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.

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 …

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% …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …