Category Linux applications

Kup Backup for Plasma 5

If you use Plasma 5, Kup Backup may be the best backup tool for you. It is simple and yet has many features including scheduled backups.

LanguageTool: free and open-source grammar checker

LanguageTool is an open-source tool for checking text for spelling and grammar errors. It is available for LibreOffice, Google Docs, MS Word, Firefox, Google Chrome, Emacs, VIM, etc.

Cloudberry Backup for Linux Server (web interface)

You will learn how to install CloudBerry Backup for Linux on a server and configure it with the web interface. CloudBerry Backup can back up to any popular cloud storage....

Schedule backup in Linux (rsync + cron)

Configure automatic backup in Linux now and you will thank yourself in the future. I will show how to schedule rsync with cron to run daily, weekly, and monthly.

Edit PDF in Linux (split, merge, extract, rotate)

You will learn how to edit PDFs in Linux with a modern graphical program. In partuluar, you will see how to merge, split, rotate PDFpages in Linux.

How to enable a Virtualbox shared folder for Linux guest systems

Configuring a shared folder in Virtualbox is not trivial. So, I will show you how to enable a shared folder in Virtualbox for any Linux as guest systems.

Linux Backup with Graphical Programs

You can make Linux backup with graphical programs that use rsync as a back-end. My favourite programs for that are Grsync and Luckybackup. This post is about how to use...

Firefox smooth scrolling

Firefox scrolling is far from smooth by default. In this post, I will show you how to enable smooth scrolling in Firefox (1) by changing configs of Firefox and (2)...

XFCE drop-down terminal

Did you know that XFCE terminal supports the drop-down mode? In this post, you will learn to enable the XFCE drop-down terminal. A drop-down terminal is very useful to have...

Linux graphical encryption program

VeraCrypt is probably the most user-friendly and the most flexible Linux graphical encryption program. In this post, I will show you how to use it.

VeraCrypt: 4 ways to encrypt a flash drive in Linux

You can encrypt flash drive in Linux in 4 different ways 1) encrypted file container, 2) hidden encrypted volume, 3) encrypted and regular parts, 4) whole flash drive encryption.

How to install AUR packages (manually + helpers)

If you use Arch Linux, Manjaro, or Antergoes, you need to know how to install AUR packages. This post shows how to install AUR programs manually and with helpers.

Burn ISO to USB in Linux with GUI app

You need to burn an ISO to USB in Linux using a graphical program, there is a nice cross platform open source program called Etcher. You can use it to...

Do I need a Firewall in Linux?

What is a firewall? Do I need a firewall in Linux? How to set up and configure a firewall in Linux. All these questions are answered in this post.

How to Format a Bootable USB to Normal

You need to format a bootable USB drive to normal after you used it to install Linux. This post will tach you how to do that. You can also use...

How to FIX: Dropbox will stop syncing in Linux

If your get a message "Dropbox will stop syncing. Move your Dropbox to a supported file system." This post will help you to fix this problem. You will be able...

Auto-mount encrypted partitions at boot

This post will show you how to mount encrypted partitions at boot automatically because no one likes mounting encrypted partitions manually.

How to shrink a Linux partition without losing data?

Do you need to shrink a partition in Linux without reinstalling the system? You can resize your partition without losing your data with GParted and this post will show you...

CloudBerry Backup for Linux: an ultimate backup solution

CloudBerry Backup for Linux is an ultimate backup solution available for Linux. This post will provide an overview of all its features.

Plasma 5 on Arch Linux – Install and Configure

Install Plasma 5 in Arch Linux and you will get the best combination of the power Arch Linux combined with the productivity of Plasma 5 desktop environment.

How to make a GIF with GIMP

If Linux command line seems very difficult for you to create GIF animation, use GIMP as the best alternative. Read how to make GIFs with GIMP

Convert video to images with FFmpeg in Linux

Do you want to extract some images from the video file? Read our linux video to images with ffmpeg tutorial and read how to do it.

Make GIF in Linux with one simple command

You can make GIF in Linux with one simple command. Just place all images in one directory and combine them into a GIF with imagemagick.

AUR in Manjaro Octopi

By enabling the AUR in Manjaro, you can extend the list of available programs in Manjaro a lot. Actually, you can use AUR in Manjaro Octopi with the graphical interface....

Convert video to images with VLC Media Player

You may need to extract images from a video.VLC Player will automate the process. Read the guide how to convert video to images with VLC.

