Tag Archives: Linux

Ubuntu 12.04 Release Date

With the Ubuntu 12.04 release date just around the corner and the release in final beta we should be expecting a release date any day now, the estimated release date for 12.04 Precise Pangolin is the 26th of April 2012. … Continue reading

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How To Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 for Desktops & Servers running 10.04 or 11.10

This post contains full instructions on how to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 from 10.04 or 11.10 for servers and desktops I have included both GUI and command line upgrade instructions for Ubuntu 12.04 updates. If you have any 3rd party … Continue reading

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Recursive Grep Command – Recursively Search Through Directories

How to perform a recursive grep on Linux, allowing you to search through files / sub directories for a specific string. How to grep recursively grep -r SEARCHSTRING /home/* Enter your own search in the SEARCHSTRING above… Say for example … Continue reading

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how you can make files on your system immutable…

Here is a cool tip on how you can make files on your system immutable. By immutable, I mean evenroot can’t delete the files if he choose to. Linux ships with a tool called chattr which can be used for the purpose. ‘chattr’ is similar … Continue reading

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Kubuntu going away? Doubtful.

I’m sure everyone has seen the proverbial “nail-in-the-coffin” for the big blue gears, but Kubuntu is a largely populated distribution that I think it going to bounce right back.     Kubuntu is a Ubuntu based distribution that opened it’s doors seven … Continue reading

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