenting many bugfixes and improvements. According to the official announcement Export has been renamed to Export As, the crash in LCMS plugin if RGB profile was missing has been fixed and many gui improvements are done on this version of Gimp. But, how to install Gimp on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty, […]

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Install Archey Tool In Ubuntu To Display System information in Terminal

Do you like to display system information in your terminal by using only one simple tool? Ok linoxide guys, have you ever used Archey? Archey is a python script that can be used to display system info for linux distributions such as Arch Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Crunchbang and Fedora. If you know python and […]

December 18, 2013 | By
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How To Install PyChess In Linux

If you are looking for a nice chess client in linux in order to play a short game or even to further enhance your play, Pychess is the right one. It has an easy to use interface and follows the Gnome Human Interface Guidelines that makes this client usable to those new to chess as […]

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How To Install gscan2pdf In Ubuntu to Produce Pdf

gscan2pdf is a very nice gui tool for producing pdf files from scanned documents. It is very easy to use and includes many features. This short tutorial will teach you how to install the gscan2pdf tool in your Ubuntu machine. Open a new terminal and run the following commands. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jeffreyratcliffe/ppa sudo apt-get update […]

December 18, 2013 | By
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How To Track Down Wasted Disk Space With agedu Utility

Do you have files that are wasting your disk space? What do you do when you're running low on disk space? Let me introduce you guys to the agedu utility that can be used to help you find out how much disk space is used in each directory and subdirectory. It produces helpful reports on […]

December 17, 2013 | By
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Linux vmstat Command - Tool to Report Virtual Memory Statistics

As we already know that computer must have memory which called RAM to make the computer works. RAM is refer to a physical memory that planted into the computer mainboard. This RAM is used to load applications such as browser, word processor and so on. So actually, programs that you are using are running on […]

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How To Empty The Trash From The Terminal

Dear linoxide reader, We are linux geeks and we love tips. They make us smarter, look cool in front of other users and what is the most important thing, they make us happy. In this article I will share a nice and simple tip with you guys. If you are a passionate computer geek like […]

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How To Install VirtualBox 4.3.4 In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Dear linoxide reader, We are trying to cover installation of every tool for linux distros and we hope you guys like it. In this article I will teach to you Ubuntu geeks how to install the latest VirtualBox software in your lovely system. What is Virtualbox? I can say it is the favourite tool for […]

December 17, 2013 | By
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Monitor Your Ubuntu System With Conky Tool

Hi linux geeks! Do you like to monitor your system with a nice tool called Conky? Having plethora of information such as weather, email notifications, uptime, Ram usage, CPU usage, processes, networking and filesystems helps to stay updated with your system. How many processes are running, which process is 'burning' the CPU? Conky is a […]

December 16, 2013 | By
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Add / Remove Software Using apt-get from Terminal In Ubuntu / Linux

I know that to be a ninja in the linux terminal is hard, but it is not impossible. With passion, hard work and dedication you can achieve whatever you want and if you want to be a 'killer' in the terminal you are in the right place. Are you the type of Ubuntu linux user […]

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How To Install Unetbootin "create Live USB drives" In Ubuntu

Linux geeks love to try and test different linux distros and a tool that plays a very important role in this 'distro testing journey' is the Unetbootin tool. Unetbootin is a free cross-platform tool that can be used to create Live USB drives for many linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, Slax, SliTaz, Xubuntu, Zenwalk […]

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Ksplice - Install Linux Kernel Updates without Reboot

Have you ever see this message after installing kernel updates? For System Administrators, server uptime is important. Productions servers which running mission critical application, must be running as long as possible. But in the other side, System Administrator have to apply patches to their servers in order to maintain the reliability of their servers. If […]

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