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 …

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 …

The arc Gnome Shell theme is a very nice theme for the Gnome Shell desktop. This is how to install this theme on Fedora 25. Firstly, download the theme this way. [[email protected] Desktop]$ git clone https://github.com/horst3180/arc-theme.git Cloning into ‘arc-theme’… remote: Counting objects: 10466, done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% (4/4), done. remote: Total 10466 (delta 1), …

My hard drive with Ubuntu 16.10 failed, so I decided to install Fedora 25 instead. This Linux distribution has the advantage of NSA Selinux that greatly improves security. And the Gnome desktop is very fast and good looking to boot. Adding the RPMFusion repositories to Fedora allows the installation of restricted codecs and associated software …

To build the latest 4.8.4 Linux kernel on Ubuntu 16.10, you will only need the ncurses-dev and build-essential packages installed. Then we are ready to install a new Linux kernel. Download the latest Linux kernel tarball. jason$ wget https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.8.4.tar.xzjason$ wget https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.8.4.tar.xz And then unpack the Linux tarball that we have downloaded. jason$ tar -xvf linux-4.8.4.tar.xzjason$ …

Installing Powershell for Linux in Ubuntu 16.04 is very easy. I had problems with the packages, but I sorted it out very quickly. Firstly, download the Powershell Debian package. https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.0.0-alpha.9/powershell_6.0.0-alpha.9-1ubuntu1.14.04.1_amd64.deb. Then the required libicu package. http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/icu/libicu52_52.1-3ubuntu0.4_amd64.deb. Then install the libicu package. jason$ sudo dpkg -i libicu52_52.1-3ubuntu0.4_amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package libicu52:amd64. (Reading database … 490392 …

The smartmontools package for Debian allows the user to get comprehensive hard disk information. This is useful if the hard disk drive is behaving strangely. This might mean it is failing. Install the smartmontools package. [email protected]:/home/jason# apt install [email protected]:/home/jason# apt install smartmontools Now you may check your hard disk drive for any errors. [email protected]:/home/jason# smartctl …

This is the best tutorial I have found that allowed me to install FreePBX on an Ubuntu 14.04 instance on an Amazon AWS instance. I tried a few and this one really did work for me after following all of the steps and exercising patience. http://wiki.freepbx.org/display/HTGS/Installing+FreePBX+12+on+Ubuntu+Server+14.04+LTS. FreePBX is a very useful tool for setting up …

HyperV Server is a standalone hypervisor that allows a machine to host server instances without the overhead of a server operating system like Server 2012 R2. Firstly, download the ISO image here: http://care.dlservice.microsoft.com/dl/download/3/4/7/347A95F0-A63C-492F-BE43-F376AE30C9FE/9200.16384.WIN8_RTM.120725-1247_X64FRE_SERVERHYPERCORE_EN-US-HRM_SHV_X64FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO. 1.6 Gigabytes. Then burn this at a slow speed to a suitable DVDR disk. Boot from the disk and choose to install …

https://superuser.com/questions/662927/is-there-a-way-to-completely-delete-chrome-os-on-a-chromebook-and-install-linu. This posting on superuser.com explains how to totally remove the Chrome OS from the Chromebook and install Linux instead. This is a good option if you want a proper operating system on your Chromebook and not the Google operating system supplied with the netbook. Installing Linux would allow someone to use apt-get to install …

The qemu KVM hypervisor allows a Linux user to install a virtualised operating system that will run very fast indeed once installed. To install the qemu KVM hypervisor; enter this command. sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu-utilssudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu-utils Then create a raw disk image to house your Windows operating system. qemu-img create -f …

I recently updated to the 3.13 kernel on Fedora Core 20 and the 12.1 ATI drivers stopped working. I fixed this by downloading the 14.1 beta drivers which support that kernel. Download this here: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/Latest-LINUX-Beta-Driver.aspx. This works perfectly for those Fedora 20 users like me who are also affected by this update. Just uninstall the …