Backup and Restore Your Linux System with rsync

Crating a backup with rsync is the easiest and the most reliable way to back up Linux system regardless. Rsync is a simple, very configurable and flexible program.

How to FIX: This content is not available in your country

Do you wonder how to fix "This content is not available in your country error"? This post will show you simple and free options to get rid of this message....

The best note-taking software on Linux

I have tried many note-taking programs available on Linux. In this post, I describe what in my view the best note-taking software on Linux.

Category Customization

Solus Themes & Icons (2019)

Additional Solus themes and icons can make your already beautiful desktop look awesome! You can insatall themes manually and from the repository.

Firefox smooth scrolling

Firefox scrolling is far from smooth by default. In this post, I will show you how to enable smooth scrolling in Firefox (1) by changing configs of Firefox and (2)...

XFCE drop-down terminal

Did you know that XFCE terminal supports the drop-down mode? In this post, you will learn to enable the XFCE drop-down terminal. A drop-down terminal is very useful to have...

10 things to do after installing Manjaro

Manjaro is well pre-configured by default. But you till can do to improve your user experience with these 10 things to do after installing Manjaro.

DockBarX panel in XFCE

DockBarX is probably the best taskbar for the XFCE desktop. This tutorial shows you how to install DockBarX in XFCE and make basic configurations.

Customize Ubuntu 18.04: Themes, Icons, Layouts

In this article, you will learn how to customize Ubuntu 18.04 by installing additional themes and make its layout look different from the default.

30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

These 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 will greatly improve your Linux experience.

Icons only (Windows-like) taskbar in Linux Mint

This windows like panel in Linux Mint with icons only taskbar provides more space to easily deal with multiple applications. For users who are migrating from Windows to Linux, it...

Make Xfce look modern and beautiful

Xfce default theme is not nice-looking. But you can make Xfce look modern and beautiful if you install and configure some extra desktop themes and icons.

Category Desktops

Ubuntu 19.04 Review: 5 Concerns

In this Ubuntu 19.04 review, I won't touch upon what is new in this release. Instead, I will focus on what it brings in terms of performance and user experience....

XFCE drop-down terminal

Did you know that XFCE terminal supports the drop-down mode? In this post, you will learn to enable the XFCE drop-down terminal. A drop-down terminal is very useful to have...

How to Configure Dolphin file manager

How to configure Dolphin file manager? You will learn from this post how I configure Dolphin for my needs and you can configure it similarly for your needs.

Linux Mint Installation Guide for Beginners

Using this Linux Mint installation guide, you will be able to install Linux Mint even if you have never installed Linux. I am going to walk you through all the...

10 Things to do after installing KDE Neon

You will learn 10 essentials things to do after installing KDE Neon. KDE Neon is very minimal distribution and after you install it you need to spend quite some to...

Plasma 5 on Arch Linux – Install and Configure

Install Plasma 5 in Arch Linux and you will get the best combination of the power Arch Linux combined with the productivity of Plasma 5 desktop environment.

KDE Neon Review

In this KDE Neon review, I would like to share with you my experience and answer the question: Is it the best KDE distribution? I installed KDE Neon on my...

Customize Ubuntu 18.04: Themes, Icons, Layouts

In this article, you will learn how to customize Ubuntu 18.04 by installing additional themes and make its layout look different from the default.

30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

These 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 will greatly improve your Linux experience.

Icons only (Windows-like) taskbar in Linux Mint

This windows like panel in Linux Mint with icons only taskbar provides more space to easily deal with multiple applications. For users who are migrating from Windows to Linux, it...

Make Xfce look modern and beautiful

Xfce default theme is not nice-looking. But you can make Xfce look modern and beautiful if you install and configure some extra desktop themes and icons.

Category Xfce

XFCE drop-down terminal

Did you know that XFCE terminal supports the drop-down mode? In this post, you will learn to enable the XFCE drop-down terminal. A drop-down terminal is very useful to have...

Debian 9 Installation Guide

This Debian 9 Installation Guide will help you to install one of the most stable distros of Linux. Users showed great ardor for Debian because of its stability. As a...

A step by step Arch Linux installation guide

Many Linux users are stopped from using Arch Linux because they cannot install it. This Arch Linux installation guide will solve this problem. It shows the whole Arch Linux installation...

Install Debian Testing the right way!

Install Debian Testing to get the latest hardware support, kernel developments and newer programs. Here is the very right way to install Debian Testing.

