Getting worried about children accessing porn on internet? Here is one of the most easy way to block porn using content filtering on Linux with OpenDNS.
World’s most popular music streaming service Spotify doesn’t support Linux (as of yet). In fact, it promised to start working on Linux support long back. But with time all it could come up with was “preview release” of Spotify. Its been over a year and still we have no native client for Spotify. Still, the […]
Booted in to Ubuntu 12.10 to face up a blank screen with default wallpaper? No Unity, no side launchers, no dash? Here is a one shot way to fix it.
Your Ubuntu powered computer running slow? Use these nice applications and tricks to speed up Ubuntu. A must for computers with poor hardware configuration.
A nice tutorial with helpful screenshots to help you to format the SD Card, USB Key and other removable media in Ubuntu.
Support for Jupiter Linux Applet has ended. Find out why and what you can do to replace it.
Having trouble converting .cbr to Kindle ready MOBI format with Calibre? Facing the libunrar.so library error? Follow this simple tutorial to fix it.
One shot solution to fix “error while loading shared libraries” error in Ubuntu. Works within a minute.
Wondering how to connect Kindle Fire HD with Ubuntu 12.10? Your Kindle Fire is not recognized by Ubuntu at all? Here is a nice easy tutorial to solve it.
Looking for how to see or hide files in Ubuntu? Its damn easy to do so. Find out how!
A quick and easy fix to the common update problem in Ubuntu: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG
Fed up with slow and cumbersome Ubuntu Software Center? Here is a program that could help you installing .deb files quickly and easily in Ubuntu 12.10.
Think your laptop running on Ubuntu 12.10 is burning your balls off? Cool down. We have a nice little app, Jupiter, that could help reducing the temperature of your notebook. Install Jupiter in Ubuntu 12.10: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install jupiter How To Use Jupiter To Solve Over Heating Issue: Once […]
While Ubuntu 12.10 is just released, the code-name of Ubuntu 13.04, scheduled to release in April 2013, has been finalized to: Raring Ringtail. Those who are new to Ubuntu must be wondering about the weird naming and versioning convention of Ubuntu. You must be thinking what in God’s name is Raring Ringtail and why is its version […]
One of the most common error one faces while updating Ubuntu, either through Software Updater or in Terminal, is “Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection.” Mainly the error looks like this in the terminal: W:Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_oneiric_restricted_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch , W:Failed to fetch bzip2:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_oneiric_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages Hash Sum mismatch , E:Some index […]
As soon as you install a fresh Ubuntu 12.10, you will miss one thing: Additional Drivers. Earlier you could simply search for it in Unity dash but unfortunately Ubuntu 12.10 has moved the Additional Drivers to Software Sources and this is why you cannot find it in Unity dash. So if you are looking to install […]
The latest GIMP has a sort of drawback. It does not gives you the option of saving as JPEG or PNG when you press Ctrl+S. Find out how can you solve it.
Annoyed with the Amazon shopping suggestions in Ubuntu Unity dash? Here is how to turn off Amazon suggestions in Ubuntu 12.10.
openSUSE has announced the release of version 12.2 RC1 with support to ARM processor.
Messed up your Compiz settings while trying to tweak Unity? No worries. Here is how to reset Unity in Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04.
Bunch of old Linux Kernel versions cluttering your boot menu. Here is how to remove them in the most easy manner.
Wondering what version of Linux Kernel you are using in your Ubuntu or any other Linux system? In fact it is very easy to find out.
Use the following command in terminal
Wondering what is Ubuntu Unity Preview and how to use it? Here are some quick tips to make you feel better with Ubuntu Unity Preview feature.
There are several ways to show desktop screen but if you want to have a dedicated option in Unity launcher, here is how to get that.
Looking for a way to share or sync any folder with Dropbox in Ubuntu? Use Dropbox Share app and share or sync any folder with Dropbox in right click option.
A very simple tutorial with lots of pictures to help you run, execute, install, open or launch .jar files in Ubuntu.
Wondering if you have Java installed in Ubuntu? And if not then how do you install Java in Ubuntu? Read the tutorial to learn.
Ubuntu One is offering extra space through referrals. Here is how to track the total available space in Ubuntu One storage.
Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal beta has been released. Upgrade to the Ubuntu 12.10 Beta from 12.04 in two easy steps.
Couple of months after the famous middle finger by Linus Torvalds, NVIDIA hints at bringing siupport for Optimus on Linux. Read to find out more.
Linus Torvalds replies to the infamous “What Killed The Linux Desktop” by Gnome founder Miguel de Icaza. Read the whole story.
Wondering how to find what is connected your network in Ubuntu? Here is an easy tutorial for beginners.
Looking for an easy way to add remove programs in Ubuntu? Something like Windows’ Add Remove Program tool? Find out how can you do it in Ubuntu, easily.
Chakra Linux which is an Arch Linux based distribution and ships with KDE desktop environment has announced the release of the first Claire series. The Claire Series is the code name of KDE 4.9 release which is dedicated to Claire Lotion. The new Chakra release boasts of a brand new stylish theme Dharma among many other features. Whats […]
Gedit, the default text editor in Ubuntu and some other Linux distributions is a powerful lightweight text editor. It comes with a number of features that makes Notepad (of Windows) a hundred years older. Plenty of plugins are available to further enhance its ability according to user requirement. Gedit also has an autosave feature which is not enabled by […]
A simple tutorial with pictures explaining how to get sound in external monitor connected through HDMI cable in Ubuntu.
Automounting a partition, for the ease of use, may result in some error. Lets see one such error and how can we solve the disk mount error in Ubuntu.
The determination of a school teacher builds a fully functional lab with 70 computers for free in USA. An inspiring story for FOSS lovers.
Ubuntu by default does not allow to add new wallpapers to the slideshow, easily. Here is how you can create a slideshow of your favourite wallpapers.
Two minutes tutorial to prevent package update in Ubuntu. Install Synaptic Package Manger in Ubuntu and take control of package versions.
Think your Ubuntu is slow? Make your Ubuntu run faster with Preload. Reduce the startup time of your favourite applications.
Want to update Ubutnu but don’t have internet connection? Here is how to update Ubutnu offline.
An absolute beginner tip to hack Ubuntu password. Hack Ubuntu user credential in less than 5 minutes. You don’t need to be genius to do it.
A pictorial to change the default behaviour of Ctrl Alt Del for Shut Down instead of Log Out in Ubuntu 12.04.
Cinnamon is the default desktop manager in Linux Mint. Here is how to install Cinnamon in Ubuntu 12.04.
A step-by-step tutorial to solve cannot write ext3 partition problem in Ubuntu and other Linux.
A simple step-by-step ‘how to’ tutorial to install theme in Ubuntu 12.04.
PinguyOS 12.04 LTS (based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) has been released today. PinguyOS is a great Linux distro meant for beginners. PinguyOS comes with a bunch of great default applications that include Clementine, VLC, XBMC along with the regular Firefox, Libre Office.
A simple and easy way to get rid of “Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error” in Ubuntu 12.04.
Troubled with “gzip stdin not in gzip format” error in Linux? Here is how to fix it.