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Hi there! I'm Kiran Kumar, founder of FOSSLinux.com. I'm an avid Linux lover and enjoy hands-on with new promising distros. Currently, I'm using Ubuntu as a daily driver and run several other distros such as Fedora, Solus, Manjaro, Debian, and some new ones on my test PC and virtual machines. I have a day job as an Engineer, and this website is one of my favorite past time activities especially during Winter ;). When I'm not writing for FOSSLinux, I'm seen biking and hiking on scenic trails. Hope you enjoy using this website as much as I do writing for it. Feedback from readers is something that inspires me to do more, and spread Linux love!. If you find a time, drop me an email or feedback from the 'Contact' page. Or simply leave a comment below if you found this article useful. Have a good day!
Execute binary files linux

How to execute a .run or .bin package in Linux

For the apps that are not available through the Ubuntu software center, some developers package the executable in .run and .bin binary packages. This tutorial aims at providing you step-by-step directions on the method to install those binary packages.
Ubuntu PPA

What is PPA in Ubuntu, and how to Add/Remove it

PPA is the short-form for "Personal Page Archive". In this Learn Linux guide, we shall take a deep look into the PPAs and how to add/remove them in Ubuntu.
Enable root password in solus

How to enable a Root Password in Solus

Solus comes with the root password disabled by default settings. This guide walks you through enabling and changing the root password. Admin runs as a standard user.
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How to update Solus using commands from the Terminal

Solus comes in three flavors including Budgie, GNOME, and MATE editions. Let's take a look at how to install updates in your Solus PC using command line via Terminal.
Installing themes in Fedora

How to install themes on Fedora Workstation

Here is a step-by-step guide on applying themes including GTK and Shell in Fedora Workstation. Fedora uses the GNOME desktop environment, which by itself has a big community support. Hence you can find some really cool themes for your desktop.
mac os theme in manjaro

How to install MacOS theme and Icons in Manjaro XFCE

When it comes to elegant looking operating systems, there is no doubt that Apple's Mac OS is one of the top contenders. You can make your Manjaro XFCE look like MacOS including the juicy icons in a few simple steps.
Editing Grub in Ubuntu

How to edit Grub Bootloader and remove unwanted entries in Ubuntu

Editing Grub Bootloader is risky when done manually. Here is a safe and easier graphical method of cleaning up the unwanted Grub entries. We shall use a free app "Grub Customizer".
Enabling AUR in Manjaro

What is AUR, and how to enable it in Manjaro

If you are looking for some specific Apps that aren't available in the default Manjaro repository, you may want to enable AUR which will give you access to thousands of community built and maintained Apps. Here is a guide on how to enable AUR in Manjaro Linux.

How to install Adobe Acrobat Reader in Manjaro and Arch Linux

Here is how you can install the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader in Manjaro Linux. I suggest not to use the AUR package "acroread" anymore as its outdated and not stable.
Update manjaro using command line

How to update Manjaro using command line in the Terminal

If you wish to go to the Terminal and perform the update by command line, here is the guide for you. This is especially useful if you are updating a Manjaro PC by remote login.