Linux

How to Install VLC Extensions on Linux

The VLC player allows you to install extensions, plugins and skins without the need of the Debian, Ubuntu, Arch or Fedora package managers. You simply install .lua files by copying them into a directory. These .lua files work as extensions on most versions of the VLC media player and some …

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How to Fix OLE Error 8004013F on Linux

If you’re attempting to run any sort of database or macro in a Wine-based environment on any sort of GNU/Linux implementation, then you might experience some sort of error message. At some point during the program flow, you might ultimately see an OLE Error 8004013F box. Your script will then …

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How to Fix pulseaudio issues in Linux

Ocassionally the pulseaudio service stops for various reasons. Most commonly it suddenly stops working after playing certain sorts of full-screen games or playing certain videos. If one of these applications were to suddenly stop or if you had to use xkill to force it to stop, then you might need …

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How to Uninstall Bitcoin Core and Remove Data in Linux

Bitcoin Core is now fully compatible with many distributions of Linux, as well as a number of other Unix-based operating systems. Installing precompiled binaries shouldn’t be difficult for that reason, but it can consume quite a bit of space on whatever partition you have mounted to the / directory. You …

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How to Install a Two CD Game on Wine in Linux

Wine makes running Windows games under Linux very easy for the most part, but it can be slightly complicated by the fact that Windows manages volumes very differently than Unix-based operating systems. While Wine can mount directories to virtual drive letters, it can be a challenge to install games that …

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How to Install Terminal Emulator Services to Access Cisco Console Port in Linux

Accessing a Cisco console port is actually much easier in Linux than it is in many modern Windows implementations, and it requires far fewer steps. One of the reasons is because of the availability of a program called minicom, which provides a very traditional terminal emulation environment for power users. …

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How to Install the Nokia PC Suite on Linux

Nokia mobile phones often need special software to sync files and transfer over images via Bluetooth, or even USB. They might even need special drivers to appear as mass storage devices for that matter. Due to the complexities of Nokia’s custom system software, several steps might be required to interface …

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