Display Password Change Requirements To Users

In this guide I will show you how to display the password requirements you have setup for your system to users when they are changing their password. The reason this is necessary is because usually they will not have any idea what the password requirements actually are. What we are going to do is add an extra function and alias …

How To Use Background And Foreground Processes

Today I will be showing you how to use background and foreground processes in Linux. What is a background process? You can send processes to the background when you don’t need to interact with them right away in order to continue using your current shell. You can actually have multiple background processes at the same time and switch back and …

How To Use The NOHUP Command

Today I will be showing you how to use the Linux nohup command. What the nohup command does is lets you run a script or command without fear of it exiting if you close your session while it is still running. For example if you have a spotty WIFI connection and need to execute an automatic script that will take …

Install And Configure Wine On Linux Desktops

In this guide I will show you how to install Wine as-well as setting up Winetricks and installing some of the runtime libraries that you will end up needing to run Windows software and games on your Linux desktop. This guide should work for the following distributions and most of their derivatives.

Install Cinnamon Desktop On Ubuntu

In this guide I will be showing you how to install the cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu as-well as the many derivatives. This guide should work on the following distributions although it may work on other Ubuntu based distributions as-well.

VMware: Ubuntu Based Distros 1920×1080 Resolution Fix

If you are unable to change your resolution to 1920×1080 while running Ubuntu or one of the many derivatives in VMware Workstation, then this guide should hopefully help. For the sake of this guide I am using Ubuntu but running the Cinnamon desktop but this should work for Gnome, Mate, and Unity desktops as-well.