When it comes to writing, it is great to always create the draft in plain text. The problem lies when you need to transform those plain-text words into something nicely-formatted and readable. Fortunately, Linux provides two programs that allow you to draft in plain text, then convert to other, more graphical formats.
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You might have heard of Edubuntu, Lubuntu etc but did you know that there are over 50 unofficial Ubuntu-based Linux distributions? In this post we will see some of these niche and unique Ubuntu variants.
If you are more of a Facebook person and you want to look cool with the console, you might wonder if there is any solution for you. The answer is yes! fbcmd is a little PHP software that allows you to access your Facebook account from the command line. Except for a few missing features, fbcmd is incredibly complete.
The great thing about Linux distros is that there’s one for every skill level. If you’re comfortable with Linux and Unix and you like to customize things a little (or perhaps, a lot), you might want to give Arch Linux a try.
No, no please don’t shoot! Of course, all Linux distro are great and should be taken seriously. But Linux is also different in many ways, especially when it comes to jokes and pranks. For this article, I will show you a short list of examples of this “Linux Humor.”
In this Part 2 of the Subversion series, we’ll show you how to recall a previous version of a document as well as how to download all your in-process work to another machine.
The open-source WebOS project from HP may not be as popular as Android or iOS, but it is definitely still active and surviving. For those who are keen to test it without having a TouchPad, here is how you can run the WebOS emulator in Linux.
While there are many wallpaper changing app for Linux, most of them are similar, do their job (changing the wallpaper) well and don’t seem interesting enough to warrant a review here. Slidewall is yet another wallpaper changer that comes with support for live wallpaper. It is pretty cool, I must say. Check it out.
Are you feeling nostalgia, particularly for the old DOS game you played during your childhood? Here are some ways to play your old DOS game again in Linux.
Do you know you can easily setup your own document versioning system without the need of GDrive and Dropbox? Subversion (SVN) is all you need. Here is how you set it up in Linux
Many Ubuntu users felt the need to group similar applications together in the Unity launcher to save some space. Ubuntu doesn’t comes with the ability for you to group apps together, but With Drawers, you can do so with ease.
Have you ever why the mascot for Linux is a penguin and why is it call “Tux”? We have the answer here, and surprisingly, there is a lot more about the penguin than you know.
For a lot of geeks, the Texas Instrument Scientific Calculator was their best friends in high school. Thanks to emulation and Linux, it is now possible to use a TI again with nostalgia.
Looking for a way to access and sync Google Drive to your Ubuntu desktop? Insync for Linux could be the one you are looking for.
Do you love using Ubuntu Unity lenses? If yes, here are some of latest offerings. They might not be the most useful ones but the latest arrivals in the arena.
Linux also has disk fragmentation issue, but you do not have to defragment your disk on Linux. You do not even have to worry about it, and here’s why.
Linux do crash. When that happens and you don’t know what to do, the magic SysRq key combo is all you need to know to get yourself out of the crash, gracefully.
Ubuntu doesn’t come with an easy way for you to add or remove a user to and from a group. Here are two methods that allow you to do so easily.
Running out of hard disk space? Use Baobab to analyze your system and find out which files are hogging all the storage space.
If you are looking for a desktop client that support various IM and telephony protocols like MSN, SIP, Facebook, Google Talk etc, then Jitsi is the one for you.