Linux Tutorials on the topic “desktop”

  • Perfect Fluxbox Desktop on Kali Linux

    tux Author: Jorge VTags: , Comments: 3Published: Nov 15, 2017

    For my job, I need a portable Linux environment to run tests, so I often find myself using Kali Linux from a low resourced virtual machine, or booted from a flash drive. In this case scenario, having a lightweight desktop is as important as the tools themselves. This tutorial shows the installation of Fluxbox Desktop on Kali Linux.

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  • How to scan for viruses with ClamAV on Ubuntu

    ubuntu Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , Comments: 10Updated: Oct 16, 2017

    There aren't many viruses made for Linux distributions and as such, most people who use such systems don't ever bother using an antivirus software. Those however who do want to be able to scan their system or other windows-based systems that are connected on a Linux PC through a network, they can use ClamAV. ClamAV is an open source anti-virus engine that is built to detect viruses, trojans, malware and other threats. It supports multiple file formats (documents, executables or archives), utilizes multi-thread scanner features and receives updates for its signature database at least 3-4 times a day.

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  • Install and Use YouTube-DL on Ubuntu 16.04

    ubuntu Author: Hitesh JethvaTags: , , , Comments: 2Published: Oct 12, 2017

    Youtube-dl is a free and open source command line video download tools that can be used to download video from Youtube and other websites like, Facebook, Dailymotion, Google Video, Yahoo and much more. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and use Youtube-dl on Ubuntu 16.04. We will also learn how to download Youtube video in different quality and formats.

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  • How to Set Up and Use Guitarix Virtual Amplifier on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , Comments: 0Published: Oct 04, 2017

    Guitarix is the best virtual amplifier and effect emulator for Linux, so if you are a guitar or a bass player the following quick guide on how to set it up and use it is for you.

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  • Linux Basics: How to hide, lock, encrypt, and secure your files on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , Comments: 0Published: Sep 08, 2017

    Hiding, locking, or even encrypting your files and folders on Linux is pretty easy, and for whatever reason you want to do this there are many different approaches that you can follow. Here is a quick guide on how to hide, lock, and secure your files in the easiest way possible.

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  • Get Started With GNUPlot

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , Comments: 1Published: Sep 01, 2017

    GNUPlot is an actively developed freely distributed non-open source command line graphing and plotting software tool that was initially released back in 1986. GNUPlot can be useful for a wide spectrum of applications, so here comes a quick guide that will help you understand how it works, get to play with its basic functionality, and learn how to take your first steps with it the easy way.

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  • How To Configure Remote Access To Your Ubuntu Desktop

    ubuntu Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 28Updated: Aug 28, 2017

    This guide explains how you can enable a remote desktop on an Ubuntu desktop so that you can access and control it remotely. This makes sense for example if you have customers that are not very tech-savvy. If they have a problem, you can log in to their desktops without the need to drive to their location. I will also show how to access the remote Ubuntu desktop from a Windows client and an Ubuntu client.

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  • OpenShot 2.3 Linux Video Editor New Features

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , Comments: 0Published: Apr 21, 2017

    It’s been quite some time since we last talked about OpenShot, and more specifically when it had its second major release. Recently, the team behind the popular open source video editor has made its third point release available which happens to come with a couple of exciting new features and tools, so here is a quick guide on where to find them and how to use them.

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  • How to Install Elastic Stack on Ubuntu 16.04

    ubuntu Author: Muhammad ArulTags: , , , , Comments: 16Updated: Mar 17, 2017

    In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Elastic Stack on a single Ubuntu 16.04 server for monitoring server logs and how to install 'Elastic beats' on client PC's with Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7 operating system.

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  • Introduction to LaTeXila - a multi-language LaTeX editor for Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , Comments: 4Published: Feb 22, 2017

    LaTeXila is a multi-language LaTeX editor for Linux users who prefer the GTK+ looks. The software is simple, easy to use, adequately powerful and customizable, so if you’re interested in LaTeX you should give this tool a try. In the following quick guide, I will showcase how to get started with LaTeXila and what its main features are.

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