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How To Upgrade Linux Mint Kernel

This is how to upgrade the Linux Mint Kernel to a newer version. For simplicity I will use Kernel’s already compiled for Linux Mint from kernel.ubuntu.com. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the kernel version you want. Now download the…

Install Linux Mint 18.1 With GRUB EFI

When installing Linux Mint 18.1 with GRUB UEFI enabled it will fail with the error “grub-efi-amd64-signed failed to install into /target…” So when you get to this point don’t close anything just open a terminal and type the below commands to install GRUB…

How To Normalize Sound In mp3 Files

With Audacity we can easily batch process files to apply conversions or effects to many files in a list. To do so we first have to define a “Chain” containing the effects we want to apply. This is done with “File –> Edit…

5 Reasons To Install Linux Today

If you are reading this article, chances are you are a new or prospective Linux user. Or perhaps you’re not – and are curious as to what I consider the 5 top reasons why someone would want to install Linux today. Either way,…

Wkhtmltopdf – A Smart Tool to Convert Website HTML Page to PDF in Linux

Wkhtmltopdf is an open source simple and much effective command-line shell utility that enables user to convert any given HTML (Web Page) to PDF document or an image (jpg, png, etc). Wkhtmltopdf is written in C++ programming language and distributed under GNU/GPL (General…

How to Install and Configure Samba Server on Ubuntu 16.04 for File Sharing

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to install and configure a samba server on Ubuntu 16.04. Samba is a free and open-source SMB/CIFS protocol implementation for Unix and Linux that allows for file and print sharing between Unix/Linux and Windows machines…

How to Recover a Deleted File in Linux

Did this ever happen to you? You realized that you had mistakenly deleted a file – either through the Del key, or using rm in the command line. In the first case, you can always go to the Trash, search for the file,…

4 Ways to Batch Convert Your PNG to JPG and Vice-Versa

In computing, Batch processing is the execution of a series of tasks in a program non-interactively. In this guide will offer you 4 simple ways to batch convert several .PNG images to .JPG and vice-versa using Linux command-line tools. We will use convert…

How to Install Composer PHP Dependency Manager on Debian 8 and Ubuntu 14.04

Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. It helps you declare, manage and install dependencies of PHP projects. Starting with Debian 9 Stretchand Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial, Composer is available from Debian and Ubuntu repository. So Debian 9 and Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10 users can…

3 Ways to Extract and Copy Files from ISO Image in Linux

Let’s say you have a large ISO file on your Linux server and you wanted to access, extract or copy one single file from it. How do you do it? Well in Linux there are couple ways do it. For example, you can…