Installation of software updates are very important in every operating system. We can either configure the installation of package updates manually or automatically in ubuntu linux. This article explains you how to enable the installation of software package updates automatically in ubuntu linux operating system.
Open your terminal and run the update
Apache is one of the most popular open source web server. Web Servers are used to serve the web pages requested by the client computers through web browsers such as google chrome, firefox opera etc.,. This tutorial explains you how to install apache web server on your ubuntu linux host.
Domain Name Service (DNS) is an Internet service that maps IP addresses and fully qualified domain names (FQDN) to one another. In this way, DNS alleviates the need to remember IP addresses. Computers that run DNS are called name servers. Ubuntu ships with BIND (Berkley Internet Naming Daemon), the most common program used for maintaining a [...]
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. Its available for Unix, Linux, Mac OSX and Windows. In this article i ll explain you how to add the VLC repository and how to [...]
Many of my friends asking about how to compile C programming in linux operating system. They are well expert in C programming but the real problem is they don’t know about how to compile and execute the C Program. I hope this article will helps everyone to build C Program in linux. Compiling [...]
The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a network service that enables host computers to be automatically assigned settings from a server as opposed to manually configuring each network host. Computers configured to be DHCP clients have no control over the settings they receive from the DHCP server, and the configuration is transparent [...]
The MySQL database has become the world’s most popular open source database because of its high performance, high reliability and ease of use. Installation and configuration of MySQL is very easy and it is also the database of choice for a new generation of applications built on the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, [...]
Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet. It is avail for all platforms including Linux, Unix, Windows etc., . Installation and compilation of Apache Server from source is simple. Download the source from apache mirror.
You’re looking a new systems, or installing Linux on a box that used to run a different operating systems and you’re wondering if all the components – Video, Modem, Ethernet, Sound will work on Linux. The vendors can’t, or won’t, tell you if their products will work on Linux distributions. You need to know [...]
The Linux Operating system is a multi-user operating system,( more number of users can work at a same time in network). Any user can able to login their user account in their desired system in a network. This arises a little security problem. To avoid such problems one can lock/disable their user account temporarily instead [...]
In Linux, there are numerous ways to install a package one can install it from network devices, compact discs etc.,. In this tutorial we will show you how to install debian packages from the CD-ROM. Before going to install, you should modify the /etc/apt/sources.list with the apt-cdrom command. This is the only way [...]
MonoDevelop is a free GNOME IDE primarily designed for C# and other .NET languages.It enables developers to quickly write desktop and ASP.NET Web applications on Linux. It makes it easy for developers to port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and to maintain a single code base for all platforms. It was a [...]
Xbox Media Center, a free and open source cross-platform media center software, capable of playing back almost all known video, audio and picture formats. It is available for Linux, Windows, Mac. Before going to install XBMC on your system, you must add the repository in the source repository file. Those repositories are avail at the [...]
Adding and removing users, groups are important tasks performed by every administrators. This article guides you that how to add, delete and modify users and their groups.
Users Add a user
1. Open terminal and login as root user mode
2. To add new user use the useradd command and to [...]
Linux users mostly uses emulators. In Ubuntu Open in Terminal option is not present by default. You can enable it by adding the package. To add Open in Terminal option to the right click menu, you should install the package nautilus-open-terminal. You can install it either using command line interface or synaptic manager.
Virtualisation plays a major role in everywhere, sometimes you may want to run multiple operating systems at the same time. The virtual machine software enables you to run multiple operating system on your host. There are a lot of Virtual machine software are available in the market, Here we are using VMware software to install [...]
Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. Installing drupal on your local host is very easy. For beginners we strongly recommends to install LAMP server before to install drupal on your host. Download the latest version of drupal and extract [...]
Joomla, an open source Content Management System (CMS) and an application framework. Installing Joomla is quite easy in linux. Before set up joomla, your system should satisfies the minimum requirements and your system must have LAMP server. To install the LAMP Server refer the previous article we already [...]
Installing LAMP server in Ubuntu/ Debian Operating System quite easy. LAMP refers
Apache 2 – Web server
MySQL 5 – MySQL Database Server
PHP4/5 – PHP Server Side Scripting Language
phpMyAdmin – Web based database administration software.
Note: Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP/Perl together commonly known [...]
It is very simple to play audio and video files in terminal. VLC player, one of the open source software enables this option to you. If your system have VLC player installed already just leave it else install it. nvlc is the command which is used to play the audio and video files.The following Screen [...]
Resource sharing is one of the fact behind the communication and it reduces cost , time etc., In this article i will show you how to connect two systems without any interconnecting devices such as switches, hub. To connect two Computers you need a cross over cable and you should assign the ip address manually.
The host name is used to identify the system in the network. Some times you may like to change the hostname. To change the hostname you need to edit the configuration file which is located in the /etc directory. The hostname command is used to display the hostname.
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