In this article we’ll go over the benefits and downsides of encrypting an entire hard drive as well as the steps to encrypt a hard disk in Ubuntu. Let’s get started!
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On an old PC the Unity desktop environment in Ubuntu might be slow and unresponsive. Here are a few tricks to make Unity Dash respond faster.
One of the issues with Unity Launcher is that it can get overcrowded with apps. Here’s how you can add an app drawer to Unity Launcher and keep it organized.
Are you using Google Calendar and want to integrate it to your Linux system? Here is how you can add Google Calendar integration to Ubuntu.
Qgit Viewer is a Qt-based Git-viewing tool for Linux. It allows you to view Git repos with a GUI. Here is how to install Qgit viewer in Ubuntu.
If left unchecked, your system cache might take up a big chunk of your storage and memory. Here’s how you can quickly clear the system cache in Ubuntu.
If you want to find out what’s happening in another workspace without switching over, you can now get a live preview of another workspace in Ubuntu. Here’s how.
Linux users should also beware of malware that can monitor your activities. Learn how you can disable the microphone and webcam in Ubuntu.
Nvidia’s NVENC allows the use the GPU to encode video streams so as to reduce video conversion time. Here’s how to get Nvidia’s NVENC working in Ubuntu.
To reduce eye strain, you should use dedicated software that prompts you to take frequent work breaks, something which is really beneficial for your eyes. Safe Eyes for Linux is one you should check out.
Flatpak is a technology that makes it very easy to install software no matter the Linux distribution. Here’s how to install Flatpak on Ubuntu.
While most torrents are downloaded using a GUI, you can download torrents from the command line too. Here’s how you can do so in Ubuntu.
If you have several Ubuntu PCs connected in a LAN network, you can set up a local repository in one of them and update every computer without Internet access. Here’s how to set up a local repository in Ubuntu.
While Telegram comes with a desktop client for most operating systems, it can be accessed via the command line too. Here’s how to use Telegram from the Linux command line.
Many solutions to mount Google Drive in Ubuntu require a third-party client. This tutorial shows you how to mount Google Drive natively in Nautilus Ubuntu.
Gnome Software comes with a bug that prevents users from installing deb files. Here are some of the workarounds to install deb files in Ubuntu 16.04.
Browser bookmarks often reside in a browser, but if you are a command line person, here’s how you can manage browser bookmarks from the command line.
If you are a Linux system admin who needs to constantly keep track of the filesystem usage, here is a way you can display the filesystem usage information in the Ubuntu system tray.