There’s a new project that combines the Free BSD kernel along with all the tools and utilities: UbuntuBSD. When you install this OS you’ll get access to all BSD features (ZFS, ports tree, etc.) and Ubuntu features.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
This article goes over several ways to push terminal programs into the background and keep them there by running bash commands. Each method listed is good for its own special-use case.
If you’ve ever wanted to check your hardware specifications, kernel version, uptime, desktop environment type, and more on Linux, check out NeoFetch.
In an earlier article we showed you five of the best icon themes for Linux, and now we will list five more custom icon packs for Linux that will add a fair bit of eye candy to your desktop.
Want to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu to limit Internet bandwidth, stick to a particular version of a software or OS kernel, or another reason? Here’s how to do it.
Shashlik is an impressive take on running Android apps on Linux. The best part is that you’re not required to have Chrome. Here’s how it works.
OpenShot is a fairly famous simple video editor for Linux. The new version is in public beta. Here’s how to get it installed and working.
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.
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.