Ten Lesser Known Ubuntu Based Linux Distributions

ten less known linux distributions based on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is undoubtedly most popular desktop Linux OS. Ubuntu has plenty of official variants such as Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Mythbuntu, Ubuntu Gnome etc. Apart from those official Ubuntu variants, Ubuntu has inspired several other Linux distros as well. Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Zorin OS etc are just few such names. But then those are mostly […]

How To Install Brackets Editor In Ubuntu 14.04 And Linux Mint 17

How to install brackets in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Brackets is an open source editor from Adobe. Brackets is more of a code editor rather than a text editor and it is focused on web designers and front end developers. Brackets is built in and for HTML, CSS and Java Script. In this article, we shall see how to install Brackets in Ubuntu 14.04 and […]

How To Install Mate Desktop In Ubuntu 14.04

Tutorial to install Mate Desktop in Ubuntu 14.04

The other week we saw about installing Cinnamon in Ubuntu. This week we’ll see how to install Mate desktop in Ubuntu 14.04. I think you might have already heard of Mate desktop environment. A fork of now dead classic GNOME 2, Mate provides the classic desktop experience with latest applications. Mate is an official flavor […]

Spotify Migrates Its Servers To Ubuntu From Debian

Migrate debian to Ubuntu

Debian has dominated the Linux server market for sometime but its unclear release cycle and rather short LTS (long term support) period is pushing the users away from it. Instead of going to non-free enterprise Linux servers like Red Hat, SUSE etc, users are opting for Ubuntu Server. While Ubuntu itself is based on Debian, […]

Install Spotify In Ubuntu 14.04 & Linux Mint 17

Installing Spotify in Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint

Spotify is the most popular streaming music service these days. While you can listen it via its web interface, you can also install a desktop client of Spotify in Linux. This gives you some additional features such as listening to local music in Spotify, sync local music to Spotify server or sync local music to […]

Guide To Install Ubuntu 14.04 In Dual Boot Mode With Windows 8 Or 8.1 UEFI

Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 8 or 8,1 UEFI

Previously I had written about dual booting Ubuntu Linux with Windows 7 and 8 previously, But those tutorials did not cover systems that come with Windows 8 pre-installed. The newer systems that come with Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, have UEFI instead of BIOS. This makes thing a little different from the conventional way of […]