Cutegram is a free and open source Telegram client for GNU/Linux focusing on user-friendly compatibility with Linux desktop environments. Here’s how it works.
Tired of Ubuntu’s notifications? nonotifs (aka NoNotifications) is a simple indicator to temporarily suppress notifications of notify-osd (notify-send). Check it out.
Ever wanted to record your Linux desktop and create an animated GIF out of it? Silentcast to the rescue! This software allows you to do both.
Ever encountered the ‘Unable to lock (/var/lib/dpkg/)’ error on Ubuntu? Here are all the aspects related to this error and how to safely get rid of it.
Canonical released Snap in Ubuntu 16.04. Here is what you need to know to start managing snap packages.
WhatsApp recently launched dedicated desktop clients for Windows and Mac OS X only. So what about Linux users? That’s where Whatsie comes into play.
In the next release of Subsonic, the software is going closed source. If you prefer open source software, here are some great Subsonic alternatives.
Animated GIFs have become really popular in the past few years. Here is how you can create and edit animated Gifs from the command line in Ubuntu.
Solus OS is a new Linux operating system that isn’t based on anything. It’s a fresh take on Linux with the message less is more. Here’s a closer look.
gThumb is an application to view and organize images; however, you can also use it to batch resize images. Here’s how to perform batch resizing on Ubuntu.
Looking to access your Ubuntu PC from your Android device? Check out the Home Remote Control app which allows you to control your PC remotely.
Linux doesn’t have an official Google Drive Client. OverGrive is a third-party Google Drive client that aims to provide a complete desktop solution. Check it out.
GUI-fans will be happy to know that image editing can be performed through the command line. Convert is a tool that can convert images and more on Linux.
Imgur-Screenshot is a simple bash script available for Linux and OS X. It lets you take a screenshot of a selected area and upload it to Imgur. Here’s how it works.
As an Ubuntu user, surely you’re familiar with Apt-get. However, it’s slowly being phased out in favor of the new Apt. Here’s how Apt differs from the Apt-get.package
Are you using several messenger services on your PC? Use Franz Messenger to access 14 messaging services all in one place.
If your Unity Dash search requirements are limited to your local system, here’s how to switch the online search feature off.
Did you know that in Ubuntu 16.04 you can actually move the Unity launcher from its default ‘left’ position to the bottom? Here’s how to do it.
A Linux clipboard manager helps to enhance copy and paste functionality and retain all copied data. Here are 5 of the best clipboard managers for Linux.
If you are a MEGA user or want to try out the service on Ubuntu, here’s how to access it using a client called MEGAsync.
FF Multi Converter is an app that allows you to convert video, audio, image and document files between several file formats on Linux. Here’s how it works.
Transferring files is nothing new. However, Transfer.sh is an exciting tool that lets you do so via the terminal. It works on any system that has bash and curl.
Love Google Hangouts but wish you could use something other than the official client? You can now use Google Hangouts on Pidgin with Purple Hangouts.
Audacity is a free open source software for recording and editing sounds. This beginner’s guide will get you up and running with Audacity on Linux.
Looking for a more secure browser for Linux? Check out Xombrero web browser, a minimalist browser with sophisticated built-in security features. It has a familiar interface similar to Firefox.
Looking for a lightweight VPN tool for Linux? Meet Fruho. It’s built with OpenVPN and makes use of various encryption standards by default. Check it out.
There’s an old school of thought that says that Linux is more secure than other operating systems. Do you think Linux is more secure than other OS?
MediaTomb is DLNA server software with a friendly and easy-to-configure set of options. Here is how to set up MediaTomb on Linux.
There’s a new project that combines the Free BSD kernel along with all the tools and utilities: UbuntuBSD. When you install this OS you’ll get access to all BSD features (ZFS, ports tree, etc.) and Ubuntu features.
If you’ve ever wanted to check your hardware specifications, kernel version, uptime, desktop environment type, and more on Linux, check out NeoFetch.
In an earlier article we showed you five of the best icon themes for Linux, and now we will list five more custom icon packs for Linux that will add a fair bit of eye candy to your desktop.
Want to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu to limit Internet bandwidth, stick to a particular version of a software or OS kernel, or another reason? Here’s how to do it.
Shashlik is an impressive take on running Android apps on Linux. The best part is that you’re not required to have Chrome. Here’s how it works.
OpenShot is a fairly famous simple video editor for Linux. The new version is in public beta. Here’s how to get it installed and working.
There are many screencasting tools for Windows and Mac OS, and ironically, there’s no dearth of applications on Linux. In this article you will learn about the functioning of one such tool – SimpleScreenRecorder.
If you’re a Gnome 3 user with dual monitors, you only get one screen with a taskbar and workspace switcher. Here’s how to make it appear on both monitors.
The Fishery is a plugin repository for Fish Shell (a replacement shell for Bash that has a lot of features going for it). Check it out.
NayuOS is a Chrome OS fork that takes the good of Chrome OS, sifts through the bad, and creates a totally free, secure and open environment that people can use to develop software on.
When you understand the way SSH pipes on Linux work, you can get seriously creative. This article covers what happens when you combine Unix pipes and SSH.
TimeKpr is a tool that lets you track and control the access time of a user on Linux. It’s also perfect for setting parental controls for your kids. Here’s how it works.
If you have a lot of local media on your Linux machine and you’re looking for a solution, you should consider an appliance-based solution rather than an always-on media server solution for your network.
This guide will go over the installation, setup and configuration of Emby on your Linux system. It’ll also go over the many ways in which you can access your movies, music, pictures and TV shows from your media server.
Netboot makes it possible to install most popular Linux distributions directly from the Internet to your machine.Just make a disk, plug it in, select your option and get going. Here’s how it works.
Netstat is a command line utility that can be used to monitor network connections. In this tutorial we will discuss how to use Netstat to find information about network connections and open ports on a Linux system.
Want to make sure your data and files are protected on your hard drive? Here are four great ways you can back up your entire hard drive on the Linux platform.
Looking to set up a media server for your large collection of music, movies, pictures and TV shows on Linux? This article will show you how to do that using Plex Media Server.
Are you unhappy with Windows 10 or just want to try something new? If you’ve always wanted to try Linux, here are 8 great reasons to switch from Windows 10 to Linux.
Analyzing and monitoring the network traffic of an entire network infrastructure is a very important task. In this article we discuss some Linux command line tools that can be used to monitor network bandwidth.
Want more information about your hardware? This tutorial takes a quick look at some of the most commonly used commands to check hardware information and configuration details on Linux.
Did you know that the Xbox One can support DLNA with its Media Player app? Here’s how to get a DLNA server for your Xbox One up and running on Linux.