Category / Linux

  •   Found this while searching on Google.  A really good site with lots of Linux software alternatives. https://debianhelp.wordpress.com/2013/11/30/to-do-list-after-installing-linux-mint-17/ Here is another one: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/mint-cinnamon-first    

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  • One issue that happens to me when using Linux based systems and laptops is overheating.  Linux runs hot on these machines and the default install is lacking utilities to prevent them from running hot.   Luckily, there are some utilities to help prevent this.  Once is called TLP.  From their website:   TLP – Linux Advanced […]

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  • December 3, 2014 - rob

    Install Wizard101 on Linux Mint 17

    For a while now, I have been wanting to play Wizard101 on linux.   I used to play Toontown within linux, but never could get Wizards to work.  Well now with the new wine 1.7, it is possible.   I have tested this on 2 different machines and it plays great.   First Install Wine sudo add-apt-repository […]

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  • $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install wine1.7 winetricks

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  • Install Intel Linux Drivers 1.0.8 on Linux Mint 17.1   Installation Intel Drivers 1.0.8 on Rebecca sudo nano /etc/lsb-release (replace all of the following): DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=utopic DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=”Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn (development branch)” sudo apt-get install libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0:i386 echo “deb https://download.01.org/gfx/ubuntu/14.10/main utopic main #Intel Graphics drivers” | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/intellinuxgraphics.list wget –no-check-certificate https://download.01.org/gfx/RPM-GPG-KEY-ilg -O – | sudo […]

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  • nmcli & nmtui   The NetworkManager text user interface (TUI) tool, nmtui, provides a text interface to configure networking by controlling NetworkManager nmcli connection add type ethernet con-name connection-name ifname interface-name ip4 address gw4 address More information about nmcli can be found here:  https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/Networking_Guide/sec-Using_the_NetworkManager_Command_Line_Tool_nmcli.html If you are using “minimal installation” then all other rpm for […]

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  • September 5, 2014 - rob

    How to check version history on RedHat

    rpm -q –changelog bind | grep CV     rpm -q –changelog bind | grep CV – fix CVE-2012-5166 – fix CVE-2012-4244 – fix CVE-2012-3817 – fix CVE-2012-1667 and CVE-2012-1033 – fixes for CVE-2010-3762, CVE-2010-3613 and CVE-2010-3614 CVE-2010-0097) – improve fix for CVE-2009-4022 (#538744) – fix CVE-2009-0696 (#514292) – bind-9.3-CVE-2008-1447.patch – bind-9.3-CVE-2008-0122.patch – CVE-2008-1447 – […]

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  • First enter directory with cd: cd /my/directory and then run: for f in *; do mv “$f” `echo $f | tr ‘ ‘ ‘_’`; done

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  • June 17, 2014 - rob

    Create a collage from movies

    1# Past this command Code: wget http://k1u.free.fr/mtn-200808a-linux.tgz 2#Past this command Code: tar xvzf mtn-200808a-linux.tgz 3#Past this command Code: sudo cp mtn-200808a-linux/mtn /usr/local/bin/ 4#Instal a font (i use liberation) Code: sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer 5#Installation is completed now we have to create a thumbnail Code: mtn -w 1024 -c 3 -r 20 -f /usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts/arial.ttf /directory/nameofthevideo.mp4

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  • By default in Ubuntu (and probably other distributions), when you log into the SSH server, it will do a reverse DNS lookup of the client for security reasons. That’s fine, but it’s kind of annoying when you don’t have a working reverse DNS for your IP address. Like for all my internal addresses. There is […]

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