Install Xfce VNC remote desktop on Ubuntu

XFCE is a light weight desktop for Linux. XFCE + vnc allow you to setup remote desktop on a VPS or dedicated server located on a data center or cloud. You can connect to remote desktop using VNC client and work like it is local computer. To instal XFCE run

Next install vncserver

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Install HandBrake on Ubuntu 18.04

HandBreak is an OpenSource Video transcoder available from https://handbrake.fr. It can convert video to various format. Latest version of Handbreak available in Ubuntu PPA. To install, enable Handbreak PPA

Install handbreak with

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Install Linux KVM on Ubuntu

Linux KVM is virtualisation software that allow you to create virtual machine under linux. To install on Ubuntu, run

Install libvirtd, this allow you to easily create KVM virtual machines and allow remote connection from virt-manager GUI application.

Enable and start libvirt

At this stage, you should be able to connect to […]

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Install drivers on Ubuntu

To install drivers on Ubuntu using command line, run

This list all drivers available for your hardware. You can install a driver with apt. In this cuase, i have 2 drivers available

First driver is recommended by Ubuntu. To install, run

Install Driver using Software & Updates Start software and updates application. […]

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install ShadowSocks client in Ubuntu 18.04

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ShadowSocks client is part of shadowsocks package. This include both client and server. If you are looking to install server, see Install ShadowSocks server on Debian 10 To install ShadowSocks, run

ShadowSocks client is called sslocal, get installed in /usr/bin/sslocal. On Ubuntu, no start up script provided with this package, so you need to […]

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Setting up MineCraft Server in Ubuntu

To setup MineCraft server on Ubuntu, first you need to install Java.

Create a user to run minecraft

You can set a password if you want direct SSH login to this user or login as root, then “su – minecraft”.

Login as user minecraft with SSH or “su”. Download minecraft server .jar […]

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networking

On Ubuntu 19.04, networking service is provided by package ifupdown

By default this package is not installed. So if you add network interface configuration in /etc/network/interfaces, it won’t work. Ubuntu 18.04 + use netplan instead of ifupdown/networking service to configure network interfaces. Linux KVM Bridge network on Ubuntu Configure OVH Bridge Network from command […]

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Ubuntu Configure systemd-resolved

Latest Ubuntu/Debian use systemd-resolved for DNS resolution. On a fresh Ubuntu 19.04 install DNS failed to resolve.

To fix this, create file

Add content

Restart systemd-resolved

You can find systemd-resolvd status with command

To resolve a domain, use

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