Posts by Xiao Guoan (Admin)

10 Reasons to Use Linux Instead of Windows

GNU/Linux, or as most people call it Linux, is an operating system that was born in 1991. This post lists…

How To Install and Use HexChat IRC Client on Ubuntu 16.04/14.04

This tutorial shows how to install and use HexChat IRC client on Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04. What is IRC? IRC…

How to Install Latest Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 16.04/14.04

Deluge is a free, open-source and lightweight BitTorrent client, available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Windows. It has…

How to Install OnlyOffice on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will be looking at installing OnlyOffice on Ubuntu 16.04. For those of you who don’t know,…

Darktable is an Open Source Photo Editor for Professional Photographers

Darktable is a great free open source photo editor licensed under GPL v3. For those who don’t know Darktable, it’s…

Remarkable: A Lightweight, Fully Featured Linux Markdown Editor

Remarkable is a free and open-source Linux Markdown editor. It’s very lightweight and yet fully featured. This tutorial will cover…

How to Install Ubuntu Touch Emulator on Ubuntu 16.04

Want to experience Ubuntu Phone but can’t buy a real one? The good news is you can play around with…

Install PhotoQT Image Viewer on Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18

PhotoQT is a simple, free and open-source image viewer that comes in very handy with its basic file management and…

Install Latest Pinta Image Editor on Ubuntu 16.04/14.04

Pinta is a free and open source image editor designed for non-professional users that are looking for a simple drawing…

ArchBang Linux Install Step by Step Guide with Screenshots

ArchBang Linux, as its name suggests, is an Arch-based Linux distribution. It features the light-weight openbox window manager, conky and…

Download Your Linux ISO via DistroWatch Torrent Service

DistroWatch Torrent Corner is hosting and seeding BitTorrent files for Linux distros. As you may or may not already know, you…

How to install and Use Unetbootin Linux Live USB Creator

Unetbootin, aka Universal Netboot Installer, is a free and open-source, lightweight program to create Linux live USB. A live USB…

Install CopyQ Clipboard Manager on Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Arch Linux

CopyQ is an open-source clipboard manager with advanced features. A clipboard manager converts the standard clipboard into an archive of…

Show dd Progress in Linux with these 2 Methods

The Linux dd command is a well-known tool to create live USB. One drawback of this tool is that it…

How to Access USB from VirtualBox Guest OS

There are times when you need to access USB from VirtualBox. For instance, you installed Kali Linux in VirtualBox and…

Install Kazam Screencaster on Debian 8/Ubuntu/Linux Mint

When it comes to screencasting in Linux, you can use ffmpeg in the terminal, or use graphical tools like Kazam…

Make Debian 8 Look Like Ubuntu MATE

A previous post explained how to make Debian 8 look like classic Ubuntu Gnome 2 desktop. Now here’s how to…

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Build Your Own OpenStreetMap Tile Server on Ubuntu 16.04

OpenStreetMap, aka OSM, is a user contributed world map that is freely editable. You can think of it as an…

Install Google Calendar Indicator on Debian 8/Ubuntu 16.04

With Google calendar indicator in the system tray, you can easily view and add events in your Google Calendar. If…

How to Make Debian 8 Look Like Classic Ubuntu Gnome 2 Desktop

Gnome 3 was out for quite some time, but many folks still had hard time getting used to it. In…