If you are running Debian Stretch you probably have already Java installed, more concretely the OpenJDK version. But at times we need, or simply prefer, to work with the Oracle Java SDK. In this post we will see the steps we have to follow to install Oracle's Java SDK in Debian Stretch.
How to find information about the installed Linux kernel using the command line.
In this post we will see how we can find information about the motherboard from the command line in Linux.
In the previous post I did a basic desktop installing of NuTyX, installing mate as my desktop of choice; the next logical step would be to start customizing the system, so that it becomes useful for daily usage.
Recently NuTyX, a Linux distribution from Switzerland, released a new stable version. What it grabbed my attention from this distribution that I did not know yet, is that it is not based in a major distribution such as Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu, etc: it has been build based in the documentation from Linux from Scratch.
A quick look at the DistroWatch front page will tell you that there are hundreds of Linux distributions out there to choose from, and although that is a good thing, it also makes it difficult for newcomers to decide which one is the best for them. In this post I will list a short list of points at which Debian excels.
Having played for a while with TrueOS, a desktop oriented FreeBSD based distribution, I have decided to try the original FreeBSD system: I intend to use it as a FAMP testing server for some projects. The first step is, of course, installing FreeBSD: I am happy to say that for a system with a slightly intimidating reputation, the installation process has gone like a breeze: quick, and easy.
A peek into TrueOS 12, a FreeBSD based system, that aims to provide and easy to use desktop operative system.