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How to Install finalterm Terminal Emulator In Ubuntu

finalterm is a smart terminal emulator that knows what is happening inside the shell, this makes it offer features other terminals can't. You have all the colors you need, smart command completion, GUI terminal controls, Semantic text menus and Omnipotent keybindings. A skilled linux geek knows how to manage processes in the system, but did […]

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How To Install Audacious In Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Almost everyone likes music, but what music player do you use in your linux machine? Have you guys heard about Audacious? Audacious is a very nice modern music player that focuses on audio quality and uses minimal computer resources. What can you do with audacious? You can: Drag and drop folders and individual song files […]

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Linux whoami command - Knowing Who is Logged In

Generally, on your console you will find a username is printed on the command prompt. But in some shell such as csh, by default you will not see your username there. So this command particularly is used with the shell which don’t print the username on their shell. How do I run whoami To run […]

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How to Install the Latest TeamViewer In Ubuntu

Hi linoxide geek readers! TeamViewer 9 has been released with many new features and improvements. The desktop sharing software now offers Wake-on-LAN service that can wake up your computer remotely whenever you need access. Another nice and very important feature in this release of TeamViewer is the two factor authentication that helps to keep your […]

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Use notify-send Command in Ubuntu to Send Desktop Notifications

Do you like to see a pop-up message near your system tray that gives information about the time a system has been up? This can be easily done with the 'notify-send' command line tool. notify-send can be used to send desktop notifications to the user from the command line. It has many useful options that […]

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Run Your Windows Applications On Linux - Easily With PlayOnLinux

Many Windows users are moving to Linux nowdays but the switch is not as easy as it looks. The good thing is that when you switch from windows to linux you don't have to worry anymore about software license fees. The bad news is that you will miss your Windows apps that can't run in […]

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Linux dmesg Command to Print or Control the Kernel Ring Buffer

Sometime we underestimate the existence of logs. For system administrator logs is important. From log, we can analyze what cause an error. Linux has dmesg or Display Messages. Why we need to know about dmesg? Let’s start to explore it. What is dmesg dmesg is a command that print kernel messages into your screen. What […]

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How to use Linux Netcat Command as Port Scanner

Hi linoxide readers! Today we will teach you how to perform port scanning with the TCP/IP Swiss Army Knife tool, netcat. What is Netcat? nc, also known as the TCP/IP swiss army knife is a feature rich network utility which can be used to read and write data to network connections using TCP or UDP. […]

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How To Uninstall A Program By Terminal On Ubuntu

Have you ever used your terminal to uninstall your programs in your ubuntu machine? It is not that hard! Terminal is real power and you need to learn it. Practise, practise and practise and one day you will feel the joy of using the terminal for almost everything. Now let me introduce you guys to […]

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Linux w Command to See Who is Logged In And What Doing

As system Administrator, you must manage the users who logged in into your system. Allow them to do something, and restrict them do the rest. It’s a normal procedure for system Administrator. But you should not trust them 100% . People changed. Sometimes leak comes from inside, not from outside. To prevent that thing, you […]

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How To Install Viber In Linux 32 Bit And 64 Bit Systems

Viber is an app similar to skype that can be used to make free phone calls, send text messages, photos, stickers and video calls through the Voice Over Internet Protocol technology(VOIP). If offers a great sound quality that is much better than a regular call and you don't need to pay a cent when communicating […]

December 9, 2013 | By
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How to Install and Use Genymotion Android Emulator In Ubuntu

Installing the Genymotion android emulator is not hard, but is not easy too. Before installing this useful software in your machine you need to sign up for an account on the genymotion.com website, but first let me introduce you guys to some features of the Genymotion software. Note: If you haven't red our article about […]

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Genymotion Emulator - Running Android Apps in Ubuntu

Not everyone has the opportunity to buy an android device or a smartphone, but everyone can use for free the android emulator software. The android emulator software can be used by developers or normal users for testing applications without using a physical device. It can also be useful for gamers and salesman. You can read […]

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Linux vnstat - A Console Network Traffic Monitoring Tool

There are a lot of network monitoring tool in the internet. The most popular one may be Multi Router Traffic Graph or known as MRTG. To access MRTG, we need to install a web server. If you don’t want to install a web server, you may want to use vnstat as an MRTG alternative. Vnstat […]

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