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Q. How do I install GDesklets GNOME program under Ubuntu Linux to enhance my desktop?


Q. How do I reset a user’s password under any Linux distribution from command prompt? A. To reset a user’s password, use passwd command. You have to change it to a different password. Login as the root user Open terminal or shell prompt Type the following command: # passwd username For example, reset a tom’s […]


Q. How do I upgrade my Linux kernel version under Ubuntu Linux 7.04 / 7.10? A. You can use any one of the following method: (a) Command Line Tools – apt-get (b) GUI tool apt-get command – Upgrade Linux Kernel Open terminal and type the following commands: $ sudo apt-get update Now search kernel version: […]


Q. I would like to install latest and greatest Mozilla thunderbird mail client under Linux. How do I download and install the same to read emails? A. Mozilla’s Thunderbird 2 email application is more powerful than ever. Thunderbird 2 features many new enhancements to help you better manage your unruly inbox, and stay informed. Thunderbird […]


I have latest version of Ubuntu Linux LTS server. How do I update Ubuntu Linux for security and application fix/upgrades using ssh command line? How can I install updates via command line?