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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 ...

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 ...

How to fix Virtualbox error “Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)” on Ubuntu

Virtualbox I recently installed the latest version of Virtualbox (4.3.12) by downloading the deb files from virtualbox.org on Ubuntu 14.04. The installation goes fine, but when trying to run Virtualbox, it reports the following error. Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel module ...

How to disable Ipv6 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian

Ipv6 Ipv6 is the next version of the addressing scheme Ipv4 that is currently being used to assign numerical address to domain names like google.com over the internet. Ipv6 allows for more addresses than what Ipv4 supports. However it is not yet widely supported and its adoption is still in progress. Does your system support ipv6 ? Check out http://testmyipv6.com/ to see if you ...

20 things to do after installing Elementary OS 0.2 Luna

Elementary OS Luna Elementary OS is another very cool linux distro based on Ubuntu. It has an intense focus on visual design and user experience. It comes with its own desktop environment called Pantheon that is designed to resemble mac. In this post we are going to tweak elementary OS right after a fresh installation and also install some essential apps to ...

20 things to do after installing Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon

Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Linux Mint 17 has been released and is named Qiana. Mint is one of the best linux distros that targets desktop users with focus on usability and simplicity. It comes in various flavors with different desktop environments like Mate and Cinnamon and different base distros like Ubuntu or Debian. In this post we are playing with the ...

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