Browsers – Installing Chromium and Google Chrome Browsers in Arch Linux

Google Chrome is the commercial close source browser made by Google which is based on Open Source Chromium project. Here's a quick tutorial for installing Google Chrome and Chromium browsers in Arch Linux and Arch Linux based systems. 1) Check for system updates, and install if any: sudo pacman -Syu Enter password for sudo. If … Continue reading Browsers – Installing Chromium and Google Chrome Browsers in Arch Linux

Guest Additions – Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions in Fedora 26, CentOS/RHEL 7

Oracle VM VirtualBox is an open-source hypervisor for X86 systems. Here's a quick tutorial for installing VirtualBox Guest Additions in CentOS/ Fedora systems. Type/ paste following commands in terminal emulator. 1. Check for system updates and install latest updates. On Fedora 22 and later. sudo dnf update -y On CentOS 7 or Fedora 21 and … Continue reading Guest Additions – Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions in Fedora 26, CentOS/RHEL 7

Time Management – Installing RescueTime in Arch Linux

RescueTime is a web-based time management and analysis tool for knowledge workers who want to be more efficient and productive. I've been using RescueTime for two years on my smartphone and computers. It helps me to become more productive and understand how I spend my time. It is available as both free and paid versions. … Continue reading Time Management – Installing RescueTime in Arch Linux

Office Suit – Installing LibreOffice In Arch Linux

LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite, a project of The Document Foundation. It was forked from OpenOffice.org in 2010, which was an open-sourced version of the earlier StarOffice. -Wikipedia LibreOffice comes in two versions. Fresh and still. The Fresh version provides more new features, and is closer to whats being developed in Open … Continue reading Office Suit – Installing LibreOffice In Arch Linux

Packet Tracer – Installing Cisco Packet Tracer 7 in Linux

Cisco Packet Tracer is a cross-platform visual simulation tool designed by Cisco Systems that allows users to create network topologies and imitate modern computer networks. The software allows users to simulate the configuration of Cisco routers and switches using a simulated command line interface. Packet Tracer makes use of a drag and drop user interface, allowing … Continue reading Packet Tracer – Installing Cisco Packet Tracer 7 in Linux

Fonts – Adding Native Indian Font Support in Arch Linux

I have switched from OpenSUSE Linux to  Arch Linux a few weeks go. And After installing Arch for the first time, I've discovered that there was no native Indian (Hindi, Devanagari, etc) language support in this distribution. This was a strange thing however, I've never encountered this thing in any of the previous distributions I used (Xubuntu, Debian … Continue reading Fonts – Adding Native Indian Font Support in Arch Linux

WiFi – How to Install Broadcom BCM43142 Drivers in Arch Linux

I installed Arch Linux on my Notebook couple of days ago, and my WiFi card wasn't working, while still I had wired access. Following are the instructions for installing Broadcom BCM43142 wireless network adapter drivers on your Linux box: Step 1: Install Linux Headers and Base Devel  so we can install packages through AUR (Arch User Repository) … Continue reading WiFi – How to Install Broadcom BCM43142 Drivers in Arch Linux