Make Xfce look modern and beautiful

Xfce default theme is not nice-looking. But you can make Xfce look modern and beautiful if you install and configure some extra desktop themes and icons.

Category Distros

Elementary OS Juno Review: Top Linux distro for Laptops

In this review of Elementary OS Juno, I describe its pros and cons as well as argue that it may be a good Linux distro for laptops.

21 things to do after installing Solus

If you wonder what you can do to make your Solus even better than it is by default. These are my 21 things to do after installing Solus.

Ubuntu 19.04 Review: 5 Concerns

In this Ubuntu 19.04 review, I won't touch upon what is new in this release. Instead, I will focus on what it brings in terms of performance and user experience....

How to enable a Virtualbox shared folder for Linux guest systems

Configuring a shared folder in Virtualbox is not trivial. So, I will show you how to enable a shared folder in Virtualbox for any Linux as guest systems.

4 Ways to Uninstall Software in Linux Mint

At some point, you will have to remove programs from your Linux Mint. This post will show you 4 different ways to uninstall software in Linux Mint.

How to clean Arch Linux

Every system becomes cluttered sooner or later and Arch Linux is not the exception. So, in this post, you will learn how to clean Arch Linux system.

Linux Mint Installation Guide for Beginners

Using this Linux Mint installation guide, you will be able to install Linux Mint even if you have never installed Linux. I am going to walk you through all the...

How NOT to Break your Debian System!

This post is about the most common mistakes made by new Debian users. In short, I will show you how not to break Debian System. You will also learn what...

Linux Mint Themes and Icons beyond the default

You will be able to make your Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop look more beautiful with these unique Linux Mint themes. You will learn how to install themes from any source....

10 Things to do after installing KDE Neon

You will learn 10 essentials things to do after installing KDE Neon. KDE Neon is very minimal distribution and after you install it you need to spend quite some to...

Plasma 5 on Arch Linux – Install and Configure

Install Plasma 5 in Arch Linux and you will get the best combination of the power Arch Linux combined with the productivity of Plasma 5 desktop environment.

KDE Neon Review

In this KDE Neon review, I would like to share with you my experience and answer the question: Is it the best KDE distribution? I installed KDE Neon on my...

10 things to do after installing Manjaro

Manjaro is well pre-configured by default. But you till can do to improve your user experience with these 10 things to do after installing Manjaro.

Customize Ubuntu 18.04: Themes, Icons, Layouts

In this article, you will learn how to customize Ubuntu 18.04 by installing additional themes and make its layout look different from the default.

30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

These 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 will greatly improve your Linux experience.

AUR in Manjaro Octopi

By enabling the AUR in Manjaro, you can extend the list of available programs in Manjaro a lot. Actually, you can use AUR in Manjaro Octopi with the graphical interface....

Debian 9 Installation Guide

This Debian 9 Installation Guide will help you to install one of the most stable distros of Linux. Users showed great ardor for Debian because of its stability. As a...

10 Things to do first after installing Arch Linux

You have just installed Arch Linux and wonder what to do next. Here are 10 things to do first after installing Arch Linux.

A step by step Arch Linux installation guide

Many Linux users are stopped from using Arch Linux because they cannot install it. This Arch Linux installation guide will solve this problem. It shows the whole Arch Linux installation...

Install Debian Testing the right way!

Install Debian Testing to get the latest hardware support, kernel developments and newer programs. Here is the very right way to install Debian Testing.

Dual boot Arch Linux with another Linux (os-prober)

To dual boot Arch Linux with another Linux system, you need to install another Linux without a bootloader, install os-prober and update the bootloader of Arch Linux to be able...

How to Install Linux Mint without a Bootloader

Linux Mint installer has no option to Install Linux Mint without a Bootloader by default. But you can change that. Symply start the installer with ...

Category Installation Guide

Debian 10 Installation Guide

Unfortunately, installing Debian 10 is not as straightforward as installing other Linux distributions. There are many obstacles that stop new and even experienced Linux users from installing Debian.

Linux Mint Installation Guide for Beginners

Using this Linux Mint installation guide, you will be able to install Linux Mint even if you have never installed Linux. I am going to walk you through all the...

How to Format a Bootable USB to Normal

You need to format a bootable USB drive to normal after you used it to install Linux. This post will tach you how to do that. You can also use...

