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Install Bitdefender Antivirus On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 And Linux Mint

Bitdefender is a best Antivirus software in the year 2013. Bitdefender introduce more features like; privacy control, antivirus & antispyware, personal firewall, user control & backup corporate and home users. This software is developed by Romania-based software company Softwin.


* Superior security for all your data
* Extremely fast. Non-intrusive. With Bitdefender Photon™
* Guards your online transactions. Protects your digital identity.
* Reveals your kids’ online activities. Restricts them when necessary.
* Protects your Internet connection with its firewall

Install Bitdefender

Press Ctrl+Alt+T for open Terminal and try the following commands,

1. Add the repository key 

wget http://download.bitdefender.com/repos/deb/bd.key.asc
sudo apt-key add bd.key.asc

2. Add the following line to the /etc/apt/sources.list file

deb http://download.bitdefender.com/repos/deb/ bitdefender non-free
You can run sudo /etc/apt/sources.list in terminal to open and edit the file.

3.) Update and install BitDefender packages

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install bitdefender-scanner-gui

Install Razor-qt On Ubuntu 13.10,13.04,12.10,12.01 And Linux Mint

Razor-qt is a software desktop environment for the X window system. Razor-qt is too advanced and easy to use and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies.  It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface. Unlike most desktop environments, Razor-qt also works fine with weak machines.

* Fixed display problems of QT applications.
* PCManFM replaces Dolphin and Openbox instead of Kwin
* Razor-qt 0.5 with its new features
* Custom Light theme for Razor-qt SalentOS
* Fixed a problem initiating Ubiquity installer
* Custom theme for lightdm (lightdm-gtk-greeter) with the possibility to choose the theme of their Razor-qt
* New Plymouth theme for Razor-qt SalentOS
* Revised the lower panel in its general configuration
* Reduced the size of the ISO image becomes 896 mb
* Revised software park.

Install Razor-qt On Ubuntu

1. Add repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:razor-qt

2. Update application database

sudo apt-get update

3. Install Razor-qt

sudo apt-get install razorqt

[HowTo] Install VirtualBox On Backtrack 5 and Kali Linux

VirtualBox is a application for virtual and it is also a cross-platformed application. It installs on existing Intel or AMD-based computers, whether they are running Windows, Mac, Linux or Solaris operating systems. It extends the capabilities of computer so that it can run multiple operating systems at the same time. Let's find how to install it on Backtrack 5 or Kali Linux.


* Extremely feature rich and high performance
* Multi-monitor guest setups in the GUI
* Special drivers and utilities to facilitate switching between systems
* Guest virtual machine cloning

Install VirtualBox

First, install the kernel headers;
cd /usr/src/linux
cp -rf include/generated/* include/linux/

Then edit /etc/apt/sources.list as shown below, and proceed with downloading VirtualBox;
echo deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian lucid contrib non-free >> /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add -
apt-get update
apt-get install virtualbox-4.0

Install DragonDisk: An Amazon Client On Ubuntu 13.10,13.04,12.10,12.04

DragonDisk is a powerful file manager for Amazon s3, Google cloud storage, and all cloud storage services that provides  compatibility with Amazon s3 API. Also a freeware and a cross-platformed application. It works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Amazon s3 is a web service and have online file storage facility.  Amazon S3 provides storage through web services interfaces (REST, SOAP, and BitTorrent). Amazon launched S3, its first publicly available web service, in the United States in March 2006 and in Europe in November 2007.


* Cut, copy, paste and drag&drop
* Copy or move files between Amazon S3 accounts
* Proxy support
* Job queueing
* Folders synchronization
* Amazon S3 credentials encryption
* Files integrity control
* Metadata editor (custom HTTP headers)
* Filename filters
* Client side compression and encryption support

Install DragonDisk

Ubuntu 11.10 and later require an old version of libssl to be installed 

sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8

Ubuntu 32-bit 

Download the deb package and install
wget http://download.dragondisk.com/dragondisk_1.0.5-0ubuntu_i386.deb
sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libqtcore4 libqtgui4
sudo dpkg -i dragondisk_1.0.5-0ubuntu_i386.deb

Ubuntu  64-bit ( >= 10.04 ) 

wget http://download.dragondisk.com/dragondisk_1.0.5-0ubuntu_amd64.deb
sudo apt-get install libqt4-dbus libqt4-network libqt4-xml libqtcore4 libqtgui4
sudo dpkg -i dragondisk_1.0.5-0ubuntu_amd64.deb

Install Adobe Flash Player In Ubuntu 13.10,13.04,12.10,12.04 and Linux Mint 14,15

Adobe Flash Player is a free software for executing rich internet applications, view multimedia, and stream the audios and videos with the Adobe Flash platform. You can run the flash player on a web browser or on supported mobile devices, but there also exist versions running directly on an operating system. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash Professional authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. This player supports these applicatiions or software vector and raster graphics, 3D graphics, an embedded scripting language called ActionScript executed in ActionScript Virtual Machine, and streaming of video and audio.

Install Adobe Flash Player 

Press Ctrl+Alt+T for open Terminal and try the following commands;
sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner"
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer

Install the extra packages.

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Indicator Applets For Ubuntu 13.10,13.04,12.10,12.04 and Linux Mint 14, 15

Here is the Top 9 Indicator Applets For Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Install it and enjoy..!!

1. Indicator for DesktopNova 

DesktopNova is application for change your desktop wallpaper automatically. You can set the time for change the wallpaper automatically. And you can choose the image from a single files or folder.

