chkconfig command is used to start, stop and view the status of all services running on the system. It allows you to display and change the services on your system at all levels. Let us see some basic commands in this short how-to.
rsync is a command-line backup tool that synchronizes files and directories from one system to another. Those who aren’t familiar with command line rsync, there is a GUI alternative available called Grsync. Grsync is a graphical user interface front-end for the rsync tool. Its a cross platform tool normally works under Linux, Windows OS and Mac OS. In […]
The “top” command provides a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It can display system summary information as well as a list of processes or threads currently being managed by the Linux kernel. The types of system summary information shown and the types, order and size of information displayed for processes are all user configurable and that configuration can […]
Have you ever wondered if there is a simple way to copy files and run commands on multiple machines from one command? Well there are several tools available that will allow us to do just that, but for starters we will discuss just pssh (Parallel SSH). pssh (Parallel SSH) pssh (Parallel SSH) is a command-line […]
LibreOffice 4.0 was recently released with many new features. Fedora 18 comes with 3.6 and does not have 4.0 available in the repositories for upgrading. So how do we get LibreOffice 4.0 installed on Fedora 18? Well that’s what we are going to discuss here. So here is how it is done. First we need […]
This tutorial’s intention is to teach newbies how to download, install and remove software in Ubuntu. I know this tutorial is for newbies like my Grandmother, but if we geeks don’t help newbies, who is going to help them? When I first heard about Ubuntu I didn’t even know how to delete items. I was […]
Is there any free DJ software for Linux? The answer to the above question is Yes! Mixxx is an open-source disc jockey software available for use in Linux. Mixxx possesses most features of other DJ softwares, such as Virtual DJ, PCDJ etc. In this tutorial, I am going to install Mixxx on Ubuntu 13.04. Mixxx 1.11.0 is […]
Indicator-sticky notes is a very cool and nice application for holding notes compared to that of Windows 7 sticky note software. I am currently installing indicator sticky notes on Ubuntu 13.04. I am not sure whether it works for older versions, but if it works let us know through the comment box beneath this article. Installing […]