Category Archives: Linux

How To Install MATE GUI In Debian 9 Linux

Install MATE desktop manager in Debian 9 Stretch Linux

By default a full installation of Debian 9 Linux will have the graphical user interface (GUI) installed and it will load up after system boot, however if we have installed Debian without the GUI we can always install it later, or otherwise change it to one that is preferred.

This quick guide will cover how to install the MATE Desktop on Debian 9 Stretch, which will provide a GUI for working with the Linux system. While I don’t suggest using a GUI on a production server, it’s a good option if you’re using Debian as a desktop.

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How To Install KDE GUI In Debian 9 Linux

Install KDE desktop manager in Debian 9 Stretch Linux

By default a full installation of Debian 9 Linux will have the graphical user interface (GUI) installed and it will load up after system boot, however if we have installed Debian without the GUI we can always install it later, or otherwise change it to one that is preferred.

This quick guide will cover how to install the KDE Plasma Desktop on Debian 9 Stretch, which will provide a GUI for working with the Linux system. While I don’t suggest using a GUI on a production server, it’s a good option if you’re using Debian as a desktop.

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How To Install Cinnamon GUI In Debian 9 Linux

Install Cinnamon desktop manager in Debian 9 Stretch Linux

By default a full installation of Debian 9 Linux will have the graphical user interface (GUI) installed and it will load up after system boot, however if we have installed Debian without the GUI we can always install it later, or otherwise change it to one that is preferred.

This quick guide will cover how to install Cinnamon on Debian 9 Stretch, which will provide a GUI for working with the Linux system. While I don’t suggest using a GUI on a production server, it’s a good option if you’re using Debian as a desktop.

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How to Upgrade Debian 8 Jessie to Debian 9 Stretch

Upgrade Debian Jessie 8 to Debian Stretch 9

Debian 9 Stretch was released as the latest stable version of the Linux Debian operating system today. While you can install Debian 9 Stretch fresh, you can also perform an in place upgrade from Debian 8 Jessie quite easily, which is what we will cover here.

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How To Install An RPM File In Linux

How To Install RPM Package File

RPM files exist to make the software installation and upgrading process easier. They allow us to simply use an RPM file to install a software package, and when combined with package managers such as Yum or DNF we will also get all required dependencies downloaded and installed easily.

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How To Mount A Windows NTFS Disk In Linux

How To Mount NTFS Disk Partition In Linux

The New Technology File System (NTFS) is a proprietary file system created by Microsoft and is used extensively in Microsoft’s Windows operating systems.

By default most Linux distributions are not able to mount NTFS, however it is possible to install a driver that allows us to do this so that we can read and write data to an NTFS disk.

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How To Enable SSH in Linux Mint

How To Enable SSH In Linux Mint

By default OpenSSH server is not installed in Linux Mint. This quick guide will show you how to install and enable SSH in Linux Mint, allowing you to remotely access the operating system over the network through SSH.

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How To Install Linux Mint 18

Install Linux Mint

This guide will show you how to install Linux Mint step by step. Mint is a distribution of Linux which is based on Debian and Ubuntu and aims to be both powerful and easy to use. As the most popular Linux distribution according to distrowatch, it seems to be achieving these goals.

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How To Download Linux Mint

How To Download Linux Mint

There are a few options available when picking a version of Linux Mint to download. This post will discuss the various considerations associated with downloading Linux Mint.

We’ll help you choose between 32-bit or 64-bit architectures, and discuss the differences between the four different desktop environments available, Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce, and KDE.

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How To Check Which Version Of CentOS Is Installed

How To Check Currently Installed Version Of CentOS Linux

There are a few different versions of CentOS Linux currently available, but which version are you running?

Here we’ll show you how to quickly check and see which version of CentOS you are using.

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