Grub Customizer in Launchpad Log in / Register Grub Customizer - a graphical grub2 settings manager Registered 2010-10-02 by Daniel Richter Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menuentries
As promised in this week's Open Ballot (and thanks for your fantastic contributions), here's our own distro contest from issue 162 of Linux Format magazine. Our annual distro competition is as close to a tradition as we get here at LXF Towers. We do it because we love distributions – we love their variety and the way that so much changes over the course of a year. The best Linux distro of 2012!
Linux System Administration Basics This document presents a collection of common issues and useful tips for Linux system administration. Whether you're new to system administration or have been maintaining systems for some time, we hope these tips are helpful regardless of your background or choice in Linux distributions. These tips cover some of the basic steps and issues encountered during the beginning of system configuration. We provide a general getting started guide for your convenience if you're new to Linode and basic Linux system administration. Additionally, you may find some of our other core Linux guides useful. Set the Hostname
With just a few tweaks, your Linux box can be lighter, sprightlier and quicker than ever before. Read on for the best ways to speed up your boot sequence, optimise KDE and Gnome, and get better performance from your favourite apps. We've also got some top tips from our favourite free software gurus... Make Linux faster and lighter
The Dropbox daemon works fine on all 32-bit and 64-bit Linux servers. To install, run the following command in your Linux terminal. 32-bit: cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf - 64-bit:
Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. There are many nice themes available for Conky that can display clock, CPU usage, RAM usage, swap, disk, net and more, Infinity is one of these themes built using lua and provide a great look to your desktop. In this post I will show you how to install Infinity Conky theme in Ubuntu (tested in Ubuntu 12.10 ‘Quantal Quetzal’, Ubuntu 13.04 ‘Raring Ringtail’), LinuxMint and Fedora. Installation instructions of Infinity Theme for Conky: 1- Install Conky - For Ubuntu and LinuxMint: Infinity- A stunning theme for conky | Ubuntu, LinuxMint & Fedora
Linux, occasionally referred to as GNU/Linux, is an open source and free operating system predominantly known for its use in servers, but has increasingly become commonplace in desktop, notebook and netbook computers in recent years after newer and enhanced versions of Linux distributions, Ubuntu or Linux Mint for example, are developed and offered free to users. While you can get the Linux system and use it for free, you can also run on the system a wide range of free applications such as well-known and commonly-used software including Firefox web browser and the LibreOffice application suite. Among various free applications, here you might find the best free software for Linux, including those products reviewed and recommended by our editors in the various sections.
Meet Linux Viruses There exists a conventional wisdom that Linux viruses are non-existent entities. For most Linux users this might be surprising that Linux viruses do exist! Though not in wild, and they are so less in number (when compared to counterpart OSs) that they can be counted on fingers! The post introduces to some popular Linux viruses detected to date on Linux systems to enlighten you with realistic facts so that you can even improve your security! Linux Operating system is generally thought of as “Virus Proof”; It is indeed a very secure Operating system but to think Linux Virus does not exist or Linux is virus-proof is being overly naïve. Researchers have shown that Native ELF Linux Viruses are technically possible.
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This is the largest set of group tests available identifying the best software that is available to download. The collection includes more than 210 different group tests, with comprehensive sections on internet, graphics, games, programming, science, office, utilities, and more. Almost all of the software is released under a freely distributable license. Linux Group Tests - Part 1
Grive: Free and Open Source Google Drive Client for Linux - Ubuntu Portal When Google Drive finally launched on April 2012, Google Drive Client is only available for the computer operating system Windows and Mac, and smartphone and Android tablet. Google Drive client for Linux isn’t yet available , Google says a Linux client is coming, but why wait? A free and open source Google Drive client called “Grive” has been put together by a third-party developer, and it looks quite nice
Louis Theroux - America's Most Dangerous Pets Did you know that there are more Tigers in the US than there are in the wild? Louis Theroux visits several places where 'Americas Most Dangrous Pets' are being held.He visits Joe “Exotic” who owns a private zoo with 167 tigers, just as a tornado is coming up.Through the documentary, Louis keeps asking the owners of the animals if they think the animals are happy like this and if they wouldn't prefer a life in the wild. Most owners have an inte... Louis and the Nazis
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Docky Log in Current stable versions 2.1 series: 2.1.4 2.0 series: 2.0.13 Current development version 2.2 series: 2.2.0 Documentation - Docky
Apache Web server - Complete Guide Updated: February 1, 2011 This article includes a free PDF guide available for download! The Web server - Apache - Complete Guide was one of the many topics covered in a series of books that I started writing on Linux, the goal of which was to help any enthusiastic Windows user or a Linux newbie become a powerful, confident Linux professional. As a preview of what this series of books might have been, I decided to post a single Part on my website.
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