Zorin OS winner stories

First of all, Zorin team, Linux notes from DarkDuck and Linuxaria would like to say THANK YOU to all the participants of the contest that we ran for last few weeks. It was a real pleasure to see such a response, and to read all your article. As you probably know the winner have been announced in another post and today I want to […]

Enabling automatic updates in Centos 7 and RHEL 7

In previous posts we’ve seen how to Enable automatic security update in Debian/Ubuntu and in Red hat enterprise or Centos 6, recently I’ve started to work with the new Red Hat Enterprise 7 and I’ve noticed that there are some interesting changes in the way this system can be set to auto update. An example ? In […]

How to measure memory usage in Linux

Article by me, first published on Openlogic.com Whether you are a system administrator or a developer, sometimes you need to consider the use of memory in GNU/Linux processes and programs. Memory is a critical resource, and limited memory plus processes that use a lot of RAM can cause a situation where the kernel goes out […]

The legacy of Mandrake Linux: Rosa Linux

At the end of 90`s Mandrake Linux was the most popular distribution out there. Most thing that are today said about Ubuntu where first said about Mandrake. It was the number one distro from 1998 util 2004. User friendly, easy to use, easy to install, lot of preinstalled software, most popular by new users and […]

Linux Terminal: sshfs, Remote directory over ssh

Often one wants a shared access to files across machines. Traditionally one uses the network file system (nfs). The network file server works as follows: There is an nfs server that exports some directories in its filesystem hiearchy to various nfs clients that mount these directory over the network into their file system hierarchy. As […]

My top 10 open source software

I received this article from Saska Dasgupta and gladly publish it. I discovered the Linux and open source world around 4 years ago, and from that date I’m trying to know more open source software or projects. I must say that they changed my life both as I started to use different software but the […]

springseed – A simple program to take notes on Linux

To taking my short notes so far I’ve always used Tomboy, it’s a good small software and in the past I choose it because it could sync notes on Ubuntu one, but this supported has been dropped some times ago, and from that date I started to search for something else and perhaps I’ve found […]

APT 4 Newbies

An interesting and detailed howto on apt, first posted on linux mint community tutorials Intro by Wikipedia: The Advanced Packaging Tool, or APT, is a free user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and its variants. APT simplifies the process of managing […]

How to Download Youtube Video or Audio Tracks from the Linux Terminal

In the past I’ve published some articles regarding how to download music from youtube with the program YouTube to MP3, or videos with the programs xVideoServiceThief and flareget, they all accomplish the work with graphical interfaces, and this can be a great plus for many users, but others could prefer a simple command line program […]

Linux Terminal: How to do fuzzy search with tre-agrep

Probably everyone that use a terminal know the command grep, from its man page: grep searches the named input FILEs (or standard input if no files are named, or if a single hyphen-minus (-) is given as file name) for lines containing a match to the given PATTERN. By default, grep prints the matching lines. […]

SSH in 2 steps on Linux with Google Authenticator

Article by Alessio bash, first published on his blog Many security policies require you to change the port number of the SSH service to ensure greater security in a Linux system. Situation now used throughout the IT world and used mostly by users who have their own private server. Today I want to show you […]

Yoimnotpro : An app center for ArchLinux

A few months ago I switched from Gentoo to Arch Linux as Linux distribution on my PC at work, and at the moment I am very happy with this distribution, but there is to say it is not so easiest to use for newcomers to the Linux world and so they typically approaches the most […]

How to install Citadel collaboration suite on Debian 7

I was searching for lightweight collaboration suite (messaging and groupware) to manage some small websites and while searching around I found Citadel. Citadel is a complete and feature-rich open source groupware platform. Email, calendaring/scheduling, address books Bulletin boards, mailing list server, instant messaging Multiple domain support An intuitive, attractive AJAX-style web interface The Citadel system […]

Screencloud – Easily Capture and share your Linux desktop

Screencloud is an app that allows you to capture screen under Linux , Mac or Windows and automatically upload the screenshot to an FTP/SFTP server of your choice or a provider in the cloud such as Dropbox, Ubuntu One, Imgur or a cloud service proposed by Screencloud themselves. Once the file is sent, your clipboard […]

Turpial 3 – The best microblogging client is back ?

In the past I’ve published an article about “6 Microblogging clients for Linux” and one about Turpial, now I’ve just discovered thanks to lffl.org that the developers are working on version 3 and that for what you can see this version it’s better than ever. Article by Roberto Ferramosca first published in Italian on lffl.org […]

Review and repair a Linux SWAP Partition

Original article first published in Spanish on http://vidagnu.blogspot.it/ Yesterday I ran into a problem in a SWAP partition on an Astaro Command Center, so I decided to restart with an Ubuntu CD, and my first attempt to repair the system was with the fsck command, but when trying to use it I got the message […]

Open Source Is Useless – Without Hardware

Article from Tcat Houser editor-in-chief of TRCBNews.com. You might not have noticed that the $35 computer, Raspberry Pi has exceeded 1 million units shipped. Further, they have production volumes cranked up to the point where you can order more than one unit. In early March this year Raspberry Pi signed a deal with Sony to […]

Linux Terminal: Check who uses all your memory with smem

As system administrator, or simple user that uses Linux on its desktop sometime you notice that something it’s eating all the memory of your system. As first thing be sure to understand how Linux manage memory, I’ve be called too many time by scared users that did a free and were unable to read its […]

BitTorrent Sync: Automatically sync files on your Linux Devices

Have you finish your cloud space on Dropbox, Google Drive or one of the many cloud storage providers ? Or maybe you don’t trust them and you’d prefer a solution made with your computer/vps/Server ? Good news, from some time there is a new solution available: BitTorrent Sync BitTorrent Sync by BitTorrent, Inc is a […]

Best 3 Video Editors for Linux

Article By Oussama Krifa You are a Linux user and you are searching for a free open source alternative to the most known video editing software which are available only for Windows in paid versions. Today I want to show you three of the best Video Editors for Linux from the simplest to the most […]