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Install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & 14.10

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VirtualBox (Oracle VM VirtualBox) is a virtualization software for x86 & AMD64 / Intel based system from Oracle. Virtualbox allows us to run multiple operating system at the same time . We can say VirtualBox is very powerful and cross-platform virtualization software. In this Post we will discuss how to install Virtualbox in Ubuntu 14.04 […]

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Enable EPEL repository in CentOS & RHEL

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EPEL stands for ‘Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux‘ , as the name suggest epel provides additional rpm packages for RHEL , CentOS , Scientific Linux (SL) & Oracle Enterprise Linux (OLE) . EPEL is created and maintained by Fedora community and EPEL packages are 100% free/libre open source software (FLOSS). In this post we will […]

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How to Install MariaDB in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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MariaDB is an Open Source database Server & It is 100 % compatible  with MySQL, drop-in replacement to MySQL database server. Background of MariaDB : In 2008, MySQL was acquired by Sun Microsystems, which was in turn acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2010. While the initial acquisition by Sun was hailed by many in the […]

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Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon Installation Guide with Screenshots

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Overview : Linux Mint is a Linux based desktop level operating system for the home users and companies can use it at no cost and which is as efficient, easy to use, and elegant as possible. Linux mint is designed for most of the modern system, including x86 & x64 PCs. The main focus of […]

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OpenSUSE 13.1 Installation guide with Screenshots

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OpenSUSE is the most widely used linux distribution. It is free / opensource which is suitable for laptops, desktops, netbooks, servers and multimedia center PCs at home or in small offices. In this article we will discuss the installation steps of OpenSUSE 13.1 along with screenshots. Minimum System Requirements for SUSE linux are listed below […]

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Mount Google drive in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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Google has not released its official linux client for accessing its drive from the ubuntu. But open source community has developed unofficial package called ‘grive-tools‘. Grive is a Google Drive (online storage service) client for GNU/Linux systems.It allows the synchronization of all your files on the cloud with a directory of your choice and the […]

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Install MPlayer (Multimedia software) in Ubuntu Linux

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Mplayer(Movie Player) is a multimedia software in Unix-like system. With Mplayer we can easily play our audio and video files. It supports a wide variety of video file formats, audio and video codecs, and subtitle types. Special input URL types are available to read input from a variety of sources other than disk files. Some […]

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CentOS 7 Installation Steps with Screenshots

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After the release of Redhat enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) , CentOS community has released its Latest Operating System named as CentOS 7. Some of the new features in CentOS 7 as compared with CentOS 6.X are listed below : CentOS 7 uses XFS as its default file system. OpenJDK-7 is the default JDK. initd […]

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Disable reboot using Ctrl-Alt-Del Keys in RHEL / CentOS

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In Linux , It’s a security concern for us  to allow anyone  to reboot the server using  Ctrl-Alt-Del keys. It is always recommended in production boxes that one should disable reboot uisng Ctrl-Alt-Del keys. In this article we will discuss how can we disable reboot via above keys in RHEL & CentOS For RHEL 5.X […]