Articles Tagged ubuntu basics

How to Remove PPAs on Ubuntu & Related Distros Safely

I often forget how to remove a PPA from Ubuntu, so I figured I’d write a quick guide here to remind me — and to help anyone else who needs it! Now, there are several […]

1 December 2019

How to Hide Mounted Drives in Ubuntu 19.10 (Quick Guide)

Learn how to hide mounted drives on the Ubuntu Dock in Ubuntu 19.10. The feature automatically adds dock icons for USB drives, SD cards and remote mounts.

14 November 2019
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14 Essential Ubuntu Keyboard Shortcuts (Plus Cheat Sheet!)

Ubuntu keyboard shortcuts help improve your productivity by making repetitive, repeated tasks faster and easier to perform. You probably already know a stack of keyboard shortcuts already because general actions like copy (ctrl + c), […]

14 September 2019
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How to Check Ubuntu Version Number [Quick Tip]

Need to check which Ubuntu version you’re on? There are a couple of different ways you can find out, and in this post we detail them. Remember to check Ubuntu version before you follow any […]

1 September 2019
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Install Chromium on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS & Linux Mint

Here's how to install Chromium on Ubuntu the easy way, without using source code downloads, on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above, as well as Linux Mint.

26 August 2019
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Essential Guide: How to Install Telegram on Ubuntu Linux

Learn how to install Telegram on Ubuntu and Linux Mint in 4 different ways with our guide to installing the Telegram messenger on the Linux desktop.

12 August 2019
How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

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

Record Screen on Ubuntu Using the Hidden Screen Recorder Feature

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

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

Quickly install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or Linux Mint using a GUI or terminal by following this simple guide complete with screenshots.

31 March 2018

How to Check Linux Kernel Version on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

How to check the Linux kernel version your Ubuntu system is running using a terminal command. Plus, learn what the linux version numbers mean.

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