If you have too many applications crowding all the space in Unity launcher, you might be thinking of a better way to manage them. Making icons tinier by reducing the icon size is one way, but would it not be better if you could group a bunch of icons? This is what we already do in Android and iPhones. Group the apps together and save the screen space. [Continue reading]
Quick tutorial to show you how to check if your Linux system is impacted with Shellshock and if yes, how to fix the system for Bash Bug exploit.
If you are following news, you might have heard about a vulnerability found in Bash, which is known as Bash Bug or Shellshock. Red Hat was the first to discover this vulnerability. This Shellshock bug allows attackers to inject their own code and thus leaves the system open to various malicious and remote attacks. In fact, hackers are already exploiting it to launch DDoS attacks.
Since Bash is found on all Unix-like system, it leaves all Linux systems vulnerable to this Shellshock bug if those are running a specific version of Bash.
Wondering if your Linux system has been impacted by Shellshock? There is an easy way to check it, which we are about to see. [Continue reading]
Open Source adoption is a growing trend in Italy it seems. After city of Turin and Udine opted for OpenOffice and shut the door on Microsoft Office, news is coming that towns of Todi and Terni are switching to LibreOffice. … [Continue reading]
A quick tutorial to show you how to install GNOME in Ubuntu 14.04. In the series to install various desktop environment other than the default Unity, we have already seen: How to install Cinnamon in Ubuntu 14.04 How to install Mate desktop … [Continue reading]
What are the websites that I should follow to learn more about Ubuntu? This is a question beginner often ask. I am going to list here ten of my favorite blogs that help users solve their issues, keep them updated with news and help them in over all … [Continue reading]
If you keep experimenting with your Ubuntu system you might end up with a messed up Unity and Compiz settings. In this quick tip we shall see how to reset Unity and Compiz settings in Ubuntu 14.04. In fact it is all about running a couple of … [Continue reading]
Ever tried to watch Netflix in Ubuntu in your web browser? I bet if you tried, you must have faced a "system requirement" error page like this: You can always try to install Netflix desktop app in Ubuntu but it involves Wine which is not favored … [Continue reading]
It seems Open Source adoption is the latest fad in European countries. Last month only we heard that Turin became the first Italian city to officially opt for Open Source product. Another city in north-west Italy, Udine, has also announced that it is … [Continue reading]
Potenza Icon Theme version 2.0 has been released. Potenza icons are inspired by Faenza, a beautiful icon theme that was included in our list of best icons for Ubuntu 13.10. Potenza's developer Alessandro Bompadre says that he has tried to create a … [Continue reading]
I have covered how to install Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows 8 several times in the past. But what about uninstalling Ubuntu from Windows dual boot? Tutorial which we are going to follow here applies on any Linux OS be it Ubuntu, Linux Mint, … [Continue reading]