Using a RTL2838 DVB-T dongle to listen to radio transmissions is very easy on Linux. I created this file under /etc/udev/rules.d/. rtl-sdr.rules. # Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL2838 DVB-T SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0bda", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2838", MODE:="0666", GROUP="adm", SYMLINK+="rtl_sdr"# Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL2838 DVB-T SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0bda", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2838", MODE:="0666", GROUP="adm", SYMLINK+="rtl_sdr" Then I replugged my USB DVB dongle, and I could …

To find out what repository a package came from, use the dpkg -s command. [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom Package: zdoom Status: install ok installed Priority: optional Section: web Installed-Size: 9330 Maintainer: DRD Team <[email protected]> Architecture: amd64 Version: 2.8.1 Depends: libc6, libstdc++6, zlib1g, bzip2, libgtk2.0-0 Recommends: timidity, libfluidsynth1 Description: Advanced Doom source [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom …

The new Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) distribution has been released. This comes with a Gnome desktop instead of the Unity environment. The desktop environment in this looks just like Unity though. Where is the benefit of using a Gnome desktop if it looks exactly like Unity anyway? This is how I set up Ubuntu 17.10 …

To find all the saved WIFI passwords and Ethernet connection information on your Linux desktop or laptop, navigate to this directory. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections Here are the connections on my laptop. ┌─[[email protected]]─[/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections] └──╼ #ls -hula total 20K drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:36 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:29 .. -rw——- 1 …

A network speedtest is a good way to get a picture of how fast your Internet connection really is. To perform a speedtest in Ubuntu, first install pip using this command. sudo apt-get install python-pipsudo apt-get install python-pip Then install speedtest-cli. [email protected]:~$ sudo pip install speedtest-cli Downloading/unpacking speedtest-cli Downloading speedtest-cli-0.3.1.tar.gz Running setup.py (path:/tmp/pip_build_root/speedtest-cli/setup.py) egg_info for …

There is a good version of Ubuntu for Chinese customers. Ubuntu Kylin is customized especially for China with custom applications installed that are specifically designed for use in China. Give this a try if you wish to have an alternative to Windows on your desktop or laptop machine. Download Ubuntu Kylin: https://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu-kylin. Ubuntu Kylin website: …

How to install Ubuntu from a mini.iso over the Internet Download the ISO image here: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/zesty/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/mini.iso. Installing Ubuntu minimal from a mini.iso is very easy, the netinstall option downloads and installs all packages from the repositories on the Internet. Boot the installer and then select your installation language. Then set your location, this is important, …

The xVideoServiceThief application is a great way to download video from a variety of websites. Download a copy here: http://xviservicethief.sourceforge.net/index.php?action=downloads#Linux. XVideoServiceThief is a great way to download videos from websites. There is an option to disable support for adult websites, and this can be enforced with a password. Good on a shared PC. Download the …

Downloads of the Ubuntu 17.04 Linux distribution are now available. Ubuntu. 64 bit ISO: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/zesty-desktop-amd64.iso. 32 bit ISO: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/current/zesty-desktop-i386.iso. Kubuntu. 64 bit ISO: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/zesty-desktop-amd64.iso. 32 bit ISO: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/daily-live/current/zesty-desktop-i386.iso. Ubuntu MATE. 64bit ISO: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-mate/daily-live/current/zesty-desktop-amd64.iso. 32 bit ISO: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-mate/daily-live/current/zesty-desktop-i386.iso.