Preview of Ubuntu Zesty Zapus 17.04: Paint drying version & how to upgrade

Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus Logo

Let’s get it out of the way first, here are the new features that are just about to hit us from Canonical, with the latest version, Ubuntu 17.04, Zesty Zapus. The expected release date, Thursday April […]

How to install VirtualBox Guest Additons Tools on Linux (Solus OS & others)

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Video guide to install Virtual Box guest additions for proper display resolution and multimedia support on Solus OS

Pro Tip: For, While and Until Loops

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LEVEL: SYSADMIN / TIME: 1-2 min. Here’s some handy quick reference examples to go back to easily if you are needing to use for, while and until loops in your bash shell scripts. This is […]

Screencast recording with Green Recorder

Green Recorder Screencaster

Ever fancied recording your very own video tutorials like those here at The Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide? Well, there’s a new app for that in town that the folks over at OMGUbuntu wholeheartedly recommend. You […]

How to set the default terminal (or window manager, browser, and much more) in Linux

How to update the default application for web browser, terminal and more - update-alternatives

Ever wondered how your Linux system chooses the default Terminal Emulator, web browser, window manager, text editor, particular version of an app (eg, php5 vs 7/python2.7 vs 3)? Wonder no more! Change the default app […]

How to use Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Amazon S3 and more in Linux

Using Google Drive via the Ubuntu Control Center

Google Drive hasn’t been supported on Linux officially, well, ever…. It’s been possible to use it in the past using third party apps like inSync or the more basic Gdrive. However since version 3.18, the GNOME desktop […]

What is GNOME, KDE, MATE, Unity etc? – Window Managers and Desktop Environments

SuSE Linux, a popular Linux desktop operating system

Desktop Environments. Window Managers. GNOME. MATE. KDE, Unity, XFCE. TWM, i3, AwesomeWM… You’ve probably seen these words thrown about across this, and many other Linux websites that have something to do with Linux desktops. All […]