Things to do after installing Debian 9 “Stretch” on your desktop or laptop

things to do after installing debian

Hello my fellow readers, here some things to do after installing Debian on your desktop or laptop computer. All steps are optional and you’re not required to do anything of them. These are the ones that I personally do after a fresh installation. I did the installation with Debian NETINST iso image and usb stick, laptop plugged in to my router, you will soon get to know why I had to plug it in and not use WLAN. I selected Gnome desktop in the installation process, you can choose your…

25 Reasons to use Linux

Reasons to use Linux

Reasons to use Linux | Why choose Linux? | Windows vs Linux? MacOS vs Linux? You can find a ton of articles about reasons to use Linux. Now let us list a ton of those reasons, they are not in any kind of order. 1. Load of different distributions to choose from There is no other OS that has so many distributions like Linux. You can find hundreds of Linux distributions from Distrowatch.com Top ten distributions in the last twelve months, at the time writing this post: Linux Mint Debian…

Upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch”

Upgrading Debian 8 "Jessie " to Debian 9 "Stretch"

Upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch” In this article, we will be upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch” by Linux command line. Method will work both, desktop and server systems. You might also want to read Debians “Whats new on Debian 9” article to make sure you really wanna do it. For example, in the update, Debian 9 will replace MySQL with MariaDB, there is more details about that and other stuff in this article. Now we should get to work and go for…

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian In this article you will learn how to configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian. This method will work both desktop and server versions of Debian. About sudo sudo is a program for Unix-like computer operating systems that allows users to run programs with the security privileges of another user, by default the superuser. It originally stood for “superuser do” as the older versions of sudo were designed to run commands only as the superuser. Source: Wikipedia…

Remove all games from GNOME 3, Debian GNU/Linux

remove all games from gnome 3

Remove all games from GNOME 3 Hello everyone, just installed Debian Strecth with GNOME 3 and noticed that I could not find anything (for Debian) Gnome 3 game removal. So what I did, I manually removed them with their package names. Just run these two commands as root and you get rid of them. (I’m just using sudo, if you don’t have sudo, just type su on terminal) sudo apt-get purge gnome-2048 aisleriot atomix gnome-chess five-or-more hitori iagno gnome-klotski lightsoff gnome-mahjongg gnome-mines gnome-nibbles quadrapassel four-in-a-row gnome-robots gnome-sudoku swell-foop tali gnome-taquin…

Linux commands that every Linux user should know

linux commands

Here are the Linux commands that everyone who uses Linux, should know, and if not should learn them. I will not explain everything they can do, just the most relevant things very briefly. Please let me know if I should add anything! 🙂 Commands apt-get Debian based distributions package manager to install softwares or update the system from repository. cat Read or modify text files. cd Change the current directory. For example cd ~/Downloads takes you to downloads directory. chmod Change the file access permissions chown Change the ownership of…

Free website traffic – By running one lightweight software

Free website traffic

How to get free website traffic Today I will show you, how to get free website traffic to your blog or website. We will be using traffic exhange site called HitLeap. Just sign up on their website, add your site in the settings and start running traffic on your computer with their software. You can download the software after logging in, push “Earn Traffic”, then just download and install. I am currently using this myself on this blog, running the software on two computers and this is the traffic I…