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Posts in the Linux category

How to enable extra monitors for Debian xfce in VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   xfce   VirtualBox   xrandr  
By: David     On: Tue 12 July 2016      Pageviews: 27
Enable extra monitors or dual screens for Debian xfce in VirtualBox

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How to show file size in Linux terminal

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   Commands  
By: David     On: Sat 09 July 2016      Pageviews: 12
To list the file size of all the files in the current directory, use the du command

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How to solve Chrome flickering in VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: VirtualBox   Chrome   Errors  
By: David     On: Thu 06 August 2015      Pageviews: 158
If you enabled 3D acceleration for a VirtualBox guest, and Chrome starts flickering in that guest. Go into Chrome's Advanced settings and disable "Use hardware acceleration when available" to solve the problem
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How to install i3 on Debian 8 in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   i3   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Mon 03 August 2015      Pageviews: 335
Forget about fancy desktop environments and do a clean install of the awesome windows manager i3 on Debian 8.
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How to set up Debian server with nginx, php5 and MySQL in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   Commands   MySQL   Network   Nginx   PHP   Server   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Fri 31 July 2015      Pageviews: 31
Set up a Server in your VirtualBox in a few simple steps so you can fire it up whenever you need it, or simply use it as a playground for your VPS. A Nginx server is small, efficient, and easy to use.
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How to install Debian Guest Additions in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 11
Install Guest Additions for Debian to enable full screen display and more.

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How to fix Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration issue in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 19
Upon initial installation of Cinnamon in VM VirtualBox, you might encounter the pop up window "Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration"
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How to fully enable Xfce windows snapping

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   Xfce  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 8
For any excessively tidy people, windows snapping is a must; Xfce is a great desktop environment that provides such features. By default though, it seems that only horizontal snapping works and you'd have to tweak the settings a bit to make vertical snapping function as well.
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How to search in nano editor

Category: Linux     Tag: GNU   Nano  
By: David     On: Tue 28 July 2015      Pageviews: 2
nano's search uses Ctrl + w which acts like Ctrl + f in other common editors
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What Debian standard system utilities include

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   Commands  
By: David     On: Tue 28 July 2015      Pageviews: 3459
When installing Debian 8, there is a software selection page where "standard system utilities" is preselected for you. Ever wondered what that package includes? Use tasksel to find out.
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