Linux

Linux is a Unix-like and POSIX-compliant computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on 5 October 1991 by Linus Torvalds.

Use any Linux applications through a proxy (apt-get, wget etc)

Use any Linux applications through a proxy (apt-get, wget etc)

It's pretty normal in many Organizations to use get servers to connect to Internet via a Proxy. In most cases it's for updating apt-get or yum via  proxy. However, quite often you might need to download packages directly using wget or curl and setting up apt-get or apt via proxy, wget via proxy, curl via proxy is a pain. What if you could simply setup a  Proxy and just use any applications to use that using a simply command? I faced this many times and hence writing this guide. Note that if you're only allowing apt-get via proxy then stick with configuring /etc/apt.conf or /etc/apt/conf.d/00proxy or something similar but if you need to allow different applications via a proxy then this method is best and simplest.

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How to disable touchscreen on Ubuntu?

How to disable touchscreen on Ubuntu

I needed to disable the touchscreen on Ubuntu permanently. Found out that there were few different ways I could do it. Also if you have a device with a broken touchscreen it can cause a whole lot of problems, in many cases it's the sole reason Surface Tablet keeps freezing up.

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