Wine is a unique piece of software that allows you to run software and games built for Windows on a Linux system like Ubuntu.
This software acts as a layer that sits between Ubuntu and the windows application. It will translate Windows system calls into a system call that Ubuntu understands.
Wine also differs from virtualization software like VirtualBox as you do not need to run a full version of Windows on top of Ubuntu.
Within this guide, we will show you how to install the latest version of Wine for Ubuntu.
Czkawka is a simple, fast and easy to use software to remove unnecessary files from your machine.
Czkawka is a free and open-source software written in memory safe Rust. It works on Linux, Mac, and Windows. Due to advanced algorithms and multi-threading, it is amazingly fast!
Going to free up Ubuntu system disk space? Try clearing the systemd journal logs, it may free up a few GB of space.
You can also edit the configuration file to limit the journal log disk usage (100 MB for example).
Sandboxing is a computer security technique that focuses on isolating a program or process from parts of a system that it does not need to interact with during normal operation. In this tutorial you will run through a practical demonstration of how to use systemd’s sandboxing techniques on Ubuntu 20.04 for an efficient workflow to implement and to test these techniques. Any process that runs on a Linux system that uses systemd can be made more secure with these techniques.
This is a step by step beginner guide shows how to share a folder over local network via SMB/CIFS protocol in Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome desktop.
In this article, I’ll be sharing and documenting what I’ve learned during a recent situation where I had to install, setup, and configure ClamAV to run on Ubuntu 18.04 systems using real-time or as ClamAV calls it “on-access scanning”.
Source: Installation & Configuration of ClamAV Antivirus on Ubuntu 18.04 (Aaron Brighton)
Rescuezilla is a Ubuntu-based Linux distro, and a fork of the old and abandoned ‘Redo Backup & Restore’ application. It is a complete system recovery solution that you can use for several purposes, such as full system backup, bare metal recovery, partition editing, undeleting files, and web browsing.
Source: Rescuezilla 1.0.6 Released: Ubuntu-Based Linux Distro For System Backup (Fossbytes)
Apache gets an undeserved bad rep from outdated guides—learn to set it up right.
This brief tutorial describes how to easily fix broken Ubuntu OS without losing data or without reinstalling it completely.
Looking for a classic start menu in Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Shell? Arc-menu is a traditional modern application menu for GNOME.