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.

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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 -
New Linux User? Try These 8 Great Essential Linux Apps

New Linux User? Try These 8 Great Essential Linux Apps

When you are new to Linux, one of the problems you will face is which apps to use. With millions of Linux apps, the choice is certainly not easy. Here are 8 essential Linux apps to get you settled in quickly.

By Ada Ivanova -
How to Handle Meltdown and Spectre on Linux Ubuntu

How to Handle Meltdown and Spectre on Linux Ubuntu

Meltdown and Spectre are big security issues, and they affect almost every computer. For Linux (and Ubuntu) there are already a lot of updates available to fight Meltdown and Spectre. You only need to install them.

By Nick Congleton -
What Is bashrc and Why Should You Edit It

What Is bashrc and Why Should You Edit It

There are a number of hidden files tucked away in your Linux’s home directory. One of them is .bashrc up near the top of your hidden files. What is bashrc, and why is editing bashrc useful? Let’s find out.

By Alexander Fox -
5 of the Best Linux Dark Themes that Are Easy on the Eyes

5 of the Best Linux Dark Themes that Are Easy on the Eyes

There are several reasons people opt for dark themes on their computers. Some find them easy on the eye while others prefer them because of their medical condition. Here are five of the best dark themes for Linux.

By Bruno Edoh -
4 Great NAS Solutions for Linux

4 Great NAS Solutions for Linux

One of the most popular ways to back up data is with an NAS. However, there are many other reasons why a network storage device may be a good idea. Here are a few of them.

By Mike Tee -
Will 2018 Be the Year of the Linux Desktop

Will 2018 Be the Year of the Linux Desktop

The “Year of the Linux Desktop” is a fabled time when Linux finally rises up and becomes the dominant desktop operating system, supplanting Windows. Will 2018 be the Year of the Linux Desktop? Let’s find out.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Install MATE Alongside Cinnamon in Linux Mint

How to Install MATE Alongside Cinnamon in Linux Mint

Linux Mint comes in different versions, each with a different desktop environments and default applications. If you started with Cinnamon, this will show how you can install Mate alongside Cinnamon in Linux Mint.

By Bruno Edoh -
Are Linux GUI Software Centers Any Good? Let’s Find Out!

Are Linux GUI Software Centers Any Good? Let’s Find Out!

Over the years, Linux has continued to become friendlier for new users. That push includes graphical software centers for installing and managing apps. It’s a great idea, but can GNOME and KDE Plasma pull it off?

By Nick Congleton -
How to Install Steam In Ubuntu

How to Install Steam In Ubuntu

Even though Steam is available through the official Ubuntu repositories, a lot of new Linux users get tripped up by the installation process. Learn how you can configure the graphics card and install Steam in Ubuntu.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Configure Linux for Children

How to Configure Linux for Children

While Linux is seen as needlessly complex, you can easily configure Linux for children and make it kids-friendly and easy to use.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Get Vanilla GNOME Shell in Ubuntu

How to Get Vanilla GNOME Shell in Ubuntu

Ubuntu recently made the jump to GNOME, but the default still looks a lot like Unity. If you’d like the vanilla GNOME experience, follow this guide.

By Nick Congleton -
What Is SED in Linux and How Do You Use It?

What Is SED in Linux and How Do You Use It?

Sed is a powerful command in Linux akin to the find and replace feature in most text editors. Find out what sed is and how you can use it to improve your efficiency in the terminal.

By Alexander Fox -
How to Get the Trello Desktop Client on Linux

How to Get the Trello Desktop Client on Linux

Trello is available for most platforms, except for Linux. If you are a Linux user, this unofficial client will allow you to access Trello from the desktop. Check it out!

By Bruno Edoh -
How to Easily Remember Linux Commands

How to Easily Remember Linux Commands

It can be so difficult for new users to remember Linux commands that they need to fully utilize their system. These tricks make it easier to do so.

By Nick Congleton -
How to Delete a Directory in Linux

How to Delete a Directory in Linux

It’s important to understand how to manage directories in your operating system. If you’re new to Linux, there are a few options to delete a directory.

By Nick Congleton -
What Is GREP in Linux and How Do You Use It?

What Is GREP in Linux and How Do You Use It?

Grep is a powerful tool for finding patterns and words on Unix-like systems such as Linux. Find out what Grep is and how to use it to find text from files or folders.

By Nick Congleton -
5 of the Best Gaming Mice For Linux

5 of the Best Gaming Mice For Linux

It can be hard to find gaming peripherals that work well with Linux. These five gaming mice work well on Linux with and without open-source drivers.

By Nick Congleton -
What to Expect from the Ubuntu 17.10 Release

What to Expect from the Ubuntu 17.10 Release

One of the hottest events in October is the release of Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome desktop. Here’s what you can expect to find in this Ubuntu 17.10 release.

By Ada Ivanova -
How to Set Up a USB Modem in Linux

How to Set Up a USB Modem in Linux

Setting up and use a USB modem on Linux is not as straightfoward. Here is how you can manually setup USB modem in Linux and get mobile broadband working.

By Jackson Mwendwa -
How to Set Up and Use AbanteCart on Ubuntu

How to Set Up and Use AbanteCart on Ubuntu

AbanteCart is a free open source shopping cart software that you can use to start your own online shop . Learn how you can install, setup and use AbanteCart on Ubuntu.

By Jackson Mwendwa -