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How to Automate Your Ubuntu With CuttleFish

How to Automate Your Ubuntu With CuttleFish

We have mentioned tools that allow you to schedule tasks in Ubuntu, but if you want to set a trigger and automate tasks based on the result of a prior action, then CuttleFish would be the one for you.

How to Install And Use WhatsApp On Your Windows PC

How to Install And Use WhatsApp On Your Windows PC

If you are a iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone user, you might be familiar with the WhatsApp application that allows you to chat and send free SMS with your friends. It is such a useful app, to the extend that it has completely replaced my default SMS app. WhatsApp is tied to your mobile […]

How to Schedule Posts In Facebook Page [Quick Tips]

How to Schedule Posts In Facebook Page [Quick Tips]

If you are an administrator/moderator of a Facebook page, you will know that previously there is no way to schedule post right within the Facebook page. To do so, you will have to resort to third party app or write your own code using the Facebook API. A good thing is, Facebook has recently introduced […]

How to Update/Upgrade Your Ubuntu Without Internet Connection

How to Update/Upgrade Your Ubuntu Without Internet Connection

In Ubuntu, if you are connected to the Internet, updating and upgrading the system is as easy as running the “apt-get update” and “apt-get upgrade” command. Better still, for those who prefer a GUI, you can also use the Update Manager to update your system with a simple click. Now, what if your Ubuntu computer […]

Understanding AppArmor in Ubuntu [Linux]

Understanding AppArmor in Ubuntu [Linux]

You have probably heard of the AppArmor while you are installing Ubuntu, but since it is not an application that shows up in the Application Menu and it doesn’t appear in any graphical form, most of you have probably no idea what it does and why it is essential for your system. In short, AppArmor […]

MiniTube: Watch YouTube Videos On Your Desktop [Linux]

MiniTube: Watch YouTube Videos On Your Desktop [Linux]

For those of you who are in love with Youtube and have spent countless hours everyday watching the videos, you can now watch it directly from your desktop without having to open the browser. Minitube is the only software you need and it works for Windows, Mac and Linux. One good thing about the Linux […]

How to Install Wunderlist in Ubuntu

How to Install Wunderlist in Ubuntu

Wunderlist is a great to do list app and task manager. It allows you to sync your tasks online and you can access it from various platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android and iPad. However, there seem to be one platform that is missing from the list, and that is our favorite Linux. Sure enough, […]

Ask The Readers: What Is Your Impressions Of The Upcoming Windows 8?

Ask The Readers: What Is Your Impressions Of The Upcoming Windows 8?

Microsoft has released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Release Preview for the public to test and play it out. Some of you will have played with it, and even use it in your daily production machine. We are keen to know how impressed (or unimpressed) you are with this new OS. Here’s the poll […]

How to Browse Ubuntu Folders From Your Android Phone On A LAN Network

How to Browse Ubuntu Folders From Your Android Phone On A LAN Network

We have covered several Android apps that allow you to sync your Android to your computer over wireless network. Most of them will turn your Android phone into a web server and you can then access it from your computer’s web browser. What if you want to browse the files and folders in your computer and move them over to your Android phone?

ScreenCloud Allows You to Take Screenshots And Save to The Cloud [Ubuntu]

ScreenCloud Allows You to Take Screenshots And Save to The Cloud [Ubuntu]

There are tons of ways to take screenshot in Linux. You can either use the “PrintScreen” button on your keyboard, or use the comprehensive and feature-rich Shutter to do the job. Alternatively, if you are looking for a screen capture tool that can sync your screenshots to the cloud, ScreenCloud could be the one for […]

Is Calligra A Great Alternative to LibreOffice?

Is Calligra A Great Alternative to LibreOffice?

LibreOffice may be the most popular open-source Office Suite around, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other good open source office suite that you can use. If you are looking for a simpler, yet equally powerful office suite for your Linux system, Calligra might be a good alternative to LibreOffice (or is it?) Let’s check […]

How to Schedule Update to Google+ In Chrome

How to Schedule Update to Google+ In Chrome

Google+ might not be as big as Facebook (for now), but it does has its fair share of users and being tightly integrated with Youtube, Hangout and many other Google products make it a really useful social network, whether it is for personal uses or for marketing your brand. As good as it gets, it […]

Comix: A Useful Comic Reader For Linux

Comix: A Useful Comic Reader For Linux

I am not a Comic fan, but sometimes I do read some comics to keep myself entertained. My usual way of reading comic is to go online to find the comic I want and read the strips, one at a time. The problem with this method is that with a slow Internet connection, the loading […]

Ask The Readers: How Often Do you Accomplish The Task You Set Out To Do?

Ask The Readers: How Often Do you Accomplish The Task You Set Out To Do?

The result for last week poll: Which Is Your Favorite Office Suite Application? is out. Here’s the breakdown: When it comes to Office Suite, LibreOffice is the clear people’s favorite with 50% of the vote and hold a comfortable lead over the second position. Microsoft’s Office is at a distant second place, despite it beings […]

How to Install And Configure Samba In Ubuntu For File Sharing

How to Install And Configure Samba In Ubuntu For File Sharing

Samba is a useful service found in most Unix and Linux system that allows you to share file and print services with another computer, particularly a Microsoft Windows client. In Ubuntu, while the Nautiilus File Manager comes with a series of connection protocols to access files from a remote server, it doesn’t turn the machine […]

CactusVPN P2P/BitTorrent VPN Connections Giveaway

CactusVPN P2P/BitTorrent VPN Connections Giveaway

BitTorrent might be a good way to share and download files, but if you are not careful, you can easily expose your identity online and attract many government agencies, special interest groups, corporations, and hackers who are looking for people to catch, sue, or attack. There are plenty of ways to secure your torrents download […]

How to Remove Unused Shortcode From Posts [WordPress]

How to Remove Unused Shortcode From Posts [WordPress]

In WordPress, if you have used plenty of plugins, you will surely come across a few that require you to put a shortcode in the post (like [shortcode_1]) for it to work. Using shortcode may be a good way to add functionality to your site, but when you deactivate the plugin, the shortcode in your content don’t get removed and it will appear in the frontend in its unprocessed form. Here are some ways to remove unused shortcode from your site.

How to Use Unity Quicklist in Gnome Shell

How to Use Unity Quicklist in Gnome Shell

I may not be a fan of the Unity desktop, but the Quicklist feature is something that I find it really useful. It might only be applicable to the Unity desktop, but with a little tweak, you can get your favorite quicklist to work in Gnome Shell too. Here’s how it works. The Quicklists Gnome […]

How to Access And Sync Google Drive In Ubuntu

How to Access And Sync Google Drive In Ubuntu

After much waiting, Google finally released the Google Drive last month. Together with the launch, Google also released desktop apps for the Windows and Mac OS. As for Linux users, once again, there is no love for you (yet). At the moment, you will have to use the web interface for downloading and uploading files. […]