Linux Tutorials on the topic “opensuse”

  • How to use custom commands in LibreOffice

    ubuntu Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 2

    LibreOffice is one of the most important pieces of free software, allowing many of us to work, study, and share information. Although the software features many tools and capabilities, the spectrum of possible uses for each and everyone out there is so wide, that it is simply impossible to cover every special need with hotkeys and shortcuts. However, LibreOffice can be set to support user-created commands that can essentially help us increase our productivity.

  • How to convert packages between .deb and .rpm

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , Comments: 2

    Unfortunately, and after years of development in every part of the free software that we enjoy, there are still two primary types of software package available in GNU/Linux systems. The one is the .deb type which is used by Debian and Debian-based distributions like Ubuntu, Mint, and Elementary, and the other is the .rpm type which is used by Fedora, openSUSE, Mageia, and CentOS. Fortunately, there's a workaround for this as we can try to transform the one type to the other.

  • Advanced Audio Control on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 6

    Linux audio control is as messed up as the Linux audio system structure. The default and only option of setting the volume level may be enough for the majority of users out there, but it certainly isn't the best when you want to set specific audio levels, or define individual settings for different audio sources, etc. Here is a post on a selection of utilities that could help you get the sound you want on your Linux system.

  • How to install Legrand UPS Communicator on Linux

    linux Author: Fernand CLERCTags: , , , , , , Comments: 2

    This tutorial shows the steps to install Legrand communication software to monitor a directly connected UPS, for example with a USB cable. This software allows you to manage the server and possibly others with the RS.

  • How to track your Linux laptop

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 9

    So, you just bought a new shiny laptop and you are uncomfortable about the possibility to see it stolen and lost forever? There are many things you can do to help you recover your laptop after such an unfortunate thing happens, and almost all of them involve some kind of tracking software. Here is a quick guide on how to set up easy to use tools that will help you locate your stolen laptop.

  • How to set up torrent scheduling on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , , Comments: 2

    Today we will take a look on the methods that Linux users can follow in order to set up a scheduler for their torrent downloads. This can be useful for people who want to take advantage of their computer while they are not using it, like during the nighttime for example. This way, large portions of huge files can be downloaded without delaying your work activities, or interrupting/undermining your media consumption.

  • Getting Started with LibreCAD

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , Comments: 7

    Linux isn't known for having many professional-grade linear drawing and engineering design tools. Dassault's DraftSight is the only choice in that part, but paying a few hundred bucks is maybe not the best option for everybody out there. Thankfully, the rich world of free software isn't leaving us alone in this sector either, and one of the most popular solutions to help you get your designs ready is the amazing LibreCAD. It may not be as sophisticated as other well-known tools, and it may not boast the time-saving features of commercial solutions, but it will certainly do the job in most cases. Here is a guide on how to get started with it and how to design a round flange with drill holes.

  • How to speed up your internet connection on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , , Comments: 11

    The speed of your internet connection is something that is affected by a lot of different elements, most of which are out of your reach and/or jurisdiction. That said, there isn't a way to transform a slow internet connection into a lighting-speed one if your provider is just not giving you enough bandwidth, no matter what you do. This post is only aiming to provide generic advice on how to make things a little bit better if possible, and if applicable to each case.

  • How to build a custom Linux distribution using SUSE Studio

    suse Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , Comments: 1

    Although there are countless different GNU/Linux distributions out there for people to choose from, you may not find exactly what you're looking for and that is perfectly normal. In this tutorial, we will explore how to use SUSE Studio to generate a highly tailored Linux system based on the latest openSUSE.

  • How to split large audio files on Linux

    linux Author: Bill ToulasTags: , , , , Comments: 1

    It is often the case that we want to split an “one-piece” audio recording into smaller files. A live concert could be broken down into songs so that you can burn it on a CD, or an interview can be separated into thematic sections. Whatever the case, here are four different ways to do it.