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How To Install Multiple OS Using VirtualBox In Ubuntu

VirtualBox is the biggest cross platform, free virtualization solution available today. It can run multiple operating systems in virtual machines. Using VirtualBox, you can create a virtual machine that has its own BIOS, boot order priority, and you can install any Operating system in it. The virtual machine can be assigned CPU (in case of […]

February 24, 2013 | By
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Features And Installation Of Dictionary In Ubuntu

Ubuntu has built-in dictionary software that you can use to look words up. But you must be connected to internet in order to use this dictionary. But if you are online, then there are a lot of online dictionaries available on the internet. So sometimes, working offline, you might need to look up some words. […]

February 19, 2013 | By
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How to Access ISO Files In Ubuntu

An ISO File is an image file/archive file of an optical disc such as CD/DVD. This image can be used to write disks. Many Linux distributions are distributed in bootable iso format to be burnt on the disk. The iso file itself is not of much use. But when burnt on a disk, the disk […]

February 17, 2013 | By
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What Is Raid ? How To Mirror Two Disks In Linux

RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Disks. It is a mechanism for logical combination of two or more disks to provide fault tolerance and performance upgrades. Different architectures in which these functionalities are provided are called RAID Levels. RAID Levels are from 0 to 6. This article provides a brief introduction to […]

February 13, 2013 | By
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Super Fast GetJet Download Manager For Ubuntu / Debian

A download manager allows you to download files via http or ftp protocol. It provides many other features such as pausing and resuming downloads. A number of download managers are available for Microsoft Windows operating system, such as IDM, Orbit etc. But is there any alternative for such download manager for Linux? This article is […]

February 11, 2013 | By
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Easy Install Flash Player In Ubuntu

On the newly installed Ubuntu system, you need to perform some installations to make it fully functional desktop system. For example the mp3 plugins are not installed by default, and may be you need to configure your wireless drivers. One more thing you must do is to install the flash player to be able to […]

February 9, 2013 | By
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Best CHM File Viewer / Reader In Linux

A CHM file is a Microsoft Compiled HTML Help file. This is a Microsoft proprietary online help file format. Many help files opened by pressing F1 in many windows applications are chm files. This is a popular format. The chm files are optimized for reading and these are heavily indexed. Many e-books are available in […]

February 7, 2013 | By
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Linux Iotop Tool - Monitor Disk I/O Process

Iotop tool is free open source free tool that monitor Disk Input/Output usage. Its helps system administrator to find specific process that consume more disk usage and helps in performance analysis. Iotop tool is supported from 2.6.20 kernel. This article explains how to install iotop and how to use it. What do you need before […]

February 5, 2013 | By
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Clear Understanding Of What Is UEFI Boot

UEFI defines the next generation firmware interface for your personal computer. The Basic Input and Output System (BIOS) firmware, originally written in assembly and using software interrupts for I/O, has defined the PC ecosystem since its inception – but changes in the computing landscape have paved the way for a “modern firmware” definition to usher […]

February 3, 2013 | By
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Detailed Understanding Of Linux Inodes With Example

"Everything is a file": Linux and other Unix-like Operating systems maintain a consistency by treating everything as a file (even the hardware devices). The keyboard, mouse, printers, monitor, hard disk, processes, even the directories are treated as files in Linux. The regular files contain data such as text (text files), music, videos (multimedia files) etc. […]

February 1, 2013 | By
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Linux - Limit Process At User Level

Ulimit : As the name signifies, its the user resource limits defined by users for their respective processes, it provides control over the resources available to the shell and to processes started by it, on systems that allow such control. ie limit on the number of processes that a single user may create. Linux can […]

January 30, 2013 | By
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Fdisk Commands - Manage Partitions in Linux

On Linux distributions, fdisk is the best tool to manage disk partitions. fdisk is a text based utility. Using fdisk you can create a new partition, delete an existing partition, or change existing partition. Using fidsk you are allowed to create a maximum of four primary partition, and any number of logical partitions, based on […]

January 26, 2013 | By
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Screenshot - How To Make USB Bootable For Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a widely used Linux based operating system as desktop or personal computer. It can be installed from a USB drive. But the USB drive needs to be made bootable before it can be used to install Ubuntu. There are some tools available out there. One such tool is available with Ubuntu itself, called […]

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