FFMPEG is a powerful command-line tool for manipulating your media files. Here are some of the FFMPEG commands you should know for managing your audio and video files.
Virtual machines are great, but they can be limiting if you want to use a graphical desktop remotely. VNC is the answer. Learn to set up a virtual machine from the command line and connect to it over VNC.
Passwords suck. Using passwords for remote SSH logins on Linux really sucks. Learn how to create SSH encryption keys to log in to Linux servers securely without the need for a password.
Kali Linux is a popular distribution for testing the security of computers and networks. What exactly is it? Is it something that the average computer user needs to know about?
Meltdown and Spectre are big security issues, and they affect almost every computer. For Linux (and Ubuntu) there are already a lot of updates available to fight Meltdown and Spectre. You only need to install them.
One of the scariest realities of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is just how widespread they are. Use these simple tools to see how your Linux PC is affected and what you can do.
There are occasions where you may want to output audio to multiple devices at the same time. Learn how to configure Ubuntu to play audio through multiple devices.
The “Year of the Linux Desktop” is a fabled time when Linux finally rises up and becomes the dominant desktop operating system, supplanting Windows. Will 2018 be the Year of the Linux Desktop? Let’s find out.
Plasma is a powerful and modern desktop environment for Linux. Aside from just looking good, Plasma comes with lots of tools and settings to help you get things done without wasting time.
Over the years, Linux has continued to become friendlier for new users. That push includes graphical software centers for installing and managing apps. It’s a great idea, but can GNOME and KDE Plasma pull it off?
Even though Steam is available through the official Ubuntu repositories, a lot of new Linux users get tripped up by the installation process. Learn how you can configure the graphics card and install Steam in Ubuntu.
There are two main options for downloading content from the Linux command line. Learn the differences between wget and cURL.
Do you ever have a particularly lively email thread blowing up your phone? You can easily mute GMail threads and unmute them later to respond.
Advertisers are taking steps to bypass adblockers on browsers. If you are an adblock user, here is how you can block adblock detection on websites.
Ubuntu recently made the jump to GNOME, but the default still looks a lot like Unity. If you’d like the vanilla GNOME experience, follow this guide.
Secure your WordPress website with a free Flexible SSL certificate from CloudFlare. Learn how to set up SSL on your WordPress site for free.
Different Linux distributions use different package managers to handle installing software. Take a look at the install commands on these popular distros.
It can be so difficult for new users to remember Linux commands that they need to fully utilize their system. These tricks make it easier to do so.
There is an annoying error on Linux systems that tells you you have no space when there’s plenty on your filesystem. Explore these potential fixes.
It’s important to understand how to manage directories in your operating system. If you’re new to Linux, there are a few options to delete a directory.