This category includes articles on various software installations /configurations, firewall setups, file system managements, storage distributions etc on Ubuntu based distributions.

Add/Remove PPA Repositories on Ubuntu

add remove ppa ubuntu

On Linux systems, packages to install are normally available via the sources.list file. But you can find some packages which are not maintained by the team of your official Linux system. This article will show you how to remove and add [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

How to Exclude Specific Package from apt-get Upgrade

Exclude Specific Package apt get

When working on some projects, sometimes you need the stability of your environment. Updating a package can cause the entire project to fail. Sometimes, we accidentally upgrade those packages which and this creates a serious issue on the server. This is why it [...]

Alain Francois 12:25 am

How to Install Android SDK Manager on Ubuntu 16.04

Android SDK Manager install

In this article, we will see how to install Android SDK manager on ubuntu 16.04 with the command line. The sdkmanager is a command line tool that allows you to view, install, update, and uninstall packages for the Android SDK. [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 10:52 am

How to Install XAMPP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 from Terminal

XAMPP Stack ubuntu

The "XAMPP" stack is an acronym where X stands for an operating system, A stands for Apache web server, M stands for MySQL or MariaDB database server and PP stands for PHP and Perl. So, as we are installing XAMP [...]

Arun Pyasi 2:00 am

How to Install XMR STAK CPU for Monero Mining on Ubuntu 16.04

Monero mining linux

In one of our previous articles, we have shown you how to mine Ethereum – one of the most popular cryptocurrencies as of today. Today, we will learn about Monero mining. It's a high priced cryptocurrency, focused on privacy, decentralization, [...]

Maciej Borkowski 2:00 am

How to Install BigBlueButton on Ubuntu 16.04

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There are a lot of open source web conferencing tools available these days and there are also a number of budget-friendly alternatives that still offer the same features and functions. Sometimes you can need web conferencing tools for remote collaboration, [...]

Alain Francois 2:00 am

How to Enable/Disable Unattended Upgrades in Ubuntu 16.04

Unattended upgrades

To protect your data in any ubuntu based system, it is imperative to update packages and apply security patches regularly. It is much better if the system itself applies the security updates. The unattended upgrades in Ubuntu 16.04 allow system [...]

Dwijadas Dey 4:30 am

SpaceView - A Tool to Indicate Disk Space Usage on Ubuntu

SpaceView Indicator Disk Space Linux

If you need to keep an eye on the use of your PC's disks, here's how to install the SpaceView indicator to see disk space on Linux. SpaceView indicator is an Ubuntu gauge that displays the use of the file [...]

Dwijadas Dey 2:11 pm

How to Install PHP 7 Imagick Extension on Ubuntu 16.04

Imagick ubuntu16 install

The php imagick extension enables servers to create, edit, convert and/or manipulate images via PHP using the ImageMagick software. It can read and write images in most of the image formats including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, [...]

Dwijadas Dey 10:25 am

Nautilus Addon - ReSize JPG and PNG Image Files on Ubuntu 16.04

Nautilus addon resize image files

There are various tools available to reduce the size of jpg and png images like GIMP or a photo manager such as Shotwell or using the command in the terminal to perform batch processing of several image files. The another [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:10 am

How to Configure PBIS to Join Ubuntu with Windows AD

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In this article, we will install and configure PowerBroker Identity Services (PBIS) on the Ubuntu 14.04 in order to join together with Windows Active Directory. We also will consider how to remove stale computer account from AD using dsquery command. [...]

Sergej Kalenichenko 2:15 am

How to Measure Internet Consumption from Linux Terminal

internet consumption measure linux

Nbwmon is a ncurses based bandwidth monitor tool that can be used to get detailed information like, transmitted and received traffic for a network interface. Nbwmon comes with lots of features some of them are listed below: Supports Ethernet, Wireless [...]

Hitesh Jethva 6:00 am

5 Steps Start Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04 in Text Mode

ubuntu start text mode

The advantages of text modes as compared to graphics modes include lower memory consumption and faster screen manipulation. Text mode or console mode or command line mode saves a lot of RAM uses so most of the time it is [...]

Pradip Sakhavala 5:50 am

How to Install Open Visual Traceroute on Ubuntu 16.04

Open Visual Traceroute

Open Visual Traceroute is a free and open source Java based visual traceroute and packet sniffer tool that can be used to display data in a 3D or a 2D map component. You can easily export data to image file [...]

Hitesh Jethva 6:30 am