The GNOME Shell screen recorder is a hidden feature available on Ubuntu and other Linux distros. It's super easy to use – in this post we show you how.
Learn how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and other Linux distros in this easy-to-follow guide. Why does this need a guide? Well, Chrome isn’t preinstalled on Ubuntu by default. And you can’t […]
How to check the Linux kernel version your Ubuntu system is running using a terminal command. Plus, learn what the linux version numbers mean.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Learn how you can install GNOME extensions on the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS desktop in this step by step guide illustrated with plenty of screenshots.
This post will show you how to install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS or later and Ubuntu-based distros like Linux Mint. Now, before you say it, I know: you’re reading this with a slightly egregious look on […]
Nautilus is the default Ubuntu file manager for good reason: it is feature-filled and easy-to-use — but do you know how to navigate it like a ninja using the keyboard?
Desktop Linux is not the most power efficient OS, so we show you 11 simple ways to get longer battery life on a Linux laptop.