There are times when your Linux desktop will just freeze and stop responding to input. Here is how you can restart the frozen desktop without rebooting.
These great alternatives to Apple’s Magic Keyboard maintain the functionality and mimic the aesthetics of Apple’s keyboard, all without breaking the bank.
If you change your wallpaper often, you can make use of an automatic wallpaper changer. Listed here are some of the best wallpaper changers for Linux.
The setuid permission is important in a Unix system. Here is how setuid works and how it allows users to run executables/binaries with escalated privileges.
KDE allows you to set up rules that define how an application window appears on the desktop. Learn how you can better manage your application windows in KDE.
If you come across the IMG file format in Linux, don’t panic. Here is how you can easily convert an IMG file to ISO format in Linux.
There are tons of commands that you can run in the Linux terminal, and if you want to list the content of a directory, you can do so with these commands.
You may have come across CBR and CBZ files and are not sure what they are. Here is how you can read and make CBR and CBZ files in LInux.
Thumbnail sheets are image files containing frames from a video. You can easily create thumbnail sheets from video with readily available tools.
Do you know that Linux has its very own command-line spellcheck utility to check your writing in the Terminal? Here’s how to use aspell to spellcheck in Linux.
In Linux, you can use a soft or hard link to connect two files together. Check out the differences between soft and hard links and which one you should use.
There are a few ways to find and locate files from the terminal in Linux. find, locate, which and whereis are some of the commonly used commands to do so.
Your Android phone have data that hackers been trying to access. Here is a basic demo of how hackers can access your Android phone with Kali Linux.
Tilix works as a great terminal alternative for your Linux PC. Let’s see how you can use it to turn your terminal into a modern and efficient workspace.
In a shared directory, there are cases where other user accidentally deleted your files. Here is how to use sticky bits to manage your file permission.
You may have heard of Linux inodes, but are not sure what is it and how it affects your Linux system. Here we will explain what is inodes and how it works.
Clipboard managers are useful, but most of them don’t offer a backup feature. Here is a hack to backup your clipboard history with KDE’s clipboard widget.
Have you notice how Linux commands are located in different folders but accessible everywhere? Here is how to make your scripts executable everywhere too.
While working on the Linux terminal, you may want to save the terminal output to a file. Here are 4 ways you can save terminal output to a file in Linux.
If you want to share what’s on your desktop with others, taking a screenshot is the best way. These are some tools for taking screenshots on Linux.
Have you wondered how Linux efficiently manages a multi-user environment? We explain here how Linux stores and manages user passwords and logins.
Linux is the most customizable OS around. You can change almost everything on it. Here are some customized Linux desktops to inspire you.
If you have a bunch of audio files that you want to convert to MP3, you can make use of the popular SoundConverter to convert audio files in Ubuntu.
Linux can get viruses, but you don’t need an antivirus. How can both those claims be true? Do you really need antivirus on your Linux machine?
A very useful feature in Linux is the “Access Control Lists” that controls access to files and directories. Here’s how access control lists work in Linux.
Zorin OS touts itself as a Windows alternative and is targeting Windows users that are looking to switch to Linux. Check out our review of Zorin OS.
It’s easy to format your hard disk to NTFS in Linux. There are many ways to do this, and we will show you how to do it using GParted.
While bash is fast and powerful, it’s also difficult for beginners to pick up. Here are some basic bash commands that all new users should know.
Setting the terminal as a transparent wallpaper is a great way to use the terminal and enjoy your wallpaper at the same time. Here’s how to do it in Kubuntu.
If you want to delete your file beyond recovery, there are a few ways you can completely delete a files in Linux. Check them out here.
In 2020, we finally have some dependable methods to play Windows games on Linux. Here are some of the best options for Linux gaming.
There are plenty of tools for handling text in Linux. Here are 13 powerful text manipulation tools every command-line user should know.
Tired of having to manually handle certain tasks on your computer by yourself? Check out our guide on how to schedule and automate tasks in Ubuntu.
QDirStat can pinpoint space hogs: find files and reclaim the space they take up. Learn how you can clean up hard disk storage with QDirStat.
Linux distros are continuing to improve apace. While there isn’t truly a one-size-fits-all solution, we’ve picked out the best Linux distros of 2020.
If you want to start developing for WordPress, here is how you can set up WordPress for local development in Linux without paying a single cent.
Krita is a software specializing in sketching and drawing. This tutorial will work as both an intro to sketching and the use of Krita for this purpose.
Screen makes multitasking in the terminal simple. With it, you can run many tools in parallel, each in their session, and detach and reattach to it at will.
Apple has set a high standard in their Time Machine backup software. Here are some of the best Time Machine alternatives for Linux that can back up your HDD.
Ever been curious about the different stages of Linux? What happens behind the scenes when you power your device on? Learn about the Linux boot process here.
While uninstalling software is easy in Linux, it can leave residual files behind in your Home folder. Here’s how to remove residual files in Linux.
Deleting your files and partition doesn’t wipe the data within. Here’s how you can completely wipe your hard drive in Linux, making data retrieval difficult
Deepin is a rising star among Linux distributions. What does it offer compared to other distributions? How is it in actual everyday use? Let’s find out.
7zip is a great tool for compressing files, but its usage can be complicated for some users. Here’s how you can simplify 7z compression with bash aliases.
Wine is designed to allow the running of Windows software on Linux without massive performance penalties. Here’s how to install Wine on Linux.
Sharing files between Windows and Linux can be difficult but not impossible. Here is how you can mount a Windows Share folder in Linux.
Jellyfin is a media server for streaming and organizing pictures, video, and audio. Learn how you can set up a home media server with Jellyfin on Ubuntu.
SpaceFM has a feature that offers instant access to the apps you want to use to open your files. Here’s how to use it to easily open multiple files in Linux.
If you’ve written code, you know it requires reading a lot of documentation. Zeal is an offline documentation browser for you to access software documentation on your computer.
Thunar comes with a powerful Bulk Rename tool. Here is how you can make use of the Bulk Rename tool to mass rename files in Linux.