This article goes over window managers and desktop environments. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each to help you better decide which is right for you.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
In part 2 of this series, we explain how you can configure the Net-SNMP agent as well as set up authentication and encryption.
The problem with a Chromebook is its low storage space. The good news is, you can easily setup Crouton installations (for Linux) on an external device. Here’s how.
Ever wondered how much of your deleted files can be recovered through hard drive forensics? Permanently delete files on Linux with secure-delete.
SNMP is a protocol for monitoring network-attached devices. This article shows you how to download, install, and start using the Net-SNMP suite.
Most people love a pretty desktop, but for those who prefer something light, here is a list of all the different lightweight desktop environments for Linux.
You might be aware that it’s possible to run a Linux distribution on your Chromebook. but what if you could run Linux in a window? Well, now you can!
Every computer user has at one time or another accidentally deleted a file or group of files. Learn how to recover deleted Windows files with Linux.
grep is a reliable tool for in-depth file searching. The following tools extend grep’s functionality and wrap it in a full-fledged graphical interface.
While Ubuntu is generally secure, there are some default settings that can be exploited easily. This article will show you some ways to secure your Ubuntu.
There are times when you want to find out which process is using too much bandwidth, and the tool, NetHogs, lets you do just that. Let’s check it out.
Many photo managers for Linux are only good for viewing. KPhotoAlbum is a powerful KDE application that allows you to organize many photos at once.
If you are looking for ways to record your screen as an animated gif in Ubuntu and other Linux distro, Byzanz is a small command line tool that you can use. Check it out here.
Not all presentations require animation effects. For a simple presentation, you can use mdp in Linux to run a presentation from the command line.
KKEdit text editor was inspired by BBEdit and it brings the best of its features to Linux in a lightweight, fast, GTK2-styled package. Let’s check it out.
The MATE desktop environment is great, except that its window manager doesn’t have many configuration options. Here is how you can replace its window manager with Openbox.
Openbox is one of the best window managers for Linux, and you can easily make it your own with the themes. Here are 5 of the best themes for Openbox.
Do you have a touch-enabled monitor and are you running Linux at the same time? Here are the best Linux desktop environments you should use.