How to Encrypt Your Hard Disk in Ubuntu

How to Encrypt Your Hard Disk in Ubuntu

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!

By Derrik Diener -
How to Install Qgit Viewer in Ubuntu

How to Install Qgit Viewer in Ubuntu

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.

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How to Use Diff to Compare Files in Linux

How to Use Diff to Compare Files in Linux

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.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Scripting on Linux

The Beginner’s Guide to Scripting on 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!

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How to Play DVDs in Linux

How to Play DVDs in Linux

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

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How to Install Microsoft Office 2013 in Linux

How to Install Microsoft Office 2013 in Linux

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.

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How to Reduce Eye Strain on Linux Ubuntu Systems

How to Reduce Eye Strain on Linux Ubuntu Systems

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.

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5 of the Best Application Launchers for Linux

5 of the Best Application Launchers for Linux

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.

By Ada Ivanova -
How to Install FlatPak on Ubuntu

How to Install FlatPak on Ubuntu

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.

By Derrik Diener -
How to Setup Local Repository in Ubuntu

How to Setup Local Repository 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.

By Derrik Diener -
How to Choose a Laptop for Linux

How to Choose a Laptop for Linux

While most laptop is capable of running any Linux distro, some are more compatible than the rest. Here are some tips to choose a laptop for Linux that you should consider.

By Ada Ivanova -
How to Use Telegram from Linux Command Line

How to Use Telegram from Linux Command Line

While Telegram comes with a desktop client for most operating systems, it can be accessed via the command line too. Here’s how to use Telegram from the Linux command line.

By Himanshu Arora -
How to Disable the Root Account in Linux

How to Disable the Root Account in Linux

Deleting the root user is a security precaution and overall just something that is good to do. Here is how you can disable the root account in Linux.

By Derrik Diener -
How to Use Old Xorg Apps in Unity 8 on Ubuntu 16.10

How to Use Old Xorg Apps in Unity 8 on Ubuntu 16.10

While Unity 8 is new and shiny, it doesn’t work with some of the old Xorg apps because of the difference in the display server. Here’s how you can get these old Xorg apps working in Unity 8!

By Derrik Diener -
The Beginner’s Guide to Using a Linux Distro

The Beginner’s Guide to Using a Linux Distro

Your switch to Linux might be hard, but it could be totally pain-free. To help you with your Linux journey, here are some beginner tips for using a Linux distro.

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