All Linux distributions come with wget pre-packaged by default. Sure, wget does do the job, but there is an alternative which I believe does a much better job at downloading from the command-line. aria2 is available in the repositories from most mainstream distributions. To install aria2 in Ubuntu or Linux Mint, just perform the following: […]
MySQL Workbench is a graphical design tool for MySQL databases. It is used for database server administration, database design, creation, security management and server as well as database maintenance. Install MySQL Workbench on Ubuntu: sk@sk:~$ sudo apt-get install mysql-workbench Add Database Server connection Now open MySQL Workbench from Menu or Dash. The main page of […]
Hello Unixmen readers. This article is not just an article for any geek who’s obsessed with technology news, it’s for a very big chart of Linux users and Ubuntu fans. As per Ubuntu’s wiki, Ubuntu 13.10 ‘Saucy Salamander’ release is scheduled for the final release to be ready on October 17, this year, with some […]
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 […]
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