Linux


  • You can download more than one file using wget. If there’s only any pattern in the names of your files you can use it. Please see this example. Three archives we would like to download: Now see below syntax and see what has been changed: Because of the fact that all above files are part… read more

  • There’s a possibility to manipulate the speed of files we’re fetching using wget. All you have to add is additional parameter at the end of your request URL. For example: Take a look at:

  • Midnight Commander is a very popular file manager for Linux operating systems. In this article I will tell you how to install MC in version 4.8.11 on Ubuntu OS. First of all check if you already have MC installed (and if yes, what is its version). If your current version is older, remove it. Open… read more

  • Sometimes you will have to check which version of currently installed package you have. In various distributions of Linux you can achieve this in the same way. Ubuntu will be an example. To get this information, simply open terminal and type this command: As an example I will check which version of Midnight Commander I… read more

  • Due to the Ubuntu’s policy about non free formats on default, this operating system comes with no support to media like MP3 (which can be required to deal with FFmpeg) and DVD, Flash Player or Java. Despite of that, You can still get support of this features by installing third party package. Installation Open terminal… read more

  • Typical process of creating bootable USB using previously downloaded ISO image with OS is pretty easy but with Debian it’s tricky. Using Startup Disk Creator in my case thrown an error: Below I will show you nice workaround that works perfectly and requires no additional programs to deal with. 1. Prepare your USB Make sure,… read more

  • If you want to install Hamachi, probably you know what it is. That’s why I will skip the description about this pretty nice VPN software. Let’s install Hamachi under Ubuntu Linux (works on *ubuntu as well). Go to Hamachi’s web page and scroll down to Linux section. Download DEB file. I’ve chosen 64-bit version. Now… read more

  • Another way (much more easier than the one I previously posted on May ’13) to install Java 7 under Ubuntu is presented below. You don’t have to edit any files manually. Just type these commands in terminal with sudo: While upgrading your repositories, your Java will be up to date.

  • Installation of Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 (or 4.x) is as much easy as when you install software using apt-get or GUI Software Center in Ubuntu. Debian packages are provided in one tar.gz archive. Download it and do the following steps. Before the installation process ensure that LibreOffice is removed to aviod some conflicts. Extract the archive:… read more

  • To install cURL extension for your PHP environment simply open terminal and type: Installation will take seconds. Then restart Apache with: You can check if everything is OK with: Press CTRL + F under your browser and search for a “curl” phrase. If it will appear, installation of cURL is successful.