Ubuntu 16:10 was released a few days ago. This release upgrades the Kernal to Linux 126.96.36.199. 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 […]
Extract images from PDF files on Linux. Batch PDF Image Extractor works with single and multiple PDF files. Easy to use Linux script. Download batch-pdf-image-extractor.sh, place the bash script file in a directory that contains PDFs then run the script to extract images from the PDF files. Instructions Download batch-pdf-image-extractor.sh from GitHub. Copy batch-pdf-image-extractor.sh to […]
Introducing Host Flash™ hosts file manager for Linux. Host Flash™ blocks access to domains that host undesirable content such as ads, malware and adult images. The program runs on Debian Linux computers like Ubuntu and Kubuntu.
What could be better than looking at one beautiful Linux desktop? How about looking at 2 desktops or 3 or 4 desktops.. all running different apps and different desktop environments? All managed from one computer. We are talking here about independent desktops running independent apps running from the same computer and all running simultaneously. Think […]
If you cannot startx or xorg or init or any other desktop session start up script without being a super user i.e you have to type sudo startx to begin a new Linux session then you will need to create an xsession script or an xinitrc script or an xserverrc script. Word to the Wise: […]
Sometimes, just sometimes when you use Linux as a home user you need to navigate Linux by the command line. As the Linux novice you are, you need a quick intro to Linux shell commands if you want to find files and edit documents in that scary black hole that looks like it is going […]