Atop is an interactive monitor to view the load on a Linux system. In this article we will discuss how to perform load monitoring using this tool.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Still using Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10? Not sure whether it’s worth upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04? In this article we’ll help you decide which is best for you.
Nautilus in Ubuntu has gotten rid of features to sort files by extension. Here is how you can restore the feature and the ability to sort files by extension.
The LXDE desktop environment design is kind of outdated and bland. Luckily, you can easily customize it to your own. Here are 9 great themes for LXDE.
Using smem, you can view a color-coded bar and pie chart of the memory used by processes in a Linux system.
cURL is a very powerful cross-platform program used to get and send files to remote servers. It supports a very wide range of protocols. Here is an introduction guide to cURL.
If you’re on Linux and looking for a good photo manager, Picty is highly recommended as simple to use and can support large photo collections. Let’s check it out.
You might find yourself disappointed that you can’t tweak your Linux sound setup to have an equalizer. Luckily, Pulse Audio Equalizer can help with the rescue.
Since the XFCE Desktop is in dire need of a facelift, we decided to go out and find 9 really great XFCE4 themes. Check them out.
Learn how to set up your Linux system to require two-step authentication using Google Authenticator. No internet connection is necessary.
So, you need an email client for Linux. There are a many – maybe too many, honestly. It’s because of this that we’ve made it easier for you to decide.
Having only one hard drive to hold your personal files can be dangerous. This is why backing up your hard drive via Gnome disk utility is essential.
Smartmontools is a free software package that takes advantage of modern hard drives with SMART capabilities. It can monitor your drives and report errors. Let’s check it out.
Outside of Gnome Shell, client-side decorations on windows can be quite annoying. Luckily, someone has created some software to bypass these decorations.
Debates on which text editor is the best have been going on for years. So, we’ve decided to round up 5 of the best Linux text editors available.
One of the best things about being a MATE user is the fact that everything is super stable and reliable. Check out these 9 great-looking MATE themes.
Have you ever recorded a vocal track in Audacity only to find that your recording has a ton of white noise in it? Try using this quick trick to remove white noise.
Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will not require manufacturers to include an option to turn off secure boot. Is Linux being phased out by design?