We’re often asked what our essential Ubuntu apps are, but rather than reply in the comments I figured I’d write a list of what are, for us, must-have apps for Ubuntu. Whether you’re new to Ubuntu or a recent convert from Microsoft Windows, you should find some software to suit you in the list below. Naturally, not …
Category Archive: Ubuntu
Dec 28 2016
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Nov 01 2016
The Canonical Livepatch service allows installation of security fixes for Linux kernel on Ubuntu without the need of rebooting the machine. The free live patching service can be enabled on up to 3 machines using a token issued by Canonical. This article covers the steps by which you can enable the Livepatch service on Ubuntu. …
Oct 19 2016
Checking out a bunch of files and folders can be a tedious process. Here is a way to quickly preview files in Ubuntu without having to open them. Source: How to Quickly Preview Files in Ubuntu Without Opening Them – Make Tech Easier
Oct 09 2016
Developer Linuxium has released different Ubuntu builds for small Intel-based PCs that are based on Bay Trail and Cherry Trail SOCs. Thanks to kernel patches, the users won’t face problems in HDMI audio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth etc. while using Linux operating systems on such device. Source: Linuxium Releases Ubuntu Builds For Small PCs Powered By Intel (fossBytes)
Sep 08 2016
There are many screencasting tools for Windows & Mac; ironically, there’s no dearth of applications on Linux. However, SimpleScreenRecorder is one of them. Source: Perform Screen Recording in Ubuntu with SimpleScreenRecorder (Make Tech Easier)
Sep 05 2016
GNOME Sushi adds a macOS style ‘Quick Look’ feature to Nautilus. Just select a file and tap the spacebar to see a larger preview. Source: How to Add Mac OS X’s ‘Quick Look’ Feature to Ubuntu – OMG! Ubuntu!
Aug 15 2016
We’re all aware The GIMP is the best free alternative to Photoshop — but is there a way to make it look like Photoshop, too? Source: This Theme Pack Makes GIMP Look and Work Like Photoshop – OMG! Ubuntu!
Aug 11 2016
Enter your sudo password in the terminal and you’ll see nothing. No asterisks, no characters, no nothing. You’re not doing it wrong and your keyboard isn’t broken. It’s by design. Source: How To Make Sudo Command Passwords Visible in the Terminal – OMG! Ubuntu!
Jul 17 2016
If you are not using Ubuntu but are keen to try out the Snap packages, here is how you can run Ubuntu Snap Packages on other Linux distros. Source: How to Run Ubuntu Snap Packages on Other Linux Distros (Make Tech Easier)