Thursday, December 14, 2017

Do we need Anti Virus on Lubuntu?

Do we need Anti Virus on Lubuntu?

If you are on windows or mac, you will be familiar with anti virus software, you probably want to use anti virus if you are on those operating system, but what about lubuntu? do you really need anti virus program on lubuntu?

List of software that i always have on Lubuntu

List of software that i always have on Lubuntu

Whenever a new version of lubuntu coming up (specially the LTS), i always backup my data and then do fresh install, after that i will install software that very important for me. So basically i have list of software that i always have on lubuntu, these software are essential for me, i use them all the time.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

How to logout Lubuntu desktop from terminal

How to logout Lubuntu desktop from terminal

Alright guys in this article i'm going to show you one cool trick on lubuntu, and that is logout from lubuntu desktop using the command line interface (CLI)/Terminal. Let's have some fun!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Lubuntu 17.10 desktop login options

Lubuntu 17.10 desktop login options

Let's talk little bit about lubuntu 17.10 artful aardvark login screen, you'll see that there are four desktop options that you can choose, LXQt Desktop, Lubuntu, Lubuntu Netbook and Openbox.

VLC does not support the audio or video format "hevc"

VLC does not support the audio or video format "hevc"

This morning when i try to open a movie file with VLC on lubuntu, i got an error saying that audio or video format not supported, here's the error message:

Monday, December 11, 2017

How to install HHVM on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install HHVM on Lubuntu 17.10

In this article i will show you how to install HHVM on lubuntu 17.10, some of you may not know about HHVM, what is HHVM? HHVM is like virtual machine or execution engine for php and hack programming language.

Monday, November 20, 2017

How to install and uninstall program on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install and uninstall program on Lubuntu 17.10

This tutorial is dedicated for beginner who use lubuntu for the first time and don't know how to install and uninstall software/program on lubuntu. Hope this guide is easy to understand and clear enough, alright guys let's get started.

Learning basic linux command on Lubuntu

Learning basic linux command on Lubuntu

Learning how to use command line is essential if you want to survive in the linux world, if you are a beginner you must learn these basic linux command, it will help you a lot when working with lubuntu.

How to switch between PHP 5.6 to 7.1 and vice versa

How to switch between PHP 5.6 to 7.1 and vice versa

You can have more than one php version installed on your system, for example you have php 5.6 and php 7.1, but only one can be active at the moment, so basically you can switch back and forth between the two easily, no need to uninstall one version in order to use the other. In this tutorial i will show you how to switch from php 5.6 to php 7.1 and vice versa.

How to install PHP 5.6 on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install PHP 5.6 on Lubuntu 17.10

Lubuntu 17.10 artful aardvark comes with php version 7.1 in the repository, but if you want to have the old php 5.6 back, probably because you are working on a project which works well on php 5.6 but not working very well on php 7.1, then installing php 5.6 is make sense.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

How to install Android Studio 3 on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Android Studio 3 on Lubuntu 17.10

Android studio 3 is currently the newest version of android studio IDE, if you want to create an android application, android studio is the best tool out there, android studio is the official IDE for android. So in this article i will show you how to install android studio version 3 on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

How to install Open JDK 9 on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Open JDK 9 on Lubuntu 17.10

If you prefer the open source version of java, then you should use open JDK, on lubuntu 17.10 open JDK 9 is available on the repository, so you can install it right away. So this article is about installing open JDK 9 on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

How to install Oracle Java 9 on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Oracle Java 9 on Lubuntu 17.10

Java 9 is the latest stable release of java (JDK), java 9 comes with some new features such as new module system, linking, jshell, improved javadoc, collection factory methods, and so on. In this article i will show you how to install oracle java 9 on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

How to fix GPG error “NO_PUBKEY” when running apt-get update

How to fix GPG error “NO_PUBKEY” when running apt-get update

Yesterday when i try to add PPA repository for webupd8team, i get an error saying GPG error: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY C2518248EEA14886. This happens on lubuntu 17.10 artful aardvark, so how do i fix this issue?

Friday, November 10, 2017

How to install Laravel 5.5 on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Laravel 5.5 on Lubuntu 17.10

Laravel is the most popular web framework for php language, currently the latest stable version of laravel is version 5.5, if you are still using older version of laravel, it's time to upgrade or at least take a look at some of the new features in laravel 5.5, but before that we need to install it first on our lubuntu machine.

How to install Composer on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Composer on Lubuntu 17.10

Installing composer on lubuntu is a must, specially if you are a php developer. Composer is package dependency manager for php programming language. With composer you can add library to your existing project, you can even upgrade if the library has new version. In this article i will show you how to install composer on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

How to connect SSH with GUI program

How to connect SSH with GUI program

If you work with ssh a lot, i mean like connecting to multiple ssh server, wouldn't be easier if there is a graphical user interface program that can manage multiple ssh connection? Introducing secpanel, secpanel is GUI application for managing ssh connection.

