GNOME desktop graphical environment on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8

Install gnome on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8

RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 comes by default, as it has been for many years already with a GNOME desktop environment. From this reason, in a broader sense when we talk about GNOME desktop installation we normally talk about RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 workstation.

In this tutorial we will be installing GNOME desktop as part of the workstation package group.

In this Install gnome on Redhat 8 tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Gnome Desktop on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8.
  • How to change runlevel to boot to graphical interface in RHEL 8 / CentOS 8.

Read more

Dropbox on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8 Workstation.

How to install Dropbox on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8

Dropbox is a service offering file hosting for their users. Some of Dropbox’s features include: cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud and client software.The following step-by-step guide will provide you with the instructions on how to install and integrate Dropbox on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8using the flatpak command.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to enable Flathub repository.
  • How to install Dropbox on RHEL 8 using the flatpak command.
  • How to launch and integrate Dropbox.

Read more

Retrieving Google Chrome browser version

How to check Google Chrome browser version

In this article we will discuss few possible ways on how to check your Google Chrome browser version. Expect from the last check Google Chrome browser solution, where the actual Linux command line terminal is used to determine the chrome version, the guide should provided you with operating system agnostic solution. That being said, at least one of the below steps should help you out regardless of your operating system or device ( mobile, table, PC ).

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to check Chrome browser version using help page
  • How to check Chrome browser version using external landing page
  • How to check Chrome browser version using chrome version page
  • How to check Chrome browser version from the command line

Read more

TTY console resolution on Ubuntu 18.04 Server virtual machine

How to increase TTY console resolution on Ubuntu 18.04 Server

The default TTY console resolution on Ubuntu 18.04 Server is normally 800×600. This may be satisfactory in many cases. However, there are times that higher resolution is required. To increase TTY console resolution on the Ubuntu 18.04 server it is necessary to change the configuration of the relevant GRUB boot loader settings within the /etc/default/grub.

Read more

install gnome weather - ubuntu 18.04

How to retrieve weather information on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Desktop

Objective

Using the gnome-weather application, an Ubuntu user can retrieve weather information for any location specified. The gnome-weather application will be also incorporated into the default desktop calendar window.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Read more

Start Menu will appear on your Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Desktop

Top 10 Best Gnome desktop extensions for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

What are Gnome Extensions

Gnome extensions are designed to extend the functionally of your Gnome desktop. Gnome extensions are also a great way to customize your desktop to add tools and functionally based on per user requirements. This article lists some of the best extensions available.

Follow our instructions How to install Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux to learn how to install Gnome extensions on your Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop.

Read more

Initiate Xubuntu desktop installation on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

How to install Xubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

This article will explain how to install Xubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. Use this guide if you wish to change your default GNOME desktop to Xubuntu environment. See also our article: The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux) for more desktop environment choices.

Alternatively, follow our guide on how to install GUI on Ubuntu server 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Read more

install ubuntu server GUI - Mate core

Install GUI on Ubuntu Server 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Objective

Ubuntu server GUI does not come installed by default on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. However, this does not mean that desktop environment cannot be installed on your server.

This guide will provide you with an information on how to install GUI on your Ubuntu server 18.04.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu Server 18.04 Bionic

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Read more

Full Gnome Desktop on Ubuntu 18.04

The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux)

Did you know you could install a desktop environment with a single command?

GNOME 3 is a default Ubuntu 18.04 desktop environment but this does not stop you to install and use some other desktop environments as there are many to choose from.

To make your search for the best Ubuntu desktop environment easier, we choose 8 Ubuntu desktop environments for your consideration. Our list of recommended desktops for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux is complemented with links to instructions on how to install each desktop environment which we hope will turn out to be a very useful feature of this article.

So have fun and experiment with different desktop environments to find the one that suits you most. Follow the links and navigate to our desktop installation articles to see more screenshots of the Ubuntu desktop that interests you the most.

Read more

Debian apt-get wheezy sources.list

Related sources.list repositories:
Wheezy,
Jessie,
Stretch,
Buster

Security Updates

# /etc/apt/sources.list :
deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free

Australia Mirror

# /etc/apt/sources.list :
deb http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free

Read more