Month: October 2020

Killing frozen applications in Ubuntu

Sometimes, the applications running on your system freeze and stop responding. A frozen application cannot be closed by simply using the x button in the upper-right corner of the interface, but rebooting the system is not always a good solution—especially if the system is running critical services. In Ubuntu, there are several methods that can …

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How do I Upgrade Ubuntu from the Terminal?

If you are a computer enthusiast, you might have experience working with multiple operating systems. For a given operating system, it is good to use the latest release for several reasons. First, the latest release includes the latest software upgrades, which will protect you from potential bugs. Second, newer versions tend to be more secure …

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How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04

How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04

Postman is the large scale collaboration platform for the API development. It is used by the million’s of developers across the world including tech companies. A snapcraft package of postman is officially build the official team. The snap packages provides an efficient way of packaging and deployment of application on multiple Linux operating systems. This …

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Set up CUPS Print Server in Ubuntu 20.04

The job of a print server is to accept print requests from multiple machines, process those requests, and then send them to the specified printer for serving those requests. CUPS is a utility designed for Linux operating systems that can turn a regular computer system into a print server. This article provides a method for …

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How to Reset Forgotten Root Password in Ubuntu?

In any UNIX or Linux system, the root account is the top in the hierarchy. It holds the utmost power over the system. For any system change, the root has to grant permission. The root user can also override any user’s permission and read or write data. Because the root account holds so much power, …

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How do I Install an Entire Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive?

Among all the Linux distros out there, Ubuntu is one of the most well-known and popular ones. Maintained by Canonical, Ubuntu is a Debian-based distro with tons of additional features. It’s a distro that can meet the needs of all sorts of workloads, be it casual or professional. Linux is an operating system that can …

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How to Create Two Panel Layout in GNOME Shell Us

“Dash to Panel” is a GNOME Shell extension that can be installed in Ubuntu, Fedora and other GNOME Shell based Linux distributions. It aims to provide an alternative and much more customizable application dock / taskbar for managing pinned and running apps. Until recently, Dash to Panel was limited to a single panel that combined …

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How to fix: Connection refused by port 22 Debian/Ubuntu

SSH provides a secure way to access and manage Linux servers. Sometimes while connecting to SSH servers, users often encounter “Connection refused” error by port 22. It happens because of several reasons like SSH service is not running, the port is blocked by the firewall, or the server is using a different port. It can …

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How To Safely Remove PPA Repositories in Ubuntu

Personal Package Archives, popularly known as PPA repositories, provide Ubuntu users a way to get new and updated software regularly. Some of these repositories are official and provided by Ubuntu developers. However, often these PPAs contain third party apps. This article will explain how to remove PPA repositories in case you don’t want them and …

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The Top 5 Podcast Players for Ubuntu

Because life can be boring at times, people are often on a search for novelty. Luckily, with each passing year, many new sources of entertainment are produced. Several decades ago, television changed how people perceive entertainment: with a television, a person could be transported to a different place without ever leaving home. Since then, entertainment …

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