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.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
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.
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.
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.