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Networking - why am i unable to access internet even with being connected to network? Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides. PRIME. PRIME is a technology used to manage hybrid graphics found on recent desktops and laptops (Optimus for NVIDIA, AMD Dynamic Switchable Graphics for Radeon).


PRIME GPU offloading and Reverse PRIME are an attempt to support muxless hybrid graphics in the Linux kernel. Installation Open-source drivers Remove any closed-source graphic drivers and replace them with the open source equivalent: Reboot and check the list of attached graphic drivers: $ xrandr --listproviders. How to Install and Use Powertop on Ubuntu 16.04. Set custom DNS servers on Linux with Network Manager or resolv.conf. How do I remove a full directory in Linux? Updated: 06/16/2017 by Computer Hope When attempting to remove a directory using a command such as the rmdir command, you may receive a prompt such as "rmdir: 'dir': Directory not empty" and be unable to delete the directory.

To remove a directory that contains other files or directories, use the following command. rm -r mydir In the example above, you would replace "mydir" with the name of the directory you want to delete. For example, if the directory was named "files", you would type rm -r files at the prompt. Executing the above command would delete all files and directories within the directory named in the command. Rm -rf mydir In the above example, the "mydir" directory, along with all files and directories within that directory, would be deleted with no prompt or message. Top 10 Uses For Linux (Even If Your Main PC Runs Windows) - match command-line arguments to their help text. Ubuntu on the Precision M3800 - Dell TechCenter - TechCenter. Learning Shell Scripting Language: A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator.

Linux is built with certain powerful tools, which are unavailable in Windows.

Learning Shell Scripting Language: A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator

One of such important tool is Shell Scripting. Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Fedora 16 Linux on Samsung Series 9 (NP900X3A) Laptop. Few words for a warm-up Few months ago I bought myself a brand new and shiny ultrabook from Samsung. It obviously came pre-installed with Windows7. I quickly rushed to wipe the evil OS out, before I did an SSD clone, just in case I will ever need Windows7 on this laptop again. 60 Commands of Linux : A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator. For a person new to Linux, finding Linux functional is still not very easy even after the emergence of user friendly Linux distribution like Ubuntu and Mint.

60 Commands of Linux : A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator

The thing remains that there will always be some configuration on user’s part to be done manually. Just to start with, the first thing a user should know is the basic commands in terminal. Linux GUI runs on Shell. When GUI is not running but Shell is running, Linux is running. If Shell is not running, nothing is running. And we have described all of the above basic computational task in our First Article. This was the first article of this series. What after these initial commands? This Second Article was again highly appreciated by the readers of After providing the users with the glimpse of Commands used by a Middle Level User we thought to give our effort in a nice write-up for a list of command used by an user of System Administrator Level. Switching From Windows to Nix or a Newbie to Linux - 20 Useful Commands for Linux Newbies.

So you are planning to switch from Windows to Linux, or have just switched to Linux?

Switching From Windows to Nix or a Newbie to Linux - 20 Useful Commands for Linux Newbies

Oops!!! What I am asking! For what else reason would you have been here. From my past experience when I was new to Nux, commands and terminal really scared me, I was worried about the commands, as to what extent I have to remember and memorise them to get myself fully functional with Linux. No doubt online documentation, books, man pages and user community helped me a lot but I strongly believed that there should be an article with details of commands in easy to learn and understand language.These Motivated me to Master Linux and to make it easy-to-use. 1.

The command “ls” stands for (List Directory Contents), List the contents of the folder, be it file or folder, from which it runs. root@tecmint:~# ls Android-Games Music Pictures Public Desktop Documents TecMint-Sync Downloads Templates The command “ls -l” list the content of folder, in long listing fashion. 2. 3. 4. ProjectLibre is the open source alternative to Microsoft Project. ProjectLibre is an open source project management solution ready to give Microsoft Project a run for their money.

ProjectLibre is the open source alternative to Microsoft Project

In late summer, there will be a new version of the Open Services Gateway Initiative (OSGI) modular architecture that will allow connector modules for better integration with enterprise solutions. The ProjectLibre team will also be releasing a cloud version, allowing project teams to effectively work together regardless of location, and a Portfolio Project Management solution is also in the works. We interviewed Marc O'Brien, co-founder of ProjectLibre, to find out how they plan to edge their way into the market. How to get gorgeous looking fonts on ubuntu linux. Fonts on Linux Fonts on linux have long been an issue due to various reasons like the BCI patent by Apple, lack of free quality fonts etc.

How to get gorgeous looking fonts on ubuntu linux

However over time things have changed and now its possible to get your linux system fonts look as good as, or even better than a mac or windows 8 as far as fonts are concerned. In this post I am going to show you couple of simple tricks that can make the fonts of your linux system look amazing!! However first there are a couple of things to know about how the tricks work. We are mainly going to do 2 things. Linuxgems/ at master · WilliamHackmore/linuxgems. Blog Archive » 7 Cool Things to Do With Linux.

So you’ve taken the plunge and installed Linux.

Blog Archive » 7 Cool Things to Do With Linux

You’ve followed all the HOWTOs all over the net. You’ve got your wireless card working flawlessly. You’ve got your video card working (and you’ve begun to loathe that spinning cube). You’ve installed all the “restricted” software like Adobe Flash, Sun Java and Google Earth. You’ve got all the patent restricted codecs and even DVD playback working just like you want. Use Your computer as a Home Theater PC. 15 Useful "ifconfig" Commands to Configure Network Interface in Linux. Ifconfig in short “interface configuration” utility for system/network administration in Unix/Linux operating systems to configure, manage and query network interface parameters via command line interface or in a system configuration scripts.

15 Useful "ifconfig" Commands to Configure Network Interface in Linux

The “ifconfig” command is used for displaying current network configuration information, setting up an ip address, netmask or broadcast address to an network interface, creating an alias for network interface, setting up hardware address and enable or disable network interfaces. This article covers “15 Useful “ifconfig” Commands” with their practical examples, that might be very helpful to you in managing and configuring network interfaces in Linux systems. Update : The networking command ifconfig is deprecated by ip command in most Linux distributions. 1. View All Network Setting The “ifconfig” command with no arguments will display all the active interfaces details. Dropbox for KDE - Richard A. Johnson's Blog.