Delete non-empty directory from terminal

How to delete non-empty directory from terminal? Linux users frequently create lots of files, folders, and directories. Directories may further contain nested sub-directories and files within them. At some point in time, like we do with the windows, you may need to delete the created file. That’s easy. Here’s the syntax to delete a file […]
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PPAs and how to use them

In this post we’re going to talk about PPAs and how to use them in Ubuntu Linux. PPA stands for Personal Package Archives. We’re also going to talk about what repositories are, why we use them and what the Personal Package Archives are. We’re going to try and create and full report to repositories which is […]
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Reset administrator password on Ubuntu

Are you working on a Ubuntu system and you have lost/ Forgotten your administrator password? Keep reading for a guide on how to reset administrator password on Ubuntu. In Ubuntu the first user account by default is an administrator account, so when you open the computer it will ask you for a password. In the case […]
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Install silverlight on Ubuntu 14.1

In this article we’re going to show you how to install silverlight on Ubuntu. Silverlight  is Microsofts answer to adobe Flash. While it’s not so popular among the web, there are some websites that require silverlight to be installed to work correctly. This guide has been tested in Ubuntu 14.1 and Mint 17.1. Theoretically it […]
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Unzip a zip file from terminal

Have you downloaded a .zip file from the Internet and you’re looking a way to unzip it from terminal? In this article you’re going to see how to unzip a zip file from terminal in Linux. What is a zip file? Zip, is an archive file format and it may contain one or many files or […]
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How to install dropbox on openSUSE

For everyone that Dropbox is still the solution for Cloud File Hosting/Sharing lets see how easy it is to install Dropbox on openSUSE leap 42.2. Lets say here that Dropbox isn’t an open source software but it only uses open software licences.With Dropbox you can save any kind of file from photos, videos, and music […]
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Linux Games – Is it time to try them out?

Linux games started as an extension of Unix games and later evolved to introduce its titles in various genres like racing games, sports games, trading card games, and much more. As the Linux operation system grew by each passing year, open source and free games increased in scalability and complexity. Linux gaming platform began in […]
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How to download and install Steam on Ubuntu Linux

Before we install Steam on Ubuntu Linux we have to open the terminal and install the following packages: sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libc6:i386 -y When installation is finished just follow this link and press ” Install Steam Now” button.   Next step is to open the file with the Ubuntu Package Center. If it […]
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OpenTTD 1.6.1 Transport Tycoon Deluxe game released

OpenTTD 1.6.1 (ttd) recently released, is an open source simulation game based upon the popular Microprose game “Transport Tycoon Deluxe“, written by Chris Sawyer. It attempts to mimic the original game as closely as possible while extending it with lots of new features and enhancements. OpenTTD 1.6.1 + Rc1  changelog Fix: Compilation and optimisation issues with GCC6 […]
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SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 beta, a 3D Kart Racing Game released

SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 beta recently released, is a Free 3D kart racing game, with many tracks, characters and modes you can play. You can play with up to 4 friends on one PC, racing against each other, or you can just try beating the computer (a network multiplayer feature is planned). SuperTuxKart Features Over 20 tracks […]
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NetBeans IDE 8.2 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

NetBeans IDE 8.2 recently released, provides out-of-the-box code analyzers and editors for working with the latest Java 8 technologies–Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME Embedded 8. The IDE also has a range of new tools for HTML5/JavaScript, in particular for Node.js, KnockoutJS, and AngularJS; enhancements that further improve its support for Maven and […]
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  • 7 Months ago
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Corebird 1.3.3 released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Corebird 1.3.3 recently released, is an open-source, Twitter client App developed in GTK 3.12, and it comes with all the main twitter features, which includes: Tweets Streaming, Favorites, Lists, Filters, Integrated Search, Mentions/Notifications, among others. Corebird 1.3.3 changelog Support longer tweets in a few more places Properly escape ampersand characters in user mentions to fix […]
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Install and Run Museeks, A lightweight and cross-platform music player

Museeks is a free, lightweight and cross-platform music player for Linux, Windows and Mac OSX platforms. Museeks music player uses Node.js for back-end, electron (used to be atom-shell) for embedded browser, and React.js as front-end framework and Flux with Redux as data-flow pattern. Museeks Features Lightweight music player Polished Playlists Queue management Shuffle, loop Dark theme Playback speed control Sleep mode […]
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  • 8 Months ago
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Samba 4.4.3 SMB for Linux released

Samba 4.4.3 recently released, is an implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB)/Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol for Unix systems, providing support for cross-platform file and printer sharing with Microsoft Windows, OS X, and other Unix systems Samba can be used to: Act as a server for SMB clients: share folders and printers, including […]
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  • 12 Months ago
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DVDStyler 3.0.2 released with updated Manolito’s VBR plug-in

DVDStyler 3.0.2 recently released, is a free open source, cross-platform DVD authoring application for the creation of professionally looking DVDs. DVDStyler has a user-friendly interface with support for drag & drop option, inlcuing flexible menu creation on the basis of scalable vector graphic. DVDStyler Features added selection of player for preview added possibility to normalize […]
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  • 8 Months ago
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Variety 0.5.4 Wallpaper Changer released

Variety 0.5.4 recently released, is an open-source wallpaper changer for Linux. Variety is packed with great features, yet slim and easy to use. It can use local images or automatically download wallpapers from lots of online sources, allows you to rotate them on a regular interval, and provides easy ways to separate the great images from the junk. […]
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How To Install Clonezilla On Ubuntu 16.04

Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True Image or Norton Ghost. It helps you to do system deployment, bare metal backup and recovery. It comes in two types, Clonezilla live and Clonezilla SE (server edition). The latest release Clonezilla 2.4.7-8 includes major enhancements and bug fixes. Clonezilla 2.4.7-8 Changelog ENHANCEMENTS and CHANGES The […]
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  • 8 Months ago
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Assign a static IP Address to Windows Server 2012

This tutorial is about assign a static IP Address to windows server 2012 before proceeding with the installation of Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Services, we need to assign a static IP Address in preparation for the installation of the Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). In this article it is assumed that you have already […]
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Screencast your Android device using Seven Square on Linux

Seven Square is an Android screencast tool used to mirror your Android device screen on the PC running Linux and any other operating system. Seven Square can be used for demonstration, debugging, and so on. You can even click on the mirror screen as you touch on the device panel. Seven Square was written in QT. Seven Square […]
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  • 1 year ago
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How To Install Font on Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 16.04

Are you looking to install font on your Ubuntu OS? There are certain cases or situations where you want to use a specific font type that is readily not available in your Ubuntu Operating System. In this tutorial, I will show you how to simply install a Microsoft font or a Google Web font that […]
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