How To Fix No Wireless Network In Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10

No wireless network detected by Ubuntu 14.04

After dual booting Macbook Air with Ubuntu, when I logged in to Ubuntu, I found that Ubuntu did not detect any wireless network. Networking was on but it said ‘no network devices available‘. Indeed it is a common issue with Broadcom network adapters in Ubuntu. A relief is that Ubuntu provides additional drivers specifically for […]

Ubuntu Spotted In Real Life

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If you have been following It’s FOSS for some time now, you need not to guess that Ubuntu is my favorite Linux distribution. While I won’t consider myself to be an Ubuntu fanboy, I would definitely accept that seeing Ubuntu in use in real world does gets a second look from me. In an earlier post, […]

Notepadqq: Notepad++ Clone For Linux

Notepadqq best alternative to Notepad++ in Linux

Looking for Notepad++ in Linux? Unfortunately, Notepad++ is available for Windows platform only. At work, where I have to use Windows, Notepad++ is my favorite text editor. And at times I miss Notepad++ in Ubuntu. Notepadqq: Notepad++ alternative for Linux I know there are plenty of text editors that can be used as Notepad++ alternative […]

How To Install GNOME In Ubuntu 14.04

Use GNOME in Ubuntu 14.04

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 in Ubuntu 14.04 Of course the above two tutorials also contains the instructions […]

Potenza Icon Themes 2.0 Available For Download

Install Potenza Icons in Ubuntu

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 complete iconset for Linux, that should fit every desktop environment such as Unity, GNOME, Cinnamon, […]

How To Uninstall Ubuntu Linux From Windows 8 Dual Boot

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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, Elementary OS or any other Linux distribution. If you think installing Ubuntu with […]

Fix Various Update Errors In Ubuntu 14.04

Fixing Update Errors in Ubuntu 14.04

Who hasn’t come across an error while doing an update in Ubuntu? Update errors are common and plenty in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions based on Ubuntu. These errors occur for various reasons and can be fixed easily. In this article, we shall see various types of frequently occurring update errors in Ubuntu and how […]