While Ubuntu is generally secure, there are some default settings that can be exploited easily. This article will show you some ways to secure your Ubuntu.
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There are times when you want to find out which process is using too much bandwidth, and the tool, NetHogs, lets you do just that. Let’s check it out.
Many photo managers for Linux are only good for viewing. KPhotoAlbum is a powerful KDE application that allows you to organize many photos at once.
If you are looking for ways to record your screen as an animated gif in Ubuntu and other Linux distro, Byzanz is a small command line tool that you can use. Check it out here.
Not all presentations require animation effects. For a simple presentation, you can use mdp in Linux to run a presentation from the command line.
KKEdit text editor was inspired by BBEdit and it brings the best of its features to Linux in a lightweight, fast, GTK2-styled package. Let’s check it out.
The MATE desktop environment is great, except that its window manager doesn’t have many configuration options. Here is how you can replace its window manager with Openbox.
Openbox is one of the best window managers for Linux, and you can easily make it your own with the themes. Here are 5 of the best themes for Openbox.
Do you have a touch-enabled monitor and are you running Linux at the same time? Here are the best Linux desktop environments you should use.
The Close button in Rhythmbox doesn’t close itself in Ubuntu when music is playing. Here is the fix.
Do you think your Internet speed is really as fast as advertised? Linspeed is a simple, yet useful tool for Ubuntu that can measure the speed of your Internet connection.
Dooble is a small but fast browser that is mainly concerned with privacy and security, and its interesting approach makes it worth taking a look.
While there are plenty of graphical tools for you to create a Linux USB live disk, nothing beats the command line for its easiness. Here’s how to do it.
Do you love Gnome Shell but hate the way it looks? The Internet is chock full of better looking themes to choose from. Here are 8 of the best Gnome Shell themes.
Cron provides a useful way to schedule tasks, but it is not perfect. Here are 4 cron alternatives that can do a better job than cron. Let’s check them out.
The “Always on Top” function is useful for you to keep any window on top of others. Here is how you can set a custom keyboard shortcut for it in Ubuntu.
KDE is full of customization options and the default lock screen might be one of the things you’d like to change. Here’s how you can do it.
Ubuntu prompts you where there are new update for your system. If you would like to automate the whole updating process, here is how you can do it.