Saturday, January 2, 2016

Install Tor Browser on Ubuntu


Install Tor Browser on Ubuntu

Tor Browser is a built on the Firefox Internet browser, but it is built-in the Tor software, so it is a VPN which aims to stay anonymous while browsing the Internet and it changes the IP address and skip the blocked sites, it lets access the deep web and so on ...

Open the terminal Ctrl + Alt + T and paste the following commands :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/tor-bundle 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install tor-browser


Friday, January 1, 2016

Debian developer passed away


Sad tux

With deep apology, the free software community was Shocked to death of the famous developer Ian Murdock who passed away at age of 42 years, He was one of the biggest supporters of free software and open source, and the spiritual father of the project Debian and the essential developer ...
Ian Began in Debian development project in August 1993, and in the same year several preliminary versions of Debian was launched, and later it became runnable on every platform in this world, from embedded devices and even the International Space Station!

His focus was on the creation of a stable rock distribution based on of community culture software which are interrelated, ethically and technically, it's a distribution that believes in freedom of software.

Ian had a dream and lived it today, the Debian community remains incredibly active, with thousands of developers working hours and hours to bring the world a reliable and secure operating system.

And thereby lose the free software community and the open source high-profile symbol of symbols, which contributed to the existence of other distributions, which is why you are reading this post using Ubuntu or one of its derivatives ...

ian murdock


Thursday, December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas and happy new year 2016!!


Merry Christmas 2016

I wish everyone a Merry Christmas. I hope everyone is having a very good time with your loved ones these days.
Happy new year


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Best 3 distributions based on Arch for beginners


arch linux

If you heard of Arch Linux distribution and want to use it because of its features, but you can't at this moment because you are still a newbie, we are glad to let you know that there are three distributions based on Arch Linux distribution that will make your use of the Arch more accessible to end users, and in this post we list:

1- Apricity OS

apricity Linux OS

One of the beautiful distributions based on Arch which both beginners and professionals fit both, and adopt this distribution is a different shape and look for many of the distributions so that they focus on simplicity and beauty and quick access to the command ... It is said that they later will go also to the field of cloud computing, and is being developed distribution actively by the developers and the main headquarters in Chicago with a few other humans from around the world ... and enjoy this distribution differs from the spray Sticky Ubuntu, also comes with some tools useful accessories ...

Syncthing is considered one of the greatest advantages of the distribution function as an intermediary program which enables you to exchange huge amount of data securely without the use of any form of cloud storage forms.

Another prominent program in which the distribution Sbackup for backup, where you can store your system files are compressed or uncompressed in any folder you want to keep.

2- Manjaro

Manjaro Linux

Manjaro Linux distribution is famous among the Linux community, and is the seventh month Linux distribution, but has its own repositories, and is compatible AUR, Manjaro consists of three repositories :

- Unstable : where there are withheld critical condition packets for evaluation purposes before passed to the "experimental repositories ".

- Test repositories : packages have to stay there about a week under test, and then be transported to stable repositories after becoming in good condition.

- Stable repositories : where packages are in good conditions and suitable for everyday use.

Note : Most interfaces are available in Manjaro Linux, and most preferred are Xfce and Kde.


Antergos Installer

Previously it was called Cinnarch For reasons of interfaces, It was renamed Antergos, tracking a similar approach to the dividend mentioned above, the purpose of this distribution to facilitate the Arch to end users and reduce the dread factor towards the Arch Linux, it is available with several interfaces ...

Did you try one of these distributions, and what do you think of them ?


Friday, September 4, 2015

Unity, Game engine has arrived to Linux



It seems that the good news coming in on the penguin Linux day after day, of this news is the arrival of the game engine Unity to support the Linux operating system with the release of the beta version these days, which means that game developers now can create games using Linux, which previously was the Unity engine is limited on Windows and Mac only system.

If you do not know Unity is the development of many of the most popular games that could be played by one day platform.

This announcement may not be entirely surprising. In the month of January this year Unity announced its intention to provide version that runs on Linux, and this version remains just a trial version and there is no any guarantees on the continued support in the future unless there is an acceptable number of game developers on the Linux platform.

This version is based on a copy of 5.1.0f3, and provides the ability to export to :

- Linux
- Mac
- Windows
- Web operator
- WebGL applications
- Android
- SamsungTV

System Requirements :

Unity is only available for 64bit architecture, it requires Ubuntu 12.4 or later, may be other Linux distributions with 64bit are capable of running Unity editor but officially supports Ubuntu.

To download the Unity Editor in deb format for Ubuntu in particular, and Debian-based distributions generally : through the following link.

To download the Unity Editor for other distributions in Shell Script through the following link.


Thursday, September 3, 2015

Run jar files in Linux


Run jar files in Linux

When people try to run the jar file, they click on it, It opens with an archive manager and showing the files. So how to run it by clicking on it ?
Well, it's easy, first you have to have java installed, whether it's Openjdk or OracleJdk.
Second mark it as executable.

make it executable

Then customize the "Open with" tab like these pictures :

Open with


Choose Openjdk or Oraclejdk, Depending on what you have.

Note : this process executed in Nautilus file manager, However it's almost the same steps for other file managers.

We can do it using Terminal too, first make it executable :

chmod +x test.jar

then run it with this command : 

java -jar test.jar