How to Install KDE Plasma Desktop on Debian

KDE Plasma on Debian

KDE Plasma is the graphical workspace environment that is created by KDE for Linux systems. It is based on the Plasma framework and is open source. This contemporary desktop environment is highly customizable making it users’ top choice. In this guide, we will learn how to install KDE Plasma on a Debian system. System Requirements … Read more

How to Install Wine on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Wine Windows Emulator on Ubuntu 22.04

When Linux was originally made public, it lacked many useful applications that the major competitor Windows successfully supported. Linux thus created a compatibility layer, called Wine, which was used to run the Windows applications on Linux itself. Initially, Wine could only run a few Windows applications but now it can support thousands of them; making … Read more

How to Change the Hostname on Debian Linux

Change Debian Hostname

The computer name or the hostname of a system is used to identify your computer or server on a network. This can be a local network (LAN) or the internet. You are asked to set a computer name or hostname when you install your OS and it must be unique to avoid conflicts. Later when … Read more

How to reboot Debian using the command line

Reboot Debian 10

The Linux operating system can run without rebooting not only for weeks but for years. But sometimes there is a good reason to reboot your Linux system after a week or two, depending on the situation. Most of the time there are two main reasons for the reboot. First, the reboot becomes necessary when you … Read more

How to Change the Hostname on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Hostname

In a local area network (LAN) environment, computer systems must communicate with each other based on their IP addresses. Learning and retaining these IP addresses, and passing them on when needed, is a tricky business. To avoid such problems, users rename the hostname of their system. The simpler hostnames allow all computer users to coordinate … Read more

40+ most used Ubuntu 22.04 Commands

Ubuntu 22.04 Commands

The world of Ubuntu welcomes you and it is ready to grant you all the power over your system. However, being a newbie, you might find its Command Line Interface (CLI) a little intimidating. A lot of people find Linux more challenging as an operating system especially when they are coming from the comfort of … Read more

How to Install Putty SSH Client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Putty on Ubuntu 22.04

Putty is the most widely used SSH and telnet client for Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is used to remotely access and configure devices such as servers, switches, and routers. Putty, being a free and open-source utility, is also popular among Linux users. Another reason for its popularity is its features which include session management, … Read more

How to Shutdown or Reboot Debian 11

Debian 11 Shutdown or Reboot

In this guide, we will show you how you can reboot or shut down (power off) a Debian server or desktop from the command line (Terminal). Debian shutdown command The first step is that you open the Terminal, or connect to the system by SSH. Then you run the following command to shut down the … Read more

How to Shutdown or Reboot Debian 10

Debian 10 Shutdown/Poweroff and Reboot/Restart

This small tutorial shows two ways of shutting down or rebooting a Debian 10 server or desktop using the terminal. The same commands will work for Debian 11 too. Using shutdown command Open the terminal and execute the following command to shut down the machine, shutdown –poweroff This will shut down the machine. If you … Read more

How to Generate a Strong Pre-shared Key on Linux

Secure pre-shared key

A PSK, or pre-shared key, is a password made up of a random string of characters while encrypting and decrypting data. As the name implies, both parties engaged in the cryptographic process are aware of the key in advance, as it is required not only for decryption but also for encrypting the data. Hackers can’t … Read more