Recently Microsoft updated their Skype platform (on everything but Linux), so it’s time that Linux users dumped Skype. Here’s a list of four decent alternatives worth checking out.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
There are many screencasting tools for Windows and Mac OS, and ironically, there’s no dearth of applications on Linux. In this article you will learn about the functioning of one such tool – SimpleScreenRecorder.
If you’re a Gnome 3 user with dual monitors, you only get one screen with a taskbar and workspace switcher. Here’s how to make it appear on both monitors.
Previously, we shared some GTK themes worth checking out; here are five more themes you may be interested in using.
The Fishery is a plugin repository for Fish Shell (a replacement shell for Bash that has a lot of features going for it). Check it out.
NayuOS is a Chrome OS fork that takes the good of Chrome OS, sifts through the bad, and creates a totally free, secure and open environment that people can use to develop software on.
When you understand the way SSH pipes on Linux work, you can get seriously creative. This article covers what happens when you combine Unix pipes and SSH.
TimeKpr is a tool that lets you track and control the access time of a user on Linux. It’s also perfect for setting parental controls for your kids. Here’s how it works.
If you’re a Linux user and want to create an animated GIF, you can easily do that using the GIMP image manipulation tool. This tutorial will show you how.
Have an old PC sitting around and going to waste? Why not turn it into a Linux file server, smart TV hub, Network Attached Storage, or private cloud solution? Here are 8 things you can do with an old PC and Linux.
If you have a lot of local media on your Linux machine and you’re looking for a solution, you should consider an appliance-based solution rather than an always-on media server solution for your network.
This guide will go over the installation, setup and configuration of Emby on your Linux system. It’ll also go over the many ways in which you can access your movies, music, pictures and TV shows from your media server.
Netboot makes it possible to install most popular Linux distributions directly from the Internet to your machine.Just make a disk, plug it in, select your option and get going. Here’s how it works.
Netstat is a command line utility that can be used to monitor network connections. In this tutorial we will discuss how to use Netstat to find information about network connections and open ports on a Linux system.
Want to make sure your data and files are protected on your hard drive? Here are four great ways you can back up your entire hard drive on the Linux platform.
Looking to set up a media server for your large collection of music, movies, pictures and TV shows on Linux? This article will show you how to do that using Plex Media Server.
Are you unhappy with Windows 10 or just want to try something new? If you’ve always wanted to try Linux, here are 8 great reasons to switch from Windows 10 to Linux.
The Linux ‘Find’ command can be used to find and locate a list of files and directories based on conditions specified. In this tutorial we show you the most used find command examples in Linux.