Linux Tips

10 Best Screen Recorders for Linux

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Screen recordings are useful in both business, educational and personal environments. They allow you to create a range of presentations, video tutorials, and how-to guides for multiple uses.  Here, we will look at the features, pros, and limitations of 10 best screen recorders for Linux, and how to get the most out of your software. […]

An Introduction to Linux for Beginners

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Learning something new can be both fun and exciting. As long as you’re willing to step out from your comfort zone a little, Linux can offer you a whole new take on what it means to be an operating system.  The prospect of getting into Linux may seem daunting at first. Especially for someone who […]

How to Find, Download, and Install Custom Icons in Linux

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Linux users have the freedom to customize their system to fit their preferences, including the desktop theme and icons. There are many simple ways to create custom icons in Linux to change the look and feel of your system. We will discuss the following methods to use custom icons:    Finding and installing custom icons from […]

10 Ubuntu Keyboard Shortcuts To Speed Up Your Workflow

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Keyboard shortcuts are great time savers – provided you know they are there. Ubuntu is packed with quick keyboard features that make transitioning between tasks and interacting with any window a breeze. As with any keyboard or hotkey shortcuts, they take time to learn. But they will typically make your workflow more efficient and enjoyable. […]

Common Reasons for Ubuntu Crashes and How to Recover

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Any operating system can crash, including Ubuntu. If you are running Linux and have a problem, here are a few reasons and solutions to help you get out of your crash. If Ubuntu hangs, the first thing to try is to reboot your system. Sometimes you might have to do a cold boot. Power your […]

BSD vs Linux: The Basic Differences

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Both Linux and the varying BSDs (Berkeley Software Distributions) are free and open-source, with more things in common than differences. With this in mind, you may ask yourself, “If they’re so similar, then why do they exist at all? Wouldn’t it be better to have a singular operating system from which to choose?” I can […]

Gaming On Ubuntu Linux – Is It Any Good?

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Let’s face it, while there are many fine operating system choices available for PC users, if you’re a gamer the choice is clear – Microsoft Windows. Since Windows is still the most popular operating system by far, it makes sense that game developers focus their time and energy on creating software for the platform that […]

How To Install Windows Applications in Linux

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Do you want to switch to Linux but don’t want to lose your favorite Windows apps? Now you can have the best of both worlds. Linux knows how to handle most species of Windows software and with a few tweaks can run just about anything you throw at it. If you are not interested in […]

Create Your Own Live Video Streaming Server With Linux

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Most live streaming tools and sites are free to the public but they often tend to require that you create an account, providing information you may not wish to appear online. They can hold some content behind advertisements and incorporate confusing Terms of Service that they may not even stick to themselves.  There are those […]

5 Ways to Automate a File Backup in Linux

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It hardly needs to be said but storing and maintaining the integrity of your operating system, personal information, and personal files is basic to data management. While disasters are rare in Linux, protecting your data from system crashes, corrupt files, and lost or stolen computers is still an absolute necessity.  Backing up your files protects […]