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.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
As an Ubuntu user, surely you’re familiar with Apt-get. However, it’s slowly being phased out in favor of the new Apt. Here’s how Apt differs from the Apt-get.package
Are you using several messenger services on your PC? Use Franz Messenger to access 14 messaging services all in one place.
If your Unity Dash search requirements are limited to your local system, here’s how to switch the online search feature off.
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.
A Linux clipboard manager helps to enhance copy and paste functionality and retain all copied data. Here are 5 of the best clipboard managers for Linux.
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.
FF Multi Converter is an app that allows you to convert video, audio, image and document files between several file formats on Linux. Here’s how it works.
Transferring files is nothing new. However, Transfer.sh is an exciting tool that lets you do so via the terminal. It works on any system that has bash and curl.
Love Google Hangouts but wish you could use something other than the official client? You can now use Google Hangouts on Pidgin with Purple Hangouts.
Audacity is a free open source software for recording and editing sounds. This beginner’s guide will get you up and running with Audacity on Linux.
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.
Looking for a more secure browser for Linux? Check out Xombrero web browser, a minimalist browser with sophisticated built-in security features. It has a familiar interface similar to Firefox.
Looking for a lightweight VPN tool for Linux? Meet Fruho. It’s built with OpenVPN and makes use of various encryption standards by default. Check it out.
There’s an old school of thought that says that Linux is more secure than other operating systems. Do you think Linux is more secure than other OS?
MediaTomb is DLNA server software with a friendly and easy-to-configure set of options. Here is how to set up MediaTomb on Linux.
One of the most popular ways to back up data is with an NAS. However, there are many other reasons why a network storage device may be a good idea. Here are a few of them.
There’s a new project that combines the Free BSD kernel along with all the tools and utilities: UbuntuBSD. When you install this OS you’ll get access to all BSD features (ZFS, ports tree, etc.) and Ubuntu features.