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How to access linux server via remote desktop from windows and linux clients

Published: Tuesday, 26 September 2017

The following is pretty simple:

1) On the linux Server, I installed XRDP

command: apt-get install XRDP

link: Server specs: Debian 9, stretch

2) From the windows client(Windows-7), I use the normal windows RDP tool and here is my Linux server login screen

Select the Xvnc session, enter your usernameContinue Reading:

How to Install yEd Graph editor in Debian 9 stretch, a Microsoft Visio alternative

Published: Friday, 15 September 2017

yEd is a product of yWorks, a diagramming component software manufacturer. I had been looking for a good alternative for Microsoft Visio to use on my Debian box.

Enter yEd. I must commend the yWorks team. The tool is extra easy to install and it just works out of theContinue Reading:

How to Install Cinnamon-3.4 desktop on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Published: Wednesday, 30 August 2017

I prefer Cinnamon desktop because it offers a friendly user interface, very cool looking, not shouty, its neat and slim.

Cinnamon 3.0 is not an official ubuntu package, but it can be installed via a community PPA.

I add the cinnamon PPA to my system with this command:

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How to resolve Virtualbox error: RTR3InitEx failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-1912)

Published: Monday, 21 August 2017
ubuntu-vbox rtr3init-error

I recently installed Virtualbox 5.1 on my new Ubuntu 16.04 server. I downloaded the .deb file from virtualbox website and installed via commandlineL: dpkg -i virtualbox-5.1_5.1.26-117224~Ubuntu~xenial_i386.deb

Everything went well until launching virtualbox and trying to install WinXP guest OS threw the error above.

Googling around, here is how it wasContinue Reading: