Get the currently installed Java version and vendor on Ubuntu / Debian Linux

To day I had to  figure out the Java version installed on my machine while digging through some problems with my IntelliJ IDE. This is how you can get the currently installed Java version and vendor on Ubuntu or other debian derivatives on bash.

That gives you something like that:

As you can […]

Mount ISO file under Ubuntu Linux

Today I had the challenge, that I wanted to copy a DVD and  play it with the VLC media player (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html). Therefore I had to learn how to mount iso file(s) under Linux. In my case it was Ubuntu 16.04.1. (see also my article about how to get your Linux distribution and version). How to […]