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Does Linux needs antivirus

Does Linux needs antivirus?   Using Windows OS without an updated AntiVirus is not really responsible. Many users though who switch to a Linux Distro like Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Manjaro or Fedora, ask them self’s if Linux needs antivirus . The short answer is no, and we’re going to see why. What is a virus, or else, a malware? In order for us to understand why an antivirus isn’t necessary in Linux it’s important to understand first how a virus/Trojan/key logger/work/whatever kind of malware works.

How to install Arch Linux (on VirtualBox)

This guide shows how to install Arch Linux on virtual box. In our last guide, we showed just how to install arch Linux as a main OS. We will do this as a step-by-step guide. Once more we would like to say that the most detailed guide is always the official. The guide you’re about to read though, is considered as simplified. The Desktop Environment we use is Gnome, but since it’s the last step of this guide, you can choose your own.

How to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux Distros. It is one of the most user friendly distribution and it is also common for a newbie to start with Ubuntu his Linux experience. That doesn’t mean that Ubuntu isn’t good enough fro more advanced users though. In this article we’re going to share a step-by-step guide on how to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS by either using a DVD either a USB drive.

Recover deleted files in Linux

Since everyone once in while acccidently deletes a file, in this article we’re going to show how you can recover deleted files in Linux. Since there are different ways to delete a file there are different ways to recover it also.     Recover deleted files in Linux Case 1 – You deleted the file using the “Del” key. In that case, just go to the “Trash” and search for the file in order to restore it.

Ubuntu Core 16 Released

The parent company of Ubuntu, named Canonical, released Ubuntu Core 16. It’s a minimal edition for embedded devices, Internet of things and cloud deployments.   What is new in Ubuntu Core 16 The new version released with Update control. This allows publishers of software and also manufactures to make some validations to the updates before they actually apply them. A great Ubuntu Core feature is that its updates are transactional.

Released: Lubuntu 16.10

A new version of Lubuntu 16.10 was released. Lubuntu is a fast and lightweight operating system. It’s core is based on Linux and Ubuntu. Lubuntu uses the LXDE desktop, it is focused on speed and energy efficiency. Lubuntu has very low system requirements and it can be installed on older PCs. A fresh installed Lununtu 16.10 consumes 300Mb of memory , compered with Ubuntu 16.10 that is consuming 800 Mb.

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 doesn’t prompt you ; just find the file you downloaded and double click it. Accept Steam Terms and you are ready to play.

How to install Arch Linux

The following article is going to show you how to install Arch Linux by using Arch Install Scripts. BEFORE starting we would advise you to read this FAQ. “Arch Linux is an independently developed, i686/x86-64 general-purpose GNU/Linux distribution that strives to provide the latest stable versions of most software by following a rolling-release model. The default installation is a minimal base system, configured by the user to only add what is purposely required.

How to configure SFTP server on Centos

In this article we’re going to see how to configure SFTP server on Centos. What is SFTP Server? Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is barely used to encrypt connections between the client and the FTP server. SFTP can provide file transfers, file management and file access over SSH tunnels. It also allows you to provide isolation between different SFTP users.   SFTP server on Centos   First you must install the following :

Manjaro Linux 16.10 Fringilla Released

In a previous post we announced the updates of the rolling distribution Manjaro Linux, but as it seems the update, upgrades the system in to the edition Manjaro Linux 16.10 Fringilla. The edition of Xfce remains the default desktop administrator and according to the post announcement of Manjaro Linux 16.10 not a few can claim to offer such an integrated and innovative experience Xfce.   So, the new distribution comes with Xfce 4.