This is a very interesting trick I come across recently. Sometimes moving along with flash drives is very helpful. You might not want someone to view your confidential documents when it goes missing. (There is a probability that the one who might come across it is a Windows user). This trick involves partitioning of the […]
It is time to learn some extra Ubuntu skills. The only way to be good at something is to read and practice everyday, all the time-day and night. There are many geeks that say Ubuntu sucks, but I like to explore and be a master at every Linux distribution. Of course this takes time and patience, so slow down […]
Subversion is a free and open-source version control system (VCS). It manages files and directories, and the changes made to them over time. This allows you to recover older versions of your data or examine the history of how your data changed. Subversion can operate across networks, which allows it to be used by people […]
In Ubuntu 13.04 ‘Raring Ringtail’, the hibernate feature which enables you to power down your computer while its current state is maintained have been disabled or not included in the shut down menu. Hibernation also saves electrical power compared to Suspend or Sleep. This how you can enable it: 1. Open the terminal. 2. Copy and […]
This article describes you how to upgrade MySQL to MariaDB in ten simple steps. We have already shown you How to Migrate from MySQL to MariaDB on FreeBSD. I assume that you already have installed MySQL latest version and it’s up and running now.
Recently Cairo Dock 3.2.1 (bug-fix version) was released. You can read about Cairo Dock 3.0 in this previous post. Some new features in Cairo Dock 3.2.1 include the improvement of the multi-screen support, distant folders (Samba, FTP, etc.) and encrypted disks can be handled in the shortcuts applet. The new Screenshot applet enables you to take […]
MySQL replication allows you to have multiple copies of data on many systems and data is automatically copied from one database (Master) to another database (Slave). If one server goes down, the clients still can access the data from another (Slave) server database. In this article, let us see how to configure MySQL Master-Slave replication. […]
Snowlinux 4, code name ‘Frosty’ has been released. It is based upon Ubuntu 13.04 ‘Raring Ringtail’. It has MATE 1.6 (default desktop environment) and Cinnamon 1.8. While MATE 1.6 was mostly improved technically, Cinnamon 1.8 was improved with an unified control center and an own screensaver. Snowlinux 4 “Frosty” uses the latest technologies and has […]
Monit is a free open-source tool used to manage and monitor processes, programs, files, directories and filesystems on a local or remote LINUX/UNIX systems. Monit conducts automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations.