For all Compiz Lovers, here is the method of starting Compiz automatically in XFCE desktop environment on Arch Linux. Let’s start with a small introduction about Compiz. What is Compiz? Compiz is a compositing window manager for the X Window System, using 3D graphics hardware to create fast compositing desktop effects for window management. Effects, such as a […]
Oracle VM VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization software package developed by Oracle and supported on many major operating systems such as Linux, Mac OS and Windows OS. The latest release VirtualBox 4.2.14 released on June 21, is a maintenance release with several bugs fixed and new items added. A virtualization software is very useful when you want to test another operating hence creating […]
find command is used for locate files in a directory hierarchy on Linux/Unix systems. You can search for files according to name, owner, group, type, permissions, date and other criteria. The search is recursive in that it will search all sub directories too. If you are a beginner, the following examples will make you clear about the find command. […]
There are a lot ways to take screenshot in Linux. scrot is a very useful command-line tool for taking screenshots. scrot is pre-installed in most Linux distributions. When it is not installed, just run the basic installation command in your terminal. For Ubuntu: $ sudo apt-get install scrot How do you use scrot to take […]
Yii is an open source, fast, secure and as well as high performance PHP framework used for developing large-scale web applications. In this walk-through let us learn how to install Yii on Ubuntu/Debian and its derivatives. Install Yii On Ubuntu I tested this under Ubuntu 12.10 Server, although it will work on Ubuntu/Debian new editions. […]
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 […]