Articles Tagged ubuntu basics

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Essential Guide: 4 Ways to Install Telegram on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Up

Want to install Telegram on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and up? We're here to help, with a complete guide to installing the Telegram desktop messenger on Linux.

12 August 2019
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How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

Want to quickly and effortlessly type emoji on Ubuntu? Well, you can — and in this short post we show you how. With the release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS you can use emoji on Ubuntu […]

11 June 2018

How to Use GNOME Shell’s Secret Screen Recorder

So you want to record your Ubuntu desktop, but you don’t know which desktop screen recorder to use? Well, have you considered not using one at all? Don’t look at me strangely: I promise this […]

9 June 2018
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How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Above

It's easy to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later, and in this simple guide we show you where to download it and how to install it.

31 March 2018

How to Check the Ubuntu Kernel Version You’re Using

Looking for an easy way to check which Ubuntu Linux kernel version you’re running? Good news: it’s simple to find out. All you need is a working keyboard, a few fingers, and a pair of […]

3 February 2018

Finding Files in the Command Line (How To)

Unfortunately in Linux, certainly Ubuntu, the default GUI file search is not the most useful way to find files. With just a small amount of patience you can find files quickly and easily using the command […]

2 September 2017

Get Exact Boot and Uptime on Ubuntu from the Command Line

Want to know exactly when you last booted your Ubuntu machine, or how long it’s been since you last did? Probably not —but I’m going to show you how anyway. Detailed boot information can be useful when […]

10 November 2016
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How to Create a Bootable Ubuntu USB with Etcher

If you want to do a clean install of Ubuntu 16.10 when it lands next week, or install it on a different computer, then a bootable flash drive is the way to go. That’s in my […]

3 October 2016
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5 Simple Ways To Free Up Space on Ubuntu

When you need to free up space on Ubuntu here are 5 simple things you can do – from cleaning the apt cache to removing old kernels.

9 August 2016

5 Keys You Can Press at the GRUB Menu

We don’t see as much of GRUB, the boot loader that is installed with Ubuntu, as we used to. Once upon a time it was shown on every boot. These days you only tend to see […]

9 July 2016
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Essential Guide: How To Install GNOME Extensions on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Above

Learn how to install GNOME Extensions on Ubuntu using Firefox or Google Chrome to add extra features to the GNOME Shell desktop.

6 July 2016
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How To Install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 (and Above)

This post will show you how to install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS or later. Now, before you say it, I know: you’re reading this with a slightly egregious look on your face because, after all, it’s […]

8 June 2016