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Microsoft Releases PowerShell for Linux and OSX

Alright, I hear the comments now from the Linux guys, me included. PowerShell on Linux? Well yes, Microsoft has released PowerShell for Linux and OS X. It is available here Feeling a bit adventurous? Go ahead and download the Alpha and start playing. Here are the Installation instructions as per Microsoft. Currently supports Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, CentOS 7,... read more

How To Install BlueGriffon 2.x on Fedora 24

Introduction In  this post we will cover how to install BlueGriffon on Fedora 24. BlueGriffon is a wysiwyg editor for Web Development. It runs on MAC OSX , Windows and Linux. In earlier life BlueGriffon was Nvu and then KompoZer and is based on the Firefox Gecko engine. Installation First thing is to download the tarball from here. In this case we are installing on bit Fedora 24 so select Ubuntu  64 bit.... read more

How To Upgrade Fedora 23 to Fedora 24 Workstation

Introduction Fedora 24 has been released and you are ready to take the plunge and have been using Fedora 23. If you’ve upgraded from past Fedora releases, you may be familiar with the dnf upgrade plugin. This method is the recommended and supported way to upgrade from Fedora 23 to Fedora 24. Using this plugin will make your upgrade to Fedora 24 simple and easy. The Process Before you do anything, you will... read more

How To Make Fonts look Sharper on KDE 5 on Fedora 23

Introduction You have taken the plunge and are running a Linux distro (maybe Fedora 23?) and have chosen KDE as your desktop on your laptop. But you wonder why do my fonts look so jagged? Well look no further, with a few clicks you can make the LCD screen on your laptop look much sharper. Font Settings With just a few tweaks you can make the fonts look sharper on the system. The following instructions are... read more

How To Configure Network Interface Using IFCONFIG

Introduction One of many useful commands to master as an administrator of Linux systems is the ifconfig command. Ifconfig command is used to configure network interfaces. Ifconfig is used to initialize the network interface and to enable or disable the interfaces. Common Uses Here are several common usages of ifconfig command. View Network Settings of an Ethernet Adapter Ifconfig, when invoked with no... read more

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