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.
Minecraft is a wildly popular sandbox game. Learn how to host your own multiplayer Minecraft server and control the game like never before!
Mattermost is an excellent open-source and self-hosted replacement for chat software like Slack. Learn how to install it on Ubuntu with Docker.
Cron is a robust scheduler that allows you to schedule scripts or commands and run them on a regular basis. Learn how to use Cron in Linux to automate your tasks.
Many Linux distross are made specifically for utilizing the ancient hardware in older machines. Try out these lightweight Linux distros and give your old computer a new life.
If you are fairly new to Linux, there are various avenues to help you learn Linux. No matter your learning style, these are some of the best resources for learning Linux.
While any Linux distro may be used for gaming, there are some distros specifically optimized for gaming. Here are some of the best Linux distros for gaming.
The terminal prompt in Linux shows your username and hostname by default. This will show you how to remove your username and make changes to the prompt.
Nvidia video cards perform exceptionally well on Linux. Learn how to install the latest Nvidia driver on Ubuntu and get the most out of it.
If you have data you want to protect, you can create an encrypted container. Here’s how to set up an encrypted partition in Linux to safely store your data.
Pantheon is a popular Linux desktop environment, but it’s not available for Ubuntu. Learn how to install Pantheon on you Ubuntu PC.
Many people don’t like to use their phones for two-factor authentication. Learn how you can generate two-factor authentication code on a Linux desktop.
Virtualbox allows you to run a virtual machine on your PC. This shows how to install Virtualbox on Ubuntu and install and run virtual machine on your PC.
The side effect of Debian’s stability is that you are not running the latest version of any software. Learn how to install newer software in Debian.
On an old Linux PC with a small amount of RAM, you can use zswap to compress the swap files and make the PC run faster. Here’s how to do it.
Permanently deleting a file can cause problems/ putting it in the Trash bin isn’t good either. Learn to get the system to automatically delete old files from the trash in Linux.
A good file manager is essential to your work. These are some of the best Linux file managers you will find that you can use on your system.
Screen tearing can be a serious pain on Linux, especially for games and movies. These simple tips will help get you back to your favorite media!
Searching for files in Linux can be a bit clunky. A new search utility, FSearch, aims to change all that with quick and accurate searches. Check it out here.
You can easily control your Ubuntu desktop with the help of a popular app for both Linux and Android: KDE Connect. Learn how to set it up!
KDE Connect is not the only way to connect your Android and Linux desktop. If you are a GNOME user, you can use GSConnect to control your Android phone from Gnome.
The terminal is a very powerful tool, and it can be a fun place to be, too. Here are some fun Linux commands you can run in terminal and make it interesting.
Google Drive is an excellent resource for accessing your files from anywhere. Learn how to mount Google Drive in Ubuntu and access your files from Nautilus.
You can upgrade Ubuntu without an Internet connection, and it’s not as hard as you’d think. Apt has an offline mode that lets you make your own local repo.
Linux vs. Windows, the age-old battle of the operating systems that caused many flame wars. Let’s take an objective look at how both OSes perform against each other.
Monero is an up-and-coming cryptocurrency with a focus on privacy and security. Learn to mine and use Monero on your Linux PC.
Are you using Ubuntu and have issue with the Software Center? Here are some fixes you can use when you are having the Ubuntu Software Center not working issue.
Setting up a printer in Linux is not as difficult as you think. Most printer models are already supported by default. Learn how to set up a printer on your Linux desktop.
In Linux, if you have multiple monitors, it is not that easy to set different wallpaper on each monitor. This tutorial will show you how to do so in Linux Gnome.
One of the issues Kali users face is the lack of sound on a fresh installation. If this is important to you, here’s the way to fix the sound in Kali Linux.
Zcash is a cryptocurrency on the rise, and you can start mining it right now on Linux. Learn to configure your Ubuntu PC to mine Zcash.
Sometimes you need to revert or change a software package install in Linux. Learn how you can downgrade software for several major distributions in Linux.
One of the central responsibilities of Linux administration is the management of users. Learn how you can easily manage users from the command line in Linux.
The SSH configuration file contains all the settings for your SSH. Learn how you can customize the SSH configuration file to improve the security of your server.
If you don’t like the default user icon, you can change it to any picture you want. Here’s how you can change the default user account picture in Windows 10.
Steam Play aims to revolutionize gaming on Linux by officially bringing Wine into Steam. Now you can play many of your favorite Windows games seamlessly on Linux.
If your Linux server is accessible to the public, you need to know how to protect it. Here are 3 resources you should use to harden your Linux server.
CloudBerry Backup is a great all-in-one solution for backing up and restoring your files to the cloud on Linux desktops and servers.
If you are facing errors like “Delayed write failed” or “Windows write delay failed” in Windows 10, you can try disabling the Disk Write Caching feature.
Occasionally Ubuntu can throw some errors when updating the system and that can confuse the user. Here are the common Ubuntu update errors and how to fix them with minimal fuss.
Rclone is a Terminal-based utility that syncs folders and files to multiple cloud storage providers. Learn how you can use Rclone in Linux to sync to the cloud.
A better alternative to a typical swap partition is to use a swap file, which is similar but gives you more control. Here’s how to create a swap file in Linux.
Linux has been around for almost 30 years. Here is a brief history of various popular Linux distros, the reasons for their creation and their philosophy.
Not everyone who uses Microsoft Exchange services wants to use Windows. For Linux users, here are some ways for you to access Microsoft Exchange in Linux.
Airdroid doesn’t come with a desktop client for Linux. In this article we show you how you can connect your Android phone to your Linux desktop.
When you forget your root password in Linux, you lose all administrative privileges to your machine. Here’s how to easily reset the root password in Linux.
The Terminal is an essential tool for Linux users. It is also a boring tool. It would be so much more personal to add a custom wallpaper to the Terminal.
You can install a full Linux distro on your Android device. We’ll demonstrate how to install Ubuntu on Android using an app called Linux Deploy.
Renaming files can be an easy or difficult task, depending on the tools you use. Here are some easy and useful ways to rename files in Linux.
If you have tried to dual boot Windows with Linux, there are chances you might overwrite the Master Boot Record. Here is how you can fix MBR from Ubuntu.