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How to monitor nvidia gpu temperature on Kubuntu 16.10

GPU temperature Nvidia graphics card has its own processor that gets heated just like the main cpu processor. They usually have a heat sink and the high power gpus also have a fan. Its a good idea to monitor the gpu temperature on your system from time to time to ensure that the unit is not overheating and keeping good. On Ubuntu, you ...

How to install Nvidia drivers on Kubuntu 16.10

Install Nvidia drivers Installing Nvidia drivers, like always, can be a little bit tricky. I installed the ones from the default repository, but they did not work and the system went into a blank screen. 1. Check and find out your graphics card model The first thing to do is find out your gpu chipset, so that the correct driver can be selected. ...

“Show Desktop” widget not working properly on KDE/Kubuntu 16.10 – Fix it

Show Desktop widget Kubuntu has been my favorite distro ever since I made the move from Windows to Linux. KDE feels very stable and a swift desktop environment. However KDE has its own set of problems. Ever since the introduction of Plasma 5, everytime I would upgrade Kubuntu, something very essential would break somewhere. And then you have to start looking ...

How to install Oracle Java 8 on Ubuntu 16.04/Linux Mint 17 (PPA Method)

Install Oracle Java 8 Ubuntu has OpenJDK installed by default, but in certain cases you might need to install Oracle Java instead. It is possible to install Oracle Java manually, however the process is a bit lengthy and requires a lot of steps. Oracle Java can be downloaded from the official website over here - https://www.oracle.com/downloads/ However in this post we shall be installing ...

“Boot Error” with live usb of Ubuntu 15.10 – How to Fix It

Ubuntu live usb boot error I just created a bootable Ubuntu usb drive using Unetbootin, and found that it does not boot properly. On bootup it shows the following error. SYSLINUX 6.03 EDD 20150813 Copyright (C) 1994-2012 H. Peter Anvin et al Boot Error The problem is with the way, the iso is written to the usb drive by tools like Unetbootin. To fix ...

How to Create sub domains on localhost in apache on Ubuntu

Sub domains on localhost When working with apache locally, the common way to use it is though the "http://localhost" url. When doing web development or some kind of testing, you might need to create sub domains on localhost, just like on online servers. This post shows you how to create sub domains inside Apache on localhost. Its easy and takes only a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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