Nvidia’s NVENC allows the use the GPU to encode video streams so as to reduce video conversion time. Here’s how to get Nvidia’s NVENC working in Ubuntu.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
To reduce eye strain, you should use dedicated software that prompts you to take frequent work breaks, something which is really beneficial for your eyes. Safe Eyes for Linux is one you should check out.
The versatility of Linux means that it can be run on almost any device. Here are 4 of the best Linux distributions you can run on ARM devices.
Don’t you really hate it when you can’t find a program in the App menu? Check out this list of Linux application launchers to help you find and open programs quickly.
Flatpak is a technology that makes it very easy to install software no matter the Linux distribution. Here’s how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu.
While most torrents are downloaded using a GUI, you can download torrents from the command line too. Here’s how you can do so in Ubuntu.
If you have several Ubuntu PCs connected in a LAN network, you can set up a local repository in one of them and update every computer without Internet access. Here’s how to set up a local repository in Ubuntu.
While most laptop is capable of running any Linux distro, some are more compatible than the rest. Here are some tips to choose a laptop for Linux that you should consider.
Have you ever wanted to run bash script as a root user during startup? Here’s how you can harness the power of cron and set your scripts to run at startup.
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.
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!