Author Archive: Aun Raza

Professional Linux administrator with a passion for Linux web blogging. I have been administrating Linux servers from last seven years and have been involved in Technology blogging from last five years. I love traveling, playing indoor games and watching movies.

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How to Install Firefox 37 On Ubuntu, CentOS and Fedora

Mozilla Firefox is a well known cross platform, lightweight and free web browser. According to the Mozilla “half a billion people around the world” use this web browser. Its undoubtedly one the best web browsers on the planet and satisfies the needs for normal internet users as well as thorough professionals. It’s popular browser for […]

April 1, 2015 | By
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Understanding Ceph - An Open Source Distributed Storage Platform

Ceph is software based, distributed storage platform which runs on commodity hardware. In order to understand the efficiency of Ceph, lets first see what is commodity hardware. Commodity computers are hardware components developed by multiple vendors, incorporating hardware components based on a single open standard. When compared to supermicrocomputer, commodity computers are low cost and […]

April 1, 2015 | By
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Its Now Worth Try Installing PHP 7.0 on CentOS 7.x / Fedora 21

PHP is a well known general purpose, server side web scripting language. A vast majority of online websites are coded in this language. PHP is ever evolving, feature rich, easy to use and well organized scripting language.  Currently PHP development team is working on next major release of PHP, named PHP 7. The current production […]

March 30, 2015 | By
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How to Install GNOME 3.16 On Ubuntu, Mint and Arch Linux

GNOME 3.16 is out now with many exciting attributes. Its new features include improvements in the areas of User Interface, Nautilus File manage, Overlay Scrollbar, Mutter, Control Center, Gaming and and Documents viewing. Not only improvements to the exiting features, but many new have been added in this new version. We have already covered its prominent […]

March 26, 2015 | By
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Much Awaited GNOME 3.16 Released With Lots of Awesome Features

GNOME is a well known Desktop Environment, which aims on simplifying the use of Linux computer Systems. Much awaited GNOME 3.16 is released today and announced by Matthias Clasen. With lots of improvements in redesigned notifications, a new shell theme, new scrollbars, and a refresh for the file manager , Image Viewer, Music, Photos and […]

March 25, 2015 | By
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4 Tools to Securely Delete Files from Linux

Any computer user with normal level skill set knows that any data removed from computer system can be recovered later with little bit of efforts. This is a good thing in the scenario when you have accidentally deleted your critical data. But in most cases, you don't want your private data to be recovered easily. Whenever we […]

March 24, 2015 | By
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Install Gibbon - An Open Source School / College Management System

Gibbon is an open source, free and highly flexible education management system. It helps teachers and students to address and solve daily problems. This tool alone caters the needs for all four pillars of educational system (administration, teachers, parents, and students). It provides refreshing and intuitive web interface to teachers, and students where they can […]

March 23, 2015 | By
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Install NitroShare - Cross Platform File Sharing Application on Ubuntu

NitroShare is an open source, lightweight, easy to use, file sharing application which works over Local Area Network (LAN). It is a cross platform application which can be installed on Linux, Mac and Windows operating systems. If installed on multiple computers on the same network, those computers can share files with each other with drag-n-drop. […]

March 20, 2015 | By
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Install Robolinux 7.8.3 - Now Have More Privacy and Security Features

Robolinux is a Debian based linux operating system. The development goal for this operating system is to provide support to users migrating from Windows operating system. The users of windows operating system migrate to this lightweight, easy to use distribution and they feel the ease of Windows OS along with the power and security of […]

March 19, 2015 | By
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Locate Stolen laptops and Smart phones Using Prey Tool in Ubuntu

Prey is an open source, cross platform tool which helps recover your stolen laptops, desktops, tablet computers and smart phones. It has gained vast popularity and has claimed to help recover hundreds of missing laptops and smart phones. The working of this tool is pretty simple, install it on your Laptop or smart phone, and if your […]

March 17, 2015 | By
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Systemd Boot Process a Close Look in Linux

The way Linux system boots up is quite complex and there have always been need to optimize the way it works. The traditional boot up process of Linux system is mainly handled by the well know init process (also known as SysV init boot system), while there have been identified inefficiencies in the init based boot […]

March 16, 2015 | By
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Install Open Source TV Streaming Server TvHeadend in Linux Mint 17.x

TvHeadend is TV streaming server for Linux based systems. It supports Digital Video Broadcasting standards (DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T), Advanced Television Systems Committee standards (ATSC), IPTV, and V4L as input sources. It supports HTSP (Home TV Streaming Protocol) , RTSP server and the built-in Digital Video Recorder as output sources. It is easy to manage via […]

March 13, 2015 | By
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How To Install XFCE 4.12 in Mint 17.x and Arch Linux

XFCE is a well know desktop environment for Linux, Solaris, and BSD systems. It is fast, lightweight, user friendly, GTK+ 2 toolkit based desktop environment. It comes with a wide range of applications and Linux users find it very useful and appealing. Recently, XFCE 4.12 was launched with many enhanced features, noteworthy of them are: […]

March 10, 2015 | By
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Install Oracle VirtualBox On Ubuntu - Easy To Use Virtualization Application

Oracle Virtual Box is one of the most well known Virtualization applications. It lets you run operating systems virtually on your base system (known as host operating system). You create virtual machines on your current operating system  or host operating system using Oracle Virtual Box and then can install operating system of your choice on […]

March 9, 2015 | By
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