Linux Tutorials on the topic “desktop”

  • How to stitch photos into a panorama with Hugin Panorama Creator on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 0Published: Sep 02, 2015

    Almost every modern digital camera offers the ability of “on the fly” panorama creation, but often you will find the result of this automated process not to meet expectations. For this reason, it's best to take the sequence of photos as individual continuous images and then you use some kind of software tool to stitch them together in a proper way.

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  • How to connect via Bluetooth in GNOME on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , Comments: 1Published: Aug 27, 2015

    Connecting to a Bluetooth device is essential for file transferring, audio sharing (Bluetooth speakers), and shared network connectivity (smartphones). GNOME settings panel is offering a quick way to do this in simple steps. Here's a guide on how to do it.

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  • How to prepare for bad weather on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , Comments: 0Published: Aug 26, 2015

    Severely bad weather is one of the few things that can still awe people while causing large-scale catastrophes. Especially if you live in the US, you most likely have witnessed a dangerously large storm during the tornado season. Preparing for those situations is crucial for the safety and survival of you and your family, and while you can always keep an eye on the news for weather reports, you can also use your Linux system to draw conclusions yourself. There are a couple of free software tools that offer more “specialized” information that goes well beyond air speed and temperature.

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  • Hydrogen: A software drum machine for Linux

    ubuntu Author: Bill ToulasTags: , Comments: 0Published: Aug 12, 2015

    Hydrogen is the best open source drum machine that is available free of charge. It is an advanced piece of software that helps artists and producers compose groovy beats to accompany their music. Hydrogen is quite simple to use, features a lot of options and drum sets that can differentiate the sounds to meet the wide scope of requirements that derive from different music genres like rock, metal, pop, electronic and jazz.

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  • How to connect to IRC through console, app, or a web client on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , Comments: 2Published: Aug 06, 2015

    IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is a text communication layer protocol that has been available for at least 15 years. It is used by tens of thousands around the globe for quick communication, online conferences, conduction of real-time text interviews, asking for technical help etc.

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  • How to compare and merge text files on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , Comments: 10Published: Aug 03, 2015

    Comparing text files requires time, effort, a large monitor and a good amount of patience, or simply just the right tools to do it without any of the aforementioned. If you are an editor that has to deal with multiple versions of a text file, or a developer that wants to check the various code revisions of a file, then the following tutorial is for you.

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  • How to scan for viruses with ClamAV on Ubuntu

    ubuntu Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , Comments: 5Published: Jul 30, 2015

    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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  • How to install ownCloud Client on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop

    ubuntu Author: srijanTags: , , Comments: 1Published: Jul 29, 2015

    This tutorial describes how to connect an Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop with an ownCloud server by using the ownCloud desktop client.

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  • How to Handle Files with Scilab on Ubuntu 15.04

    ubuntu Author: David DuarteTags: , Comments: 0Published: Jul 27, 2015

    Scilab is an OpenSource Linux software for numerical computation similar to Matlab. This tutorial shows how to handle files and load data into Scilab for later use or processing. Scilab will interpret the code in the file and it's structure and format, etc. To use a file within the Scilab environment, it is necessary to use a number of previous commands that allow both reading and interpretation of the file in question.

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  • How to run DOS applications in Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , Comments: 2Published: Jul 23, 2015

    Chances are that most of you reading along those lines have started your “adventure” in computers through DOS. Although this long deprecated operating system is only running in our memories anymore, it will always hold a special place in our hearts. That said, some of you may still want to drink a sip of nostalgia or show your kids what old days were like by running some MS-DOS applications on your Linux distribution.

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