In the “Sounds & Video” category of Ubuntu Software Center, 3 of the top rated music players are Audacious, Clementine, and Qmmp. Let’s check them out.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
If there is a need for you to send email from the command line, say to report the progress (or failure) of a backup process, you can easily do so in Linux. Check it out here.
Unlike a regular desktop distro, Zentyal is designed as an one-stop web server for small office and enterprises users. The distro has all the components you need to setup a server.
Most hard disks comes with several partitions. If you need to manage hard disk partitions in Linux, fdisk is the tool you need.
If you look past the minor peculiarities of Emmabuntüs, you’ll discover a well put together distro that’ll even appeal to users beyond its intended user base.
A new keyboard applet is enabled by default in Ubuntu 13.10. If you have no use for it, here’s how to disable it.
Linux has several different command line tools that can encrypt and decrypt files using a password supplied by the user. Let’s take a detail look at some of them.
Screencast videos are an ideal tool to provide instructional assistance. Kazam for Linux is simple enough for new users, and offers tweakable controls to experienced users.
There is more to archives than just the humble .zip. Chek out the various Linux’s archiving and compression commands and how to make proper use of them.
If you are planning to back up files to Dropbox from the terminal, Dropbox Uploader is the best solution for you.
When an app misbehave, it is best to kill it before it crashes the system. Check out the various ways you can use to kill a process in Linux.
Instead of manually download and install Google fonts on your system, you can now make use of TypeCatcher to easily install Google Fonts in Ubuntu.
It’s the time of the year again where Canonical is going to launch a new version of its popular Ubuntu distro. You may be wondering if the upcoming release, Saucy Salamander 13.10, is a worthy upgrade, or one that you can skip altogether. Let’s check out ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta and see what’s new and if it is worth upgrading.
If you are one of those who are curious about how malware works, there is a Linux distro that comes with all the necessary tools for you to analyze malware.
You probably have used Viber on your mobile phone to make free phone call. It had recently released a desktop version which allows you to make free phone call from the desktop. Here is how you can install Viber in Linux.
In Ubuntu, you can easily access Amazon S3 via the various software, such as S3Fox or Dragon Disk. However, in a server situation, you won’t have the luxury of using a desktop software. In this tutorial, we will show you how you can mount Amazon S3 in Ubuntu, be it desktop or server.
Searching your files can be an easy, or difficult task, depending on how you organize your files and documents. Recoll is a text search tool for Unix and Linux and can find keywords inside documents as well as file names. This make it a perfect tool for you to search and retrieve your files and documents quickly, whenever you need it.
If you are using multiple OSes and wish to transfer files from one computer to another via an external hard disk, you will want to format the hard disk to exFAT format since it is widely supported by most OS and doesn’t come with the 4GB per file restriction. Here is how you can format it to exFAT filesystem in Ubuntu.