Looking for a cool dock for Ubuntu? The official documentation describes Plank as the “simplest dock on the planet.” Here’s how to install and configure it.
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Do you have multiple partitions that you wish to combine into one? In Linux you can use mhddfs to do so. Let’s check it out.
If one would expect a great OS, such as GNU/Linux, to excel in a discipline, it would be Math. Linux offers many excellent math tools. Here are a couple.
DriveDroid is an Android app that allows you to boot into a number of Linux distributions on your computer from their ISO/IMG files stored on your device. Let’s check out how it works.
Did you know GRUB2 can be configured so you don’t need to burn ISO files to disk or USB? Here’s how to run a live environment directly from the boot menu.
There are only two geography-related appls readily available in most Linux repositories: Kgeography and Marble. Here’s how to use them to learn on Linux.
Unsettings is a graphical tool to easily tweak Unity Desktop environment and its settings. For example: those related to launcher, dash, windows, and more.
Rely on heavy GPU usage? Want to know how your Graphics Processing Unit performs under extreme stress? Here’s how to benchmark your GPU on Linux.
Learning music is a great pastime. If you’re interested in learning music on Linux, here’s some exceptional software to help you along your musical journey.
Most Linux users won’t need to defragment their disk thanks to its excellent journaling filesystems, but when you need to defragment, here’s how to do it.
Swap is a special partition used to write pages from memory and read back pages into memory as well. This guide shows how to manage swap usage in Linux.
uGet Download Manager for Ubuntu claims to be ‘”very powerful” as it provides a large array of features as well as being lightweight & low on resources. Check it out.
Libreoffice 5.0 was finally released with a host of improvements and bug fixes. Here’s how to install LibreOffice 5.0 in Ubuntu and derivatives.
We have previously shown you the best Markdown editors for Windows; now it’s time to unveil our top four best Markdown editors for Linux. Check them out.
Is your ISP setting a file download limit for your Internet connection? Here is how you can split and download large files with cURL.
Standard hibernation was disabled in Ubuntu 12.04. Fortunately there is a way to enable hibernate in Ubuntu. Here’s how it’s done.
Linux offers many tools for scientists to support or conduct experiments. This article focuses on a few that will make learning physics easier or more fun.
Unity Launcherswitcher is a background script which enables you to set up a different launcher on each of your workspaces on Unity. Here’s how to set it up.