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Convert The Output Of A Terminal Command Into An Image - Ubuntu/Debian Convert The Output Of A Terminal Command Into An Image - Ubuntu/Debian

In this tip we will see how to create a screenshot for the output of a command executed by the terminal under Ubuntu/Debian. This may help ...

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Debreate 0.7.1: Create DEB Packages Graphically for Ubuntu/Debian Debreate 0.7.1: Create DEB Packages Graphically for Ubuntu/Debian

Debreate is a useful tool that allows us, via an easy graphical user interface, to build Debian packages. With Debreate, you can debianize ...

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How To Install Banshee 2.2 Media Player On Ubuntu 11.04/11.10 [PPA] How To Install Banshee 2.2 Media Player On Ubuntu 11.04/11.10 [PPA]

The latest version of Banshee (2.2) is now available for Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) and Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot). Here are the new f...

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How to install the Nvidia Driver on Debian Squeeze How to install the Nvidia Driver on Debian Squeeze

In this guide, we will help you install the Nvidia driver on a system running Debian Squeeze. Here are the instructions:

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How to Install Webmin on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04/12.04 How to Install Webmin on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04/12.04

Webmin is a web-based interface based on Perl for system administration under Unix-based systems. With Webmin, you can easily set up, via ...

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How To Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) On Ubuntu/Linux Mint How To Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) On Ubuntu/Linux Mint

If you develop web applications and scripts, it will be nice testing them locally in your own computer before launching them online. This ...

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Gnome: Add your Custom Alert Sound for Ubuntu or Debian Gnome: Add your Custom Alert Sound for Ubuntu or Debian

In this guide we will see how to add a custom alert sound under Ubuntu/Debian. It's recommended that you create a stereo audio file usi...

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How to Create a Slow Motion Version of a Video on Ubuntu/Debian How to Create a Slow Motion Version of a Video on Ubuntu/Debian

There are many ways to slow down videos like the use of specific software or media players. But in this brief guide, you will learn a simpl...

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A Quick Way To Backup Your Home Directory - Ubuntu/Debian A Quick Way To Backup Your Home Directory - Ubuntu/Debian

Data loss can happen for many reasons including unexpected hardware failure, deleting or overwriting files accidentally, etc. If you want...

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How To Reverse Audio Files On Ubuntu/Debian How To Reverse Audio Files On Ubuntu/Debian

In this tip, we will see how to use the terminal to reverse audio files under Ubuntu/Debian. This is possible with the help of the " s...

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How to Convert a Web Page into PDF or PS (PostScript) - Ubuntu/Debian How to Convert a Web Page into PDF or PS (PostScript) - Ubuntu/Debian

In this tip we will see how to use the command line (terminal) to convert web pages to PDF or PS (postscript) files under Ubuntu or Debian....

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How To Overclock Nvidia Graphics Cards On Ubuntu/Debian How To Overclock Nvidia Graphics Cards On Ubuntu/Debian

We have previously written a guide about overclocking Nvidia graphics cards using Nvclock . Today, we will also talk about the same topic b...

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vnStat: A Console And Graphical Network Traffic Monitor For Ubuntu vnStat: A Console And Graphical Network Traffic Monitor For Ubuntu

vnStat is an open source network monitoring tool and network traffic logger for any selected network interface (eth0, wlan0, etc.). It all...

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How To Disable A CPU Core On Ubuntu/Debian How To Disable A CPU Core On Ubuntu/Debian

In this tip we will see how to turn off a CPU core under Ubuntu/Debian. This tip is very useful for users of laptops and netbooks because d...

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How To Remount A USB Stick Without Removing And Reinserting - Ubuntu/Debian How To Remount A USB Stick Without Removing And Reinserting - Ubuntu/Debian

When using a USB flash drive for example, with programs like GParted or the Disk Utility under Debian, it may happen that the action perfor...

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Check How Much Disk Space Programs And Packages Are Using - Ubuntu/Debian Check How Much Disk Space Programs And Packages Are Using - Ubuntu/Debian

In this tip, we will see a very useful command line tool that will help us find out which programs and packages are taking much space on a ...

