Most people think that you can only run a lightweight Linux distro on USB drive. Porteus is a full-featured Linux distro that you well optimized to be installed on USB drive and other removable storage device.
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There are times when you need to synchronize several folders in your computer, such as syncing several folders to the Dropbox folder. Synkron is a cross-platform compatible application that allows you to synchronize files and folders in your computer. It works in Windows, Mac and Linux and it can help you keep your files and folders updated.
XFCE is a great desktop manager that is both lightweight and customizable. If you are tired of Gnome or KDE and are planning to switch to XFCE, this tutorial will show you how to customize the XFCE desktop.
If you have your own web server, you can use BitTorrent Sync as a backup tool. Here is how you can setup BitTorrent Sync on a Linux server.
It can be pretty annoying when the screensaver pop in to take over the screen while you were watching video. What solutions do you have in Ubuntu to prevent the screen from going to sleep, or dimming down?
Google doesn’t provide a Linux desktop client for Google Music. If you are a Linux and Rhythmbox user, here is how you can access Google Music in Rhythmbox.
While there are lots of applications that allow you to create self-extracting archive, here is how you can do it with the native tool that come in your OS.
For those who prefer to use the mouse more than the keyboard, you can easily create mouse gestures in Ubuntu to replicate the behavior of keyboard shortcuts. Easystroke is one such tool that allows you to do so.
While most people loathe the command line, it is undoubtedly the most efficient way to get things done. If you are one of those who will freak out when you are on the terminal, we have compiled a list of useful Linux commands that you can use to make your workflow more productive.
While installing Ubuntu, one of the good practices is to give the Home folder its own partition, so whatever changes you made to the System folder won’t affect your Home directory. For those who are stuck, here is how you can move your Home folder to another partition.