Two days ago, Mozilla announced the availability of their new Firefox Web-browser, called Quantum. If you are eager to try it out, but you are using Debian Stretch, you could be partly out of luck, as you will not receive upgrades to the latest version of the regular Firefox releases on your system, because Debian is using the ESR (Extended Support Release) branch of Firefox. Nevertheless, here is how you could install it using your command line. Continue reading “Installing Mozilla Firefox 57 Quantum on Debian 9.2 Stretch”
Ubuntu 17.10 was out yesterday, 19.10.2017, and it uses GNOME for the first time after almost 7 years of Unity. But, as you could probably know already, it doesn’t use the vanilla GNOME session, but a session that is “slightly” modified by Canonical. I don’t know about you, but I don’t really like the way that the Canonical’s GNOME vision really turned out. As I mainly use Debian with vanilla GNOME, I thought that I should install the GNOME session in Ubuntu too. Here are the steps to take in order to make your Ubuntu experience a purely GNOME one. Continue reading “Installing vanilla GNOME session in Ubuntu 17.10”
By now, Dropbox has no support for KDE’s file manager Dolphin, as it offers support only for Gnome’s Nautilus. But fear not, as there are solutions for this problem. Continue reading “Install Dropbox on your Debian 9.1 running KDE”
You would not guess how easy it is to create a bootable USB stick from Debian 9. In this article I will show you how you can do it using only two commands. Continue reading “Create a bootable USB stick with Debian 9.1 – the easy way”
Usually, I kept away from KDE Plasma, as it was really buggy. But now, it is time to test it in Debian 9.1 too. Continue reading “Distro review – Debian 9.1 Stretch with KDE Plasma”
In this article I will show you how to connect to your server using SSH secure keys. For this, I will use a local Ubuntu 16.04.3 system, and I will connect to a server running Debian 9 Stretch. Continue reading “Connect to your server using SSH keys”
Installing KVM on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS is as easy as running one sudo apt install command. Here are the major steps needed to succeed. Continue reading “Install KVM on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS”
As you may already know, I am an avid openSUSE user. It is the distribution of my choice on my main desktop and some of my laptops. As Leap 42.3 was out a few months ago, I thought that I should make a full distribution review. Here it is! Continue reading “Distro review – openSUSE 42.3 Leap with KDE”
Back on the 26th of August 2017 I wrote a small article on how to use Debian 9.1 as your main Linux distribution. This is a more elaborated review, which will try to exonerate the Debian name for those of you who didn’t want to try it by now.
Well, if you were trying to perform an update or install anything from the repositories last week, you may have noticed that something was wrong. If you ever come over a situation like that, my first advice is to check the following webpage for the openSUSE webservices status: status.opensuse.org. A visit to the status page would give you some idea of what is happening, but not a solution, though.