Category Archive: software

Mar 10 2017

How to extract a .deb file without opening it on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

I downloaded a .deb Debian file. How do I extract deb package without installing it on my Debian or Ubuntu Linux based system? How do I list and extract the contents of a Debian package? Source: How to extract a .deb file without opening it on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

Feb 02 2017

Easily Use Free VPNs From VPN Gate In Linux With These 2 Tools

Below you’ll find 2 tools that make it easy to use free OpenVPN servers from VPN Gate in Linux.In case you’re not familiar with VPN Gate, this is project that offers free VPN servers that are ran by volunteers who use SoftEther. It was designed with the Great Firewall of China in Mind and is …

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Jan 07 2017

A short guide on configuring your Raspberry Pi to automatically run x11vnc server at startup

Hey guys, I thought I would share a short guide I made about configuring x11vnc to automatically launch every time the Pi boots up. I had such a hard time getting it to work and thought I should spread the knowledge. I’m a noob with Linux and the Pi, so I thought this would be …

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Dec 28 2016

21 Must-Have Apps For Ubuntu Desktop

We’re often asked what our essential Ubuntu apps are, but rather than reply in the comments I figured I’d write a list of what are, for us, must-have apps for Ubuntu. Whether you’re new to Ubuntu or a recent convert from Microsoft Windows, you should find some software to suit you in the list below. Naturally, not …

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Dec 05 2016

4 of the Most Underrated Features in VLC Player

There are plenty of features in VLC player. Here are a few more hidden gems that really demonstrate just how amazing VLC is. Check them out. Source: 4 of the Most Underrated Features in VLC Player – Make Tech Easier

Nov 18 2016

An Everyday Linux User Guide To The Thunderbird Email Client

Thunderbird is an email client by Mozilla who are also behind Firefox. This guide shows most of the features available within Thunderbird and an overview of how to use them Source: An Everyday Linux User Guide To The Thunderbird Email Client « Everyday Linux User

Nov 16 2016

wattOS Energizes Aging Hardware | LinuxInsider

wattOS is a stunning example of really great things coming in small packages. wattOS is a lightweight and fast desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS built around the LXDE. It uses the lightweight Openbox window manager as its default user interface. To credit this 8-year-young community of developers with birthing an energy-efficient Linux …

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Nov 15 2016

Fix Ubuntu/Linux Mint boot and grub issues with Boot-Repair – NoobsLab

Boot-Repair is around from quite sometime, released under license GNU-GPL and it is great tool to fix the issues with your Grub and Boot, it repair frequent boot issues you may encounter in Ubuntu … Source: Fix Ubuntu/Linux Mint boot and grub issues with Boot-Repair – NoobsLab

Nov 01 2016

Now Enable Linux Kernel Livepatch On Your Ubuntu PC For Free

The Canonical Livepatch service allows installation of security fixes for Linux kernel on Ubuntu without the need of rebooting the machine. The free live patching service can be enabled on up to 3 machines using a token issued by Canonical. This article covers the steps by which you can enable the Livepatch service on Ubuntu. …

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Oct 19 2016

How to Quickly Preview Files in Ubuntu Without Opening Them – Make Tech Easier

Checking out a bunch of files and folders can be a tedious process. Here is a way to quickly preview files in Ubuntu without having to open them. Source: How to Quickly Preview Files in Ubuntu Without Opening Them – Make Tech Easier

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