Debian 9 Installation Guide

This Debian 9 Installation Guide will help you to install one of the most stable distros of Linux. Users showed great ardor for Debian because of its stability. As a...

A step by step Arch Linux installation guide

Many Linux users are stopped from using Arch Linux because they cannot install it. This Arch Linux installation guide will solve this problem. It shows the whole Arch Linux installation...

Install Debian Testing the right way!

Install Debian Testing to get the latest hardware support, kernel developments and newer programs. Here is the very right way to install Debian Testing.

Dual boot Arch Linux with another Linux (os-prober)

To dual boot Arch Linux with another Linux system, you need to install another Linux without a bootloader, install os-prober and update the bootloader of Arch Linux to be able...

How to Install Linux Mint without a Bootloader

Linux Mint installer has no option to Install Linux Mint without a Bootloader by default. But you can change that. Symply start the installer with ...

Category Linux Mint

How to enable a Virtualbox shared folder for Linux guest systems

Configuring a shared folder in Virtualbox is not trivial. So, I will show you how to enable a shared folder in Virtualbox for any Linux as guest systems.

4 Ways to Uninstall Software in Linux Mint

At some point, you will have to remove programs from your Linux Mint. This post will show you 4 different ways to uninstall software in Linux Mint.

Linux Mint Installation Guide for Beginners

Using this Linux Mint installation guide, you will be able to install Linux Mint even if you have never installed Linux. I am going to walk you through all the...

Linux Mint Themes and Icons beyond the default

You will be able to make your Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop look more beautiful with these unique Linux Mint themes. You will learn how to install themes from any source....

Icons only (Windows-like) taskbar in Linux Mint

This windows like panel in Linux Mint with icons only taskbar provides more space to easily deal with multiple applications. For users who are migrating from Windows to Linux, it...

How to Install Linux Mint without a Bootloader

Linux Mint installer has no option to Install Linux Mint without a Bootloader by default. But you can change that. Symply start the installer with ...

Category Arch Linux

Which AUR helper? Use Yay!

You will learn how to install and use Yay, perhaps the best AUR helper. AUR helpers make installing AUR programs almost effortless. Yay is very similar to Pacman in its...

How to Downgrade a Package in Arch Linux or Manjaro?

I will show you how to downgrade a package in Arch Linux (or Manjaro) and how to stop that package from further updates if you find a bug in the...

How to enable a Virtualbox shared folder for Linux guest systems

Configuring a shared folder in Virtualbox is not trivial. So, I will show you how to enable a shared folder in Virtualbox for any Linux as guest systems.

How to install AUR packages (manually + helpers)

If you use Arch Linux, Manjaro, or Antergoes, you need to know how to install AUR packages. This post shows how to install AUR programs manually and with helpers.

How to clean Arch Linux

Every system becomes cluttered sooner or later and Arch Linux is not the exception. So, in this post, you will learn how to clean Arch Linux system.

Plasma 5 on Arch Linux – Install and Configure

Install Plasma 5 in Arch Linux and you will get the best combination of the power Arch Linux combined with the productivity of Plasma 5 desktop environment.

10 Things to do first after installing Arch Linux

You have just installed Arch Linux and wonder what to do next. Here are 10 things to do first after installing Arch Linux.

A step by step Arch Linux installation guide

Many Linux users are stopped from using Arch Linux because they cannot install it. This Arch Linux installation guide will solve this problem. It shows the whole Arch Linux installation...

Why and How to install the LTS kernel in Arch Linux

The LTS kernel in Arch Linux is often recommended installing for stability of the system. But what are the differences between the LTS and standard kernels

Dual boot Arch Linux with another Linux (os-prober)

To dual boot Arch Linux with another Linux system, you need to install another Linux without a bootloader, install os-prober and update the bootloader of Arch Linux to be able...

Category Cinnamon

Linux Mint Installation Guide for Beginners

Using this Linux Mint installation guide, you will be able to install Linux Mint even if you have never installed Linux. I am going to walk you through all the...

Icons only (Windows-like) taskbar in Linux Mint

This windows like panel in Linux Mint with icons only taskbar provides more space to easily deal with multiple applications. For users who are migrating from Windows to Linux, it...

Category Debian

Debian 10 XFCE Review

Debian 10 XFCE is my favorite XFCE distro. Debian and XFCE fit each other the best. Both are light, fast, and reliable. I argue for that in this review.

