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  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
The internet runs on protocols. Rules and norm defined so that there is some form of standardization. One such protocol is the HyperText Transfer Protocol(HTTP).

How To Automatically Change GNOME Background In Intervals Using BASH

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 21, 2019 1:00 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Have you ever wanted to have that automatic background switching feature on your GNOME Linux distro? I missed that feature after I switched from Cinnamon to GNOME :( Searched for apps in the software center and alas there is none that I could find. However, today I’m happy to let you know that there is a workaround to this missing feature through the use of BASH scripting language.

Here Is Why I Finally Switched To Firefox

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 18, 2019 9:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
The web browser market is an active war zone. You never know what can happen next. I am a guy who has always used Chrome. I’d never even bother using anything else. The first thing that I’d ever do on a new system is install Google Chrome. I would say I actively avoided even having to use anything else. I do install Firefox and opera but they are always used for separating my personal and work environment.

Inserting Data Into Tables - MySQL Series Part 4

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 18, 2019 1:24 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Data insertion is very important in understanding MySQL databases. If the right data is not inserted in the right columns, we may get a lot of errors. Let us quickly create a small employee table by running the following command.

New Tabbed Layout Coming On LibreOffice v6.2

LibreOffice, the most popular open source office suite program is set to feature a new look and feel in the coming v6.2 release, called the tabbed layout. As of now, the current stable version is in v6.1.4 and its default look currently mimics the traditional menu-based GUI and some toolbars.

Ways To Contribute Back To Linux Community

So you've been a part of the huge collaborative Linux community and have learned or benefited a lot from them. And now you hear about contributing back some love to the community through various means: developing software, maintaining, documenting, sharing, etc Maybe you are stuck figuring out at which to choose right now. Or have no idea at all where to start.

Creating and Modifying Tables - MySQL Series Part 3

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 26, 2019 6:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Today we'll continue our MySQL series and learn how to create and modify tables. MySQL tables are the containers that actually hold data. A table with multiple columns and records can be seen as an excel sheet.

itch A Gaming Platform For Indie Games Lovers

itch is another gaming platform that is similar to Steam and is available for multiple operating systems including Linux. This platform provides users with the latest indie games instead of AAA games. If you are open to creativity and likes playing/trying out different games, I guarantee you’ll love itch platform too. Similar to steam, itch also provides both free and non-free games, indicates game system requirements (except without the specifications), and some other common features. Read on below to learn more about this app.

Notepad++ Snap App Review

Notepad++ is a lightweight and popular programmer's text editor, originally developed for MS Windows Operating System, and now available on Snap Store for Linux users.

Data Types & Data Modelling In MySQL - MySQL Series Part 2

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 17, 2019 12:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, MySQL
In this article, we will be learning about the various data types in MySQL and also how data modeling is done. I am assuming you have a working instance of MySQL on your computer. If not, you can read the step by step installation instructions.

What Are Various Debian Installation Discs

Ever got confused by the amount of disc made available for downloading on Debian servers? Worry not, if this is your approach looking around the Internet for an explanation why and what are those various discs for installing Debian on your beloved computer, you are at the right place. I'll try to be quick and concise so you can get on with Debian installation within 2 minutes read :)

Shortcuts For Navigating Command Line History

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 13, 2019 2:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Today I'll highlight some tips and tricks on how to get more proficient on a terminal program. You must have at least once typed in a long command on your terminal program and then forget it the next day. Navigating history commands come in handy in such a scenario. However, there is more than one way to navigate them. Like Linux gurus out there, you might prefer one over the other based on how you use your keyboard regularly. Read on below to learn how to navigate Linux command history on your favorite terminal program.

Debian Enters Freeze State For Buster Release

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 11, 2019 2:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
Debian testing enters freeze state for the release of the next Debian stable version called Buster. The current stable version of Debian is Stretch which is versioned 9. So you can correctly guess Buster version is gonna be the number 10. If you aren't a Debian testing user, worry not, there are tons of exciting new stuff to expect in the next stable Debian version.

How To Create Shortcuts On Linux Desktop

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 3, 2019 5:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Ever had a problem creating a folder, application, file, etc shortcuts on your Linux desktop and end up not creating one at all? Good news! There is a way to get around that using a terminal program. In Linux, you create symbolic links or soft links to point to the linked file using this utility program called ln.

How To Learn Fortran - Introduction

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 1, 2019 4:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Fortran is a programming language specially designed to perform numerical calculations, in order to fully exploit the arithmetic capabilities of all types of computers, from home PCs to supercomputers. Its name is an abbreviation: Formula Translating System, which refers to the niche to which the language is addressed: to scientists and engineers who require an easy-to-use but powerful language.

MySQL Introduction And Installation - MySQL Series Part 1

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Dec 31, 2018 2:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
The Internet is a wild animal. Hungry enough to consume all the data in the world, and still be left wanting for more. Internet was very different earlier. The demand and supply for data was fulfilled in mostly using files that were often manually created. But once enough people were on the internet, the need for data was getting out of manual control. This led to the usage of database systems in websites and application.?

Debian Popularity-Contest Program To Collect System Packages Data

In the following article, we will see how we can provide data on the use of our .deb packages to the Debian team through popularity-contest. Obviously, the fact of providing the data of the packages that we use the most will be optional and totally anonymous.

Operators In BASH - Learn BASH | Part 5

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Dec 28, 2018 8:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In the previous decisions chapter, we came across many new operators while learning the if, if-else, and elif statements. Today this chapter will provide deep insight to operators and their various types in computer programming. Read on below to learn more about them.

Setting Up Boot Animation And Proprietary Drivers - Part 2

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Dec 26, 2018 5:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Welcome to the second part of Setting up Debian series. Today, you will be guided on how to install Plymouth, firmware drivers, and enable non-free software components to get maximum benefits from the Debian OS you recently installed in the first part of the series.

Debian Installation - Part 1

  • Mohd Sohail; By (Posted by MohdSohail on Dec 25, 2018 6:46 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux
Debian is an Operating System like Microsoft Windows 10 and OS X. It is also the mother of all operating systems when one talks about its derivatives like Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Zorin OS, etc. Debian has a cool installation setup that is quite beneficial to power users but a daunting one for end-users who dislike spending more time on installation setups. The first part of this series will guide you on how to install the Debian operating system on your computer.

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