How to install ssh server on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install ssh server on Lubuntu 17.10

You can install ssh server on your computer so that you can access it remotely with other device as long as they are on the same network. In this article i will show you how to install ssh server and also how to use it on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

How to create MyTop config file


MyTop is a great tool for monitoring mysql database, but it's not good if you have to enter username, password and hostname every time you want to use it. Is there a better way to do this? why can't we just run mytop without any parameter?

How to install MyTop on Lubuntu 17.10



How to install MyTop on Lubuntu 17.10

MyTop is a command line tool for monitoring mysql database query, very handy if you want to see what's going on behind the scene on your mysql database server. In this article i will show you how to install and how to use mytop on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

3 Best tool for working with MySQL database

3 Best tool for working with MySQL database

MySQL is one of the most popular relational database out there and has been around for long time, if you are developer who works a lot with MySQL, you probably want to check out these 3 program that can help you when working with MySQL database. So these are 3 best tool for MySQL database.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

3 Best GUI program for MongoDB

3 Best GUI program for MongoDB

Working with command line can be tough for some people (not me), but there is always a graphical tools that can help. So these are graphical user interface (GUI) program for working with MongoDB, most of these programs are free to use and available for linux.

How to install MongoDB on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install MongoDB on Lubuntu 17.10

MongoDB is the most popular noSQL type database out there, high performance schema free database, totally different from the regular relationship database that use SQL. In this article i will guide you on how to install MongoDB on lubuntu 17.10 artful. 

How to install C and C++ compiler on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install C and C++ compiler on Lubuntu 17.10

You will need a C and C++ compiler if you are going to compile and build C or C++ based program. In this article, i will show you how to install C and C++ compiler on lubuntu 17.10 artful aardvark, nice and easy.

How to install Youtube-dl on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Youtube-dl on Lubuntu 17.10

Youtube-dl is command line tool for downloading videos from youtube as well as other sites that has video that you wish to download, youtube-dl is amazing. In this article i will show you how to properly install youtube-dl on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

How to install Skype on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Skype on Lubuntu 17.10

Skype is a very popular chat and video call app owned by microsoft, you might be thinking that you probably won't be able to use skype on lubuntu, but you are wrong, you can install skype on lubuntu and use it for video call just like on windows. In this article i will show you how to install skype on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

Monday, November 6, 2017

How to install XAMPP on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install XAMPP on Lubuntu 17.10

If you don't like installing separately one by one for PHP, MySQL, and Apache web server, maybe you prefer using LAMP stack such as XAMPP, then go for it use XAMPP. In this article i will help you on how to install and use XAMPP on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

How to install PHP MySQL on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install PHP MySQL on Lubuntu 17.10

Alright after installing apache web server, now we can install php and mysql database. By default lubuntu 17.10 has php version 7.1 and mysql 5.7 in the repo, so we are going to install that. In this article i'm going to show you how to install php and mysql on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

How to install Apache Web Server on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Apache Web Server on Lubuntu 17.10

You will need a web server if you want to develop website on localhost, people usually use apache 2 for web server whether on localhost or on real production server. In this article i will show you how to install apache web server on lubuntu 17.10.

How to install Sublime Text 3 on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Sublime Text 3 on Lubuntu 17.10

Sublime text is one of the best text editor out there, sublime is not an open source software, therefore sublime text is not available on lubuntu/ubuntu respository, but don't worry i will guide you installing sublime text 3 on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

How to install VLC on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install VLC on Lubuntu 17.10

Lubuntu 17.10 comes with GNOME MPV as default movie/video player, that's fine. But if you watching movie a lot on your computer, i would recommend using VLC as your main video player for better movie experience.

How to install Chromium on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Chromium on Lubuntu 17.10

Chromium is the open source version of google chrome, it is maintain by community of developer and not by google. Other than that chromium and google chrome is almost the same, so if open source is important for you then you should try chromium instead of google chrome.

Friday, November 3, 2017

How to install Google Chrome on Lubuntu 17.10

How to install Google Chrome on Lubuntu 17.10

Lubuntu 17.10 may comes with default web browser which is firefox, but if you want to use something else like google chrome, then go for it. In this article i will show you how to install google chrome on lubuntu 17.10 artful.

5 things to do after installing Lubuntu 17.10

5 things to do after installing Lubuntu 17.10

Lubuntu 17.10 is a great system, if you are doing fresh install, there are some stuff that you need to do, so that you can have a better experience using it. These are 5 things that you probably should do after installing lubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Error retrieving accessibility bus address: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.a11y.Bus was not provided by any .service files


WARNING **: Error retrieving accessibility bus address: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.a11y.Bus was not provided by any .service files

When i try to run byzanz screen recorder i get annoying error message like this: 
WARNING **: Error retrieving accessibility bus address: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.a11y.Bus was not provided by any .service files
This happened on both lubuntu 16.04 and lubuntu 17.10 (maybe lubuntu 17.04 too). So how to fix this issue?

