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How to Get Newer Kernels on Ubuntu

How to Get Newer Kernels on Ubuntu

Each version of Ubuntu ships with a frozen kernel, and it’s not easy for users to switch kernels. Here’s how you can get and use newer kernels on Ubuntu.

How to Encrypt Your Hard Disk in Ubuntu

How to Encrypt Your Hard Disk in Ubuntu

In this article we’ll go over the benefits and downsides of encrypting an entire hard drive as well as the steps to encrypt a hard disk in Ubuntu. Let’s get started!

How to Install Qgit Viewer in Ubuntu

How to Install Qgit Viewer in Ubuntu

Qgit Viewer is a Qt-based Git-viewing tool for Linux. It allows you to view Git repos with a GUI. Here is how to install Qgit viewer in Ubuntu.

The Beginner’s Guide to Scripting on Linux

The Beginner’s Guide to Scripting on Linux

Have you ever wanted to learn “scripting” in Linux but are not sure where to start? This beginner’s guide shows you how easy it is to start scripting in Linux. Check it out!