Albert is a launcher that lets you open files, run applications, perform web searches, do mathematical calculations & more. Here’s how to install & use it.
Bodhi Linux has recently severed ties with Enlightenment DE developers. The creator of Bodhi has instead forked and created a new DE: the Moksha desktop.
Hardening is the process of reducing vulnerabilities and securing a system from possible attack points. In this article we show how to do this on Linux.
Ever wanted to create your own Linux distro? Distroshare Ubuntu Imager creates an installable Live ISO from an installed Ubuntu or derivative distribution.
Do you have multiple partitions that you wish to combine into one? In Linux you can use mhddfs to do so. Let’s check it out.
If one would expect a great OS, such as GNU/Linux, to excel in a discipline, it would be Math. Linux offers many excellent math tools. Here are a couple.
DriveDroid is an Android app that allows you to boot into a number of Linux distributions on your computer from their ISO/IMG files stored on your device. Let’s check out how it works.
Did you know GRUB2 can be configured so you don’t need to burn ISO files to disk or USB? Here’s how to run a live environment directly from the boot menu.
There are only two geography-related appls readily available in most Linux repositories: Kgeography and Marble. Here’s how to use them to learn on Linux.
Unsettings is a graphical tool to easily tweak Unity Desktop environment and its settings. For example: those related to launcher, dash, windows, and more.
Rely on heavy GPU usage? Want to know how your Graphics Processing Unit performs under extreme stress? Here’s how to benchmark your GPU on Linux.
Learning music is a great pastime. If you’re interested in learning music on Linux, here’s some exceptional software to help you along your musical journey.
Most Linux users won’t need to defragment their disk thanks to its excellent journaling filesystems, but when you need to defragment, here’s how to do it.
Swap is a special partition used to write pages from memory and read back pages into memory as well. This guide shows how to manage swap usage in Linux.
uGet Download Manager for Ubuntu claims to be ‘”very powerful” as it provides a large array of features as well as being lightweight & low on resources. Check it out.
Libreoffice 5.0 was finally released with a host of improvements and bug fixes. Here’s how to install LibreOffice 5.0 in Ubuntu and derivatives.
Is your ISP setting a file download limit for your Internet connection? Here is how you can split and download large files with cURL.
Standard hibernation was disabled in Ubuntu 12.04. Fortunately there is a way to enable hibernate in Ubuntu. Here’s how it’s done.
Linux offers many tools for scientists to support or conduct experiments. This article focuses on a few that will make learning physics easier or more fun.
Unity Launcherswitcher is a background script which enables you to set up a different launcher on each of your workspaces on Unity. Here’s how to set it up.
Using Linux as your default OS and interested in learning how to type? The following two applications can help you learn the basics and master the keyboard.
Forgetting the password to your important PDF documents can be disastrous. pdfcrack is a Linux command line tool that can crack the password of any PDF file. Let’s check it out.
Many Android fans have been enjoying Google’s fresh material look, but what about Linux? Enter the Paper GTK theme suite. Here’s how to install & enable it.
Antergos is an Arch Linux-based distribution featuring a live environment & a user-friendly graphical installer. Find out how easy it is to install & use.
Ever since Gnome version 3.12, it has been possible to disable extension version checks. If you’re wondering how it’s done, keep reading.
Voyager X8 is a Debian-based distribution, based on stable Debian 8(.1), with the newest “experimental” version of XFCE and great software. Let’s check it out.
Want to broadcast video streams on Linux? Luckily, Open Broadcaster, a pro-grade streaming software, is finally available on Linux. Here’s how it works.
Systemd provides a standard process for controlling what programs run when a Linux system boots up. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
If you play games via Steam on Ubuntu, you may be looking for an easier way to control your games. Luckily, you can use an Xbox 360 Controller. Here’s how.
KDE Connect allows your Linux PC and phone to communicate with each other over Wi-Fi. Here’s how to use it to get Android Notifications on Ubuntu Desktop.
MKVToolnix is a suite of applications to work with Matroska video and audio files. Here’s how to use this software to create and edit MKV files on Linux.
Linux Kernel 4.1.1 was recently released with a host of improvements & new features. Existing users are recommended to upgrade ASAP. Here’s how to do that.
Using Awesome Window Manager on Linux? Looking to add certain programs to your startup application list? Here’s how to do it.
Celestia for Linux allows you to discover the stars and planets of a considerable chunk of the universe with very detailed images. Here’s how it works.
Did you know there’s an easier way to mount your secondary hard drive on Linux? The process involves a few simple edits to the fstab file on your system.
Wondering how the new Elementary OS 0.3 Freya compares to Ubuntu? Look no further. Ayo Isaiah takes you through his experience in this in-depth review.
Tickr is a GTK+ based RSS feed reader that displays all your favorite feeds as a simple & useful headline ticker on your desktop. Let’s take a closer look.
Stellarium is a free & open source planetarium software available for all major operating systems. Today we’ll show you how to install and use it on Linux.
Ready to set up RAID in Linux? This guide will suit anyone with a home system who’d prefer files to be safe or those running small self-hosted servers.
Netrunner OS is a KDE plasma-based Linux distro. It comes in two flavours: standard (based on Kubuntu) & rolling (based on Manjaro). Let’s take a closer look.
Gnome Boxes helps to make virtualization easier. Does it have what it takes to beat out virtual machine programs like Virtualbox or VMware? Let’s find out.
The Indicator-Sysmonitor application displays various system-related information on the Ubuntu panel. Here’s how you can use it to track CPU & memory usage.
Want to listen to Pandora on your desktop but don’t want to use the browser? Check out Pithos, a lightweight Pandora radio client for Linux.
Deepin Terminal is a python-based terminal emulator with many useful features you often can’t find in default Terminal. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu.
htop is a terminal-based system monitoring app that presents data of various system processes & resource consumption. Here’s all you need to know about it.
Sunflower is a dual-pane file manager for Linux that offers powerful features that usual ‘built-in’ file managers lack. Here are some of those features.
Are you on Fedora 22 and puzzled that after you install you can’t log in or do anything? This is a simple issue with Wayland GDM. Here’s how to fix it.
TimeLine is a free timeline creator, written in Python, that runs natively on Linux, Mac, Windows & Apertures. Check out its features & see how to install it.
In this article we will discuss how we can create, as well as easily edit, existing PDF documents using Master PDF Editor on Linux.
So, you’ve installed Crouton on your Chromebook. Now, how about making that Linux install just a little bit more useful by enabling auto-start. Here’s how.