Configurable Menu: Install the best menu for Linux Mint 17/17.1 Cinnamon

Configurable Menu is one of the best applet’s I’ve found in Linux Mint Cinnamon. I’ve been using it for about three weeks on Linux Mint 17 installed on my laptop. And I’ve just installed it on a test installation of Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon in VMware. Read more ….

Installing Odoo version 8 on Ubuntu 14.04

These are step by step instructions for how to install Odoo on Ubuntu 14.04. This seems to be the most widely used distribution for Odoo users. This will get you up and running in short order as it will only take about 30 minutes (depending on your Internet connection). Odoo is a continuation of the […]

How to create a custom backup plan for Debian with backupninja

Backupninja is a powerful and highly-configurable backup tool for Debian based distributions. In the previous tutorial, we explored how to install backupninja and how to set up two backup actions for the program to perform. However, we should note that those examples were only “the tip of the iceberg,” so to speak. In this post […]

Ubuntu 14.10 PXE server installation

Ubuntu 14.10 PXE server InstallationThis guide explains how to configure PXE server in Ubuntu 14.10 PXE Server, stands for preboot execution environment, is used to enable a network computer to boot only from a network interface card. This method will be very helpful, if a System Administrator wants to install many systems which doesn’t have […]

Linux Minty Fresh, Zuul Logo & Weighing In on SCALE

Over at OpenStack, a discussion initiated by Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph goes into the possibility of a logo for Zuul, OpenStack’s pipeline-oriented project gating and automation system. Because she gets asked during presentations, “What is the logo for Zuul?” Elizabeth has picked up the baton and gone to bat, to woefully mix sports metaphors, on behalf […]

How to install mod_security and mod_evasive on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

Mod_security is an Apache module that helps to protect your website from various attacks such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection attacks, path traversal attacks etc. Mod_evasive is an Apache module that helps to prevent HTTP DoS (DDoS) attacks or server brute force attacks. Read more ….

How to configure a syslog server with rsyslog on Linux

A syslog server represents a central log monitoring point on a network, to which all kinds of devices including Linux or Windows servers, routers, switches or any other hosts can send their logs over network. By setting up a syslog server, you can filter and consolidate logs from different hosts and devices into a single […]

News: Linux Top 3: Linux Mint 17.1 Goes GA, Fedora 21 Goes RC, Devuan Forks Debian

A short roundup of distro news.

About Linux Weekly News – Revenge Of The Distro Reviewers

This week’s news includes reviews of Linux Mint 17.1, Ubuntu MATE 14.10, Q4OS and Manjaro. There are also a number of how-to guides including how to run Ubuntu GNOME as a rolling distro Read more ….

Why there’s no open-source standard-bearer for the network

Open-source software plays an increasingly prominent role in many areas of modern business IT – it’s in servers, databases and even the cloud. Vendors like Red Hat, Canonical and others have managed to graft open-source principles onto a profitable business model. The former company became the first open-source-centered business with $1 billion in annual revenue […]

How to install and configure PrestaShop on Ubuntu 14.04

How to install and configure PrestaShop on Ubuntu 14.04This document describes how to install and configure PrestaShop on Ubuntu 14.04. PrestaShop is a free, open source e-commerce solution. It supports payment gateways such as DirecPay, Google Checkout, Authorize.Net, Skrill, PayPal, PayPal Payments Pro (Direct) and EBANX Checkout via their respective APIs. Further payment modules are […]

How does Android stack up as a desktop operating system?

In today’s open source roundup: Is Android viable as a desktop Linux distribution? Plus: AnandTech reviews Android 5.0 Lollipop, and ZDNet shows you how to get Linux Mint 17.1 up and running for the first time. Read more ….

Tiny mini-PC boasts quad-core Cortex-A15 SoC

CompuLab unveiled a second-gen Ubuntu and Android ready Utilite2 mini-PC based on a quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600, that shrinks to 3.4 x 3.4 x 1.1 inches. Read more ….

They make Mageia: David Walser

How should we call you ? Luigi or David and why using Luigi ? David. Luigi is my favorite video game character from growing up. When I first started using the internet in the mid-90’s, one of my first destinations … Continue reading

Let’s Play: Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

Hey there! Welcome to another let’s play!Well, this is a tradition on my blog, because, like every year, i’m going to show you how the latest episode of Pro Evolution Soccer works on Ubuntu!It always worked, but i didn’t think it could work so well this time! Read more ….

How to install GIMP v2.8.14 on Ubuntu

GIMP is a multi-platform image manipulation software (GNU Image Manipulation Program). It is perfect for many photo manipulation tasks, including images composition and construction, photo retouching etc. Unfortunately, version 2.8.14 is not available in core Ubuntu repositories so here is how to install it on Ubuntu 14.04. Read more ….

Are You Wondering Which EPUB Editor To Use In Ubuntu/Linux Mint? Here’s “Sigil” For You

Sigil is a free, open source ebook editor, it is designed to edit books in ePub format. There is another great alternative which also can edit ePub files called Calibre. Sigil is multi-platform editor available for Linux, Windows, and Mac. If you are looking .EPUB editor for editing and creating ebooks in Linux (Ubuntu/Linux Mint), […]

Mutate Is An Alternative To Mac’s New Spotlight, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint Via PPA

Most of the Operating Systems now a days offers search within it, Linux is modern desktop which offers many more features than any other Operating System. Ubuntu Unity has its Dash, Gnome Shell desktop also has integrated search, Whisper can be used in Xfce, KDE also offers search from menu, Mate and Cinnamon desktops already […]

Linux Lite 2.2 Final Version Released Based On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Linux Lite team release new version of their OS Linux Lite 2.2, it is an updated build based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and features the Xfce desktop. “Linux Lite 2.2 final is now available for download. This release is a product of the incredible contributions from both the community and the developers. We’ve added Backups, […]

Setting up Linux Mint 17.1 for the first time

Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.