It is easier to install Ubuntu in VMware player, but to get its full potential, you’ll need VMware Tools. Here is how you can install VMware Tools in Ubuntu.
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MySQL includes “mysqldump” and “mysqladmin” for backing up and managing MySQL databases. Master these two commands and become a competent MySQL admin.
The Fedora project has announced that the “yum” will be replaced by “dnf”. Here is what you need to know about the new DNF package manager.
With the increase of the rate of phone theft, it is important for us to protect ourselves. Use these anti-theft apps for Android to protect your phone.
The next version of LXDE will be based on LXQt, which is a merge of the LXDE-Qt and the Razor-qt projects. Here is how you can test LXQt on (L)Ubuntu.
To debug C or C++ programs in Linux, one can make use of the gdb debugging tool that comes with your system. Let’s see how it works.
If you are using a Raspberry Pi and want to start Java programming, here is how you can install Java Development Kit (JDK) on a Raspberry Pi.
There is a class of editor known as a “Hex editor” which allows you to edit any type of file, especially binary files. Here are a few examples for Linux.
The Raspberry Pi can be a good development tool, and writing C# programs on the Raspberry Pi is simple thanks to the open source Mono project.
Windows and Linux are two different systems and to compile Linux programs under Windows is not an easy task. Luckily, there is a solution known as Cygwin.
Though the Raspberry Pi is small, it is capable of performing a large variety of functions including acting as a local web server. Here’s the configuration setup.
Gnome-web-photo is a useful Gnome application that you can use to capture full length screenshot of website. Let’s check it out how it works.
If you need to access multiple timezone on your desktop, Ubuntu comes with an easy way to display different timezone in the system tray.
If you can run text editors running from the command line, what about a spreadsheet? This command line spreadsheet app “sc” is the one for you.
NixOS is a Linux distribution with its own unique package manager. The entire OS is built by the Nix package manager. Check out the full NixOS review here.
Ubuntu After Install is a useful application that automates the installation of software on your Ubuntu desktop. Here is how you can automate software installation in Ubuntu.
Tiny Core is a minimalistic Linux distro and piCore is the Raspberry Pi port. piCore is runs entirely from RAM and is only 25MB big. Let’s check it out and see how it performs.
The HTML-XML package is a set of simple utilities for manipulating HTML and XML files from the command line. Here is how you can use it in Ubuntu and other Linux distro.