The MATE desktop environment is great, except that its window manager doesn’t have many configuration options. Here is how you can replace its window manager with Openbox.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Openbox is one of the best window managers for Linux, and you can easily make it your own with the themes. Here are 5 of the best themes for Openbox.
Do you have a touch-enabled monitor and are you running Linux at the same time? Here are the best Linux desktop environments you should use.
The Close button in Rhythmbox doesn’t close itself in Ubuntu when music is playing. Here is the fix.
Do you think your Internet speed is really as fast as advertised? Linspeed is a simple, yet useful tool for Ubuntu that can measure the speed of your Internet connection.
Dooble is a small but fast browser that is mainly concerned with privacy and security, and its interesting approach makes it worth taking a look.
While there are plenty of graphical tools for you to create a Linux USB live disk, nothing beats the command line for its easiness. Here’s how to do it.
Do you love Gnome Shell but hate the way it looks? The Internet is chock full of better looking themes to choose from. Here are 8 of the best Gnome Shell themes.
Cron provides a useful way to schedule tasks, but it is not perfect. Here are 4 cron alternatives that can do a better job than cron. Let’s check them out.
The “Always on Top” function is useful for you to keep any window on top of others. Here is how you can set a custom keyboard shortcut for it in Ubuntu.
KDE is full of customization options and the default lock screen might be one of the things you’d like to change. Here’s how you can do it.
Ubuntu prompts you where there are new update for your system. If you would like to automate the whole updating process, here is how you can do it.
Otter browser is an ambitious project to keep version 12.x of the Opera browser user interface alive. Let’s check it out and see if it is a good browser alternative.
The Mate desktop is pretty great, but the software it’s built on is getting pretty dated. Here is how you can upgrade Mate to GTK3 in Arch Linux.
In this article, we will discuss the following three ways to send email from the command line in Linux: Sendmail, Telnet, Ssmtp.
Looking for a messaging application that is open source, but has a major focus on security and encryption? Look no further than Telegram.
If you are one of those who work with servers, or are die-hard command line fans, you can use Calcurse to manage your appointment and get organized. Here’s how you can do so.
The Unity Dash in Ubuntu doesn’t come with options for you to shutdown your PC. Here’s how you can add session management options to Unity Dash.