5 Useful PPAs for Ubuntu

5 Useful PPAs for Ubuntu

A PPA allows you to install third party software, games, proprietary drivers that are not in the Ubuntu repository. Check out these useful PPAs for Ubuntu.

By Derrik Diener -
SymphonyOS 14.1 review

SymphonyOS 14.1 review

SymphonyOS started life back in 2004, and after a hiatus of several years, it has been renewed with the aptly named phoenix series. Let’s check it out and see how it performs.

By Gary Sims -
Find and Remove Duplicate Files in Linux

Find and Remove Duplicate Files in Linux

If you care about file organization on your Linux machine, you can easily find and remove duplicate files via the command line or with dupeGuru.

By Ivana Isadora Devcic -
Full hands-on and Review on PCLinuxOS 2014.08

Full hands-on and Review on PCLinuxOS 2014.08

PCLinuxOS has recently released its first version for 2014. The new version uses Linux kernel 3.15.9, runs KDE and includes NVIDIA and ATI fglrx drivers. Let check it out.

By Gary Sims -
How to Share a Terminal Session with Friends

How to Share a Terminal Session with Friends

If you are having problem with your terminal session in Linux or Mac, you can easily share terminal session with your friends and get them to help you. Here’s how to do it.

By Jamin Becker -
How to Use Display Filters in Wireshark

How to Use Display Filters in Wireshark

Wireshark displays so much data on the screen that it is difficult to find the information you want. This is where Wireshark’s display filters is useful.

By Himanshu Arora -
Advanced Guide to nslookup

Advanced Guide to nslookup

The “nslookup” command helps you to look up addresses in the Internet. Check out the advanced guide here to master nslookup.

By Gary Sims -
5 Vim Tips and Tricks for Experienced Users

5 Vim Tips and Tricks for Experienced Users

The Vim editor offers so many features that it’s very difficult to learn all of them. For experienced users, here are some useful Vim tips and tricks for you.

By Himanshu Arora -
How to Reset a Ubuntu Password

How to Reset a Ubuntu Password

If you have forgotten your user account password in Ubuntu, here is how you can reset Ubuntu password. This will work on any Ubuntu-based distro as well.

By Vamsi Krishna -
4MLinux Review and Installation Guide

4MLinux Review and Installation Guide

4MLinux is a small Linux distribution that caters to the four M’s – Maintenance, Multimedia, Miniserver and Mystery. Let’s check out the 4MLinux review.

By Gary Sims -
Installing Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04

Installing Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04

The PPA that used to host Cinnamon desktop has stopped being maintained since May 2014. Here is another way to install Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04.

By Gary Sims -
Add Style to Your Screenshots Using Screenie

Add Style to Your Screenshots Using Screenie

Screenie is a program designed to give screenshots a different look without needing a graphic artist. You can use it to style your screenshot without Photoshop skill.

By Gary Sims -
CentOS 7 Review and Installation Guide

CentOS 7 Review and Installation Guide

CentOS 7 introduces several major changes over the CentOS 6.x line. Check out our CentOS 7 review and installation guide and see what is in store in CentOS 7.

By Gary Sims -
First look at Evolve OS with Budgie Desktop

First look at Evolve OS with Budgie Desktop

Evolve OS is a new desktop Linux distribution which includes the Budgie Desktop. The project is currently in the Alpha stage. Let’s check it out how it works.

By Gary Sims -
Three Useful Password Generators for Linux

Three Useful Password Generators for Linux

Trying to come up with strong and yet easy to remember passwords can be a challenge. Luckily there are several useful password generators for Linux. Let check them out.

By Gary Sims -
How to Install VMware Tools in Ubuntu Guest

How to Install VMware Tools in Ubuntu Guest

It is easier to install Ubuntu in VMware player, but to get its full potential, you’ll need VMware Tools. Here is how you can install VMware Tools in Ubuntu.

By Vamsi Krishna -
Using a Hex Editor on Linux

Using a Hex Editor on Linux

There is a class of editor known as a “Hex editor” which allows you to edit any type of file, especially binary files. Here are a few examples for Linux.

By Gary Sims -
NixOS Full Review and Hands-on

NixOS Full Review and Hands-on

NixOS is a Linux distribution with its own unique package manager. The entire OS is built by the Nix package manager. Check out the full NixOS review here.

By Gary Sims -