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.
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uGet Download Manager for Ubuntu claims to be ‘”very powerful” as it provides a large array of features as well as being lightweight & low on resources. Check it out.
Libreoffice 5.0 was finally released with a host of improvements and bug fixes. Here’s how to install LibreOffice 5.0 in Ubuntu and derivatives.
We have previously shown you the best Markdown editors for Windows; now it’s time to unveil our top four best Markdown editors for Linux. Check them out.
Is your ISP setting a file download limit for your Internet connection? Here is how you can split and download large files with cURL.
Standard hibernation was disabled in Ubuntu 12.04. Fortunately there is a way to enable hibernate in Ubuntu. Here’s how it’s done.
Linux offers many tools for scientists to support or conduct experiments. This article focuses on a few that will make learning physics easier or more fun.
Unity Launcherswitcher is a background script which enables you to set up a different launcher on each of your workspaces on Unity. Here’s how to set it up.
Using Linux as your default OS and interested in learning how to type? The following two applications can help you learn the basics and master the keyboard.
Forgetting the password to your important PDF documents can be disastrous. pdfcrack is a Linux command line tool that can crack the password of any PDF file. Let’s check it out.
Many Android fans have been enjoying Google’s fresh material look, but what about Linux? Enter the Paper GTK theme suite. Here’s how to install & enable it.
Antergos is an Arch Linux-based distribution featuring a live environment & a user-friendly graphical installer. Find out how easy it is to install & use.
Ever since Gnome version 3.12, it has been possible to disable extension version checks. If you’re wondering how it’s done, keep reading.
Voyager X8 is a Debian-based distribution, based on stable Debian 8(.1), with the newest “experimental” version of XFCE and great software. Let’s check it out.
Want to broadcast video streams on Linux? Luckily, Open Broadcaster, a pro-grade streaming software, is finally available on Linux. Here’s how it works.
Systemd provides a standard process for controlling what programs run when a Linux system boots up. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
If you play games via Steam on Ubuntu, you may be looking for an easier way to control your games. Luckily, you can use an Xbox 360 Controller. Here’s how.
KDE Connect allows your Linux PC and phone to communicate with each other over Wi-Fi. Here’s how to use it to get Android Notifications on Ubuntu Desktop.