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  • Parrot Project Linux Distro Parrot Project Linux Distro

    Parrot Project Linux Distro – Parrot Security includes a full arsenal of security oriented tools to perform penetration tests, security audits and more. With a Parrot usb drive in your pocket you will always be sure to have all you need with you.  Parrot includes by default TOR, I2P, anonsurf, gpg, tccf, zulucrypt, veracrypt, truecrypt, luks and […]

  • Ubuntu 17.04 available for download Ubuntu 17.04 available for download

    Ubuntu 17.04 available for download – Code named “Zesty Zapus” is finally available for download. This will be the last release of Ubuntu using Unity desktop.  Ubuntu will switch to Gnome with their next release.  Ubuntu has also reached the last letter of the alphabet bet with Zesty Zapus.  Ubuntu 17.04 includes the Linux kernel 4.10. You can […]

  • Who is Richard Stallman Who is Richard Stallman

    Who is Richard Stallman? Richard Matthew Stallman is a software developer and software freedom activist. Born in 1953, he attended Harvard starting in 1970 and graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts in physics. From September 1974 to June 1975 he was a graduate student in physics at MIT. He worked at the Artificial […]

  • Antergos Linux Review

    Antergos Linux Review –  Don’t like it! Takes forever to finish the installation especially with slow internet.  The first attempt failed, second install succeeded. Note the hardware we installed it on or usb drive we used is not the problem. Linux Mint installed first time in a less than half the time.

  • Our opinion after using Elementary OS Loki

    Our opinion after using Elementary OS Loki…… So we have put Elementary OS Loki to the test and there are just to many issues.  As exited as I was to use the awesome looking distro, its buggie and to much work.  Numerous terminal installs later and fixing issues, its slightly better but not worth it at […]

  • Lightweight Linux Distros 2017

    Lightweight Linux Distros 2017 we have tested. Revive that old pc with these lighweight Linux Distros Linux Lite MINIMUM RECOMMENDED SPECIFICATIONS: CPU: 700MHz processor RAM: 512mb ram RESOLUTION: VGA screen 1024×768 resolution MEDIA: DVD drive or USB port for the ISO image PREFERRED SPECIFICATIONS: CPU: 1.5GHz processor RAM: 1024mb ram RESOLUTION: VGA, DVI or HDMI […]

  • First impressions using Elementary Linux First impressions using Elementary Linux

    First impressions using Elementary Linux?  Well,  we couldn’t install the software on our old Lenovo ThinkPad. Installation failed straight after the Elementary logo. We successfully installed Ubuntu 16.04 and Linux mint on the same machine with the same USB Bootable device. So,  first impressions not great. We moved our Elementary installation on to a very […]

Music Production

  • AV Linux AV Linux

    AV Linux is NOT an actual Linux ‘Distribution’ in the proper sense, mainline Distributions are large organizations which have full development teams and support infrastructure (ie Debian, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE etc.). AV Linux is a niche project maintained by a single developer derived from the Debian/GNU Linux “Testing” Distribution which is utilized to create a independent, […]

  • KX Studio Linux Audio Production KX Studio Linux Audio Production

    KX Studio Linux Audio Production KXStudio is a collection of applications and plugins for professional audio production. KXStudio provides Debian and Ubuntu compatible repositories and its own Linux Distribution currently based on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. You can read more about the KX Studio Linux Audio Production here  

  • Ardour

    Ardour – Record, edit and mix on Linux, OS X and Windows. Ardour’s core user group: people who want to record, edit, mix and master audio and MIDI projects. When you need complete control over your tools, when the limitations of other designs get in the way, when you plan to spend hours or days […]

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  • How to open RAR files Linux

    How to open RAR files Linux or to extract the files.   When you right click on the rar file in Linux Mint you will see the option “Open with archive manager” but when trying to extract or open you will receive an error.  There is a very easy fix.  Open terminal and type: $ […]

  • What to do after installing Elementary Loki What to do after installing Elementary Loki

    I have been using Elementary Loki for a couple of days and I like it, alot.  I found a couple of annoying exclusions from the initial package.  As an Ubuntu user I am use to certain things to make the OS work for me.  So, what to do after installing Elementary Loki?   Update Elementary […]

  • How to install Transmission in Elementary How to install Transmission in Elementary

    How to install Transmission in Elementary   $ sudo apt-get install transmission Done! Easy! Find it in the Applications window under internet.  

  • Backup and restore Thunderbird in Linux Backup and restore Thunderbird in Linux

    Backup and restore Thunderbird in Linux Backup : Close Mozilla Thunderbird if it is running. Go to Home folder, and make sure to to tick show hidden files(CTRL + H) Find .thunderbird folder and enter inside it and copy the contents of /.thunderbird/XXXXX.default/ Now Mozilla Thundebird mail client backup is ready from Linux system. Restore : […]

  • Can’t format USB device after Startup Disk Creator Can't format USB device after Startup Disk Creator

    Can’t format USB device after Startup Disk Creator Error: This partition cannot be modified because it contains a partition table; please reinitialize layout of the whole device. (udisks-error-quark, 11) This happened after a bootable disk was made using Startup Disk Creator. Fix: Install GParted by doing the following Open Terminal and type sudo apt install gparted […]

  • How to install Teamviewer deb file via Terminal How to install Teamviewer deb file via Terminal

    How to install Teamviewer deb file via Terminal Download Teamviewer from their website Open terminal Type  sudo apt install ~/Downloads/teamviewer_12.0.71510_i386.deb Done

  • Keep Linux desktop awake with Caffeine Keep Linux desktop awake with Caffeine

    Keep Linux desktop awake with Caffeine If the power management function is not enough to stop your Linux pc from going into hibernation or locking the screen use the Caffeine extension. Click on the link below to install. apt://caffeine

  • Teamviewer not on line after installation Linux Teamviewer not on line after installation Linux

    Teamviewer  not on line after installation Linux After a fresh installation of Linux Mint and a new install of Teamviewer 12 we had issues getting Teamviewer online.  This is how to fix it: Close Teamviewer Open terminal Type the following sudo teamviewer daemon stop sudo teamviewer daemon start Restart Teamviewer Sometimes after switching the network […]

  • LibreOffice spell check not working LibreOffice spell check not working

    LibreOffice spell check not working after a new installation of Ubuntu 16.04. After a fresh install we noticed the spell check was not working on the packakage LibreOfiice you get with Ubuntu.  This is how we solved the problem: Start terminal – Type the following killall soffice.bin rm -r .config/libreoffice/ Then go to Tools – […]

  • Ubuntu software center not working Ubuntu software center not working

    Ubuntu software center not working: After a new install of Ubuntu 16 I tried to access my Ubuntu software center.  Its opens up but nothing is displayed under the software. Do the following: Open up terminal – Windows key – Type terminal or Ctrl+Alt+T Type the following: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install –only-upgrade […]

Software

  • Parrot Project Linux Distro Parrot Project Linux Distro

    Parrot Project Linux Distro – Parrot Security includes a full arsenal of security oriented tools to perform penetration tests, security audits and more. With a Parrot usb drive in your pocket you will always be sure to have all you need with you.  Parrot includes by default TOR, I2P, anonsurf, gpg, tccf, zulucrypt, veracrypt, truecrypt, luks and […]

  • MailScanner open source email security system MailScanner open source email security system

    MailScanner open source email security system is designed for Linux-based email gateways. With millions of downloads and used at over 40 000 sites around the world.  MailScanner scans email for viruses, spam, phishing, malware, and other attacks against security vulnerabilities and plays a major part in the security of a network.   MailScanner GUI’s Mailborder […]