15 simple TOP command examples on Linux to monitor processes

Linux TOP command One of the most basic command to monitor processes on Linux is the top command. As the name suggests, it shows the top processes based on certain criterias like cpu usage or memory usage. The processes are listed out in a list with multiple columns for details like process name, pid, user, cpu usage, memory usage. Apart from the list ...

20 Top Things to do after installing Fedora 23

Make Fedora 23 better So you have just installed Fedora 23 on your machine and looking for some great experience. This post shows you how to tweak your Fedora system and install additional apps to make your system more useful and user friendly. This includes installing must have utility apps, enhancing multimedia support on the support, and tweaking some settings. 1. Setup good ...

How to install multimedia codecs on Fedora 22/23

Fedora 23 Installing multimedia codecs would allow you to play more audio and video formats than what you Fedora system can play using free tools. Most of these codecs are proprietary and non free which Fedora does not include. In order to install these, you need to add some extra repositories and install. 1. Setup RPMFusion repository The rpmfusion repository provides lots of software ...

How to install Chromium browser on Fedora 23

Chromium browser on Fedora 23 The Chromium browser is the open source version of Google Chrome browser and has pretty much all the features that Chrome has, excluding proprietary plugins. Chromium is not available in the default repositories of Fedora yet. So it has to installed from a different repository. The instructions are made available at the following page - https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Chromium Setup the "spot" repository Run ...

30 Top Things to do after installing Ubuntu 15.10

Ubuntu 15.10 After installing Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) there are few things you need to do to make it even better. These include installing updates, some configuration tweaks and essential programs. This post shows you simple steps on how to tweak your fresh Ubuntu system for an improved desktop experience. 1. Setup some good dns servers Setup dns servers like Google DNS or OpenDNS. ...

Install Monit (process and service monitoring tool) on Ubuntu/Debian

Monit - process and service monitoring tool for Linux Services on any server need to be up and running and do what they are supposed to do. Automated monitoring is a great aid when it comes to ensuring and maximizing the uptime and availability of all these services. It allows system administrators to get notified and fix problems as soon as ...

How to compile and install wxWidgets on Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

wxWidgets wxWidgets is an application development framework/library that allows developer to make cross platform GUI applications for Windows, Mac and Linux using the same codebase. Its primarily written in C++ but has bindings for other languages as well like Python, Perl and Ruby. In this tutorial I am going to show you how to compile and build wxwidgets 3.0+ on Debian based ...

10 quick tar command examples to create/extract archives in Linux

Tar command on Linux The tar (tape archive) command is a frequently used command on linux that allows you to store files into an archive. The commonly seen file extensions are .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 which is a tar archive further compressed using gzip or bzip algorithms respectively. In this tutorial we shall take a look at simple examples of using the tar ...

Install the Gnome Flashback classical desktop on Ubuntu 14.10/Linux Mint 17

The Gnome Flashback desktop environment is a simple and great way to get back the old style classical desktop if you do not like Unity desktop, like many. Gnome Flashback is based on GTK 3 and provides a desktop interface visually similar to the old gnome desktop. Another alternative to gnome flashback is the MATE desktop from linux mint and XFCE ...

Setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu / Debian

Mail system for your own domain You have your own domain name and your very own vps/dedicated server and want to use the domain name for emails. So you need to setup a mail server using an smtp server and an imap/pop server. This tutorial shows you how to setup Postfix (smtp server) and Dovecot (imap/pop server). The task of the smtp ...

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