Debian 10 KDE review

In this Debian 10 KDE review: Pros ands Cons of Debian 10 KDE; is it better than Debian 10 GNOME; how it compares to KDE Neon

Debian 10 GNOME review

Debian 10 GNOME will impress you. It is currently my number one distro with GNOME desktop.

Debian’s NEW installer

Debian 10 Buster introduces a new installer. Now, Debian 10 installation is possible from Live ISOs with Calamares installer.

Debian 10 Installation Guide

Unfortunately, installing Debian 10 is not as straightforward as installing other Linux distributions. There are many obstacles that stop new and even experienced Linux users from installing Debian.

How to enable a Virtualbox shared folder for Linux guest systems

Configuring a shared folder in Virtualbox is not trivial. So, I will show you how to enable a shared folder in Virtualbox for any Linux as guest systems.

How NOT to Break your Debian System!

This post is about the most common mistakes made by new Debian users. In short, I will show you how not to break Debian System. You will also learn what...

Debian 9 Installation Guide

This Debian 9 Installation Guide will help you to install one of the most stable distros of Linux. Users showed great ardor for Debian because of its stability. As a...

Install Debian Testing the right way!

Install Debian Testing to get the latest hardware support, kernel developments and newer programs. Here is the very right way to install Debian Testing.

Category Things To do After Install

15 Things to do after installing elementary OS

These 15 things to do after installing elementary OS Juno summarize the settings, tweaks, and adjustments I did on my elementary OS Juno installed on a laptop

21 things to do after installing Solus

If you wonder what you can do to make your Solus even better than it is by default. These are my 21 things to do after installing Solus.

How to Configure Dolphin file manager

How to configure Dolphin file manager? You will learn from this post how I configure Dolphin for my needs and you can configure it similarly for your needs.

How to Format a Bootable USB to Normal

You need to format a bootable USB drive to normal after you used it to install Linux. This post will tach you how to do that. You can also use...

Linux Mint Themes and Icons beyond the default

You will be able to make your Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop look more beautiful with these unique Linux Mint themes. You will learn how to install themes from any source....

10 Things to do after installing KDE Neon

You will learn 10 essentials things to do after installing KDE Neon. KDE Neon is very minimal distribution and after you install it you need to spend quite some to...

10 things to do after installing Manjaro

Manjaro is well pre-configured by default. But you till can do to improve your user experience with these 10 things to do after installing Manjaro.

15 things to do after installing Linux Mint

I show 15 things to do after installing Linux Mint. These things to do after installing Linux Mint will definetely improve your Linux Mint expereince.

10 things to do AFTER Installing DEBIAN

Are you looking for things to do after installing Debian? These 10 things to do after installing Debian 9 will help you make your Debian desktop experience better.

30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

These 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 will greatly improve your Linux experience.

10 Things to do first after installing Arch Linux

You have just installed Arch Linux and wonder what to do next. Here are 10 things to do first after installing Arch Linux.

Category Manjaro

How to Downgrade a Package in Arch Linux or Manjaro?

I will show you how to downgrade a package in Arch Linux (or Manjaro) and how to stop that package from further updates if you find a bug in the...

10 things to do after installing Manjaro

Manjaro is well pre-configured by default. But you till can do to improve your user experience with these 10 things to do after installing Manjaro.

Manjaro review (2019)

Manjaro review is the most frequent request I receive. I installed Manjaro on my compuer, tested it for a week, and review it in this article. Is it really user-friendly?...

AUR in Manjaro Octopi

By enabling the AUR in Manjaro, you can extend the list of available programs in Manjaro a lot. Actually, you can use AUR in Manjaro Octopi with the graphical interface....

Category GNOME

Ubuntu 19.04 Review: 5 Concerns

In this Ubuntu 19.04 review, I won't touch upon what is new in this release. Instead, I will focus on what it brings in terms of performance and user experience....

Customize Ubuntu 18.04: Themes, Icons, Layouts

In this article, you will learn how to customize Ubuntu 18.04 by installing additional themes and make its layout look different from the default.

30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

These 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 will greatly improve your Linux experience.

Category Ubuntu

Ubuntu 19.04 Review: 5 Concerns

In this Ubuntu 19.04 review, I won't touch upon what is new in this release. Instead, I will focus on what it brings in terms of performance and user experience....

How to enable a Virtualbox shared folder for Linux guest systems

Configuring a shared folder in Virtualbox is not trivial. So, I will show you how to enable a shared folder in Virtualbox for any Linux as guest systems.

