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Fix: Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04

If you are new to Ubuntu, and especially Ubuntu 16.04, you can see that you are not able to install the Google Chrome browser. Note that you can still use the Mozilla Firefox Browser which is install by default on Ubuntu. In this article we will show you how to fix all installing errors related to Google...

Most Beautiful Linux Distros In 2015

After Linux Mint, more and more Linux Distros started to try winning user hearts with amassing beautiful styles, colors and smooth feeling when working with Linux. In 2014 we had been impressed by Elementary OS, a Linux desktop which was above it's time, based on Ubuntu it was just better looking and feeling that a Mac OS X....

The Most Popular Linux Distributions Compared

What is Linux, well Linux actually is not an operating system (OS), when we talk about the Linux word. A Linux operating system can be Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, Debian and other so called Linux Distributions. Linux itself is just a kernel that combine with other usually free and opensource software, can create complete packages. Practically you can...
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How do I enable the “Universe” repository on Ubuntu?

Repositories are the thousands of Ubuntu programs available online for the needs of Ubuntu users. Many of these programs are stored in software archives which are commonly referred to as repositories. Read more: What are Package Manager, Package Management and Repositories in Linux? Enable Universe Repository from Ubuntu Software Center 1. To enable the so called "Universe" repository, which...
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Fix NVIDIA Graphical Issues after Installing Ubuntu 16.04

Some users have reported issues with NVIDIA drivers after upgrading or installing Ubuntu 16.04. The issues are: blank display, display is flickering, different programs complain of graphic issues, and the computer boots into low-graphics mode. These issues can be fixed by reinstalling NVIDIA drivers, in most cases the problem is in incorrect or not correctly installed...

How to install Kali Linux on USB stick

Kali Linux actually had to be BackTrack's 6th version. But, because changes and expectations were too high, it was decided to stick all these in a new body, that's how "Kali" was born. Fastest method of getting up and running Kali is to install it on a USB stick. Preparing... Kali Linux  For Windows,  Win32 Disk Imager  Get a...
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How to read Windows 8 License Key from Linux

We got a new laptop which is coming with Windows 8 preinstalled (OEM version), and we decided to Format our HDD, and to install Linux on it. So, is it possible to get the license key of our Windows 8 which was previously installed? How to read Windows 8 (works also for Windows 10) License Key...
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How to install Adobe Flash player in Kali Linux

On Kali Linux many things you'll need to do yourself, as it's an OS directed toward to the users desires. Installing Adobe Flash player is not a hard job, just download the plugin and copy it to the plugins folder. Step 1: Using Kali Linux, download Adobe Flash Player .tar.gz from . If for some reasons you can't...
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Quantum OS a Linux with QML Desktop and Android’s Material Design

Quantum OS previously known as Quartz OS looks to be a new Linux distribution which is no like any other. These guys are trying to impress us by building a very attractive and clean desktop, also by providing a Qt5 based desktop that complies with Google's concepts of Material Design. Sounds awesome, right? Quantum OS is design using...
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How to Check Computer Specifications in Linux

Many times you needed to check your computers hardware information for different reasons. Maybe you needed to find the correct driver, or just to check what hardware you have. For Windows you can find different tools which will help you to check hardware information but for Linux are not so many of them. In this...

Ubuntu Unity Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts

It's pretty hard to accommodate with new operating system Linux / Ubuntu. Many users like to use keyboard shortcuts, mouse shortcuts, as Ubuntu being new with it's Unity there has to be a way to learn them. The easiest way to learn keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu is by setting them as Wallpaper. Yes, set them as your wallpaper,...

How to choose the Best Linux Distribution

Thinking to try Linux? Today Linux is becoming more and more popular, many students are switched to Linux, not talking about programmers where most of them are sitting on Linux. Your first Linux distribution should be the one which fits to you and your type of work you are doing on it. If you search...
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How to Recover Your .rar File Password in Linux

Many people use password for .rar files, but what happens if you lost your password and you want to return it from your Linux. Are there any possibilities? Yes, I will guide you how you can recover your .rar files password using Linux. Important! DO NOT USE IT FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES! You will have to install following packages...

How To Block & Unblock Websites in Ubuntu?

If you are using Ubuntu and need to block site like Torrent, or Social Networks like Facebook, Twitter, you can do it easy. Blocking and Unblocking websites in Ubuntu is easy. You can Block them so your kids will not use them, or you can block websites as Root and then the sites will remain blocked...

Change CPU Frequency and Power Plan on Ubuntu

You can configure your Ubuntu just like a Windows PC. If you are running Ubuntu on a Laptop sometimes you'll have to save some battery. To save some battery you will have to change your CPU frequency and the Underclocking, where your computer will try to save some battery by working not at maximum. Cpufreq Indicator is...
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How to Enable and Disable Services in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu we have services that we can enable and disable using Graphical User Interface ( GUI ), for example through the Startup Application, you can find it by searching for "Startup". Other way to enable and disable services is through the terminal. To enable and disable services through terminal you have to open the terminal by searching...

