There are two new universal installer packages for Linux: Snap and Flatpack. Want to know their differences? Let’s compare Snap packages and Flatpaks.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
If you have a website and are keen to implement SSL, Let’s Encrypt is a great option. Here’s how to set up Let’s Encrypt in a Nginx Ubuntu server.
If you are not using Ubuntu but are keen to try out the Snap packages, here is how you can run Ubuntu Snap Packages on other Linux distros.
Double Commander is an open-source, dual-panel file manager that’s available for various OS platforms including Linux. It is inspired by Total Commander. Check it out.
Nautilus-copypaste-images is a plugin that lets you copy an image file in Nautilus and directly paste it as an image to an image editor like Gimp. Here’s how it works
It’s not difficult to compile Linux programs from source. Start with a tarball and follow four simple steps. This guide shows you how it’s done.
Sometimes you just want things to stay between you and ….. you! Luckily, you can even hide the Linux Command Line History by using Incognito Mode. Here’s how.
Did you know it’s possible to get weather information via the Linux Command Line without installing a utility? It is, thanks to WTTR.IN! Here’s how.
Tired of making Linux live USB disks over and over again? Meet Linux AIO: a tool that takes all current spins of popular Linux distributions and compiles them into one flashable ISO file.
Like any other software, Linux systems and apps can freeze and stop working at times. Here’s how you can handle App/OS Freezes in Linux.
Want to display keystrokes in screencasts on Ubuntu? Meet Screenkey: a command line app that makes sure your keystrokes are better displayed.
Making live USB disks on Linux has always been hit or miss. This is why Etcher is such a great tool; it means no more bootable flash drives with an error or missing important files.
Some Linux distributions have adopted a Rolling Release Model that will continuously update your operating system; you only have to install your OS once. Here’s a deeper look.
Tired of geo-restricted websites ruining your day? Lantern is an Internet proxy tool worth checking out. It lets you access blocked sites. Here’s how.
Cutegram is a free and open source Telegram client for GNU/Linux focusing on user-friendly compatibility with Linux desktop environments. Here’s how it works.
Tired of Ubuntu’s notifications? nonotifs (aka NoNotifications) is a simple indicator to temporarily suppress notifications of notify-osd (notify-send). Check it out.
Ever wanted to record your Linux desktop and create an animated GIF out of it? Silentcast to the rescue! This software allows you to do both.