Opera 55 arrived with a bang last week. At least it made a lot of noise in the Linux world. The new Opera browser uses a CSD window style which means no window title bars and no window frame. Linux environments that rely on title bars for window control are a little screwed by Opera’s design … Read more
Quick start, stop, restart the Apache2, MySQL (MariaDB) and Webmin services or see service status with the click of a button. SurvUp is a utility script for easy activation/deactivation of web services installed locally within a GUI environment. Use SurveUp to improve system bootup times. Enable web services only when they are required. Use SurveUp … Read more
Quickly wipe the Linux DNS cache with the push of a button. Download the cleandns.sh script, make it executable and click it whenever you need to clean the DNS cache.
Simple Linux software update, software management and system software repair tool program. When clicked, Softman will perform a system update then clear the apt cache. The command line arguments give you access to Softman’s more advanced features. Softman has 2 flavors: Installed Non Installed To install To install Softman, download and run the .deb file … Read more
Ubuntu 16:10 was released a few days ago. This release upgrades the Kernal to Linux 188.8.131.52. Some of you might have been hit by a bug in the upgrade that stops system boot with a Kernal panic. I use Kubuntu. I was hit by the bug when I upgraded from 16:04 to 16:10. The fix … Read more
Batch extract images from PDFs. Free Linux script download. Place Batch PDF Extractor and the PDF file(s) into the same folder. Run the script.