If you are a power user and use both Linux and Windows, you might have Cygwin installed. Cygwin is a set of tools that allow you to run Linux only programs on Windows. Cygwin however has it’s own fair share of annoyances, [...]
A new version of Ubuntu OS is released every six months and this means that people who use the Linux operating system need to upgrade every now and then. However, the process is made easy as the upgrade makes use [...]
Having your own server means that you will have to protect it against network attacks which can come from bots and/or other infected servers. Fail2Ban is an service than bans IP’s that try to crack your ssh/ftp server passwords by [...]
Alternative UI managers for Ubuntu other than Unity
When using the Ubuntu operation system to mount Windows partitions, it mounts the windows partitions on your computer automatically but it assigns a different path to the the disks every time they are remounted. This is particularly irritating because it breaks my [...]
If уоu hаvе installed оr upgraded tо Ubuntu 11.04, thе fіrst thing уоu wоuld hаvе noticed thаt Gnome іs gоnе аnd replaced bу Ubuntu Unity. Dіd уоu feel cheated? Dіd уоu lіkе іt better thаn Gnome? Dо уоu thіnk it’s [...]
Ubuntu іs а Linux-based operating system, designed sресіfісаllу fоr personal computers, іt іs sееn аs а viable alternative tо Microsoft Windows.
Transfer files between your Windows and Linux partitions easily with EXT2Fs
Bulk install and update essential programs with Ninite which is free for a single computer setup.
Sharing a printer in Windows XP or Vista so that Unix or Ubuntu can print to it.
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Newbies are often afraid to stop using Windows and their Microsoft apps. Help them become Linux users! I’ll show you why, and how.
I was asked by a friend on how to get youtube and other downloaded video’s ported over to their iPOD Nano so they can be watched. In addition, since mostly Music Video’s were downloaded my friend wanted to them to [...]
My wife’s company is now on Twitter @rockalong and I didn’t want my wife to have to keep using the web interface to keep track of tweets, replies and direct messages so I had to research the equivelant of tweetdeck [...]
I am a big fan of the Ubuntu operating system but there are a ton of usability issues with OpenOffice and specifically for people who are used to Microsoft Office the OpenOffice Writer application requires a different approach. It isn’t [...]
There is such an easy way to take your MP3 files and burn them to your own custom music CD with Ubuntu, it is actually faster and easier than most programs on Windows.Â The program I use is called K3B [...]