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Install Flash Doctor On Ubuntu To Fix Flash Related Problems Install Flash Doctor On Ubuntu To Fix Flash Related Problems

Flash Doctor is a free application that allows Ubuntu users to solve most common Flash-related problems and errors. It allows to run these...

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How To Change Your Computer Name (Hostname) Permanently On Debian How To Change Your Computer Name (Hostname) Permanently On Debian

In this guide, we will see how to use the terminal to change the computer name or hostname under Debian temporarily or permanently. To c...

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How to Install The DivX 6.1.1 Codec On Ubuntu / Debian Squeeze How to Install The DivX 6.1.1 Codec On Ubuntu / Debian Squeeze

In this guide, we will see how to install DivX 6.1.1 codec for Linux on Ubuntu (11.04/11.10) and Debian Squeeze .  By installing the Div...

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How to Change the Background Image of the Ubuntu 11.10 Login Screen How to Change the Background Image of the Ubuntu 11.10 Login Screen

In this tutorial, we will show you how to easily change your default background image of your login screen with another custom image of you...

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Configure Ubuntu 11.10 to Automatically Login (LightDM) Configure Ubuntu 11.10 to Automatically Login (LightDM)

In this tutorial, we will help you enable automatic login on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), this is applicable if LightDM is used as the de...

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Disable Password Request When Exiting Screensaver On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Disable Password Request When Exiting Screensaver On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

When your system remains idle for a specific period of time (10 minutes), the screensaver is activated automatically and to exit it, you ha...

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How to turn off the Automount Feature of USB Drives on Ubuntu 11.10 How to turn off the Automount Feature of USB Drives on Ubuntu 11.10

If you have upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), you will notice that a window will show up whenever you plug in a USB removable medi...

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How To Allow Banshee To Play MP3 Files On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) How To Allow Banshee To Play MP3 Files On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

If you can't play MP3 files on Ubuntu 11.10 using Banshee , then follow these instructions that may fix your problem: 1. Launch the T...

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Track Your Time With Kapow Punch Clock On Ubuntu Track Your Time With Kapow Punch Clock On Ubuntu

If you are working on a project(s) or you are a freelancer, then you need to track your time so as to bill your clients. If you are using U...

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How To Encrypt / Decrypt Files With Only Two Commands - Ubuntu/Debian How To Encrypt / Decrypt Files With Only Two Commands - Ubuntu/Debian

In this tip, we will see how to easily and quickly encrypt and decrypt files using very simple commands on Ubuntu or Debian. Let's firs...

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Sync Your System Clock With Internet Time Servers Automatically On Ubuntu/Debian Sync Your System Clock With Internet Time Servers Automatically On Ubuntu/Debian

Sometimes, under Ubuntu or Debian the time displayed by your system clock becomes slightly wrong, and you are obliged to correct it manuall...

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How To Unlock Login Screen Settings On Debian Squeeze How To Unlock Login Screen Settings On Debian Squeeze

The Login Screen Settings window allows to change user access parameters. You can configure it, for example, to make a user session load au...

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Gnome Shell 3.2 To Allow One Click Installation Of Extensions Gnome Shell 3.2 To Allow One Click Installation Of Extensions

Gnome Shell 3.2 is about to be released. Developers are almost done with this new version, which will support "one click" instal...

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How To Fix This VirtualBox Error: Failed to access the USB subsystem - Ubuntu/Debian How To Fix This VirtualBox Error: Failed to access the USB subsystem - Ubuntu/Debian

If you receive this error message while running VirtualBox under Ubuntu/Debian: Failed to access the USB subsystem. Could not load the H...

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Check How Much RAM Programs Are Using on Ubuntu/Debian Squeeze Check How Much RAM Programs Are Using on Ubuntu/Debian Squeeze

In this guide, I bring to you a very helpful Python script that allows users to know how much memory each program uses under Ubuntu or Debi...

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Nemesys Will Port Their Games to Linux Nemesys Will Port Their Games to Linux

Nemesys is a computer game developer that promises in an ad published in their home page that their games will be soon available for Linux-...

