Category Archives: Linux

The Linux open source operating system, or Linux OS, is a freely distributable, cross-platform operating system based on Unix that can be installed on PCs, laptops, netbooks, mobile and tablet devices, video game consoles, servers, supercomputers and more.

Fix Incorrect Clock Settings in Windows When Dual-Booting Linux

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If you dual boot your Windows PC with Linux, you may have experienced a problem in which your clocks reset themselves incorrectly every time you boot into Windows. Here’s a simple registry edit to fix that. Essentially, the incorrect clock setting happens because  Linux use GMT time while Windows tries to synchronize with your local time zone, getting confused when… Read more »

How-to Install Viber on Linux Mint GNU-Linux

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Viber QuickStart for Linux Mint Viber for Linux lets you send free Messages and make Free Calls to other Viber users on any device and network, in any country! Viber Syncs your contacts and messages with your mobile device. Viber for Linux Main Features: Text, photo, sticker and emoticons messages Group conversations Call any Viber user for free with HD… Read more »

How to recover/reset forgotten Gnome Keyring Password

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Using the same keyring (resetting keyring password but keeping old passwords in keyring): 1) Make a backup of the keyring cd ~/.local/share/keyrings/ mv login.keyring login.keyring.backup and after that delete login.keyring file rm ~/.local/share/keyrings/login.keyring 2) Create a new keyring file from Gnome Keyring with the name “login” 3) Replace the new keyring file with the backup of the old keyring file… Read more »

Securing an SSH Server

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SSH is already very secure, while using its default “out-of-the-box” configuration – however, the following 5 simple steps can be done to further secure (“harden”) an existing OpenSSH server. The changes described below can be configured within the SSH server’s .conf file, located at: /etc/ssh/sshd_config  . Note: After editing the .conf file, the sshd service must be restarted:  systemctl restart sshd (RHEL/CentOS 7), or:  service sshd restart(RHEL/CentOS 6.5 or below). 1. Disable Root… Read more »

How to install Ubuntu along with Windows 7/8 without data loss

I will do this in VirtualBox, throughout the video I will pause for long installation. I will number steps: Go to Click on Ubuntu Desktop and download Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS – LTS Mean Long Term Support – Please see video : How to create bootable USB with Ubuntu On it : Link 1. Install Windows 7 or have Windows… Read more »