How to Reset Ubuntu Administrative Password

In Ubuntu by default the first user's account which is created is an administrative account. If you lost your Administrative Account password you will have somehow to reset the password, and yes it's possible to do it, but from recovery mode. Note this tutorial can work also for Kubuntu. Here is how to do it. To reset...
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How to Create a WiFi Hotspot on Ubuntu

Creating a WiFi hotspot means: 1. Creating a network 2. Sharing your internet connection with other devices through WiFi How to Turn your Ubuntu Laptop into a WiFi Hotspot 1. Click the Gear icon on the panel and go to System Settings > Network select Wireless from the left menu, then at the Network Name select the Wired network you want...
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How to Install Flash Player in Ubuntu – The Simple Steps

We all acknowledge that adobe flash player is without doubt the most essential application every mobile and PC user should have. Without flash player, opening and browsing over animations, videos, media content and even flash games would be something impossible. The good thing however, is that owing to its importance, Windows, Android, MAC, Solaris, Linux...
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Linux Shell for Windows

Many users would like to install Linux as an emulator on Windows, but to do that is quite difficult. This hinders most people from using this amazing operating system and they end up with one that does not meet their needs.  I would like to recommend and exmplain you the Linux Shell for Windows term....
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What to do when Ubuntu Freezes

We now that if Windows freezes we can use CTRL + ALT + DEL which opens Task Manager and with help of it we can close unresponsive app. All operating systems freeze sometime and Ubuntu is no exception. Here is what should you do to regain control: You can try to use this when one program...
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How to Enable SSH On Ubuntu

It is quite important to know some of the configuration settings possible with the open SSH server applications and how to change them on your Ubuntu system. Open SSH is freely available. It is a type of the Secure Shell (SSH) family of tools for controlling files remotely or for transferring files between two computers....
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Easy Linux Mint Windows Installer

Linux has currently been on the rise as the most popular Linux installer on Windows, the best part is that it lets you install directly from your Windows. Many users have confirmed that it is very friendly, mainly because it is more convenient than any other installer program that have been created. It has proved to be...
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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...
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Linux Vs Windows Performance: The Showdown

Linux is an open source operating system which can be modified by anyone to create their own custom versions of the software. Designed by Finnish student Linus Torvalds, Linux Kernel is the basic for all Linux operating systems. There are hundreds of Linux-based operating systems which are known as distributions and have given PC users...
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How to Install PHPMyAdmin on Ubuntu

Many users use database management like MySQL. Besides this you may need the phpMyAdmin which can interact with MySQL through web interface. In this guide I will show you how to install and use phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu. RECOMMENDED: How to Install WordPress Manually 1. Install phpMyAdmin To get started, we can easy install phpMyAdmin from the Ubuntu repositories. So, open the Terminal...
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Access Windows Share from Linux Using These Simple Steps

Are you a Linux diehard but want to access windows share without switching operating systems? This guide is definitely your call. Accessing Windows Share from Linux has never been a difficult task, all thanks to these two widely used ways. The first method is using mount command. The second way is by use of Graphic...
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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...

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

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 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...
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How to Install Node.js on Ubuntu

In the JavaScript-based development platform, Node.js is becoming increasingly popular. Although popular, it is surprising to find out that it is still not very easy to install node.js on Ubuntu. There are different ways to install and it depends on your requirements and customization needs. You need to know what you want before the installation. RECOMMENDED: How...

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 Install a .deb File via the Command Line

On many forums Ubuntu users still struggle to install .deb files manually. The .deb file is actually a package. The packages which you want to install manually, have to be installed via the dpkg command (Debian Package Management System). Basically dpkg are some backend commands like apt-get and aptitude. The easiest way to install a package of course...
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Install Java Run-Time and Browser Java Plugin on Linux

How to Install Java Run-Time an Browser Java Plugin on a Linux distro like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Opensuse, Fedora and other Linux Distro. Before starting you should know that there are two Java Packages, most users will choose OpenJDK, but there is the possibility to choose also Oracle Java. We will show you how to install each one...
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How to disable Apport error reporting on Ubuntu

Most operating systems have an Error Reporting Service and Apport is an ERS provided by Ubuntu. ERS intercept and analyze crashes and bugs when they occur. This doesn't necessarily mean that your computer is broken, nor does it necessarily stop working. However Apport can be safely disabled, as it doesn't fix anything, it just sends...
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All You Need To Know About Operating Systems

An operating system is termed as the brain of a computer. Without it, there is nothing that can really be done. It allows you to use software and hardware on the computer or mobile device. The most popular Operating systems are Windows OS and Linux. There are also many upgraded versions of these operating systems...
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List all installed packages on Ubuntu and Kubuntu

You cab list all packages installed on Ubunutu or Kubuntu, you can do it through terminal. Open the terminal, then to get a list of packages installed locally write following command in your terminal: dpkg --get-selections | grep -v deinstall To save the list to a text file, for example called mypackages on your desktop, write following command: dpkg --get-selections |...
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How to Download YouTube Videos on Ubuntu

People like to download their favorite YouTube videos and would want to keep a local copy no matter how hard it is. Luckily there are plenty of tools to do this in Ubuntu without any hustle. It makes it easy for you to watch any video you want any time.  See below some simple steps...
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Difference Between Linux and Windows – The Showdown

An interesting question to ask PC users today would be: “what is the best PC operating system?” Now if we were to be honest with ourselves, we’d agree that when this question comes to mind, we often think Windows and OSX, overlooking another powerful third part, Linux. We will show you why Linux is a...
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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...

How to Format USB Drive in the Terminal

We can work in Linux by just using out terminal, or something can happen that out GUI will not work. Do you know how to format your USB drive from a terminal? Today I am going to show you how to format any USB drive using the terminal:   Step 1. Insert your USB drive in your computer's...

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 To Install Java JRE and JDK on Ubuntu with Apt-Get

Many programs in our PC require java installation to run properly. Because of its universal nature, java can be installed on any Operating system running on any platform and Ubuntu is no exception. Installing Java on Ubuntu is an easy task that does not require you to be tech savvy at all. This is 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...

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...
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