Customize Ubuntu 18.04: Themes, Icons, Layouts

In this article, you will learn how to customize Ubuntu 18.04 by installing additional themes and make its layout look different from the default.

30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

These 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 will greatly improve your Linux experience.

Category Plasma 5

How to Configure Dolphin file manager

How to configure Dolphin file manager? You will learn from this post how I configure Dolphin for my needs and you can configure it similarly for your needs.

10 Things to do after installing KDE Neon

You will learn 10 essentials things to do after installing KDE Neon. KDE Neon is very minimal distribution and after you install it you need to spend quite some to...

Plasma 5 on Arch Linux – Install and Configure

Install Plasma 5 in Arch Linux and you will get the best combination of the power Arch Linux combined with the productivity of Plasma 5 desktop environment.

KDE Neon Review

In this KDE Neon review, I would like to share with you my experience and answer the question: Is it the best KDE distribution? I installed KDE Neon on my...

Manjaro review (2019)

Manjaro review is the most frequent request I receive. I installed Manjaro on my compuer, tested it for a week, and review it in this article. Is it really user-friendly?...

Category Reviews

Elementary OS Juno Review: Top Linux distro for Laptops

In this review of Elementary OS Juno, I describe its pros and cons as well as argue that it may be a good Linux distro for laptops.

Ubuntu 19.04 Review: 5 Concerns

In this Ubuntu 19.04 review, I won't touch upon what is new in this release. Instead, I will focus on what it brings in terms of performance and user experience....

Solus OS 4 Review - I like it but ...

"Please, make a Solus review" is the most frequent request I get. So, I had to review Solus 4. I will show you pros and cons of Solus Linux.

CloudBerry Backup for Linux: an ultimate backup solution

CloudBerry Backup for Linux is an ultimate backup solution available for Linux. This post will provide an overview of all its features.

KDE Neon Review

In this KDE Neon review, I would like to share with you my experience and answer the question: Is it the best KDE distribution? I installed KDE Neon on my...

Manjaro review (2019)

Manjaro review is the most frequent request I receive. I installed Manjaro on my compuer, tested it for a week, and review it in this article. Is it really user-friendly?...

Category KDE Neon

10 Things to do after installing KDE Neon

You will learn 10 essentials things to do after installing KDE Neon. KDE Neon is very minimal distribution and after you install it you need to spend quite some to...

KDE Neon Review

In this KDE Neon review, I would like to share with you my experience and answer the question: Is it the best KDE distribution? I installed KDE Neon on my...

Category Linux General

Rolling vs. Fixed release Linux Distros? Which one is Best for You?

You will learn what is the difference between a rolling and fixed release Linux distributions. I will also discuss the pros and cons of these two release models.

Linux Picture-in-Picture mode

Linux picture-in-picture mode or the Always on top mode allows you to keep one program always visible even if you work in other programs in your Linux desktop.

Schedule backup in Linux (rsync + cron)

Configure automatic backup in Linux now and you will thank yourself in the future. I will show how to schedule rsync with cron to run daily, weekly, and monthly.

Do I need a Firewall in Linux?

What is a firewall? Do I need a firewall in Linux? How to set up and configure a firewall in Linux. All these questions are answered in this post.

Linux swap: what it is and how to use it

If you are a Linux user you have definitely heard about Linux Swap, but you may not know what it is exactly. This post will explain you what Linux Swap...

How to Format a Bootable USB to Normal

You need to format a bootable USB drive to normal after you used it to install Linux. This post will tach you how to do that. You can also use...

My Linux terminal color scheme

The Linux terminal color scheme is not always attractive. Often is is just black and white. You will learn how to create a nice Linux terminal color scheme that is...

Make a bootable USB drive on any Linux distro

In this post, you will learn how to make a bootable USB drive in Linux system using the native Linux tools. So, it will work in any Linux distro.

Auto-mount encrypted partitions at boot

This post will show you how to mount encrypted partitions at boot automatically because no one likes mounting encrypted partitions manually.

Encrypt your Hard Drive in Linux

Using this method, you can encrypt a hard drive in Linux easely. This encryption method works in any Linux distro and it can be used to encrypt a USB stick....

Linux Root Folders Explained

In this post, you will finally get the Linux root folders explained. You will learn how these folders are used by your Linux system and how you can use them....

