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How to Set up Nomachine NX between Two Linux Systems

How to Set up Nomachine NX between Two Linux Systems

There are a number of ways you can log into one computer to run software from another: ssh for purely command-line work, VNC for a remote view of your desktop, RDP if you’re stuck (temporarily) in Windows. Nomachine is known for their NX system, which it compresses the data it sends and receives, making it suitable for slower network connections.

Choosing Linux-Compatible Hardware

Choosing Linux-Compatible Hardware

You hear about how fast and stable Linux is, so you download a distro and install it, only to find out that some piece of hardware, like your Wi-Fi, doesn’t work. Here are a few ways you can do to avoid hardware compatibility issue in Linux.

Two Ways to Access Your Android Device with Linux File Managers

Two Ways to Access Your Android Device with Linux File Managers

Since the release of Android’s Gingerbread version, Google made what was probably a market-and technology-driven decision to use the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) when an Android device is connected to a desktop. While MTP is supposed to be a better solution, it doesn’t work out of the box on Linux. However, with a couple of quick changes, you can make it happen.

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Beta 1 Review

Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal Beta 1 Review

The beta version of the next Ubuntu release – 12.10 Quantal Quetzal – is now available for testing. There are several new and interesting features added and whether you like it or not, the Unity desktop is here to stay and it is getting better with each release. Let check it out.

The Differences Between an iPad and a Kindle Fire

The Differences Between an iPad and a Kindle Fire

The release of the new Amazon Kindle Fire makes the selection of a tablet a more difficult task. If you are sourcing for a tablet, this article shows the differences between the Kindle Fire and iPad and help you decide which tablet you should get.

3 Awesome Ubuntu Apps For Wallpaper Slideshow

3 Awesome Ubuntu Apps For Wallpaper Slideshow

Ubuntu comes with a set of pre-loaded wallpapers that can be used individually or as a slideshow that changes the background after a certain period of time, but it does not (easily) allows you to use your own set of wallpapers.
If you want to manage your wallpapers without any special effort, here are 3 easy-to-use wallpaper apps that will the change the way your desktop looks.

History of Early Linux Distros

History of Early Linux Distros

If you haven’t noticed, if you’re looking for a Linux distribution, you’re spoiled for choice. Sites like DistroWatch lists hundreds of different Linux distros on the site. But where did they all come from?

Understanding The Different Shell In Linux : Zsh Shell

Understanding The Different Shell In Linux : Zsh Shell

Zsh is a very powerful shell that is more popular than the commonly used Bash. It is highly interactive and flexible enough to customize it to your needs. It also comes with a powerful auto-completion functionality, along with recursive searches and a corrector included. For all that, some consider Zsh as an extended Bourne Shell.

The History of Linux

The History of Linux

Linux has been around for more than 20 years and serves happily in both desktop and server roles. But it didn’t show up overnight. Linux is the result of the collaboration of lots of people over the years.

Understanding The Different Shell In Linux : KornShell

Understanding The Different Shell In Linux : KornShell

By default, when we talk about a shell in Linux, most people think of Bash. It is true that it is the most wide spread and arguably one of the simplest shell to begin with, but there are also plenty of other shells out there yearning for your attention. Today, we shall go through another very famous shell: the Korn Shell (“ksh” for the intimates).

Use Pandoc to Easily Convert Text File To PDF or eBook Format

Use Pandoc to Easily Convert Text File To PDF or eBook Format

We have shown you how to use Markdown to quickly produce clean HTML from text, but what if you also want to produce an ebook using the same content as you have on the web? There is another tool that allows you to take Markdown and turn it into OpenOffice/LibreOffice documents, PDF’s, or even e-books suitable for a Kindle or other e-reader.

How To Easily Edit Audio Tags On Linux

How To Easily Edit Audio Tags On Linux

How many times have you come across an audio file on your Music player with the name like “01.mp3” and there is no other details like the artist, album info, etc. Multiply that by the number of songs you have in your library and you know you are in for a headache. Today, I will show how you can easily manage your song’s name, structure and tags in the way you want it.

How to Play Atari 2600 Games on Ubuntu

How to Play Atari 2600 Games on Ubuntu

If you happened to be an Atari brat while you were growing up, you can now relieve your 8-bit glory days on your Linux machine. Stella is an Atari 2600 emulator that works on Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and even more obscure systems like IRIX. It provides a very accurate emulation of the classic gaming system, and plays nearly every game ever released for it.

Sage, A Great Mathematical Tool For Linux

Sage, A Great Mathematical Tool For Linux

GeoGebra may be a useful tool for solving maths equation, but when it comes to more powerful functions and complicated maths, you should give Sage a try. We’ve all heard of Matlab or Magma, but Sage offers an open source alternative to those two, and is, to my opinion, simpler to use.