When you are new to Linux, one of the problems you will face is which apps to use. With millions of Linux apps, the choice is certainly not easy. Here are 8 essential Linux apps to get you settled in quickly.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Meltdown and Spectre are big security issues, and they affect almost every computer. For Linux (and Ubuntu) there are already a lot of updates available to fight Meltdown and Spectre. You only need to install them.
One of the scariest realities of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is just how widespread they are. Use these simple tools to see how your Linux PC is affected and what you can do.
With the Fall Creators Update, users are now able to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Learn how you can install the Linux subsystem for Windows here.
There are a number of hidden files tucked away in your Linux’s home directory. One of them is .bashrc up near the top of your hidden files. What is bashrc, and why is editing bashrc useful? Let’s find out.
There are several reasons people opt for dark themes on their computers. Some find them easy on the eye while others prefer them because of their medical condition. Here are five of the best dark themes for Linux.
There are occasions where you may want to output audio to multiple devices at the same time. Learn how to configure Ubuntu to play audio through multiple devices.
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.
The “Year of the Linux Desktop” is a fabled time when Linux finally rises up and becomes the dominant desktop operating system, supplanting Windows. Will 2018 be the Year of the Linux Desktop? Let’s find out.
Linux Mint comes in different versions, each with a different desktop environments and default applications. If you started with Cinnamon, this will show how you can install Mate alongside Cinnamon in Linux Mint.
Plasma is a powerful and modern desktop environment for Linux. Aside from just looking good, Plasma comes with lots of tools and settings to help you get things done without wasting time.
Over the years, Linux has continued to become friendlier for new users. That push includes graphical software centers for installing and managing apps. It’s a great idea, but can GNOME and KDE Plasma pull it off?
Even though Steam is available through the official Ubuntu repositories, a lot of new Linux users get tripped up by the installation process. Learn how you can configure the graphics card and install Steam in Ubuntu.
Knowing where to find things on your PC is fundamental. In this article we’ll take you through a long list of ‘find’ commands that should help you find any file you’re looking for in Linux.
There are two main options for downloading content from the Linux command line. Learn the differences between wget and cURL.
If your system dual boots both Windows and Linux, you might notice that it’s impossible to get the system clocks to sync. Fortunately, there’s a relatively easy fix for that.
While Linux is seen as needlessly complex, you can easily configure Linux for children and make it kids-friendly and easy to use.
Tired of the default look of your Linux desktop? Fret not, here are some places where you can find beautiful Linux themes and icons for you to fully customize your desktop.