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How to Join Multiple MP3 Tracks into a Single Audio File - Ubuntu How to Join Multiple MP3 Tracks into a Single Audio File - Ubuntu

In this guide, we will see how to use the terminal to combine (wrap) multiple MP3 files into a single MP3 file. This is possible with the h...

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Longene: Modify the Linux kernel to Run Windows Programs Natively On Linux Longene: Modify the Linux kernel to Run Windows Programs Natively On Linux

Whether it's right or not running Windows application on Linux, there is a baby project that aims to compete with Wine .

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How To Set A Wireless Connection To Connect Automatically On Ubuntu How To Set A Wireless Connection To Connect Automatically On Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will see how to set a wireless connection to connect automatically on Ubuntu 11.04. The tutorial is also applicable on...

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How To Delay The Download Of A File On Ubuntu/Debian How To Delay The Download Of A File On Ubuntu/Debian

The tip of today consists of a command line tool that will help us pre-arrange the download time of a file. That means we delay the downloa...

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How To Install Metasploit on Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu How To Install Metasploit on Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu

The Metasploit Project is a penetration testing solution that helps users defend their IT systems by providing information about security ...

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How To Change The Default Web Browser On Ubuntu/Debian How To Change The Default Web Browser On Ubuntu/Debian

In this tutorial, we will see how to change the default browser used by Ubuntu or Debian. For Debian, the default web browser is Epiphany. ...

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How to Free up RAM On Ubuntu/Debian How to Free up RAM On Ubuntu/Debian

If your computer is running slow and you begin to notice that your hard drive is thrashing, then you are short on memory and some applicati...

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How To Compress AVI and MP4 Video Files With FFmpeg - Ubuntu/Debian How To Compress AVI and MP4 Video Files With FFmpeg - Ubuntu/Debian

In this tutorial, we will see how to compress AVI and MP4 videos files using FFmpeg under Ubuntu or any Debian-based system. The commands g...

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How to Install a Package without its Dependencies On Ubuntu/Debian How to Install a Package without its Dependencies On Ubuntu/Debian

Sometimes, we may need to install programs on Ubuntu or Debian, but the installation may not be successful due to dependencies. It means th...

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How To Disable USB Ports On Ubuntu/Debian How To Disable USB Ports On Ubuntu/Debian

Despite the many advantages of USB storage devices, there is a major downside called "security". Some users can use this tiny and...

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How To Speed Up Your Internet Connection On Ubuntu/Debian How To Speed Up Your Internet Connection On Ubuntu/Debian

In this tip, we are going to apply a simple modification that can help you speed up your Internet connection and optimize page load time. T...

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How To Force Install Mencoder and FFmpeg On Ubuntu 11.04 How To Force Install Mencoder and FFmpeg On Ubuntu 11.04

MEncoder is command line video decoding tool that can convert all formats supported by MPlayer . FFmpeg , in turn, is also a set of tools f...

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Upload Images and Videos To Your Wall On Facebook From The Ubuntu Desktop Upload Images and Videos To Your Wall On Facebook From The Ubuntu Desktop

For a rapid and easy way to post photos or videos on your Facebook wall, you can try NFuploader , which is a small app that allows Ubuntu u...

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How To Close The Terminal Without Closing The Running Program How To Close The Terminal Without Closing The Running Program

If you start a program with the Terminal under Ubuntu, it will close once you exit the Terminal. If you want to keep an application started...

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How To Uninstall Ubuntu One From Ubuntu 10.10/11.04/11.10 How To Uninstall Ubuntu One From Ubuntu 10.10/11.04/11.10

Ubuntu One is a Canonical cloud service that allows users to store, sync, and share their images, music files, contacts, and notes online,...

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Robokeeper: A Goalkeeper Robot That Functions Under Linux Robokeeper: A Goalkeeper Robot That Functions Under Linux

Robokeeper is a robot that functions in Linux and the KDE graphical desktop environment. This robot detects, with the help of two cameras, ...

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New Version of Gimp (2.7.3) Comes With One Window Mode - Ubuntu New Version of Gimp (2.7.3) Comes With One Window Mode - Ubuntu

A new version of Gimp (2.7.3) is now available for download. The important new feature in this version is that it comes with a single wind...

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