This category includes the installations and management of various Desktop environments & its applications.

Learn How to Install GUI on Ubuntu Server - An Easy Guide

How to install gui on ubuntu server

Usually, it's not advised to run a GUI (Graphical User Interface) on a server system.  Operation on any server should be done on the CLI (Command Line Interface). The primary reason for this is that GUI exerts a lot of [...]

Winnie Ondara 10:31 am

How to Setup ConkyMatic on Arch Linux

ConkyMatic Arch Linux

In this article, we're going to look at how to get ConkyMatic up and running Arch Linux. ConkyMatic is a Linux tool written in Bash to be used as an automatic color scheme changer for conky. It changes the color scheme [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install Desktop Environments on CentOS 7

desktop environments centos 7

In this article, we look at installing different desktop environments on Centos 7 minimal installation. This is for the GUI  lovers who love exploring the look and feel of  GUI environments. We have installed GNOME, KDE, Cinnamon, Mate and Xfce desktop environments. Installing GNOME [...]

Jamie Arthur 4:05 am

How to Install i3 Window Manager in Linux

i3 window manager install

i3 is a tiling window manager intended for advanced users and developers. It is extremely lightweight and fast. One of its main characteristics is that it is a text-oriented and keyboard-oriented window manager, which makes the experienced users be able [...]

Ivo Ursino 1:05 am

How to Setup Minecraft Multiplayer Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Minecraft is very popular sandbox game that is played by kids and grownups across entire globe. In this article we will show how to install a Minecraft server to play Minecraft with your friends in your own virtual world. You [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 3:00 am

How to Setup VNC Server on Ubuntu 16.10 with ssh Tunneling

Traditional way to administer server is over ssh and command line. But sometimes you need to run some application with a GUI on a server, and since you typically don't sit next to server and even if you do, server [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 3:00 am

24 Things To Do After Installing Elementary OS Loki

If you followed our guide for installing Elementary OS, next thing you want to know is what to install to actually make your Elementary install usable. We have made a neat video for that, but what if you want to [...]

Mihajlo Milenovic 11:46 am

How to Run Wayland and Weston on Arch Linux

Wayland ClientsWayland Clients

Hello, today we are going to talk about the new windowing protocol for the Linux operating system, its name is Wayland, it is maintained by the people at, which also helps on X development. The main motivation in creating [...]

Carlos Alberto 3:00 am

How to Install / Uninstall GIMP 2.8.16 on Ubuntu 14.04 / 15.10

GIMP window

GIMP is the acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a free and open source cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows etc.  It is frequently referred to as a free alternative to  Adobe Photoshop.  It is a [...]

B N Poornima 7:00 am

How to Install Cockpit on Linux CentOS 7


Cockpit is an easy to use server administrator for Linux based systems. It is a free software which is released under LGPL v2.1.  Its purpose is to be able to manage multiple servers in a user-friendly manner.  Unlike other tools, it does [...]

B N Poornima 3:00 am

How to Setup Icinga Web 2 on Centos 7.x / Ubuntu 15.04

Icinga Web 2 Dashboard

Icinga is an open source network monitoring application that provides us with Icinga Web 1 and Icinga Web 2 interfaces to fully manage and monitor the hosts and services through its dashboard. Icinga Web 2 is the successor of Icinga [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

How to Install FreeBSD 10.2 with Mate Desktop

Slim Display Manager

FreeBSD/free Unix-like operating system is advanced computer operating system used for modern computer, desktop and embedded platform. FreeBSD available for all platform include PowerPC and ARM. It is advanced operating system for networking, security and storage, with these advantages make [...]

Arul 3:00 am

Howto Install MATE 1.10 in Mint / Fedora / OpenSuse / Arch Linux

Mate Desktop on Fedora 22

In this article, we'll learn about installing MATE 1.1.0 Desktop Environment in some major Distributions of Linux. MATE is an open source desktop environment forked from the now-dead traditional Gnome 2 Code Base. It is widely installed and loved by [...]

Arun Pyasi 3:00 am

How to Install GNOME 3.16 On Ubuntu, Mint and Arch Linux

GNOME Desktop

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, [...]

Aun Raza 12:36 am