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Zorin Desktop

March 2nd, 2017
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Zorin OS developers on Tuesday released Version 12.1, offering Linux users a patchwork of software and hardware updates with some performance enhancements and bug fixes.

Zorin 12.1 follows the introduction three months ago of the project’s 12 series.

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Desktop, Ubuntu

How To Check Laptop Battery Status In Terminal In Linux

December 7th, 2016
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inding your Laptop battery status in GUI mode is easy. You could easily tell the battery level by hovering the mouse pointer on the battery indicator app in the task bar. But, how about from the command line? Not everyone know this. I was asked this question from one of the user. Here is some simple commands that will help you to check Laptop battery status in Terminal in any Linux distribution.

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CommandLine(CLI), Debian, Distro - Other, Fedora, Mint, RedHat, Ubuntu

Ubuntu Core 16 gets smaller

November 4th, 2016
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Canonical released its lightweight Ubuntu Core 16, now completely built with snap packages, featuring a smaller footprint and better lifecycle management.


Canonical released version 16 of Ubuntu Core, built entirely from the snap packages that debuted in the lightweight Snappy Ubuntu Core embedded version of Ubuntu Linux announced in Jan. 2015. Now there’s a single all-snaps version of Ubuntu Core that runs on embedded devices as well as the cloud.

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Debian, Distro - Other, Raspberry Pi, Ubuntu

CloudLinux’s KernelCare Live Patching Solution

November 4th, 2016
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CloudLinux managed to offer users an unmatched kernel live patching solution that offers a no roll-back functionality that offers great flexibility to system administrators, allowing them to test their servers with or without it, as well as to install and uninstall without a reboot.

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Debian, RedHat, Ubuntu

Unity Tweak Tool

May 5th, 2016
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Unity Tweak Tool is a popular, easy-to-use settings manager for the Unity desktop (Ubuntu Default Desktop). It provides users with a simple and fast user interface which will help users to access/customize many useful features such as Launcher, Search, workspace switcher, window shaping, Themes, Icons & fonts on unity desktop environment to make nice & better user experience on system.

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Desktop, How To, Ubuntu

Cloud Commander

May 5th, 2016
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Cloud commander is a web-based file manager application that allows you to view, access, and manage the files and folders of your system from any computer, mobile, and tablet via a web browser. It has a built-in console and editor, so that you can edit your files on the go.

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Cloud, Ubuntu

Performance monitoring with Monitorix

May 5th, 2016
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This tutorial shows the installation and configuration of Monitorix on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). Monitorix is a free, lightweight, open source monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible on servers and desktops. It consists mainly of two programs: a collector, called Monitorix, which is a Perl daemon that is started automatically as a system service, and a CGI script called monitorix.cgi. Since 3.0 version Monitorix includes its own HTTP server built in, so you aren’t forced to install a third-party web server to use it.

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Desktop, Education, How To, Ubuntu

Chalet OS – Modern Distro

May 4th, 2016
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ChaletOS, which “came from the style of the mountain houses in Switzerland” is a beautifully-crafted Linux distro that aims to ease the transition of users from other operating systems (specifically Windows) to Linux.

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Desktop, Distro - Other, Education, Ubuntu, XFCE

Install Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop – Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

May 4th, 2016
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The final release of the Cinnamon 3.0 desktop environment was launched last week, tagged as ready for deployment as part of the upcoming Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” operating system.

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Desktop, Education, How To, Ubuntu

Maintain a “clean” Ubuntu

April 28th, 2016
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Ubuntu is the most popular GNU/Linux distribution, as it has been the easiest to use for many years now, making it an obvious choice for every newcomer. As most new users don’t know if and how they are supposed to maintain the distribution

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Debian, Desktop, Education, How To, Ubuntu