Docky the Dock in Adrenaline!

Did you know that Rebellin has a very functional dock application? Let me take this opportunity to introduce you to one of the finest docks available for Linux – Docky! Check out the screenshot below. In a moment I’ll tell you how you can add your favourite apps to this dock, just like I’ve done(…)

Installing CLI Companion in Adrenaline

CLI Companion is a nifty little app that will help you master the Linux command line with ease. It features a list of commonly used commands and an embedded terminal. The app lets you run terminal commands using its GUI. Fun way to learn commands with a GUI! The app is native to Ubuntu but(…)

Adrenaline Installation with Encryption-LVM

It’s all about safety-security-privacy. What we’re actually doing here is that we’re installing Adrenaline on an encrypted partition. During data storage, your data will be encrypted and then written to the partition. Similarly, during data retrieval, your data will be decrypted and then retrieved. The installation is similar to normal installation, the only difference being(…)

Using ‘sudo’ in Adrenaline

First things first, using ‘sudo’ is not recommended. For all your administrative tasks, I recommend you to use the Root Terminal. Root Terminal is better and safer especially in a multi-user environment. However, there are some users who prefer to use ‘sudo’ and hence this tutorial. Perhaps the fastest way to enable ‘sudo’ is by(…)

Installing Google Chrome in Adrenaline

Let’s start! We’ll first update all the repository indexes to avoid ‘dependency errors’. Give the following command in the Root Terminal (Menu -> Accessories -> Root Terminal). apt-get update Now download Google Chrome. You can get it from here. Choose the correct Deb Package, 32/64 bit, for your Adrenaline. Browse to the folder where you(…)

Installing XBMC in Adrenaline

XBMC is a great media player for Home Theatre PC usage. Installing XBMC is as simple as ‘apt-get install xbmc’. But for people who are new to Linux, here’s the tutorial. Let’s first update the repos. Fire up Root Terminal (Menu -> Accessories -> Root Terminal) and give the following command: apt-get update Now install(…)