Smartmontools is a free software package that takes advantage of modern hard drives with SMART capabilities. It can monitor your drives and report errors. Let’s check it out.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Outside of Gnome Shell, client-side decorations on windows can be quite annoying. Luckily, someone has created some software to bypass these decorations.
Debates on which text editor is the best have been going on for years. So, we’ve decided to round up 5 of the best Linux text editors available.
One of the best things about being a MATE user is the fact that everything is super stable and reliable. Check out these 9 great-looking MATE themes.
Have you ever recorded a vocal track in Audacity only to find that your recording has a ton of white noise in it? Try using this quick trick to remove white noise.
Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will not require manufacturers to include an option to turn off secure boot. Is Linux being phased out by design?
The Linux real-time process monitor -top is a very versatile and handy program. Read on for an explanation of top along with some of its options.
Ever recorded a video clip and then wondered “How do I turn this entire thing into individual images?” This guide will show how to decompile videos on Linux.
The ‘ps’ command is an invaluable tool used to check running processes on a Unix system. Discover some amazing options available to ‘ps.’
Looking to spice up your config with something a little more stylish? We’ve scoured the Internet to find some of the coolest, best-looking Conky themes!
Want to create animated GIFs from video files on Linux? Come learn how to cut part of a video, resize it, and tweak animations for smoothness and speed.
KDE Plasma truly is a beautifully designed Linux desktop. With so many themes to choose from, here are some of the best KDE Plasma themes around.
It is kind of a pain to have to open Steam just to chat with your friends. Here is how you can bypass this by adding Steam chat to Pidgin on Linux.
GlusterFS provides network storage which has the ability to be made fault-tolerant, redundant and scalable. Here’s how you can set up your own NAS.
In case you are wondering, here are a few useful and important reasons why you might want to have a Linux live CD with you all the time.
Accidentally deleted your files in your Linux machine? Here is how you can recover files from Ext3/Ext4 filesystem with a Linux live CD.
CherryTree, an Evernote client written in Python for Linux and Windows, lets you organize notes in a smart and logical way. Let’s check it out.
This article goes over window managers and desktop environments. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each to help you better decide which is right for you.