Installing the KDE 4 desktop on Fedora 25 is very easy. There are package groups that allow installation of desktop environments. This is how to install the KDE desktop environment group. [[email protected] jason]# dnf install @kde-desktop-environment[[email protected] jason]# dnf install @kde-desktop-environment This command will fetch and install KDE 4 on Fedora. Then install the KDM desktop …

The type command for bash will tell you whether a command is a shell built-in or an executable on it`s own. This is very simple to use. This example shows how it works. [email protected]:~$ type -a echo echo is a shell builtin echo is [email protected]:~$ type -a echo echo is a shell builtin echo is …

Getting started with the Ubuntu Linux distribution Getting started with Ubuntu is a lot of fun, this post will show you how to get setup after installation of the new Ubuntu 17.04 distribution. Download a copy of Ubuntu Kylin 17.04 here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntukylin/daily-live/current/. After the installation of Ubuntu Kylin, I could not get the networking to …

Embedding the output of a command into a bash shell script is quite easy. Here is an example. echo “Hello $(whoami), the date is $(date -u). Have a nice day” This is the output this will give you. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $echo “Hello $(whoami), the date is $(date -u). Have a nice day.” Hello jason, the …

Playing a DVD on Fedora 25 is not too difficult. I already had the extra repositories added to enable multimedia playback support, but I could not play a DVD. So I downloaded the libdvdcss library. http://download.videolan.org/pub/libdvdcss/1.4.0/. Then I built and installed it. darkstar% tar -xvf libdvdcss-1.4.0.tar.bz2darkstar% tar -xvf libdvdcss-1.4.0.tar.bz2 darkstar% cd libdvdcss-1.4.0darkstar% cd libdvdcss-1.4.0 darkstar% …

The visudo command for Linux allows a user to edit the sudoers file and change permissions for users on the system. Open the sudoers file this way. NEVER edit it with a standard text editor. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $su Password: [email protected]:/home/jason# visudo This is the result of my editing. I have added the user jason to …

Using xrdp on Debian to allow remote desktop connections from a Windows machine is very easy. I wanted to connect to a Debian 8.0 instance running in VMware from a Windows 7 installation. Firstly, I installed xrdp on Debian. [email protected]:/home/jason# apt install xrdp Then I had to run this command to setup my .xsession file. …

This simple script will spawn a jet to patrol an AO and attack any enemy vehicle or helicopter it sees. // Spawn a CAS jet to patrol the AO. _plane = createVehicle [“O_Plane_CAS_02_F”, getMarkerPos(“plane”), [], 0, “FLY”]; _pilotguy = [[26761.4,24593.4,0.000909805], EAST, [“O_Pilot_F”],[],[],[],[],[],232] call BIS_fnc_spawnGroup; ((units _pilotguy) select 0) moveInDriver _plane; _wpcas = _pilotguy addWaypoint [getMarkerPos(“mkr1”), …

There is a lovely GTK3 theme available for the Linux Mint MATE desktop. This looks very nice when coupled with a good Metacity theme. https://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/OS+X+El+Capitan+%28GTK,+Unity+&+Cinnamon%29?content=174139. This is what the El Capitan theme looks like on a Debian desktop. Download the El Capitan theme here. https://dl.opendesktop.org/api/files/download/id/1474234465/OS.X.El.Capitan.v0.9.tar.gz. This is a very nice looking theme and well worth …

Multiwall 7680×2160 pixels wallpaper. https://i.redd.it/mop3bruh706y.jpg. Collection of sci-fi quad monitor wallpapers. These are ideal for a Linux desktop with 4 monitors. [7760×1440] Sci-fi and Landscape – Larger Collection & More user friendly resolution. Collection of high-res, (12764×3590 pixels resolution) panoramic photos. Best quality for multiple monitors. [12764×3590] Here's a few high resolution panoramic images I've …