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Run Linux Inside Windows With andLinux, No Wubi Or Virtualization Needed Run Linux Inside Windows With andLinux, No Wubi Or Virtualization Needed

If you are a Windows user and wants to have an idea of how Linux functions without making drastic changes to your system, you should know t...

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Skip The Pop up Window When Running Python or Bash Scripts On Ubuntu Skip The Pop up Window When Running Python or Bash Scripts On Ubuntu

When double-clicking a Bash or Python script on Ubuntu, the file manager (Nautilus) will ask you in a pop up window if you want to run the ...

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Calibrate Your Tablet Touchscreen On Ubuntu 11.04 Calibrate Your Tablet Touchscreen On Ubuntu 11.04

In this guide, we are going to help you calibrate your tablet touchscreen on Ubuntu 11.04 or later versions. This is necessary when your to...

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Adjust Screen Brightness For Ubuntu Unity Adjust Screen Brightness For Ubuntu Unity

If you want to adjust your screen brightness for your laptop or notebook on Ubuntu Unity (11.04), then try the Brightness indicator. This i...

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Connect To Various Social Networks With Instantbird On Ubuntu Connect To Various Social Networks With Instantbird On Ubuntu

Instantbird is a cross-platform instant messaging client that allows users to connect to a variety of social networks from their desktop. T...

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Use ClipIt As An Alternative To Ubuntu Default Clipboard Manager Use ClipIt As An Alternative To Ubuntu Default Clipboard Manager

When we use the copy feature (Ctrl+C) on Ubuntu, the copied data (files, documents, etc.) are stored temporarily in the clipboard so as to b...

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Save Power On Linux-based Systems With PowerTop Save Power On Linux-based Systems With PowerTop

You should know that computer programs can make your computer use too much energy, which would be a problem with laptop users. PowerTop is ...

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Change the Minimize Effect (Skewer Effect) on Ubuntu 11.04 Change the Minimize Effect (Skewer Effect) on Ubuntu 11.04

Compiz has a lot of configuring options and stunning effects that you can apply on the new Unity interface. In this tutorial, we are going ...

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Manage Fonts Easily On Ubuntu With Font Manager Manage Fonts Easily On Ubuntu With Font Manager

A font manager has many advantages. It allows you to test and preview fonts so as, for example, you decide which proper font that best fit ...

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Speed Up Installations, Updates and Upgrades On Ubuntu Speed Up Installations, Updates and Upgrades On Ubuntu

Apt-fast is a command line tool created by Matt Parnell that run on Debian-based systems and it allows to speed up file or program downloa...

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How To Check Users Currently Connected To Your Computer - Ubuntu How To Check Users Currently Connected To Your Computer - Ubuntu

Whowatch is an interactive and easy to use UNIX tool that allows users to monitor in real-time via the Terminal users currently logged on t...

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How To Install The Burg Boot Loader On Ubuntu How To Install The Burg Boot Loader On Ubuntu

Burg is a graphical boot loader based on GRUB. Using a new object format, Burg  can be built on several operating systems including GNU/Lin...

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Choose The Fastest DNS Servers With Namebench - Ubuntu Choose The Fastest DNS Servers With Namebench - Ubuntu

After saerching the web for a tool for Ubuntu to test DNS servers, I have found Namebench . This tool allows via a graphical user interface...

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How To Move Your Home Directory (/home) To Another Partition - Ubuntu How To Move Your Home Directory (/home) To Another Partition - Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we are going to see how to move your home directory to a separate partition in a few simple steps. The tutorial was done ...

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How To Create Photo Collages On Ubuntu How To Create Photo Collages On Ubuntu

If you have many photos and wondering which software to use in order to create photo collages under Ubuntu, you can easily use ImageMagick ...

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Navigate your System Files and Folders in 3D - Ubuntu Navigate your System Files and Folders in 3D - Ubuntu

Users are used to navigate their files and folders using classic file managers. But what will be the impression if we browse and view folde...

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How to Securely Delete (Shred) Files and Directories on Ubuntu How to Securely Delete (Shred) Files and Directories on Ubuntu

One may ask this question: Why we want to delete files completely from a hard drive? The simplest answer is that, sometimes, we need to des...

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Install The Latest Version Of The Deluge BitTorrent Client On Ubuntu 11.04 Install The Latest Version Of The Deluge BitTorrent Client On Ubuntu 11.04

Deluge is one of my favorite BitTorrent client that uses LibTorrent (BitTorrent library written in C++). Deluge is implemented to use the c...

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Get Gmail Notifications From Your Desktop With GmailWatcher - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 Get Gmail Notifications From Your Desktop With GmailWatcher - Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

If you want to get Gmail notifications directly from your desktop on Ubuntu, you can try GmailWatcher which is a Gmail notifier that integr...

