Ubuntu 12.10 comes with a few ways for you to quickly access your desktop, but they are not very visible to the users. Here is a run down of the several ways you can use to access the Show Desktop icon in Ubuntu.
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Sometimes, when you install a new Linux distro in your PC and you didn’t set the boot flag correctly, you will often end up with a unbootable machine with a “File not found: Grub Rescue” boot error message. This happened to me while I were installing the Ubuntu 12.10. Here’s how you can fix it.
Now that Ubuntu 12.10 is finally here, let’s take a look at which features have made it to the final list and whether you should upgrade or not.
If you are using KDE and are in need of a backup solution, KBackup is one simple application that can get the job done. Where Backintime provides a nice, OS X-esque interface, KBackup is back-to-basics program that will equally well. Check out the full review here.
It’s a good practice to keep a version of your back-ups on and off your computer. Here, we’ll show you how to back up your Linux machine to Box
If Unity has got you frustrated and you think the upcoming integration with Amazon is too much, you’ve got lots of options if you want to change desktop environments.
If you are just starting out creating your own shell scripts, here are the ways to easily add conditionals and GUI to your shell scripts.
One of the best things about the Linux command line is your ability to put together scripts that make your life easier. While shell programming may seems difficult to learn, these 2 simple tricks cn allow you to easily simple shell script to automate your life.
So you have installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal. Here are some of the things/fix/tweaks that you might want to do after the installation.
Linux is good for almost everything. If you are running a small project that doesn’t require a full Linux distro, Tiny Core Linux is one small barebone Linux distro that boots very fast and comes with options for you to customize it to suit your needs.
Although the mouse transformed the computing world when it was inventented, it can actually become somewhat tedious, especially in repetitive operations. One piece of software, however, makes it possible to automate graphical programs by automating mouse clicks in Linux.
Have you ever wanted to try a web app without dabbling into the installation and configuration? Luckily, Bitnami have stacks for different web apps so you can easily test them out effortlessly. Let check it out.
The upcoming Ubuntu 12.10 comes with plenty of new features. If you have missed our review of the beta, check out the top ten new arrivals in Ubuntu 12.10 that should catch your attention.
Text editors are great for creating markdown document because they run light are mostly distraction-free. In this article, we’ll show you how to convert the markdown document in Kate text editor (KDE) to HTML with a single shortcut.
Back in Time backup your Linux system and allows you to restore it much like the Time machine in Mac. Here’s the full review of the KDE edition.
If you are in local network with no Internet access, or you just want to quickly send a file over to another computer without having it to go to the web and back, NitroShare is one good file sharing app you can use on the local network and it works well with Windows, Mac and Linux.
If you’re a musician or an audio engineer, and you don’t want to spend the kind of money on setting up a digital studio or don’t want to use a Mac for some reason, you should check out Ubuntu Studio.
Google has a great set of services available for general consumers, and even offers it for a reasonable rate for businesses. But if you’re the paranoid type, or just like to do things yourself, there’s a way you can create something like Google Docs that you install and host on any Ubuntu box you might have. Here is how you can do it.
There are a number of ways you can log into one computer to run software from another: ssh for purely command-line work, VNC for a remote view of your desktop, RDP if you’re stuck (temporarily) in Windows. Nomachine is known for their NX system, which it compresses the data it sends and receives, making it suitable for slower network connections.
We have previously discussed how you can use AndroMouse to turn your Android phone into a wireless mouse for your computer. In this tutorial, we will show you how to set it up in Ubuntu.