Xfce Desktop Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment system for linux, and is a good alternative to the complex and clumsy gnome. In this post I am going to show you how to install xfce on debian. It is available in the debian default repositories and can be installed right away. # apt-get install xfce4… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
Guide on how to setup apache and php using CGI (Common Gateway Interface) on Ubuntu
Mod Fcgid Mod Fcgid is an apache module that enables it to talk to fastcgi enabled application. It can be used to setup with apache to run php over fastcgi. It is an alternative to the older mod_fastcgi and has some differences with it. In this post we shall be setting up apache with php… Read More »
How to optimise font rendering on Ubuntu/Debian based Linux systems for best appearance
Learn to use the aptitude, dpkg and apt-get commands to install,update and remove packages from the command line on ubuntu and debian based systems.