Install desktopnova on ubuntu and Mint

sudo apt-get install desktopnova desktopnova-module-gnome

Install DesktopNova Indicator

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-astrapi/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-desktopnova

2. Indicator for VirtualBox

Install the VirtualBox Indicator

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-astrapi/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-virtualbox

3. Indicator for DropBox

Dropbox is a desktop application, you can run this application on Linux, Windows, Mac operating system. And it is also a collection box of your favourits memories like photos, documents, videos and files.

Install DropBox Indicator

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) main"

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox

4. Indicator for CPU Frequency

CPU frequency scalling enables the operating system to scaale the CPU frequency up or down in order to save power. CPU frequencies can be scaled automatically depending on the system load, in response to ACPI events, or manually by userspace programs. CPU frequency scaling is implemented in Linux kernel, the infrastructure is called cpufreq.

Install CPU frequency

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:artfwo/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-cpufreq

5. Indicator for Workspace

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:geod/ppa-geod
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-workspaces

6. Indicator for Keylock

Keylock is collection of all lock button in the keyboard like NUM lock, CAPS lock, Screen lock. The most keyboards found in laptop and notbook do not come with dedicated num and screen lock buttons. If you use the application indicator  you can turn on the required keylock without the help of keyboard.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tsbarnes/indicator-keylock
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-keylock

7. Indicator for Ubuntu one

Ubuntu one is a online services, this services enables users to store and synchronized files. It using synchronization method for share the files and folders.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rye/ubuntuone-extras
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntuone-indicator

8. Indicator for Lookit

Lookit is a screen tool for capture the entire screen or an area, after that it can save on the desktop or upload to a FTP, SSH server.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lookit/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install lookit

After installation process, press "Alt + F2" and type lookit to activate the appindicator.

9. Indicator for Touchpad

Touchpad indicator allows you to enable or disable the touchpad movements on your system. This application includes tray indicator to easily change settings, it offers easy access to enable and disable touch-pad from tray, auto-start at login, icon/notification indicate current status of touch-pad.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install touchpad-indicator

Install Avast AntiVirus On Ubuntu 13.10,13.04,12.10,12.04 and Linux Mint 14,15

Avast is a antivirus for computer programs, it available to microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users with a user interface available in 41 languages. The name Avast is coming from "Anti-Virus-Advanced-Set". It have more features like; File system shield, Anti-spyware capabilities, Anti rootkit capabilities, Audible alarms, Virus chest, Boot-time scan, Consumer alert, AVAST cloud, Remote Assistance.

Install Avast AntiVirus

Press Ctrl+Alt+T to launch a terminal window, paste following command into terminal and hit enter to download avast
wget http://files.avast.com/files/linux/avast4workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb

Now run this command to install it:

sudo dpkg -i avast4workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb

When you launch it, it will prompt you to register and obtain a free license key

64-bit Ubuntu, first install i32-libs package:

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

Now run this command to install the deb:

sudo dpkg --force-architecture -i avast4workstation_1.3.0-2_i386.deb

After the packages are installed make sure that all of the required libraries can be found. Type the following:
ldd /usr/lib/avast4workstation/bin/avastgui
ldd /usr/lib/avast4workstation/bin/avast

Installing ffmpeg On Amazon EC2 Linux AMI 2013.03

This simple guide will help you to install and configure ffmpeg on Amazon EC2

You have to add CentOS repository first to get the ffmpeg packages on Amazon Linux AMI

Go ahead and create /etc/yum.repos.d/centos.repo :
sudo vi /etc/yum.repos.d/centos.repo

Paste the following lines in it.

name=CentOS-6 – Base
But some libraries are hidden in EPEL repository, it should be already added but not enabled, so edit /etc/yum.repos.d/epel.repo and make sure you have enabled=1 there.

Now we're ready to Install ffmpeg on Linux AMI

sudo yum update
sudo yum -y install ffmpeg

How To Install Google Earth On Ubuntu 13.10 13.04 12.10 12.04 and Linux Mint

Google earth is a virtual globe program and it also called the Earth Viewer. It is maps the earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and GIS 3D globe. It allows the users to fly from space to your neighborhood, search for scools, restaurants, parks and hotels, get driving directions. It puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.

Install Google Earth On Ubuntu 

Press Ctrl+Alt+T for open the Terminal and enter the commands one by one :
wget http://dl.google.com/dl/earth/client/current/google-earth-stable_current_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_i386.deb
sudo apt-get -f install
rm -rf google-earth-stable_current_i386.deb

For 64bit

wget  http://dl.google.com/dl/earth/client/current/google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb
sudo apt-get -f install
rm google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb

If you see Ugly fonts in Google Earth then install the support fonts MSttCoreFonts :
sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts

SoapUI (A Free GUI SOAP Client) Installation On Ubuntu and Linux Mint

SoapUI is a open source cross-platformed Functional Testing Solution. It introduce many amazing features like; easily and rapidly create and execute automated functional, regression, compliance, and load tests. In a single test environment, SoapUI provides complete test coverage and supports all the standard protocols and technologies.
There are simply no limits to what you can do with your tests. You can start it in easy way, All-in-one automated testing, tasting for everyone, streamlined service simulation, advanced functionality is come from standard, comprehensive reporting, your framewotk your way, It comes in two stunning editionds

Install SoapUI On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04

Press Ctrl+Alt+T for open the Terminal and enter the command one by one:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/web
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install soapui