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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…

Install Latest Skype for Linux on Debian/Ubuntu/Fedora/OpenSUSE

The brand new Skype for Linux app was released by Microsoft a few days ago. Currently it’s in alpha stage…

How to Install Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu 16.04/Debian 8

Papirus is a stylish icon theme for GTK and KDE desktop environments which means you can install the GTK version…

How to Install Latest VirtualBox 5.1 on Ubuntu 16.04/Debian 8

VirtualBox is a free and open-source virtualization software that can be used in enterprise as well as in home. It…

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4 Tips to Speed Up Ubuntu 16.04 Even if You Have SSD

Linux users overall enjoy a faster operating system than Windows users do. However, if you use a heavyweight desktop environment…

Set Up Nginx Reverse Proxy for Google.com on a Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

This tutorial covers the steps of configuring Nginx reverse proxy for the Google search engine. In some countries and areas…

How To Run Spotify Music Player as a Flatpak App

Flatpak, originally created by Alexander Larsson, is a competing technology to the snap package format introduced by Canonical in Ubuntu…

How To Install and Use BleachBit 1.12 on Ubuntu 16.04

BleachBit is a free and open source system cleaner utility available for Linux and Windows with source code licensed under…

Network Security Toolkit (NST) 24 7977 Installation Step by Step

Network Security Toolkit, aka NST, is a Linux distribution for security professionals and network admins, using MATE as the default…

Install Apache, MariaDB and PHP7 (LAMP Stack) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Install Apache, MariaDB and PHP7 (LAMP Stack) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

LAMP (Linux, Apache, MariaDB/MySQL, PHP) is the most common solution stack for dynamic websites. In this tutorial, we are going…

Snapd is now in Arch Linux Community Repo

Great news! Installing Snap packages in Arch Linux just got snappier! Because the snapd package and the related snap-confine and…

Install SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 on Ubuntu 16.04/Debian 8/Fedora/Arch Linux

SuperTuxKart, aka STK, released version 0.9.2 on July 1, 2016. It’s a free, open-source and cross-platform racing game available for…

Set Up Nginx FastCGI Cache to Reduce WordPress Server Response Time

This tutorial will be showing you how to set up Nginx FastCGI cache to reduce server response time for your…

How to Enable HTTP2 on Debian 8 with Nginx Web Server

Update: This method described below is rendered useless since web browsers drops support for NPN(Next Protocol Negotiation). Here is the…