Linux Tutorials on the topic “desktop”

  • How to install Arch Linux with Full Disk Encryption

    linux Author: AaronTags: , , , Comments: 2Published: Apr 24, 2015

    This tutorial explains the installation of Arch Linux + XFCE Desktop with Full Disk Encryption.

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  • Using Putty to remotely open GUI applications

    linux Author: Akshay PaiTags: , , Comments: 9Published: Apr 08, 2015

    Remote connections can be established with system over a network through SSH (secure shell) easily, we can login, perform actions or send commands to another system remotely trough this conection on the commandline. But what we cannot do is launch a GUI application for viewing content present in the remote node. This is the disadvantage of using ssh in a terminal. But this disadvantage can be easily solved by making use of "putty", a remote login application which can not only be used to login to a remote node, but also launch GUI applications. Examples of GUI applications are Browser, text viewers, etc.

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  • How to Install ONLYOFFICE on RedHat Linux (RHEL) and CentOS

    centos VMWare Image Download Author: DariaTags: , , Comments: 0Published: Apr 01, 2015

    ONLYOFFICE is a free, open source software that enables teams to manage projects, customer relations and documents in one place. Though Ubuntu is the most well-known Linux distribution, we don't want other distributions users to feel left out in the cold. This guide will show what steps to take to install ONLYOFFICE collaborative system on Red Hat/CentOS.

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  • How to install and use Waartaa IRC client as a local standalone application

    ubuntu Author: Akshay PaiTags: , , Comments: 2Published: Mar 27, 2015

    Waartaa is an open source communication and collaboration tool. It is an IRC client focussed to overcome the subtle disadvantages of existing clients. It is a web based IRC client as a service, facilitating some extremely useful services such as: centralised logging, unique Identity, global access, notifications, responsiveness to devices and displays across multiple clients.

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  • Ubuntu Remote Desktop with X2Go

    ubuntu Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , , Comments: 1Published: Mar 24, 2015

    This tutorial explains the installation and usage of X2Go on Ubuntu. X2Go is a remote desktop application to access X-Desktop enviroments over a network connection, it is well suited for low bandwidth connections, has support for sound with PulseAudio and allows desktop sharing. The application has two parts, the x2goclient for the client side and x2goserver (which has to be installed on the desktop system that shall be accessed). The X2Go client software is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

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  • How to access your Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop securely over the network with FreeNX

    ubuntu Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , Comments: 10Published: Mar 17, 2015

    FreeNX offers a way to securely access your desktop remotely over a local network or the Internet. FreeNX is the OpenSource implementation of the NX protocol, originally developed by NoMachine. The NX protocol is very efficient and allows X-Desktop-Connections over slow network uplinks. The connection is secured with SSL / TLS. In this tutorial we are going to check how to install and configure FreeNX on Ubunru 14.04 (Trusty Tahr).

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  • How to install and configure KDE Desktop on Arch Linux

    linux Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , , Comments: 1Published: Mar 12, 2015

    This article is the last part of my Arch Linux Destop tutorial series were I explain the installation and configuration of various desktop enviroments. KDE is another desktop manager of Linux which is used widely. In this tutorial we are going to check the installation and some other work around applications used by KDE. The tutorial will consist of Installation, Configuration, Startup and then some other applications.

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  • How to turn your Ubuntu 14.10 headless server into a XFCE + VNC Network Desktop

    ubuntu Author: Roland C. IlaoTags: , Comments: 9Published: Mar 10, 2015

    This tutorial describes the installation of Gnome 3, XFCE and VNC on a headless server (server without monitor) to turn it into a Linux Desktop that you can access from anywhere over the internet with VNC. The server that is used for this setup is a root server in a datacenter that runs just a minimal Ubuntu 14.10 operating system.

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  • How to install LXDE desktop on Arch Linux

    linux Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , , Comments: 0Published: Mar 09, 2015

    The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is quite fast and energy saving desktop manager. It has a of of features beautiful interface, multi-language support, standard keyboard short cuts and additional features like tabbed file browsing. LXDE consumes the least resources when compared to other desktop managers. In this tutorial I will show you how to install LXDE on arch Linux and get started using it.

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  • How to backup your Ubuntu Desktop with DejaDup

    ubuntu Author: Gurujyot_singhTags: , , Comments: 0Published: Mar 04, 2015

    Déjà Dup is a nice graphical wrapper around the command line backup tool duplicity. It hides the complexity of backing up the Right Way (encrypted, off-site, and regular) and uses duplicity as the back end. Déjà Dup does not use cron or similar schedulers. Rather, it starts a program deja-dup-monitor when you log into your session. This keeps track of when you last successfully backed up and will wait until the next scheduled backup.

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