How to setup a KVM server the fast way

The Linux Kernel Virtual Machine Logo

This is a very short quick setup on how to get KVM (The Linux Kernel Virtual Machine hypervisor) server up and running. Why KVM? KVM is a hypervisor, just like VmWare ESX, Microsoft’s Hyper-V and […]

View your log files in colour and in an easy to read format

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This is a wonderful tutorial from the guys over at lintut.com to show how to navigate your way through log files easily. Log files are notoriously difficult to read because it’s difficult in the sea […]

How to use a Mac to create a Linux Live USB Stick and Boot it

Ok, let’s say you are just about to take the plunge and install Linux on your nice shiny Mac but before then you want to test drive how it really works, using a Live distro. […]

Review: Download Managers for Linux

Recently I needed to download a bunch of large files from HTTP sources. Downloading via a web browser is notoriously bad at doing this. How many times have you downloaded a large Linux ISO image […]

How to automatically make your Windows drives become available to Linux on startup.

Here’s a handy utility that will save you any technical nastiness. It’ll make your Windows drives (partitions) show up in the Ubuntu file manager so you don’t have to mount them by hand each time […]