A PPA allows you to install third party software, games, proprietary drivers that are not in the Ubuntu repository. Check out these useful PPAs for Ubuntu.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
You can easily check if your computer is running 24/7 by checking its uptime. Here is how you can do so in Windows and Linux.
The good thing about Linux is the ability to customize almost everything, including the icons. Here are 5 beautiful icon themes for you to choose.
SymphonyOS started life back in 2004, and after a hiatus of several years, it has been renewed with the aptly named phoenix series. Let’s check it out and see how it performs.
Are you looking for an easy way to create a screencast on your Linux desktop? ScreenStudio could be the one for you.
If you care about file organization on your Linux machine, you can easily find and remove duplicate files via the command line or with dupeGuru.
Xargs is a useful command that lets you perform multiple command line operations in a single command. Learn how you can put it to good use.
PCLinuxOS has recently released its first version for 2014. The new version uses Linux kernel 3.15.9, runs KDE and includes NVIDIA and ATI fglrx drivers. Let check it out.
Are you looking for a Microsoft Office Picture Manager alternative? Windows Live Photo Gallery has similar features and has syncing/publishing features.
Most people are unaware that you can screencast from the command line. We will show you how you can do so with the help of FFMPEG.
Ever wanted to record what you played on your speakers directly to an MP3 file? In Linux, you can easily do so with Audacity and Pulse Audio Volume Control.
It is easy for anyone to find out the running processes in your Linux machine. Learn how to hide processes and controls who has access to the information.
If you are having problem with your terminal session in Linux or Mac, you can easily share terminal session with your friends and get them to help you. Here’s how to do it.
MyNotex is a Linux app provides the same core functionality as Evernote without the unnecessary bloat and expenses. It is a great Evernote alternative.
If you are concerned about your DNS traffic being sent in plain text and available for everyone to see, you can now encrypt DNS traffic in Ubuntu with DNSCrypt.
The good thing about impress.js presentation is that it is cross-platform compatible and runs in a web browser. Learn how to create one in Linux.
Wireshark displays so much data on the screen that it is difficult to find the information you want. This is where Wireshark’s display filters is useful.
Have you ever wanted to get away from Bash when using Linux? Enter Fish shell, a great alternative with tons of neat features.