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4 Useful Cinnamon Desktop Applets

The Cinnamon desktop environment is incredibly popular, and for good reason. Out of the box it offers a clean, fast and well configured desktop experience. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t make it a little better with a few nifty extras. And that’s where Cinnamon Applets come in. Like Unity’s...
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Wreck of the Peter Iredale
Avoid the fate of the misconfigured Apache server with this tutorial from Carla Schroder.

Apache on Ubuntu Linux For Beginners: Part 2

You must set up your Apache web server to use SSL, so that your site URL is https:// and not http://. Sure, there are exceptions, such as test servers and lone LAN servers that only you and your cat use. But any Internet-accessible web server absolutely needs SSL; there is no downside to encrypting...
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​Ubuntu 16.10: The Linux for the Cloud and Containers Arrives

Ubuntu was already the most popular Linux in clouds. Now, with its Canonical distribution of Kubernetes, Canonical wants Ubuntu to be the most popular Linux for containers. This provides an easy to use DevOps way to manage containers like Docker, Red Hat's Open Container Initiative Daemon, (OCID);...
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How to Take Screenshots on Ubuntu 16.04 with ScreenCloud

Screenshots come in handy in many situations. For example, while making tutorials, discussing problems, or sharing information. What I mean to say is that it's a very common activity, so much so that there's a dedicated keyboard button to take screenshots. However still, there are many screenshot...
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Ubuntu's Shuttleworth Explains Why Not All Containers are the Same

As container use continues to grow, Mark Shuttleworth provides some definition on why he's backing Kubernetes but isn't a fan of OpenStack Magnum. Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Ubuntu Linux, was an early backer of OpenStack as well as containers. This week, Shuttleworth's company Canonical...
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Nextcloud Box: A Cloud for your Office or Living Room

Nextcloud, in partnership with Canonical and WDLabs, has released a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Linux powered cloud server for your home or office. The Nextcloud Box is a secure, private, self-hosted cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) platform. It makes hosting a personal cloud simple and cost...
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Putting Linux on your Chromebook Is Easier Than You Think (and Totally Worth It!)

You've may have seen chatter on the internet about installing Linux on your Chromebook. Plenty of longtime Chrome OS users are doing it, and it allows the use of programs like GIMP (a Photoshop replacement), or Darktable, (a Lightroom alternative) as well as plenty of programs for video and audio...
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May the Fork Be with You: A Short History of Open Source Forks

Every time there is a fork, and I think forks are actually good things, it means somebody sees a need and a technical reason to do something different from the standard kernel. But most forks are failures. They find that the things they needed were not actually worth doing and as a result, most...
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How to Install Django 1.10 on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial, we will install Django 1.10 on a Ubuntu 16.04 server. Django can be installed on a server in many ways, in this tutorial, I will show you 3 different ways to install Django: Django installation with pip. Install Django with virtualenv. Install Django fron it's github repository...
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Using Tesseract on Ubuntu

ocr-tech.jpg Creative Commons Zero In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and use Google’s Open Source OCR engine Tesseract. First off, let’s discuss step by step procedure to install Tesseract on Ubuntu. 1. Installation 1.1 Installing Dependencies First...
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