Category Linux Command Line

Schedule backup in Linux (rsync + cron)

Configure automatic backup in Linux now and you will thank yourself in the future. I will show how to schedule rsync with cron to run daily, weekly, and monthly.

How to Format a Bootable USB to Normal

You need to format a bootable USB drive to normal after you used it to install Linux. This post will tach you how to do that. You can also use...

My Linux terminal color scheme

The Linux terminal color scheme is not always attractive. Often is is just black and white. You will learn how to create a nice Linux terminal color scheme that is...

Make a bootable USB drive on any Linux distro

In this post, you will learn how to make a bootable USB drive in Linux system using the native Linux tools. So, it will work in any Linux distro.

Auto-mount encrypted partitions at boot

This post will show you how to mount encrypted partitions at boot automatically because no one likes mounting encrypted partitions manually.

Encrypt your Hard Drive in Linux

Using this method, you can encrypt a hard drive in Linux easely. This encryption method works in any Linux distro and it can be used to encrypt a USB stick....

Category Desktop Themes and Icons

Solus Themes & Icons (2019)

Additional Solus themes and icons can make your already beautiful desktop look awesome! You can insatall themes manually and from the repository.

Linux Mint Themes and Icons beyond the default

You will be able to make your Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop look more beautiful with these unique Linux Mint themes. You will learn how to install themes from any source....

Category Budgie

21 things to do after installing Solus

If you wonder what you can do to make your Solus even better than it is by default. These are my 21 things to do after installing Solus.

Solus Themes & Icons (2019)

Additional Solus themes and icons can make your already beautiful desktop look awesome! You can insatall themes manually and from the repository.

Solus OS 4 Review - I like it but ...

"Please, make a Solus review" is the most frequent request I get. So, I had to review Solus 4. I will show you pros and cons of Solus Linux.

Category Solus

21 things to do after installing Solus

If you wonder what you can do to make your Solus even better than it is by default. These are my 21 things to do after installing Solus.

Solus Themes & Icons (2019)

Additional Solus themes and icons can make your already beautiful desktop look awesome! You can insatall themes manually and from the repository.

Solus OS 4 Review - I like it but ...

"Please, make a Solus review" is the most frequent request I get. So, I had to review Solus 4. I will show you pros and cons of Solus Linux.

Category Server

How to install and use SSH on Linux

You will learn how to install and use SSH on Linux including: 1) configure ssh on the local and remote computers, 2) check if SSH port is open, 3) connect...

Category Linux Administrator

How to set up a Linux VPN server (Beginner's Guide)

This is the simplest and yet very reliable way to configure a personal VPN server. If you want to maintain total control over your internet traffic data or you are...

How to use SSH Key authentication in Linux

You will learn how to create and use SSH Key authentication, what's the difference between private and public keys, how to use SSH key for password-less login and how to...

Creating a new user and modifying its privileges in Linux

In this post: how to create a new user in Linux, grant it administrative privileges, set password and account expiration dates, and how to delete a user.

Category Windows

Install Windows 10 in VirtualBox (UEFI)

You will learn how to install Windows 10 in VirtualBox and enable full-screen mode, shared clipboard, shared folder and other features that help integrate Virtual environment and your main system...

How to Dual boot Windows 10 and Linux (Beginner's Guide)

Everything you need to know about dual-booting Linux and Windows: 1) BIOS settings, 2) Shrink Windows partition, 3) Install Linux, 4) Set the boot order to boot Linux first.

Category Linux general

Skype For Web in Linux (2019)

Skype for Web is a great way to enjoy this very popular Microsoft service in Linux without installing any program. It is a good alternative for Skype for desktop

Category elementaryOS

Elementary OS Juno Review: Top Linux distro for Laptops

In this review of Elementary OS Juno, I describe its pros and cons as well as argue that it may be a good Linux distro for laptops.

How to use Picture in Picture in elementary OS

Learn how to use the picture in picture in Elementary OS. Elementary OS is the only Linux distribution that offers a true picture in picture mode.

Category Review

Debian 10 XFCE Review

Debian 10 XFCE is my favorite XFCE distro. Debian and XFCE fit each other the best. Both are light, fast, and reliable. I argue for that in this review.

Debian 10 KDE review

In this Debian 10 KDE review: Pros ands Cons of Debian 10 KDE; is it better than Debian 10 GNOME; how it compares to KDE Neon

Debian 10 GNOME review

Debian 10 GNOME will impress you. It is currently my number one distro with GNOME desktop.