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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
One of the scariest realities of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is just how widespread they are. Use these simple tools to see how your Linux PC is affected and what you can do.
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.
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.
There are occasions where you may want to output audio to multiple devices at the same time. Learn how to configure Ubuntu to play audio through multiple devices.
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.
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.
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.
Plasma is a powerful and modern desktop environment for Linux. Aside from just looking good, Plasma comes with lots of tools and settings to help you get things done without wasting time.
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?
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.
There are two main options for downloading content from the Linux command line. Learn the differences between wget and cURL.
If your system dual boots both Windows and Linux, you might notice that it’s impossible to get the system clocks to sync. Fortunately, there’s a relatively easy fix for that.
While Linux is seen as needlessly complex, you can easily configure Linux for children and make it kids-friendly and easy to use.
Tired of the default look of your Linux desktop? Fret not, here are some places where you can find beautiful Linux themes and icons for you to fully customize your desktop.
Tired of seeing advertising in your PC? For Linux users, you can now use Pi-Hole to block ads and send ads to a black hole. Here’s how it works.
Some applications don’t show up in your Application menu. This article shows you how to create a .desktop file in Linux so you can launch your favorite apps from the Application menu.
There are many Bitcoin clients that support Linux but only a few that are really good. Here are 5 of the best Bitcoin clients for Linux that we recommend.
Most of the search commands only read plain text files and not PDFs. To search PDF files from the terminal, you can use pdfgrep. Learn about pdfgrep here.
LibreOffice and WPS Office are two common MS Office alternatives for Linux. We take a look here at both and see which is more suited for your Linux desktop.
The Raspberry Pi is great but is a little lacking in security out of the box. Here we’ll show you how to change a Raspberry Pi password and secure your Pi.
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.
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.
Different Linux distributions use different package managers to handle installing software. Take a look at the install commands on these popular distros.
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!
Gnome shell comes with some useful keyboard shortcuts. Here are some useful and lesser-known Gnome Shell keyboard shortcuts you should use to improve your productivity.
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.
You can record a terminal session with any screen recording program, but Showterm for Linux makes it very easy to record and embed on a site. Here’s how it works.
There is an annoying error on Linux systems that tells you you have no space when there’s plenty on your filesystem. Explore these potential fixes.
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.
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.
Hearthstone is not only a popular online card game, it’s a major e-sport. Learn how to play this popular game on Ubuntu 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.
Typing a special character can be a troublesome task in most operating systems. Here are a few tricks to quickly type special characters in Linux.
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.
Do you know that your Home directory in your Linux system contains a lot of hidden files and folders? Here are some of the uses of the hidden files 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.
Productivity apps can make your work easier. If you are a Linux user, these 10 lesser-known free productivity apps for the Linux desktop can help you.
Wine doesn’t get the credit it deserves for bringing great games to Linux. Here are 10 popular games that you can play on Linux with Wine.
Gaming in Wine on Linux can be cumbersome. The Gallium Nine patches let you play Windows games with DirectX 9 at near native levels of performance!
ZFS is an excellent filesystem for storing your data. Learn how to install and use ZFS and its powerful capabilities on Ubuntu Linux.
Kliqqi is a content management system that allows you to create your own social networks. This article will show you how to install Kliqqi 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.