How to Create File in Bash
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by Prateek Jangid
46m ago
Creating a file in Bash scripting is an essential skill for a good Linux administrator. In Linux, a few commands allow you to easily generate logs, configuration, or even basic text files. Hence, you can use these commands to create bash files without hassles. However, many beginners want to know these commands in order to work on bash efficiently. So, this quick guide is about simple ways to create files in bash. The Touch Command The touch command is a user-friendly yet potent tool for file creation. By using this command, you can easily create a file: touch example.sh Moreover, you need t ..read more
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How to Install OpenCL for Intel GPU on Fedora 40+
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by Shovon
46m ago
OpenCL is an open-source library for running compute tasks on GPUs. OpenCL enables 3D hardware acceleration for supported applications (i.e. LibreOffice) using the GPU hardware (i.e. Intel iGPU) you have installed on your computer. So, unless OpenCL is installed, OpenCL-supported applications (i.e. LibreOffice) will not have hardware acceleration enabled and may not perform well (i.e. UI might be laggy) as a result. So, it’s a good idea to install OpenCL on your newly installed Fedora 40 (or later) desktop operating system. In this article, I am going to show you how to install OpenCL for you ..read more
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How to Install KDE on Ubuntu 24.04
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by Denis Kariuki
2d ago
With Linux, you have room to switch between different desktop environments. By default, Ubuntu 24.04 comes with the GNOME desktop. However, if you prefer installing other desktop environments, such as KDE, there is an easy way of doing so. Each desktop environment offers a different view of the desktop icons and the customizations. Besides, you can have more than one desktop environment and switch between them when logging in. If you prefer KDE over GNOME, you can install the KDE on Ubuntu 24.04. You can install its full or standard version, and we’ve covered the steps to do so. Read on! Step ..read more
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How to Passthrough USB Devices to Proxmox VE 8 Virtual Machines (VMs)
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by Shovon
3d ago
You can passthrough USB devices from your Proxmox VE host to any of your Proxmox VE virtual machines (VMs) and access the USB devices from the Proxmox VE virtual machines in the same way as you do on any other computers. In this article, I will show you how to passthrough USB devices to a Proxmox VE virtual machine (VM) and access it from the virtual machine.   Table of Contents Enabling USB Hotplug for Proxmox VE Virtual Machines (VMs) Proxmox VE USB Passthrough Methods Passthrough USB Devices to Proxmox VE Virtual Machines (VMs) Accessing the USB Device in the Proxmox VE Virtual Machi ..read more
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How to Enable Nested Virtualization on Proxmox VE 8 Virtual Machines (VMs)
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by Shovon
5d ago
Nested Virtualization is a CPU feature of AMD and Intel processors that allows virtual machines to run their own hypervisor program (i.e. VirtualBox, VMware Workstation Pro/Player, VMware vSphere/ESXi, KVM/QEMU, Proxmox VE) and virtual machines. Simply put, nested virtualization allows a virtual machine to run more virtual machines in it (using the same or a different hypervisor program than the host). In this article, I will show you how to enable nested virtualization on a Proxmox VE virtual machine so that you can test different features of Proxmox VE in a virtual machine or test/run other ..read more
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How to Install Go on Ubuntu 24.04
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by Denis Kariuki
6d ago
Golang (Go) is a programming language provided by Google to help developers create scalable and secure systems. Its simplicity makes any developer want to learn the language and use it quickly. While Go is a go-to programming language for many developers, you must first install it on Ubuntu 24.04 before you begin using it for your development. We’ve covered three installation methods that anyone can use. Read on! Three Methods of Installing Go on Ubuntu 24.04 The Go programming language has numerous applications, and as a Ubuntu user, you have three methods for installing Go. You can source i ..read more
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How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 24.04
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by Denis Kariuki
6d ago
Nginx stands out for its higher performance and scalability among the available web servers. Nginx is open-source, and you can use it for different activities on your Linux system. In Ubuntu 24.04, you can install Nginx by sourcing it from the default repository. Once installed, configure your firewall and start using Nginx. This post shares the details of every step you should take. Read on! Step-by-Step Guide to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 24.04 To install Nginx, ensure you have access to your system with sudo privileges and access to the terminal. With that, the steps below will guide you throu ..read more
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How to Install Plex on Ubuntu 24.04
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by Denis Kariuki
1w ago
Plex Media Server is a go-to solution for anyone looking for an organized way of accessing their media libraries across different devices. Plex is a cross-platform tool that revamps the streaming experience of its users and if using Ubuntu 24.04, you can quickly install Plex in a few steps. Throughout today’s post, we will discuss two methods for installing Plex on Ubuntu 24.04. Choose the method that is ideal for your case. Once Plex installs, you will configure your account and enjoy your streaming. Let’s begin! Method 1: Install Plex Via Snap Plex Media Server s available on the app center ..read more
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How to Install AWS CLI on Ubuntu 24.04
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by Denis Kariuki
1w ago
AWS offers numerous services for anyone to use. However, when you want an easy and controlled way of controlling all your AWS services, you must install an AWS CLI (command-line interface). The AWS CLI gives you access to the AWS API, allowing you to manage all the services depending on the task you are handling or want to automate. You can install the AWS CLI on Ubuntu 24.04, and there are two approaches you can use depending on your preference. You can install it as a snap package or a Python module inside a Python virtual environment. Let’s discuss each option. Method 1: Install AWS CLI Vi ..read more
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How to Passthrough an NVIDIA GPU to a Windows 11 Proxmox VE 8 Virtual Machine (VM)
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by Shovon
1w ago
Once you’ve configured your Proxmox VE 8 server and NVIDIA GPU for PCI/PCIE passthrough and created a Windows 11 virtual machine (VM) on your Proxmox VE 8 server, you need to add your NVIDIA GPU to the Windows 11 Proxmox VE virtual machine. You also need to install the NVIDIA GPU drivers on the Windows 11 virtual machine and connect a monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse to use the Windows 11 Proxmox VE 8 virtual machine as a normal PC. Table of Contents Preparing Proxmox VE 8 for NVIDIA GPU Passthrough Creating a Windows 11 Virtual Machine on Proxmox VE 8 Adding Your NVIDIA GPU to the Windows 1 ..read more
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