Month: June 2021

10 Best Linux Desktop Distributions in 2021

As half of the year has passed, it is the right time to discuss the best Linux distributions in 2021. Linux is an open-source operating system based on a Linux Kernel, GNU shell utilities, desktop environment, applications, package management system, and X server. It is far most famous among other operating systems because of its …

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How to Disable a Service in Ubuntu?

In many situations, we need to disable some unnecessary services in Ubuntu to keep the system well maintained. Disabling redundant services helps to improve the system’s efficacy as some of these services use the processor and a portion of the memory in the background. Services can be disabled temporarily or permanently, but it depends upon …

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How to Boot Ubuntu into Recovery Mode

Every device comes up with the “Recovery Mode” feature which has the capability to perform different operations. These operations include cleaning the junk data, update installation, data restoration, back up or device reset. Similarly, in Linux distributions, we also have the accessibility of the “Recovery Mode” feature. It allows the user to reboot the system …

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How to Change the Terminal Font Size in Ubuntu

When Linux server administrators spend a lot of time over the terminal managing and doing administrative tasks, they become bored watching the same terminal screen and fonts. Individuals work excellently in an environment of their preference. For resolving this purpose, Ubuntu provides some preference settings to customize the terminal settings. This post consists of how …

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Reduce CPU and Disk load of backup scripts with nice and ionice

Running a nightly backup script on a server system, such as a web hosting server, can result in a heavy load and longer latency for other processes, for example, HTML or .php pages load slowly during the backup because the backup script requires too many I/O or CPU resources. On Linux systems, two shell utilities …

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How to restart Bluetooth in Ubuntu?

While you are using Ubuntu Linux, you may want to watch Netflix or YouTube videos with your Bluetooth headset. The interaction of various modules such as Bluez, PulseAudio, drivers, Linux kernel, and client applications allow Bluetooth to work. However, in Ubuntu, you could face some issues in establishing the Bluetooth connection. For instance, you may …

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How to Fully Uninstall Steam from Ubuntu

Steam is a popular platform for video game distribution and provides a convenient way to purchase and download PC games through a Steam account. Apart from that, it allows users to interact with a huge gaming community. Installing games through Steam gives various advantages like proper management of your purchases, automatic updates, no DVD boxes, …

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How to Solve “Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend” Error

While using Linux, you may encounter various errors. One of them could be “/var/lib/dpkg/lock” error. Is it fixable? Well, yes!  It is not a panicky error. But before we learn how to fix this error, let’s understand why this error occurs. Why “/var/lib/dpkg/lock” Error Occurs This error usually occurs when a process is functioning to …

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How to Find the Number of Cores in Ubuntu

Linux administrators often need to know the number of cores while managing the Linux servers and assigning various tasks to multiple server machines. Initially, Computer systems come with single-core CPUs, but nowadays, we have multi-core CPUs to increase performance. This post will provide numerous methods and commands to find the number of cores in the …

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