4 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Ubuntu Crash

4 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Ubuntu Crash

On Ubuntu, there are several ways to escape crashes and recover from them when they occur. Find out how to save your Ubuntu computer when the unexpected strikes.

By Nick Congleton -
Useful Shortcut Keys in Ubuntu

Useful Shortcut Keys in Ubuntu

For those shortcut key lovers out there, here is a long list of keyboard shortcuts for Ubuntu. Enjoy the list.

By Damien -
What Is Nohup and How Do You Use It?

What Is Nohup and How Do You Use It?

Nohup is a great tool that lets you run a process in the background of a Linux system without being interrupted. It keeps the process running, making it perfect for long scripts.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Use Systemd Timers as a Cron Replacement

How to Use Systemd Timers as a Cron Replacement

As Systemd timers begin to replace cron’s dominance, this article presents the basics of setting up your own systemd timer and making sure it’s running properly on your system.

By Casey Houser -
How to Turn Vim into a Word Processor

How to Turn Vim into a Word Processor

Vim is more a code editor, but with a few tweaks, you can write documents like you’re in MS Word. Here’s how you can turn Vim into a Word processor.

By Casey Houser -
How to Use Chkservice to Manage Systemd Units in Linux

How to Use Chkservice to Manage Systemd Units in Linux

Chkservice uses Ncurses to offer a quick overview of your Systemd units. With administrative privileges, you can start and stop those units at will, all without typing a single systemctl entry.

By Casey Houser -
How Do Ubuntu-Based Distros Differ from Ubuntu

How Do Ubuntu-Based Distros Differ from Ubuntu

New Linux users may not understand what is meant by Ubuntu-based distros. This article will explain the significance of Ubuntu-based distros compared to Ubuntu itself and what “Ubuntu-based” means.

By Ada Ivanova -
How to Install Adobe Creative Cloud Apps in Linux

How to Install Adobe Creative Cloud Apps in Linux

Adobe’s suite of Creative Cloud apps have not been ported to Linux officially despite incessant requests from Linux users. Find out how you can install Adobe CC on Linux without all the hassle.

By Ayo Isaiah -
How to Password-Protect Folders and Files in Linux

How to Password-Protect Folders and Files in Linux

In Linux, you can restrict users from file access with a few commands. Here is how you can password protect folders and files in Linux using file ownership and groups as a password protection measure.

By Casey Houser -
9 Great Linux GTK Themes For 2018

9 Great Linux GTK Themes For 2018

The world of Linux desktop themes is an ever-evolving one, with new ones replacing old favorites all the time. Here are some really excellent available GTK themes. Check them out!

By Nick Congleton -
How to Manage Services with Systemd

How to Manage Services with Systemd

One of the most important skills any Systemd newcomer can learn is how to manage their computer’s services. In this article we will discuss how to use and master Systemd from the Linux command line.

By Casey Houser -
How to Easily Rip a CD with Abcde

How to Easily Rip a CD with Abcde

Abcde makes it easy to rip a CD. It grabs the raw data from your disk and encodes, tags, and makes comments on each track, all according to your preferences.

By Casey Houser -
How to Install and Dual-Boot Ubuntu on Mac

How to Install and Dual-Boot Ubuntu on Mac

It is easy to dual boot Ubuntu on Mac. There might be some problems with the bootloader, but it can be overcome easily. Here are the steps to install and dual boot Ubuntu on Mac.

By Alexander Fox -
dwm: A Minimalist Tiling Window Manager For Linux

dwm: A Minimalist Tiling Window Manager For Linux

Tiling window managers have several advantages over Gnome and KDE. If you’re looking for a bare-bones experience or a foil to your current desktop environment, find out how dwm can offer exactly that.

By Casey Houser -
How to Add Users to Groups from the Linux Command Line

How to Add Users to Groups from the Linux Command Line

The use of groups in Linux forms the basis of access control on local systems and networks. Here we will discuss the handful of ways in which you can add users to groups and grant them access to files.

By Casey Houser -
How to Install Skype in Ubuntu

How to Install Skype in Ubuntu

Skype and Linux don’t have the best history, but installing Skype on Ubuntu has never been easier. Learn how to get the most popular VOIP client running on your Ubuntu Linux PC.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Easily Read a Linux Man Page

How to Easily Read a Linux Man Page

One of the most important skills you can learn as a Linux user is how to use a manual page, or “man page.” Linux Man pages are fairly easy to tackle. This article will introduce you to those simple documents.

By Casey Houser -
How to Clear Package Cache in Arch Linux

How to Clear Package Cache in Arch Linux

The package cache in Arch Linux can easily fill up your hard disk if you are not careful. This tutorial will show you how you can clear the package cache in Arch Linux and recover some hard disk space.

By Casey Houser -
How to Overclock Your AMD GPU with AMDGPU on Linux

How to Overclock Your AMD GPU with AMDGPU on Linux

For AMD card owners, the utilities that you need to overclock your card are included in the drivers you already have installed. Here’s how you can easily overclock the AMD GPU to get the best performance possible.

By Nick Congleton -
Anarchy Linux: Arch Linux Made Easy

Anarchy Linux: Arch Linux Made Easy

Anarchy Linux is a newcomer to the Linux world. Is it worth using, and where does it fit into the ecosystem of distributions? Find out more in this article.

By Nick Congleton -
Manage Your Tasks from the Command Line with Taskwarrior

Manage Your Tasks from the Command Line with Taskwarrior

Taskwarrior is an easy-to-use task manager that operates in the command line. In this article we will walk you through the basics of Taskwarrior usage by making a grocery list for baking a loaf of bread.

By Casey Houser -
How to Install Minecraft on Ubuntu

How to Install Minecraft on Ubuntu

Minecraft continues to confound the world with its immeasurable popularity and the creativity exhibited by its users. This shows how you can install minecraft on Ubuntu and have all the fun.

By Robert Zak -
How to Fix WordPress Showing Localhost IP Address for Comments

How to Fix WordPress Showing Localhost IP Address for Comments

On some servers your WordPress site may not display the correct IP address in the comments. Instead, WordPress displays the localhost IP address 127.0.0.1. Here’s how to fix an incorrect IP address in the WordPress comments.

By Vamsi Krishna -
How to Access Linux Virtual Machines Remotely Over VNC

How to Access Linux Virtual Machines Remotely Over VNC

Virtual machines are great, but they can be limiting if you want to use a graphical desktop remotely. VNC is the answer. Learn to set up a virtual machine from the command line and connect to it over VNC.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB in Windows

How to Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB in Windows

If you’re one of the those Windows users who just wants to dabble in the open-source platform, then it could be handy to have a bootable Ubuntu USB. This guide will show you how to create a bootable Ubuntu USB in Windows.

By Robert Zak -
How to Set a Static IP Address in Ubuntu

How to Set a Static IP Address in Ubuntu

There are times when you may want to set a static IP address for your PC. In this article we’ll show you how to set a static IP address in Ubuntu.

By Robert Zak -
How to Enable Passwordless SSH Logins on Linux

How to Enable Passwordless SSH Logins on Linux

Passwords suck. Using passwords for remote SSH logins on Linux really sucks. Learn how to create SSH encryption keys to log in to Linux servers securely without the need for a password.

By Nick Congleton -
What Is Kali Linux, and Do You Need It?

What Is Kali Linux, and Do You Need It?

Kali Linux is a popular distribution for testing the security of computers and networks. What exactly is it? Is it something that the average computer user needs to know about?

By Nick Congleton -