There are plenty of ways to automatically run a script or command at Linux boot up and after reboot, either by using cron, rc.local or my preferred method — systemd. It creates services which are easier to manage. You can start/stop/enable/disable them with systemctl after they're set up. Furthermore, services can even restart themselves after startup failure or crash.
RAR is a very common format for archiving on Windows. Since Linux systems usually prefer tarball, generally only tar will be installed with your distro by default. On Arch-based Linux distros, there are two packages that can be used, unrar for extracting and rar for both extracting and creating RAR archives.
Inkscape is an open-source vector graphics editor, also a great alternative to Adobe Illustrator in Linux. To install Inkscape on Arch-based Linux distros, we'll be using the official repository provided by the Arch Linux community.
GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is an open-source image manipulation program that supports Linux, Mac OS and Windows, also one of the most popular Photoshop alternatives on Linux systems. And we'll be covering how to install GIMP on Arch-based Linux distros from the official repository.
If you encounter the error WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! while connecting to your remote machine through SSH, it means the identification key on the server is not the same as the last connection. To fix this, simply remove the host's key from ~/.ssh/known_hosts.
If you got sensitive information to blur out, GIMP is a great tool for pixilating (pixilizing) either the whole image or just a certain area of your selection. In this tutorial we'll be covering how to use blur filters on GIMP to create pixilated effects.
In this tutorial we'll be covering how to round corners with Path Effects in Inkscape, which works for either shapes, paths or texts.
If you encounter the error The code execution cannot proceed because MSVCP*.dll was not found. when executing programs, it means the Microsoft C and C++ (MSVC) runtime libraries are missing from your Windows system. Simply installing the corresponding version of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable will resolve this.
Although Steam only supports Ubuntu and SteamOS officially, that doesn't mean you can't get it running on other Linux distros. This tutorial will be covering how to install Steam and its required dependencies on Arch-based Linux distros (e.g. Manjaro, EndeavourOS, ArcoLinux, BlackArch).
If you encounter some problems with your MongoDB server and try to reinstall it or just want to uninstall it. The following will cover how to purge Mongo completely (including dependencies, configuration file, logs and database storage) on Debian/Ubuntu-based Linux distros (e.g. Linux Mint, Pop!OS, Elementary OS).
MongoDB is one of the most popular NoSQL databases around. In this tutorial we'll be covering how to install the latest version of MongoDB Community Server from its official repository, and the following steps work for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal), 18.04 LTS (Bionic) and 16.04 LTS (Xenial).
My Google Play on BlueStacks is stuck at "Waiting for download..." while trying to install Apps. Turns out it's a PPPoE DSL (dial-up) connection related bug. The issue was resolved after I switched to a Wi-Fi connection. The following guide works for both Windows 10 and Windows 11.