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How to install mysql server 5.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ( Xenial Xerus )

MySQL is a popular database management system used for my web applications. How do I install MySQL server version 5.6 on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS ( Xenial Xerus )?

This tutorial will introduce how to install, configure and manage MySQL on a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus). The latest version of MySQL database server is 5.6 and can be installed using the apt-get command or apt command.

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Manjaro LXQt 16.03 – Video Overview and Screenshot tours

Manjaro LXQt 16.03 has been released and announced by the developers of the Manjaro community. this release shipped with the latest build of the next-generation LXQt desktop environment (LXQt 0.10) and powered by the long-term supported Linux kernel 4.4.x. Manjaro LXQt 16.03 uses the same build of the Manjaro Linux which is already in use in the Manjaro Linux Cinnamon 16.02 and the Manjaro Linux Deepin 16.03.

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Meet Linux Lite 2.8 – Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Linux Lite 2.8 is the latest release of Linux Lite. This release based on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS featuring Xfce 4.10 as main desktop environment. Powered by Linux kernel 3.19, which has been reinforced with support for the latest hardware components, Linux Lite 2.8 ships with support for the Btrfs file system. It also features support for H.265 encoded videos, which has been implemented in the VLC Media Player software, the xbacklight utility for adjusting the brightness.

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Meet Zorin OS 11 – Video Overview and Screenshot tours

Zorin OS 11 a linux distribution based on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf has been released and announced by Zorin OS Development Team, It now available to download and install on your computer. This release featuring the zorin desktop environment that integrated with Zorin menu and Zorin Look Changer for ultimate ease of use.

Zorin OS 11 is powered by Linux Kerenl 4.2, include Zorin Web Browser Manager tool for easy installation of different web browsers, Contacts manager utility, a Clocks app for setting alarms or using stopwatch and timer, and a beautiful new video player app. In addition, Wine .1.6 and PlayOnLinux 1.4.2 installed by default for anyone want to install Window Game and Applications in Zorin OS.

Zorin OS 11 – Video Overview and Screenshot tours

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5 Lightweight Linux For Old Computers

5 lightweight linux for old computersDo you have old computer? Have you kept your old computer somewhere in a rack? So this is the time to take it out and start using it. In this article I will walk you through the list of 5 Lightweight Linux distributions that you can install and use on old computers. All of these 5 Linux distributions require less resources therefore can be run on old desktops or laptops. So without any further delay let’s dive in.

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How To Optimize Ubuntu for Speed

The release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS is right around the corner and lots of users will be reloading their systems to take advantage of all the new features and updated software. Also, many other distributions are based on Ubuntu’s LTS versions, so all of you Linux Mint, elementary OS, Linux Lite and Zorin users can look forward to new versions coming along in the coming months, all based on Ubuntu 16.04. This means that lots of folks are going to be reloading their machines to get a nice clean install, so I’m going to present to you some tips and tricks that will make your system faster and more flexible. I’ve installed hundreds of Ubuntu systems over the last few years on all kinds of hardware and I have come up with a combination of tweaks that really make a huge difference in performance. You can mix and match to suit your own system but they really make the most difference when you start from scratch and put them all together at the time of installation. (Read the rest)

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A Look at Linux Lite

A YouTuber I have followed for years just posted a series of videos about the new monster Linux computer he just built. This thing has an eight-core processor. Each core is multi-threaded, so his System Monitor reports 16 cores, mind you. It has 32 GB’s of memory, a video card with two cooling fans and four GBs of dedicated video memory… What a beast! Just like some who loves overpowered sports cars, there are those in the Linux world who get a charge out of having way more computing power than they’d ever really need. It’s cool with me ’cause it takes all kinds to make a Linux ecosystem. Me? I get more of a kick out of taking some old heap that most folks would send off to the recycling center without a second thought and putting it back in service. Linux offers you the ability to do just that and I have been able to build a small network of computers cobbled together from spare parts and cast-offs from client’s machines I’ve repaired or upgraded. (Read the rest)

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Emmabuntüs 8 Debian Based Beta Released

emmabuntus linuxEmmabuntüs is a desktop GNU/Linux distribution based on Xubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 LTS (Long Term Support) made specifically for refurbished computers destined for humanitarian organisationsand to promote the discovery of GNU/Linux by beginners, as well as to extend the lifespan of hardware and to reduce over consumption & waste in electronics. Emmabuntus 8 Beta is the first distro based on Debian in the memory of Ian Murdock, the founder of the Debian Project. Read More

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