This post describes how to set up Logical Volume Manager (LVM) in Ubuntu 14.04 step by step. LVM allows you to extend and reduce a partition on the fly.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
When on a 64-bit system, you might come across 32-bit RPM packages that you want to convert to DEB (or vice versa). Here’s how to convert RPM packages to DEB.
A PXE Server allows you to boot a Linux distro from a network and install it on hundreds of PCs at a time. Here’s how you can configure a PXE server in Ubuntu.
Albert is a launcher that lets you open files, run applications, perform web searches, do mathematical calculations & more. Here’s how to install & use it.
Bodhi Linux has recently severed ties with Enlightenment DE developers. The creator of Bodhi has instead forked and created a new DE: the Moksha desktop.
Hardening is the process of reducing vulnerabilities and securing a system from possible attack points. In this article we show how to do this on Linux.
Ever wanted to create your own Linux distro? Distroshare Ubuntu Imager creates an installable Live ISO from an installed Ubuntu or derivative distribution.
Looking for a cool dock for Ubuntu? The official documentation describes Plank as the “simplest dock on the planet.” Here’s how to install and configure it.
Do you have multiple partitions that you wish to combine into one? In Linux you can use mhddfs to do so. Let’s check it out.
If one would expect a great OS, such as GNU/Linux, to excel in a discipline, it would be Math. Linux offers many excellent math tools. Here are a couple.
DriveDroid is an Android app that allows you to boot into a number of Linux distributions on your computer from their ISO/IMG files stored on your device. Let’s check out how it works.
Did you know GRUB2 can be configured so you don’t need to burn ISO files to disk or USB? Here’s how to run a live environment directly from the boot menu.
There are only two geography-related appls readily available in most Linux repositories: Kgeography and Marble. Here’s how to use them to learn on Linux.
Unsettings is a graphical tool to easily tweak Unity Desktop environment and its settings. For example: those related to launcher, dash, windows, and more.
Rely on heavy GPU usage? Want to know how your Graphics Processing Unit performs under extreme stress? Here’s how to benchmark your GPU on Linux.
Learning music is a great pastime. If you’re interested in learning music on Linux, here’s some exceptional software to help you along your musical journey.
Most Linux users won’t need to defragment their disk thanks to its excellent journaling filesystems, but when you need to defragment, here’s how to do it.
Swap is a special partition used to write pages from memory and read back pages into memory as well. This guide shows how to manage swap usage in Linux.