If you are a regular Ubuntu Software Center user, and are looking for a better alternative, App Grid is a fully featured and light-weight option for you.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Lazarus is cross platform compatible and makes it very easy to write cross-platform desktop applications on Linux. Check out this beginner guide to Lazarus.
A clock doesn’t have to rely on boring numbers. Check out these interesting KDE clock widgets and Plasmoids with a creative approach to telling the time.
The netstat command displays information about the Linux networking subsystem including data on open network connections and routing tables.
Need a lightweight alternative to Unity desktop in Ubuntu? You can install Gnome Classic Shell and use it in your old laptop.
Do you have trouble finding a file in your computer? You can easily find files from the command line using the find command. Here’s how to use it.
Renaming files can be an easy, or difficult task, depending on the tools you use. Here are some easy and useful ways to rename files in Linux.
If you are a designer/developer looking to test out your site, you will need a local web server. Here’s how you can setup local webserver on all major OS.
Do you have a lot of startup applications in Ubuntu that slow down the whole startup process? Here is how you can manage startup applications in Ubuntu.
The “nslookup” command helps you to look up addresses in the Internet. Check out the advanced guide here to master nslookup.
Code profiling lets you identify bottlenecks, dead code, and bugs. For Linux programmer, the GNU profiler “gprof” is the profiling tool for you.
The Vim editor offers so many features that it’s very difficult to learn all of them. For experienced users, here are some useful Vim tips and tricks for you.
Robolinux is a Linux distro which caters to those who want to migrate away from Windows. Check out the installation guide and Robolinux review here.
Microsoft’s OneDrive is tightly integrated with Windows and there isn’t a Linux sync agent. Find out how you can sync OneDrive in Linux with onedrive-d.
If you have forgotten your user account password in Ubuntu, here is how you can reset Ubuntu password. This will work on any Ubuntu-based distro as well.
4MLinux is a small Linux distribution that caters to the four M’s – Maintenance, Multimedia, Miniserver and Mystery. Let’s check out the 4MLinux review.
The PPA that used to host Cinnamon desktop has stopped being maintained since May 2014. Here is another way to install Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04.
If you find the Shutdown and Restart confirmation dialog box in Ubuntu annoying, here is an easy way to turn it off.