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.
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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.
Ever encountered the ‘Unable to lock (/var/lib/dpkg/)’ error on Ubuntu? Here are all the aspects related to this error and how to safely get rid of it.
Canonical released Snap in Ubuntu 16.04. Here is what you need to know to start managing snap packages.
WhatsApp recently launched dedicated desktop clients for Windows and Mac OS X only. So what about Linux users? That’s where Whatsie comes into play.
In the next release of Subsonic, the software is going closed source. If you prefer open source software, here are some great Subsonic alternatives.
Animated GIFs have become really popular in the past few years. Here is how you can create and edit animated Gifs from the command line in Ubuntu.
Solus OS is a new Linux operating system that isn’t based on anything. It’s a fresh take on Linux with the message less is more. Here’s a closer look.
gThumb is an application to view and organize images; however, you can also use it to batch resize images. Here’s how to perform batch resizing on Ubuntu.
Looking to access your Ubuntu PC from your Android device? Check out the Home Remote Control app which allows you to control your PC remotely.
Linux doesn’t have an official Google Drive Client. OverGrive is a third-party Google Drive client that aims to provide a complete desktop solution. Check it out.
GUI-fans will be happy to know that image editing can be performed through the command line. Convert is a tool that can convert images and more on Linux.
Imgur-Screenshot is a simple bash script available for Linux and OS X. It lets you take a screenshot of a selected area and upload it to Imgur. Here’s how it works.
Ubuntu 16.04 is out. Wondering what’s new in this release? This article goes over the most notable changes and features of this new version of Ubuntu.