You may know that you need to set a file permissions of “777″ to make it writeable, but do know the meaning of “777″ and where it comes from? Read on to find out about the file permissions of Unix system and the origin of “777″.
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XBMC is one of the best media center software around and one of its ability is to access and stream media from all sorts of different devices. Let’s suppose you have pictures on your Windows PC, Music in iTunes on a Mac, some ripped DVD’s on your Linux file server, etc. Here’s how to connect your XBMC box to them all.
Ubuntu used to be the best distro for new Linux distro, but it seems that Linux Mint has taken over that role. Here’s why.
If you have used the Linux command line before, you’ve no doubt used “grep” to search for strings of text. There’s a better way to do so, and it’s called Ack.
If you are not able to install guest additions in Ubuntu 12.10 guest in Virtualbox, here’s the fix.
If you want to test out ChromeOS before you decide if you want to get the Chromebook, here is how you can test ChromeOS in Ubuntu.
WINE is a great tool for you to run Windows apps in Linux. qt4wine made the installation process easier. Check out how qt4wine can help you easily install Windows apps in Linux.
Adjusting the screen brightness in Ubuntu is easy, but to fully customize is not. Let’s see how you can easily configure the screen brightness in Ubuntu.
While your Linux comes with Perl support, you won’t want to use it as it is not the latest version. Perlbrew allows you to manage perl installation without root privilege.
“Hybrid Suspend” in Ubuntu allows you to first suspend your computer and if it is not restored after a while, will go into hibernation by itself. This is an effective way to save battery power and electricity bills. Here is how you can enable Hybrid suspend in Ubuntu