Install KDE desktop on Debian 7 wheezy

KDE In this post I will show you how to install the kde desktop on Debian 7 (wheezy). The packages for the kde desktop are available in the default repository of debian and can be installed directly from synaptic or apt-get. There are 3 different sized kde desktop packages that can be installed depending on your needs. kde-plasma-desktop < kde-standard < kde-full kde-plasma-desktop # apt-get ...

Add ubuntu ppa repository to Debian 7 wheezy

Launchpad ppa On ubuntu, lots of software can be installed from the launchpad ppa repository. The repository url has to be added to the apt sources list on ubuntu and then the software can be installed from the package manager like synaptic. However for Debian there is no such ppa repository. But since ubuntu is based on Debian and uses the ...

Install adobe acrobat reader 9.5 on ubuntu 13.04

Adobe Acrobat Reader The adobe acrobat reader is the most popular pdf file reader on windows. On linux there are native applications like Okular and Evince (Document Viewer) that can read pdf files easily. Adobe initially launched this native version of acrobat reader for Linux that looked similar to the windows version. However the development was later stopped and 9.5.5 is the ...

Take screenshot of virtualbox guest os

Virtualbox If you are a blogger, doing experiments with various oses on virtualbox and writing tutorials and posts, then you will need to take screenshots of the guest os things inside virtualbox. For normal screenshot tasks a tool like shutter works very well. But with virtualbox you get the screenshot of the entire virtualbox window which has to be edited later and ...

Install htop on centos 6.4

Htop on centos When it comes to monitoring the cpu and ram usage on your linux machine, htop is the best tool to use. It is an ncurses based commandline too that does not require any gui like desktop, but still provides a very interactive and featureful interface to monitor processes running on the system along with other details like cpu ...

Check disk space usage on linux with Ncdu

Ncdu - Ncurses du Ncdu is a command line tool to view and analyse disk space usage on linux. It can drill down into directories and report space used by individual directories. This way it is very easy to track down space consuming files/directories. It actually allows the user to do this much faster than even a gui file manager. On ...

Use active mode ftp in dolphin/konqueror in kde

Dolphin and Konqueror are the main file system browser on the kde desktop on linux. And they can open remote ftp file systems with the "ftp://" urls. By default they use passive mode ftp, but can be configured to use active mode ftp as well. The ftp protocol operates in 2 modes. Namely passive and active. Unlike http, ftp connection relies ...

Using ssh to browse remote file system in Dolphin & Konqueror on KDE

Dolphin/Konqueror Dolphin and konqueror are 2 powerful file managers available for the KDE desktop on linux. Both of them support accessing remote file systems over protocols like ftp. So if you want to access the files on your server over ftp simply type ftp:[email protected]_or_ip It will then ask for the password and open the remote file system like a local file system. The user ...

Install and configure Apache and PHP with cgi on Ubuntu or Debian

CGI - Common Gateway Interface Apache can be configured to invoke the php interpreter as cgi program. This means that the php-cgi binary shall be run externally and the php script shall be executed by it and the output would be passed back to apache. This is one way to run php with apache. Other methods include shared module, fastcgi etc. ...

Install Quanta plus web editor on ubuntu 13.04

Quanta Plus Welcome to another great post on how to install quanta plus on ubuntu. Quanta plus is my favorite php web development tool simply because its too simple compared to all the alternatives out there. But most important is that its built with qt, which makes it a native, fast and efficient application on the KDE desktop, which I have ...

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