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Display A List Of Recently Modified Files Using The Terminal Display A List Of Recently Modified Files Using The Terminal

This tip will show you a command that will help you find the recently modified files on your system via the Terminal. The command is tested...

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How to Backup a File from the Terminal before Editing/Deleting it How to Backup a File from the Terminal before Editing/Deleting it

In this tip, we are going to see how to use the Terminal to backup a file before changing or removing it. I have tested this tip under Ubun...

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Dock Any Program In The System Tray With AllTray - Ubuntu Dock Any Program In The System Tray With AllTray - Ubuntu

AllTray is a tool that allows to dock any running program in the system tray. Once the program is docked in the system tray, you can displa...

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How To Install The LiVES Video Editor On Ubuntu 11.04 How To Install The LiVES Video Editor On Ubuntu 11.04

LiVES is a video editing program that allows users of different levels to easily create and edit video. LiVES can also be scripted and con...

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How To install Google Chrome 13 (Stable Release) On Ubuntu 11.04 How To install Google Chrome 13 (Stable Release) On Ubuntu 11.04

The latest Google Chrome version (13) is now available in a stable release. This latest version comprises a lot of bugfixes and new feature...

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How To Restore Synaptic Package Manager To Ubuntu 11.10 How To Restore Synaptic Package Manager To Ubuntu 11.10

Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Alpha 3 released in the last week which comes with many new features and some improvements have been done for...

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How To Change The Default Text Editor (Nano) On Ubuntu How To Change The Default Text Editor (Nano) On Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we are going to see how to use the Terminal on Ubuntu to change the default text editor used by your system to edit files...

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Sonata: A GTK+ Music Client For MPD (Music Player Daemon) Sonata: A GTK+ Music Client For MPD (Music Player Daemon)

Sonata is a free GTK+ music client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD), which is designed to be simple and elegant so as to manage well your ...

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How To Install The Hydrogen Drum Machine On Ubuntu How To Install The Hydrogen Drum Machine On Ubuntu

Hydrogen is an advanced drum machine based on patterns. Using your mouse, you can make various patterns and press play to listen to your rh...

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How To Install Avast! Free Antivirus On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04 How To Install Avast! Free Antivirus On Ubuntu 11.10/11.04

Avast! is a free antivirus program with anti-spyware protection that has features you can find in other paid antivirus programs. A new ver...

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A List Of Some Commands And Programs To Convert Text To Speech On Ubuntu A List Of Some Commands And Programs To Convert Text To Speech On Ubuntu

In this little guide, we will see some programs and command line tools that allow to convert text to speech on Ubuntu.

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How To Install PhpVirtualBox On Ubuntu 11.04 How To Install PhpVirtualBox On Ubuntu 11.04

PhpVirtualBox is an open source web interface written in PHP that allows users to easily manage their VirtualBox virtual machines. It allo...

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How To Repair/Reinstall The Grub Boot Loader On Ubuntu How To Repair/Reinstall The Grub Boot Loader On Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we are going to see how to use Boot Repair to repair or re-install the GRUB boot loader under Ubuntu 11.04/10.10/10.04....

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Build Java Applications With Apache Ant On Ubuntu Build Java Applications With Apache Ant On Ubuntu

Apache Ant is a command-line tool that allows users to build, compile, assemble, test and run Java applications. It can also be used to bu...

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Install PeaZip On Ubuntu To Manage Archives And Files Install PeaZip On Ubuntu To Manage Archives And Files

PeaZip is a desktop archive and file manager that uses many robust encryption standards (AES256). With PeaZip, you can split files and join...

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Make DNS Queries On Ubuntu With GResolver Make DNS Queries On Ubuntu With GResolver

GResolver is a free DNS resolver that allows Ubuntu users to make DNS queries via a very simple GUI, no need to type lengthy Terminal comma...

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How To Set Up OpenDNS/Google Public DNS On Ubuntu 11.04 How To Set Up OpenDNS/Google Public DNS On Ubuntu 11.04

In this tutorial, we are going to see how to configure your network settings to use DNS servers of OpenDNS or Google instead of your local ...

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Download/Upload Subtitles On Ubuntu 11.04 With SubDownloader Download/Upload Subtitles On Ubuntu 11.04 With SubDownloader

SubDownloader is a cross-platform software that allows users to download or upload subtitles for the following video files:

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Split Files On Ubuntu With GNOME Split Split Files On Ubuntu With GNOME Split

GNOME Split is a utility that allows Ubuntu users to split or merge files. GNOME Split supports many file formats (.txt, .zip, .tar.gz, .r...

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