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How to Install LXDE GUI on Ubuntu 15.10

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The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is an extremely fast-performing and energy-saving desktop environment alternative for Ubuntu-Mate, Unity, KDE and Gnome. LXDE uses less CPU and less RAM than other environments. It is especially designed for cloud computers with low hardware [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:00 am

How to Install opensc and Required Smart Card Reader Drivers

OpenSC is a set of open source tools and libraries for smart cards which provides management of smart card (creation of PKCS#15 file structure and accessing smart cards using PKCS#11 API) . Smart Card or HSM (hardware security module) used [...]

shah 6:00 am

Install Inkscape - Open Source Vector Graphic Editor

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Inkscape is an open source vector graphic editing tool which uses Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and that makes it different from its competitors like Xara X, Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator etc. SVG is a widely-deployed royalty-free graphics format developed [...]

Aun Raza 6:00 am

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 [...]

Aun Raza 6:00 am

Install Gibbon - An Open Source School / College Management System

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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 [...]

Aun Raza 6:00 am

How to Install and Configure AlienVault SIEM (OSSIM)

OSSIM (Open Source Security Information Management) is an open source project by Alienvault which provides the SIEM (Security information and event management) functionality. It provides following SIEM features which are required by security professionals. Event collection Normalization Correlation OSSIM is [...]

shah 6:00 am

Vagrant - Basic Setup of Virtual Development Environment

Vagrant is free and open source software for creating and configuring virtual development environments. Project was started in January 2010 by Mitchell Hashimot as a side-project, but in November 2012 Mitchell formed HashiCorp and started working on Vagrant full time. So why would [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:00 am

Install pyxmlsec - Python XML Security Library on Ubuntu

XML encryption and digital signature are used for the security of XML documents. XML encryption and digital signature implementation exists for different programming languages. However, implementation of XML encryption and digital signature in C language is very comprehensive. It supports [...]

shah 6:00 am

How to Install and Configure PrestaShop on Ubuntu 14.04


PrestaShop is a free and open source e-commerce solution which supports payment gateways such as  Google Checkout, Direct,  Skrill, PayPal, PayPal Payments Pro (Direct), Authorize.Net and EBANX Checkout via their respective APIs. Further payment modules are offered commercially. It is available under [...]

Arun Pyasi 11:00 am