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 Linux on a Macintosh and dual boot with macOS

Got one of those shiny Mac laptops, but Linux has you realising computer freedom is best? This is the definitive guide! Using a Macintosh is (mainly) a delight. The hardware is solid, fast, and beautiful, but […]

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 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 […]

How to put a Linux ISO onto a USB stick and make it bootable on a Mac

Mac Disk Utility

So, you’ve got a mac computer and you want to put the ISO you just downloaded onto it. If you’ve used tools like UNetBootin before, then you’ll have found it a nice easy graphical way […]

Every messenger app in one app – Is Rambox the answer?

Thanks in part to the proliferation of easy to use, cross platform scripting, or compiler-less languages, we are in a wonderful world where the exact same applications truly can be available on Linux, Windows and […]

How to setup a KVM server the fast way

The Linux Kernel Virtual Machine Logo

This is a very short quick setup on how to get KVM (The Linux Kernel Virtual Machine hypervisor) server up and running. Why KVM? KVM is a hypervisor, just like VmWare ESX, Microsoft’s Hyper-V and […]