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How to Install LibreOffice 4.0.0 – 4.4.3 on CentOS 6/RHEL 6.3


LibreOffice 4 is launched and I was very exited to install it on my CentOS 6. It was really a good experience to install and use it. I am very happy to see that its performance is enhanced a lot. Documents are opening very fast than the earlier versions. I would like to share its…

How to find USB device in Linux


I wondered when I had to find the USB device name in Linux using shell script (shell command), it was little tricky, specially in case of UDEV. You can use different methods to get this like using udevinfo command, from sysfs, from /var/log/messages. Using udevinfo: for DEV in /dev/sd*; do udevinfo -q env -n $DEV…

More Helpful Commands in Linux


A backdrop of stars Difficulty: Easy Application: KStars You may already have played with KStars, but how about creating a KStars backdrop image that’s updated every time you start up? KStars can be run with the –dump switch, which dumps out an image from your startup settings, but doesn’t load the GUI at all. You…

10 Must Play Linux games for 2012


Gaming on Linux? A few years ago this would only be said as a joke. Thankfully for us, Linux gaming has evolved offering some mature open source games, as well as some very nice commercial games. Let’s try and find out what are the best 10 games a Linux gamer must play this year… Oil…

How to start shell script writing


This is actually, I want to share, how I learned the shell scripting. It may be helpful for beginners. I am writing it step by step so that it will easy to understand: STEP 1: Do your task manually & prepare the steps. If you know the basic Linux commands, it will help you to…