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Lubuntu 17.10 quick review


Lubuntu 17.10 quick review

Today november 1st 2017, i try the new lubuntu 17.10 (codename Artful Aardvark) on my laptop which previously running lubuntu 16.04 LTS. So basically i erase everything on my hard drive and do fresh install and i want to see what's the new improvement on this release.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

How to upgrade Firefox on Lubuntu 16.04

How to upgrade Firefox on Lubuntu 16.04

By default lubuntu comes with mozilla firefox as default web browser, so you don't need to install it manually, but you do need to upgrade/update it from time to time, so that you have the latest version with all security updates and bug fixes. In this article i will show you how to update/upgrade mozilla firefox on lubuntu 16.04.

Monday, October 30, 2017

How to update Google Chrome on Lubuntu 16.04

How to update Google Chrome on Lubuntu 16.04

You probably have google chrome installed on your system, but the problem is, after a while the google chrome that you have is not up to date with the latest version of google chrome. So the question is how do i update/upgrade google chrome on lubuntu?

How to install Virtual Keyboard on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install Virtual Keyboard on Lubuntu 16.04

If your keyboard is broken but you still want to type something, you can use on screen virtual keyboard. There is a virtual keyboard program on lubuntu called 'onboard', in this article i will show you how to install virtual keyboard on lubuntu 16.04.

Friday, October 27, 2017

How to install XAMPP on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install XAMPP on Lubuntu 16.04

On lubuntu/ubuntu you can install Apache web server, PHP and MySQL separately as a service, but you can also use LAMP stack such as XAMPP. In this article i will show you how to install the latest XAMPP on Lubuntu 16.04.

How to install MongoBooster on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install MongoBooster on Lubuntu 16.04

Besides MongoDB Compass and Robomongo 3T, there is also MongoBooster, another GUI application for managing MongoDB noSQL database. In this article i'm going to show you how to install MongoBooster on Lubuntu 16.04.

How to install Robomongo 3T on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install Robomongo 3T on Lubuntu 16.04

Robo 3T or Robomongo 3T is another graphical user interface (GUI) program for managing MongoDB noSQL database. Robomongo is a free software and currently not available as part lubuntu/ubuntu repository, but don't worry i will walk you through on how to install robomongo on lubuntu.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

How to install MongoDB Compass on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install MongoDB Compass on Lubuntu 16.04

MongoDB Compass is an official graphical user interface software for MongoDB, developed and maintain by MongoDB itself. In this article i'm going to show you how to install MongoDB Compass on Lubuntu 16.04.

Learning MongoDB command on Lubuntu

Learn MongoDB command on Lubuntu

If you haven't install MongoDB yet, please see my previous article on how to install MongoDB on Lubuntu 16.04. In this article i will give you some guides on basic MongoDB commands, hopefully this tutorial could help someone who learn MongoDB for the first time.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

How to install MongoDB on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install MongoDB on Lubuntu 16.04

MongoDB is a high performance, schema free document oriented database, sometimes referred as no-SQL database. MongoDB is perfect for storing large data that has no relationship with other table/collection, in this article i'm going to show you how to install MongoDB on Lubuntu 16.04.

Friday, October 20, 2017

5 reasons why you should not use Lubuntu

5 reasons why you should not use Lubuntu

On previous article i have done 5 reasons why you should use lubuntu, this time i'm going to tell you 5 reasons why somebody should not use lubuntu. Lubuntu is not for everybody, even though most people loves it, there will be some people who will hate it or it's just not suitable for them.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

5 reasons why you should use Lubuntu

5 reasons why you should use Lubuntu

I have been using lubuntu since 2013, and i'm still using it right now for daily use, lubuntu is a great operating system that works for me. There are many linux distribution out there, but here's top 5 reasons why somebody should use lubuntu. I hope this article could help someone choosing their first linux.

15 most important Git command

15 most important Git command

If you are a web developer or software developer in general, you must be familiar with git as a tool for version control and github as place where you push your codes. Learning git is a must for every software developer, even if you are working alone and not on a team.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

How to install Wireshark on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install Wireshark on Lubuntu 16.04

Wireshark is a very powerful tool for capturing network traffic data, originally named 'Ethereal' because of trademark issue it was renamed into wireshark back in 2006. In this article show you how to install wireshark and see what it can do.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

How to install TeamViewer on Lubuntu 16.04

How to install TeamViewer on Lubuntu 16.04

Teamviewer is one of the best remote desktop software in the world, it allows you to access your computer remotely through internet connection. Teamviewer available on various operating system such as windows, mac, linux, android, ios, blackberry, and windows phone. In this article i will show you how to install teamviewer on lubuntu 16.04.