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How to identify the Model of a wireless Router in Linux

This post explains how can we identify the model of a wireless router using Linux.   Step by step 1. Set your wireless adapter in monitor mode Check this post about how to put a wireless adapter in monitor mode in Linux. This step includes identifying the ID of the wireless you are going to […]

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How to install JRE or JDK in Ubuntu

This post explains how to install or update Java components JRE or JDK in operating system Ubuntu. It may be compatible with other Debian-like or Ubuntu-like Linux distros, like Linux Mint, etc.   Step-by-step Procedure 1. Install repository Open a terminal. Install repository from command line: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:<repositoryaddress> The repositories I found were (you […]

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How to print any special character on Ubuntu

Find the Unicode character linked to the character you want to print. Press Ctrl + Shift + u, then type the hexadecimal code of the Unicode character you want to print.   External references heemayl, “How to print special characters“, AskUbuntu.com

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Removing Linux from a computer with Windows 10

Let’s say you have a computer that have Windows 10 as its default operating system (OS). Then you manage to install a Linux distribution (e.g., Ubuntu) alongside Windows 10. But then you change your mind and you want to restore the system as it was, only with Windows 10, removing Linux and the multi-OS selector […]

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How to fix an unreadable USB Flash Drive on Ubuntu

Sometimes USB memory sticks just become unreadable, probably because we have remove it from the port before unmount it or because we had to force to stop a process that was operating with it. In any case, we would like to fix our USB to avoid loosing a valuable storage device. Some OS, like Windows […]

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How to install OpenFortiGUI on Ubuntu Linux

OpenFortiGUI is an open-source VPN-Client to connect to Fortigate VPN-Hardware. It is based on openfortivpn and adds an easy to use and nice GUI on top of it, written in Qt5. This is a tutorial of how to install OpenFortiGUI in Ubuntu Linux. In my case I used version Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Installation Instructions 1. Add […]

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How to install Internet Explorer 8 on Ubuntu Linux using Wine

You can find the instructions below to run Internet Explorer 8 on Ubuntu Linux. This tutorial avoids using PlayOnLinux. Step-by-step Instructions 1. Install Wine Instructions may vary depending on your Ubuntu Linux version, so I recommend checking the official documentation for Ubuntu: https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu PlayOnLinux used for this program Wine version 1.7.22.   2. Download Internet […]

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Install Internet Explorer 8 on Ubuntu Linux using PlayOnLinux

This tutorial shows how to install Internet Explorer 8 by using Ubuntu Linux using PlayOnLinux. 1. Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu See tutorial “Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu Linux“.   2. Run PlayOnLinux Go to Start and type “playonlinux”. Click on the shortcut.   3. Prepare Internet Explorer 8 installation from PlayOnLinux Click on “Install a program”. […]

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Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu Linux

I installed in on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Please follow the instructions below. 1. Add PlayOnLinux repository: Open the Ubuntu Software Centre > Edit > Software Sources > Other Software > Add. In APT line, type the following (replace “precise” with your distro, e.g. “lucid”, if you have an earlier version): deb http://deb.playonlinux.com/ precise main Press […]

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How to install Windows 10 in a Virtual Machine on Ubuntu Linux

There are different virtual machines available for Linux/Ubuntu, but in this tutorial we are using Oracle VM VirtualBox. VirtualBox is a free and open source virtualization software from Oracle. I installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).   1. Add VirtualBox to Ubuntu repository Go to Start > Software & Updates > Other Software […]

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