GTK themes . Vertex. https://github.com/horst3180/Vertex-theme. Vertex is a theme for GTK 3, GTK 2, Gnome-Shell and Cinnamon. It supports GTK 3 and GTK 2 based desktop environments like Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, XFCE, Budgie, Pantheon, etc. Ceti 2. https://github.com/horst3180/Ceti-theme. The GTK3 theme supports Gnome 3.8, 3.10 and 3.12, but the Gnome Shell theme only works on …

To update the grub bootloader on your Linux box, this is another way to do this. grub-mkconfig > /boot/grub/grub.cfg This will update the grub2 bootloader and add any new kernels in /boot. Creating a new swapfile for your Linux system. Firstly we create a new file padded with zeros from /dev/zero. [email protected]:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=swafile …

Setting a larger console font on Ubuntu Linux 12.04. To do this first get to a text console by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2 and login with your username ↦ password, then type this command to set a larger font. setfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat7-TerminusBold28x14.psf.gz This is a nice large font and is more readable if you are on a 1920*1080 …

To add a subscription after installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, type this command as root. [[email protected] jason]# subscription-manager register –username USERNAME –password “PASSWORD” This will setup your Red Hat subscription. Then enter this command. This will refresh all of the information on your machine. [[email protected] jason]# subscription-manager refresh And finally, run this command to …

To change the full name and other information stored for a certain user, the chfn command will come in handy. This allows a system administrator to change the data with a simple command. In this example, I am changing the full name for a Linux user. [email protected]:~# chfn -f “Praise kek” jason Now I use …

To get useful Ubuntu server command line tips in your terminal, firstly install the fortune package and some more fortunes. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $sudo apt install fortune fortunes-bofh-excuses fortunes-ubuntu-server Now run the command to print a random Ubuntu server tip. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $fortune ubuntu-server-tips If you want to download a file from a URL via the …

The printerbanner command will create a dot matrix printer banner. Just run the command and then type a string and hit ENTER. [email protected]:~$ printerbanner Message: [email protected]:~$ printerbanner Message: Debian Print out the contents of a text file in octal format. [email protected]:~$ od .dmrc 0000000 042133 071545 072153 070157 005135 060514 063556 060565 0000020 062547 062475 …

Fetch information about a random Linux command. curl -sL commandlinefu.com/commands/random/plaintext | sed ‘3,4!d’curl -sL commandlinefu.com/commands/random/plaintext | sed ‘3,4!d’ Here is an example. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $curl -sL commandlinefu.com/commands/random/plaintext | sed ‘3,4!d’ # An easter egg built into python to give you the Zen of Python echo "import this" | python┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $curl -sL commandlinefu.com/commands/random/plaintext | sed …

Gaining information about a Linux system is very easy, there are quite a few Linux commands that can print detailed specs of your hardware configuration. The lsblk command prints information about your block devices. This can be used to list all disk partitions and CD/DVD drives. ┌─[[email protected]]─[~] └──╼ $lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE …

Gnome Shell themes Tron Legacy Gnome Shell theme. http://www.linuxnov.com/tron-legacy-theme-for-gnome-shell/. This is a Gnome Shell theme inspired by the Tron Legacy movie. MetalX Gnome Shell theme for Linux. https://www.deviantart.com/art/Metal-X-theme-v-2-1-for-Gnome-3-16-577064989. Android Flat Gnome Shell theme. A nice flat grey theme for your Gnome desktop. https://www.deviantart.com/art/Android-Flat-3-18-565622252. Ambiance Gnome. https://www.deviantart.com/art/Ambiance-Gnome-3-14-1-8-GNOME-Shell-theme-476996106. An Ubuntu inspired theme for any Gnome Shell desktop. …

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$ …

A useful awk implementation to count the number of entries in the /etc/passwd file. [email protected]:~$ sudo awk -F: ‘{ print $1 }’ /etc/passwd | wc -l [email protected]:~$ sudo awk -F: ‘{ print $1 }’ /etc/passwd | wc -l 34 And the quintessential “Hello World” in Awk. [email protected]:~$ awk ‘BEGIN { printf "%s, %s\n", "Hello", "World!" …

Firstly, install the prerequisites for the Google Earth installation. jason$ sudo apt-get install lsb-corejason$ sudo apt-get install lsb-core Then we need to download the Debian apt package of Google Earth. jason$ wget -O google-earth64.deb http://dl.google.com/dl/earth/client/current/google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb –2016-10-19 16:05:07– http://dl.google.com/dl/earth/client/current/google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb Resolving dl.google.com (dl.google.com)… 172.217.25.46, 2404:6800:4006:802::200e Connecting to dl.google.com (dl.google.com)|172.217.25.46|:80… connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK …

To list all the files installed by a certain Debian package, use this command. dpkg -L [PACKAGENAME]. For example. ubuntu ~ $ dpkg -L vim /. /usr /usr/bin /usr/bin/vim.basic /usr/share /usr/share/lintian /usr/share/lintian/overrides /usr/share/lintian/overrides/vim /usr/share/bug /usr/share/bug/vim /usr/share/bug/vim/presubj /usr/share/bug/vim/script /usr/share/doc /usr/share/doc/vimubuntu ~ $ dpkg -L vim /. /usr /usr/bin /usr/bin/vim.basic /usr/share /usr/share/lintian /usr/share/lintian/overrides /usr/share/lintian/overrides/vim /usr/share/bug /usr/share/bug/vim /usr/share/bug/vim/presubj …

Useful keyboard shortcuts for the Linux MATE desktop. Ctrl-Shift-N. This is the shortcut that is used in the Caja file manager to create a new folder. The new folder will be highlighted to enable you to type a name. Crtl-Alt-D. Hide all windows and show the desktop. Press this again to bring everything back. Ctrl-Alt-L. …

The Arma 3 server product is available for Linux machines, but what about the main client product? This is also available for Linux. I added the multiverse repository. jason$ sudo add-apt-repository multiverse && sudo apt updatejason$ sudo add-apt-repository multiverse && sudo apt update Then I added 32-bit support. jason$ sudo dpkg –add-architecture i386jason$ sudo dpkg …