Category: Linux

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How To Install Puppet Enterprise on Red Hat Linux

In a previous article, I showed you how to install open source Puppet 5 on Red Hat Linux. Today, I’m going to show you how to install Puppet Enterprise, which comes with extra features, including reporting, interactive dependency visualizations, event inspection, role-based access control, and integration …

5 popular Windows games that work on Linux

Gaming is becoming the norm on Linux thanks to technologies like Wine making it easier to run Windows games. In this list, we’ll cover 5 of the most popular Windows games that work on Linux and that you can play right now. Please note that though …

Wireshark 2.6.5 Released with Many Vulnerabilities / Bugs Fixed

The popular network packet analyzer Wireshark released version 2.6.5 yesterday afternoon with numerous bug-fixes. Following vulnerabilities, bugs has been fixed in Wireshark 2.6.5: The Wireshark dissection engine could crash. The DCOM dissector could crash. The LBMPDM dissector could crash. The MMSE dissector could go into an …

MusicBrainz Picard 2.0.4 Available to Install via Snap

MusicBrainz Picard music tagger now is available as Snap package for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher. Snap is containerised software package designed to work within most Linux desktop. It bundles all its required dependencies, so the latest Picard 2.0.4 works in Ubuntu 16.04 while the …

PlayOnLinux 4.3 Released with POL 5 Winebuild Compatibility

PlayOnLinux, a graphical frontend for the Wine software compatibility layer which allows Linux to install Windows-based applications, released version 4.3 a few days ago. While Phoenicis PlayOnLinux 5 is currently under development, the POL 4.3 is a bug-fix release that also brings Phoenicis (POL 5) winebuild …

qBittorrent 4.1.4 Released with .TS Recognize as Previewable

The free and reliable P2P bittorrent client qBittorrent 4.1.4 was released today with new features, bug-fixes, WebUI and search improvements. qBittorrent 4.1.4 release highlights: Recognize *.ts files as previewable Allow to disable speed graphs Clear LineEdit on ESC Fix divide-by-zero crash Remove speed limit checkbox in …

How to install Apache Tomcat on Ubuntu Server

Tomcat is an open source server application for Linux, Windows, and other operating systems that are designed to run Java Serverlet Containers, and can also run Java Server Page technology. In this guide, we’ll be going over how to install Apache Tomcat version 9 on Ubuntu …

How To Fix Sudo: Add-Apt-Repository: Command Not Found

How to fix sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:some/ppa in Ubuntu Linux Systems. If you get the error message “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found” while adding sudo add-apt-repository ppa:some/ppa, here is what to do: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install …

KDE neon upgrade – From 16.04 to 18.04

KDE neon upgrade – From 16.04 to 18.04 Updated: November 19, 2018 The Plasma desktop environment household demonstrator is KDE neon, a distro that prefers not to be known as a distro, based on Ubuntu and loaded with Plasma. Until recently, the system used Ubuntu 16.04 …

How to Install Oracle Java 11 in Ubuntu 18.04/18.10

This quick tutorial shows you how to easily install the latest Oracle Java 11 LTS in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04 via PPA. Thanks to the “Linux Uprising” team PPA, an installer script is available to automatically download java package from Oracle web …

Ubuntu MATE 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish – Reasonable-ish

Ubuntu MATE 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish – Reasonable-ish Updated: November 16, 2018 Time to continue our distro season testing. The volunteer what we got here is Ubuntu MATE 18.10. It’s a very curious breed of system. It self-brands as a system for a retrospective future, and I …

How to edit themes in Linux Mint Cinnamon – Tutorial

How to edit themes in Linux Mint Cinnamon – Tutorial Updated: November 14, 2018 I came across an interesting, frustrating problem while testing Linux Mint 19 Tara. Namely, the Cinnamon edition of this distro uses the new flat Mint-Y theme. While pretty, it’s also ergonomically bad. …

Ubuntu & Deja Dup – Get up, backup

Ubuntu & Deja Dup – Get up, backup Updated: November 2, 2018 What has more umlauts than lebkuchen? Deja Dup. Properly spelled with a whole bunch of accents, this is a simple but versatile backup tool, included in Ubuntu by default. Normally, I have my own …

TeXstudio 2.12.12 Released, How to Install it in ubuntu

The open-source LaTeX editor TeXstudio released version 2.12.12 today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04. TeXstudio 2.12.12 release highlights: improve macro handling, provide gui that directly downloads macros from github.com/texstudio-org/texstudio-macro add fuzzy completion mode add cwls fix rare …

How to Setup Riak KV Database Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04

  Riak is a distributed NoSQL database that offers high-availability, fault tolerance, operational simplicity, and scalability. Riak has been written in Erlang, and part of ‘Basho’ products that provide different version, including Riak KV (Key-value), Riak TS (optimized for IoT/Time Series), and Riak CS (Riak Cloud …

How To Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  phpMyAdmin is a free and open source administration tool for MySQL and MariaDB. phpMyAdmin is a web-based tool that allows you to easily manage MySQL or MariaDB databases. You can perform administration tasks such as creating, editing, or deleting databases, import and export database backups, …