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Install GNS3 (Graphical Network Simulator) On Linux

Are you preparing for any Network certification exams? I’ve got a good news for you. Meet GNS3, a free, cross-platform, and open source graphical network simulator. It is one of the best simulator for those who...

SMPlayer – Best media player with built-in codecs support

SMPlayer is a free, open source graphical front-end for MPlayer, the popular media player that is capable of playing all kind of audio and video formats. SMPlayer comes with built-in codecs, so that we don’t...

Download YouTube Videos with subtitles

Download YouTube Videos with Subtitles using Youtube-dl

For those who don’t know, youtube-dl is a free, open source, command line downloader written using Python programming language. Using Youtube-dl program, we can easily download YouTube videos. Not only YouTube videos, we can also download...

Install Lumina Desktop Environment in Linux and Unix

After four years of long development, Ken Moore, PC-BSD developer, has proudly announced the final and first official release of the Lumina desktop environment. Lumina DE is completely customizable, and extremely light-weight, and it works pretty good...

find a package version in Linux

How To Find A Package Version In Linux

Have you ever wondered how to find the version of an installed package in Linux? Nowadays, Package management is much more better than before, with the help of many graphical package managers. However, I always...

assign multiple ip addresses

How To Assign Multiple IP Addresses To Single Network Card In Linux

Some of you might wondering why would we assign multiple IP addresses to single Network card. There can be many reasons. Say for example, you are doing some testing on your Linux box that requires two...

prevent a package from being automatically installed, upgraded or removed in Ubuntu

How To Prevent A Package From Being Automatically Installed, Upgraded Or Removed In Ubuntu

In this brief tutorial, we will see how to prevent a package from being automatically installed, upgraded or removed. Some of you might wonder why would someone want to do that. There could be many reasons. You...