Install ATI AMD Catalyst Drivers for Hybrid Graphics Card on Ubuntu/Kubuntu

This tutorial works for AMD Hybrid Graphics Card on Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 please note following: On HP Pavilion dv6 6181sl (probably all Pavilion 6xxx series) ATI AMD Drivers like ATI AMD Catalyst 11.xx don’t work! On HP Pavilion dv6 6181sl (probably all Pavilion 6xxx series) Ubuntu x86-64bit installed, Kubuntu x86-64bit installed ATI AMD Drivers like ATI...

BackTrack 5 R3 – Best Linux for Security Professionals and Hackers

BackTrack is a is a Linux distribution focusing on security and the opposite, the hackers... New Backtrack 5 R3 has adopted new advantages, it offers a slew of security and forensic tools on a live DVD, ready to use, the Distro is based. Distro is also based on Ubuntu and WiFi drivers to allow injection attacks....
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How To Install Unity 8 Desktop Preview In Ubuntu

We have to let you know that Ubuntu will switch to Mir display server with Unity 8 desktop. We hope that Unity 8 will be available already for Ubuntu 15.10 Willy Werewolf. A preview version of Unity 8 is available for users. It has it's own official PPA and can be installed easy. Until now Unity...
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How to Scan Your Windows Partition for Viruses from Ubuntu?

you might think that you have viruses on your Windows partition. Or probably you have big problems with viruses on your Windows partition. You can use Linux to scan and clean Windows partitions from viruses. For anyone that doesn't know, you are able to use dual-boot, by having Windows operating system and Linux operating system on...

Get Subtitles on VLC for Movies, Videos and Songs Automatically on Windows, Mac...

If you think that getting Subtitles for your movies is hard and takes a lot of time to do it, you are wrong. There are different ways to get the subtitles, different media players, addons and websites. To get automatically subtitles for movies, videos and songs you will have to use one of the most popular video player...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 in Dual Boot Mode with Windows 8 UEFI

To install Linux next to Windows 8 or 8.1 to use Dual-Boot you'll have to change some settings before installing Linux next to Windows 8. The settings have to be changed from UEFI BIOS and from Windows 8. Do the following steps: 1. Disable Fastboot First from Windows 8 you will have to disable Fast Boot. Fast Boot...

How to Install Citrix Receiver 13 on Ubuntu 14.04 (x64)

Citrix Receiver 13 release claims to have improved support and functionality for Linux users. New features as mentioned on the site are:  technozed.com technozed.com Performance enhancements in HDX with feature parity between x86 and ARM platforms. Platform Optimization SDK available for all supported platforms. HDX technologies improve the user experience when using productivity apps, viewing multimedia files, using webcams and...
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Linux vs Windows vs Mac

Some people keep on changing from one operating system to another, they aim at finding which one will fit their needs perfectly.  Someone can choose among Linux vs Windows vs Mac, basing their idea on knowledge and their interest to be performed by the particular operating system. Linux vs Windows vs Mac In this article I will...

Ubuntu doesn’t boot after AMD Drivers Install

Just installed AMD Drivers and Ubuntu doesn't boot, the following screen appear, here is the easiest way to solve it: This usually can be because of incorrect drivers installed, or most because you have a Hybrid Videocard, which works like 2 Videocards, but actually there is on videocard + 1 more processor, which when computer needs...
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Automount NTFS Windows Partition on Linux

In this small tutorial, I'll guide you how you can mount a windows partition automatically when booting up your Linux, you should know that you can use with no problems any windows partitions on Linux. Will show you the easiest way, no editing fstab files: Step 1. Go to: Software Center application, you can find it in Ubuntu and...

How to add Minimize button in Elementary OS

Elementary OS comes without Minimize button, in order to minimize the windows you can switch windows with Alt+Tab keyboard shortcut, or with Ctrl+?+Up/Down to Maximize/Unmaximize window. There is a way to add minimize button, to add it we will have to install dconf-editor. 1. To install dconf-editor, open Terminal with keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Alt+t and type following command: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools 2. Open...
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How to Install Linux Ubuntu on Windows 7 ?

Ubuntu is a open source operating system with mostly open source software. Ubuntu is found on the Ubuntu website for free. There are various ways of installing Ubuntu operating system to the computer, one can use a CD drive, or you can directly use an installer that is situated on the website. We are going to...

Install Proprietary Codecs on Ubuntu and Kubuntu

By default on Ubuntu 13.10 as well as on Kubuntu 13.10 proprietary codecs for restricted formats and their apps like Flash Player are not installed, to install the codescs and Flash Player you'll have to use follwing commands: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras sudo apt-get install libavformat-extra-53 libavcodec-extra-53
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For What Hardware is Ubuntu Touch Available?

Ubuntu Touch is a same Ubuntu Operating System, but it's a smaller version mobile phones and tablets, which probably will compete with Android, as both are Operating Systems based on Linux. Ubuntu Touch currently is available as Developer Preview and can be downloaded from Ubuntu website. Ubuntu Touch looks to be supported by following devices: Nexus 4 Nexus 10 Nexus...
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