In Linux, there are several ways to switch to the root user and it can be confusing. Learn the differences between each command and their use cases.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
While Telegram comes with a desktop client for most operating systems, it can be accessed via the command line too. Here’s how to use Telegram from the Linux command line.
Deleting the root user is a security precaution and overall just something that is good to do. Here is how you can disable the root account in Linux.
Lumina Desktop is a lightweight desktop manager for BSD system but has been ported over to many Linux distro. Here’s how to install Lumina Desktop on Linux.
Many solutions to mount Google Drive in Ubuntu require a third-party client. This tutorial shows you how to mount Google Drive natively in Nautilus Ubuntu.
Gnome Software comes with a bug that prevents users from installing deb files. Here are some of the workarounds to install deb files in Ubuntu 16.04.
Browser bookmarks often reside in a browser, but if you are a command line person, here’s how you can manage browser bookmarks from the command line.
If you are a Linux system admin who needs to constantly keep track of the filesystem usage, here is a way you can display the filesystem usage information in the Ubuntu system tray.
While Unity 8 is new and shiny, it doesn’t work with some of the old Xorg apps because of the difference in the display server. Here’s how you can get these old Xorg apps working in Unity 8!
If you are always mistyping your sudo password because nothing is shown on the screen, here’s a quick fix to get asterisks to show up as your sudo password in Ubuntu.
The command line is seriously powerful. If you are a system administrator, here are some Linux command line tools you should know and use.
Checking out a bunch of files and folders can be a tedious process. Here is a way to quickly preview files in Ubuntu without having to open them.
Sometimes your USB drives can get corrupted. If you’re a Linux user, here’s an easy fix to repair corrupted USB drive and get it working again.
Your switch to Linux might be hard, but it could be totally pain-free. To help you with your Linux journey, here are some beginner tips for using a Linux distro.
If you want to keep yourself updated with the current temperature, here is how you can add the weather information to the system tray in Ubuntu.
The KDE Community have developed a ton of high-quality applications for different needs. Here are some of the best KDE Plasma applications you should try.
Have you ever wanted to watch Twitch outside of the browser on the Linux desktop? It is now possible with the help of Gnome Twitch. Check out how it works!
How do you avoid not noticing the caps lock key is on when you’re typing? Indicator-Keyboard-LED easily shows the state of the caps lock key onscreen.