Font rendering is notoriously poor on some Linux distros. Here is how you can improve font rendering in Linux with Infinality and some other ways.
Have you ever wanted to hide files and folders in Linux but have no idea how to do it? This guide shows the simple ways to effectively hide files and folders in Linux.
Switching between Linux distributions can be hard when you’re preserving user data. A solution is to give your Home folder its own partition. Here’s how to do it.
When setting up a new Linux install with an SSD, many don’t know what file system to go with. Here are some of the best Linux filesystems for SSD that you can use.
Have you wanted to get away from Google Play Store yet still get notified when a new app version is available? APKUpdater can help you do so.
Each version of Ubuntu ships with a frozen kernel, and it’s not easy for users to switch kernels. Here’s how you can get and use newer kernels on Ubuntu.
When installing Linux, it is possible to have separate Root and Home hard drives or partitions. Here’s how to do that with Ubuntu.
Did you know that instead of using apps you can back up your Android data entirely using the PC? Here is how you can back up your Android data with ADB on Ubuntu.
There are plenty of Linux music players out there, and it is hard to find the best one. Here are some Linux music players you might consider switching to.
There aren’t many calendar apps for Linux, but that’s not to say there are no good options. Here are 5 of the best calendar apps for Linux.
While the Firefox developer edition is available for Linux, its installation is not as straightforward. Here’s how to install Firefox Developer edition in Linux.
There are plenty of features in Ubuntu Unity, some of which you may not know about. Here are 5 Ubuntu Unity features you should check out.
Many people are running Windows 10 on their PC but want to try out Ubuntu. Here’s how you can dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu.
Unknown to many, there are plenty of customization options for the terminal in Linux. Here we will show you how to customize the terminal in Ubuntu.
More and more ebooks are starting to replace physical books. Here are some of the best ebook readers for Linux that you can use. Check them out!
There may be times where you need constant access to your current IP address. Here is how you can display your IP address in the system tray in Ubuntu.
Mac’s touchpad and its multi-touch gestures really put a lot of laptops to shame. This article shows you how to get the same multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu.
The Gedit text editor is simple to use but can become very powerful with the use of plugins. Here are some useful tips to make Gedit a better text editor.
Even though Deb packages are popular with Linux users, it doesn’t mean it is easy to source them. Here are some of the best places to find Debian packages online.
In this article we’ll go over the benefits and downsides of encrypting an entire hard drive as well as the steps to encrypt a hard disk in Ubuntu. Let’s get started!
If you are a regular VIM user, here are some of the more advanced tips and tricks for a VIM editor that you can use to improve your productivity.
On an old PC the Unity desktop environment in Ubuntu might be slow and unresponsive. Here are a few tricks to make Unity Dash respond faster.
One of the issues with Unity Launcher is that it can get overcrowded with apps. Here’s how you can add an app drawer to Unity Launcher and keep it organized.
Are you using Google Calendar and want to integrate it to your Linux system? Here is how you can add Google Calendar integration to Ubuntu.
For those command line geeks who want to do a Google search from the command line, what solution do you have? Googler is the answer for you.
Qgit Viewer is a Qt-based Git-viewing tool for Linux. It allows you to view Git repos with a GUI. Here is how to install Qgit viewer in Ubuntu.
Diff is a command line tool that allows you to compare two files and see the differences between them. Here is how you can use diff to easily compare files in Linux.
Have you ever wanted to learn “scripting” in Linux but are not sure where to start? This beginner’s guide shows you how easy it is to start scripting in Linux. Check it out!
The desktop search feature in Linux is really lacking. Here is a solution to do a more comprehensive file search in Linux and find the files you want.
If you are looking to improve the security of your Linux system, check out Firejail that can sandbox all processes and reduce the risk of security breaches.
macOS and Windows 10 have good HiDPI support for high-resolution monitors. Here are the best Linux desktop environments to use with HiDPI displays.
In Windows 10 there are two different ways to move the clock to the right corner on the taskbar. Follow the one that suits your needs.
Due to legal implications, playing DVDs in Linux is not as straightforward as it should be. Here’s how you can configure your system to play DVDs in Linux
While it is easy to stream Youtube videos on VLC, it is not as easy to stream other online videos to VLC. This tutorial shows you how to do so.
If you are a student who uses Linux, you can use these Linux education apps to improve your studying and learning experience.
If left unchecked, your system cache might take up a big chunk of your storage and memory. Here’s how you can quickly clear the system cache in Ubuntu.
If you’ve dual-booted Windows and Linux, you might notice that Grub always defaults to the first entry of the bootup list. Here’s how to set Grub to save the last selected entry.
Rather than searching for emojis on the Internet, you can also search for emojis on your system. Here’s how you can do that in the Linux command line.
Other than Firefox and Chrome, there are tons of browsers out there that you can use. Here are 5 other Linux browsers you might not have heard of.
Switching to Linux doesn’t mean you have to give up on your Windows applications. For Office users, here’s how to install Microsoft Office 2013 in Linux.
If you want to find out what’s happening in another workspace without switching over, you can now get a live preview of another workspace in Ubuntu. Here’s how.
Linux users should also beware of malware that can monitor your activities. Learn how you can disable the microphone and webcam in Ubuntu.
The newly released Fedora 25 is using Wayland as the default display server. What is Wayland, and what does this mean for you as a Linux user? Let’s find out!
Nvidia’s NVENC allows the use the GPU to encode video streams so as to reduce video conversion time. Here’s how to get Nvidia’s NVENC working in Ubuntu.
To reduce eye strain, you should use dedicated software that prompts you to take frequent work breaks, something which is really beneficial for your eyes. Safe Eyes for Linux is one you should check out.
The versatility of Linux means that it can be run on almost any device. Here are 4 of the best Linux distributions you can run on ARM devices.
Don’t you really hate it when you can’t find a program in the App menu? Check out this list of Linux application launchers to help you find and open programs quickly.
Flatpak is a technology that makes it very easy to install software no matter the Linux distribution. Here’s how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu.
While most torrents are downloaded using a GUI, you can download torrents from the command line too. Here’s how you can do so in Ubuntu.
If you have several Ubuntu PCs connected in a LAN network, you can set up a local repository in one of them and update every computer without Internet access. Here’s how to set up a local repository in Ubuntu.