phpMyAdmin is popular with both individuals and enterprise users who want a graphical interface for administering MySQL databases. Although the app has an expansive list of features, most people don’t use it for much beyond basic tasks such as creating new databases. Check out these extras to get the most out of your phpMyAdmin.
Ubuntu 13.04 arrived on April 25, 2013 and is the 18th release of the Ubuntu operating system. The following tutorial was created in order to teach both Linux newcomers and existing Ubuntu users how to install the Ubuntu 13.04 operating system on their personal computer or laptop, even if the Ubuntu installer is pretty self-explanatory.
Livarp is a DEBIAN-based distro that tries to take the best part of available Debian GNU/Linux applications without loosing accessibility or design, special attention was paid to the documentation that in a simple page collects all the most important information you need to know on the available software of this distribution and how to configure it.
Here are some CLI tools that Linux Administrators use on a fairly frequent basis, which may or may not be installed by default in your distribution. It is highly recommended to install these tools during the provisioning stage of your system. Having these tools handy can be or great benefit.
The Document Foundation announced the release of LibreOffice 3.6.6. This version, available for those more conservative users, is said to have arrived with over 50 bug fixes, many of which were back-ported from LibreOffice 4 and most of which were quite juicy. It’s always recommended to upgraded to the latest release.
Should you use KDE or GNOME on your Linux desktop? At first the question sounds obsolete. Where once GNOME and KDE accounted for seventy percent of Linux desktop installations, today the choice has broadened, with half a dozen environments vying for users’ attention.
However, the change is less dramatic than it appears. GNOME 3, Linux Mint’s Cinnamon/Mate, and Ubuntu’s Unity offer different interfaces, but the same GNOME utilities and applications underneath.
`Unofficial Minecraft Installer` is a script available in a PPA that can be used to easily install the popular Minecraft game in Ubuntu and derivatives (Linux Mint, elementary OS and so on).
The big open source media centre applications right now can be summed up by XBMC, MythTV, and Plex, each with their own strengths and specific functionality. XBMC 12 has just made its way out and onto the Pi, offering some of the PVR functionality of MythTV, however there’s been no sign of Plex until now.