Install dictionary in GNU/Linux

If we want to have a dictionary on our computer we install the following packages:
– dictd: dictionary server
– dict: client for request the dictionary server



$ sudo apt-get install dictd dict


yum install dictd dict

Handle NTFS partitions in GNU/Linux

To handle NTFS partitions in GNU/Linux you should install the package ntfs-3g

Note: From April 2011 the ntfs-3g and ntfsprogs projects joined forces so now everything is in a single suite: ntfs-3g.

Most likely your distribution may already have installed the suite ntfs-3g else you can do it by exec


$ sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g


# yum install ntfs-3g

Get Information of my CPU on GNU/Linux

We can get CPU information in GNU/Linux by typing the following command:

$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor	: 0
vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
cpu family	: 6
model		: 22
model name	: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU          430  @ 1.80GHz
stepping	: 1
cpu MHz		: 1800.045

Convert url to lower case using Apache HTTP

If your site respond to urls that contain uppercase and lowercase characters (the same page responds to urls:,, taking into account SEO parameters that is not good since the search engines are case-sensitive so you'd have more than one page indexed with the same content. A trick you can use is to convert all urls to lowercase, so:

Find duplicated files in GNU/Linux

One of the easiest and safest ways to find duplicate files on GNU / Linux files is using the tool fdupes, fdupes find duplicate files comparing the file sizes, making a check MD5 followed by a byte to byte comparison.

Install LibreOffice in Debian GNU/Linux

According to Wikipedia:

LibreOffice is a free office suite compatible with Microsoft Windows, Mac and GNU/Linux. It has a text processor (Writer), a spreadsheet (Calc), a presentations creator (Impress), a databases manager (Base), a vector graphics editor (Draw) , and an editor of mathematical formulas (Math).

To the previous definition, I would add that it is also compatible with BSD OS (FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD).

LibreOffice covers a wide range of office needs and therefore can replace proprietary suites such as: Microsoft Office.