If you have got yourself the Chrombook Pixel and find that Chrome OS really isn’t the right match for you, you may be happy to know that it’s both possible and easy to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook Pixel.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Autokey is great for text-substitution, but its scripting feature can make your Linux desktop even more powerful and useful.
If you are looking to access Facebook messenger from your Linux desktop, linuxmessenger is a “Facebook-like” desktop client that you can install in Linux
Do you love the Ribbon UI in Microsoft Office so much that you will try all means necessary to install MS Office in your Linux machine? If this is the case, WPS Office is the one for you.
Do you know that there is a Ubuntu distro specially for the Chinese? Ubuntu Kylin is the official Chinese Ubuntu distro and it comes with features targeted at the Chinese market. China would probably be its biggest market, but any Chinese in the World will be able to use it, and love it too.
Use the patched NotifyOSD to customize the notification bubble for Ubuntu 13.04
if you are still using an old laptop, you might be better off disabling all the windows effects and animations in Ubuntu 13.04 so as to improve the performance of the system.
Open a terminal and type the following command: sudo apt-get install fonts-cantarell lmodern ttf-aenigma ttf-georgewilliams ttf-bitstream-vera ttf-sjfonts ttf-tuffy tv-fonts ubuntustudio-font-meta This will install hundreds of different fonts in Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro). Full article
Be it a laptop or a mobile device, you always want the battery to last as long as possible without it dying on you. If you are running Linux on your laptop, you can make use of the TLP module to manage your computer’s power usage in the background.
The APT system in Ubuntu may be useful for installing applications, but it is not deploy a service/program. The Juju system aims to make access to server-based programs as simple as those for the desktop. Here’s how to use it.
For those who are running a server on their Linux machine, it is important to beef up its security. Lynis is an auditing tool which tests and gathers security information from Unix based systems.
For additional security, you can add a two-factor authentication to your SSH connection so it can prevent hackers from doing brute force attack on your server.
When you boot up your Ubuntu laptop, the bluetooth adaptor is always enabled by default. This is show you can disable the bluetooth module during boot up.
Have you ever lost your computer? If so, you probably know how frightening of an experience it can be. Prey is here to help you find your lost computer or mobile device when it is lost.
When you think of editing images on Linux, your first thought may be of GIMP, but do you know that Gwenview can be a useful photo editor as well?
For this week giveaway, we have 5 premium ThemeFuse themes to give away. Read on for more details.
Sopcast is a popular way to watch P2P TV on the Internet, but sometime it can be slow or doesn’t work at all. If you are looking for an alternative in Linux, then TV-maxe is the one for you.
There are several media center applications for Linux users. For fans of KDE, there’s a new Plasma Media Center that will fit in nicely with your desktop.