When you double click on a shell script (.sh file) what do you expect? The normal expectation would be that it is executed. But this might not be the case in Ubuntu, or I should better say in case of Files (Nautilus). You may go crazy yelling “Run, File, Run”, but the file won’t run […]
No, Microsoft is not buying Canonical. You can take the sigh of relief. Earlier, a rumor was doing the rounds that Microsoft is in talks to buy Canonical, parent company of widely popular Ubuntu Linux. These speculations were attributed to some “key sources in Linux community” and on the fact that Microsoft is partnering with […]
Keep an eye on the battery charging and discharging statistics with this handy tool for Linux.
Complete tutorial on how to install Steam in Ubuntu and how to use it to play games in Linux.
In this quick tip for absolute beginners, I am going to show you how to add bookmarks in Ubuntu File manager, Files. Now, if you wonder why would you do that, the answer is pretty simple. It gives you quick access, right in the left sidebar. For example, I installed Copy in Ubuntu. Now it […]
Before seeing how to enable automatic system updates in Ubuntu, first let’s see why should we do it in the first place. By default Ubuntu checks for updates daily. When there are security updates, it shows immediately but for other updates (i.e. regular software updates) it pop ups once a week. So, if you have […]
Dell is one of the (only) few big names that sells computers pre-loaded with Linux. The choice of Linux distribution is Ubuntu here. While Ubuntu powered Dell computers are available almost all across the globe, it gained popularity in Asian markets like India and China.
Complete OpenOffice installation guide for Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
Last week, I dual booted Windows and Antergos. Antergos is impressive but I kind of miss Ubuntu. Since I do not have enough space on my hard disk for three operating systems, so instead of triple booting, I decided to get rid of Windows altogether. I did a fresh installation of Antergos with completely wiping […]
NaSC, abbreviation Not a Soulver Clone, is a third party app developed for elementary OS. Whatever the name suggests, NaSC is heavily inspired by Soulver, an OS X app for doing maths like a normal person. elementary OS itself draws from OS X and it is not a surprise that a number of the third […]