Category Archive: Ubuntu

May 23 2017

How to Install and Configure Postfix as a Send-Only SMTP Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Introduction Postfix is a mail transfer agent (MTA), an application used to send and receive email. In this tutorial, we will install and configure Postfix so that it can be used to send emails by local applications only — that is, those installed on the same server that Postfix is installed on. Why would you …

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Mar 10 2017

How to extract a .deb file without opening it on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

I downloaded a .deb Debian file. How do I extract deb package without installing it on my Debian or Ubuntu Linux based system? How do I list and extract the contents of a Debian package? Source: How to extract a .deb file without opening it on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

Dec 28 2016

21 Must-Have Apps For Ubuntu Desktop

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 …

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Nov 15 2016

Fix Ubuntu/Linux Mint boot and grub issues with Boot-Repair – NoobsLab

Boot-Repair is around from quite sometime, released under license GNU-GPL and it is great tool to fix the issues with your Grub and Boot, it repair frequent boot issues you may encounter in Ubuntu … Source: Fix Ubuntu/Linux Mint boot and grub issues with Boot-Repair – NoobsLab

Nov 01 2016

Now Enable Linux Kernel Livepatch On Your Ubuntu PC For Free

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. …

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Oct 19 2016

How to Quickly Preview Files in Ubuntu Without Opening Them – Make Tech Easier

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

Linuxium Releases Ubuntu Builds For Small PCs Powered By Intel

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

Perform Screen Recording in Ubuntu with SimpleScreenRecorder

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

How to Add Mac OS X’s ‘Quick Look’ Feature to Ubuntu – OMG! Ubuntu!

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

This Theme Pack Makes GIMP Look and Work Like Photoshop – OMG! Ubuntu!

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!

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