Firefox doesn’t integrate well in Gnome Shell desktop theme. Here are some ways you can use to make it looks like it truly belongs on the Gnome 3 desktop.
Let ‘s say you have a spreadsheet that is in the wrong row order, how can you easily reverse the row order? This simple trick will help you to do that.
The new H.265 compression standard can provide substantially improved video quality at the same bit rate. Learn how you can encode H.265 video with ffmpeg.
If you love the command line and like listening music while doing work, you’ll be thrilled to know that Pandora can be accessed through command line as well.
Are you a Linux gamer looking to stream gameplay to Twitch? It is not an easy task, but with Castawesome, you can get it done easily.
If you want to change the color of your folder icons without installing a new icon set, Dolphin Folder Color for KDE is a great solution.
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.
You can easily check if your computer is running 24/7 by checking its uptime. Here is how you can do so in Windows and Linux.
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.
Are you looking for an easy way to create a screencast on your Linux desktop? ScreenStudio could be the one for you.
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.
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.
Are you looking for a Microsoft Office Picture Manager alternative? Windows Live Photo Gallery has similar features and has syncing/publishing features.
Most people are unaware that you can screencast from the command line. We will show you how you can do so with the help of FFMPEG.
It is easy for anyone to find out the running processes in your Linux machine. Learn how to hide processes and controls who has access to the information.
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.
MyNotex is a Linux app provides the same core functionality as Evernote without the unnecessary bloat and expenses. It is a great Evernote alternative.
If you are concerned about your DNS traffic being sent in plain text and available for everyone to see, you can now encrypt DNS traffic in Ubuntu with DNSCrypt.
The good thing about impress.js presentation is that it is cross-platform compatible and runs in a web browser. Learn how to create one in Linux.
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.
Have you ever wanted to get away from Bash when using Linux? Enter Fish shell, a great alternative with tons of neat features.
If you are a regular Ubuntu Software Center user, and are looking for a better alternative, App Grid is a fully featured and light-weight option for you.
Lazarus is cross platform compatible and makes it very easy to write cross-platform desktop applications on Linux. Check out this beginner guide to Lazarus.
A clock doesn’t have to rely on boring numbers. Check out these interesting KDE clock widgets and Plasmoids with a creative approach to telling the time.
The netstat command displays information about the Linux networking subsystem including data on open network connections and routing tables.
Need a lightweight alternative to Unity desktop in Ubuntu? You can install Gnome Classic Shell and use it in your old laptop.
The “nslookup” command helps you to look up addresses in the Internet. Check out the advanced guide here to master nslookup.
Code profiling lets you identify bottlenecks, dead code, and bugs. For Linux programmer, the GNU profiler “gprof” is the profiling tool for you.
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.
Robolinux is a Linux distro which caters to those who want to migrate away from Windows. Check out the installation guide and Robolinux review here.
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.
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.
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.
If you find the Shutdown and Restart confirmation dialog box in Ubuntu annoying, here is an easy way to turn it off.
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.
Sometimes, you might need to change the network device’s MAC address for testing. Here’s how you can do so in Windows and Ubuntu.
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.
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.
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.
There are several tools that allow you to create Markdown document. In Linux, ReText is one useful text editor you can use to create Markdown document.
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.
MySQL includes “mysqldump” and “mysqladmin” for backing up and managing MySQL databases. Master these two commands and become a competent MySQL admin.
The Fedora project has announced that the “yum” will be replaced by “dnf”. Here is what you need to know about the new DNF package manager.
The next version of LXDE will be based on LXQt, which is a merge of the LXDE-Qt and the Razor-qt projects. Here is how you can test LXQt on (L)Ubuntu.
To debug C or C++ programs in Linux, one can make use of the gdb debugging tool that comes with your system. Let’s see how it works.
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.
Windows and Linux are two different systems and to compile Linux programs under Windows is not an easy task. Luckily, there is a solution known as Cygwin.
Gnome-web-photo is a useful Gnome application that you can use to capture full length screenshot of website. Let’s check it out how it works.
If you can run text editors running from the command line, what about a spreadsheet? This command line spreadsheet app “sc” is the one for you.
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.