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Block Ads in Youtube Videos

None of the home users loves the advertisements that interfere while doing something in the computer. It could be very annoying whilst we see a video in youtube – say a movie, tutorial or some thing eagerly  watching. How these ads appear and why ? One of the most popular …

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System reboots on issuing shutdown !

System Reboots instead of shutdown when shutdown key is pressed !! I experienced exactly the same problem on my new computer Intel i5-4440 processor and Intel DB85FL motherboard (4th Gen). First I faced this problem with Ubuntu 13.10. and subsequently after upgrading to 14.04 LTS. I did the following recently …

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Debian as a Server

Five Reasons to use Debian as a Server If you choose Linux as the operating system for your server, the next big question is: “Which Linux distro should I use on my Linux server?”. Since different servers are intended to perform different tasks, the answer to this question is not …

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Fasten your SSH Logins to Remote Peers

Since being a system engineer , my system screen friend BASH always takes around a minute to prompt for SSH password while trying to do a ssh login to a linux server. This made me uncomfortable all the time. So I started testing , editing the shell login  config files. …

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Ubuntu Custom Source List

Dear Ubuntu Lovers , If you are bored of updating your unwanted repositories all the time while you miss your favorite repositories then you can create your custom repositories  according to your wish : Go to the Ubuntu sources list generator site http://repogen.simplylinux.ch/   Select your country Select your desired branches, …

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Disable Crash Reports : Ubuntu

How to Disable, Stop or Uninstall Crash  ( Apport ) Error Reporting in Ubuntu Ubuntu 12.04 is the first release of Ubuntu that ships with Apport Error Reporting enabled by default, and as a result, you may get a large quantity of Internal System Error popups inside Ubuntu. Similar popups like …

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Simple Screen Recorder : LINUX

Simple Screen Recorder Makes Screencasting Easy Whether you’re wanting to make a video tutorial, capture an interface quirk for a bug report, or looking to show off your gaming prowess, there are a bunch of screen-recording tools available for Ubuntu. While apps like GTK Record My Desktop and Kazam are popular they …

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Internet Download and Upload Speed

If you are connected to a broadband network and are wondering how fast your Internet connection really is, here is a way to test your Internet connection speed with a simple command.You probably know about the internet speed tests that can be performed from your browser. However, I will  show …

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