How To Install Tixati In Debian

Debian by default doesn’t come with any torrent client installed like Transmission in Linux Mint/Ubuntu.  So Tixati can be a good choice for this and it is available for all Linux platforms including Debian. Here is how : First, download the .deb package (32/64 bit) from Tixati’s download page for Linux. (.deb packages can be installed on any Linux distro that is Debian based.) Once...

How To Extract RAR Archives In Debian

Xarchiver the default archive management tool that comes with Debian Stretch won’t open .RAR files as it is a proprietary file format. (An earlier article described how to enable installing non-free software in Debian). So, here is how to extract such archives : First install a tool : unrar-free from the Terminal : sudo apt install unrar-free Once installed, specify the name of RAR archive...

How To Install Non-Free Packages In Debian

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The default installation of Debian doesn’t include proprietary packages or drivers. So after a fresh install, you may experience a lack of hardware functionality because non-free firmware isn’t installed. It can however be changed, here’s how : First, open the Debian repository list using any text editor like nano/vim : sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list (adsbygoogle...

How To Update Linux Mint In Few Easy Steps

1. Make sure you are online. Click on ‘Menu>Terminal’. 2. Issue the following command in the terminal: sudo apt-get updateEnter your user password when prompted. 3.  The system will check online repositories for new versions of the system files as well as all the installed applications. 4. When done, issue the following command in the terminal: sudo apt-get upgrade 5. The system will...