Did you know that in Ubuntu 16.04 you can actually move the Unity launcher from its default ‘left’ position to the bottom? Here’s how to do it.
If you are a MEGA user or want to try out the service on Ubuntu, here’s how to access it using a client called MEGAsync.
Looking for an easy way to mount Google Drive in Linux? Check out Google-Drive-Ocamlfuse, a FUSE-based file system written in the OCaml language.
Want to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu to limit Internet bandwidth, stick to a particular version of a software or OS kernel, or another reason? Here’s how to do it.
There are many screencasting tools for Windows and Mac OS, and ironically, there’s no dearth of applications on Linux. In this article you will learn about the functioning of one such tool – SimpleScreenRecorder.
TimeKpr is a tool that lets you track and control the access time of a user on Linux. It’s also perfect for setting parental controls for your kids. Here’s how it works.
If you’re a Linux user and want to create an animated GIF, you can easily do that using the GIMP image manipulation tool. This tutorial will show you how.
Looking for a way to extract embedded images from pdf files in Ubuntu? PDFImages is a tool that makes image extraction from PDF files a cakewalk. Check it out.
BeeBEEP is a cross-platform peer-to-peer LAN messenger that allows you to communicate as well as share files with others on the Local Area Network. Here’s how it works on Ubuntu.
Retroshare is a filesharing network that takes the idea of P2P network and extends it to a friend-to-friend (F2F) network. Here it can help you privately connect with friends and family.
The pv command, used to monitor the progress of a Linux command line operation, displays related information through a pipeline, including time elapsed, percentage completed & ETA. Here’s how it works.
Go For It is a simple and stylish productivity app for Ubuntu, featuring a to-do list merged with a timer that keeps your focus on the current task. Check it out.
Mop is a command line tool that displays continuous and updated information about the US stock markets and individual stocks. Let’s take a closer look.
Albert is a launcher that lets you open files, run applications, perform web searches, do mathematical calculations & more. Here’s how to install & use it.
Looking for a cool dock for Ubuntu? The official documentation describes Plank as the “simplest dock on the planet.” Here’s how to install and configure it.
Unsettings is a graphical tool to easily tweak Unity Desktop environment and its settings. For example: those related to launcher, dash, windows, and more.
uGet Download Manager for Ubuntu claims to be ‘”very powerful” as it provides a large array of features as well as being lightweight & low on resources. Check it out.
Unity Launcherswitcher is a background script which enables you to set up a different launcher on each of your workspaces on Unity. Here’s how to set it up.