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How to Install and Update avast! Antivirus in Ubuntu

Ubuntu doesn’t tend to get viruses, but if you work with Windows, you can scan your machine using avast! Antivirus, once you’ve fixed the update issue.

How to make your Dual Boot better with Burg

Burg gives you the ability to use custom themes for selecting your bootloader, both with and without text. It also opens up the possibility of customizing and developing your own themes.

How to Burn an ISO to a CD or DVD in Ubuntu

Brasero can easily burn .iso files to CDs or DVDs in Ubuntu with any compatible optical drive.

How to Install Cairo Dock 3 in Ubuntu

Cairo Dock is an OS X like approach to alternative desktop environment. This tutorial will teach you how to install the latest version.

How to Create a Wireless Ad-Hoc Network in Ubuntu

Share your wired connection by creating your own wireless network from your computer. Such networks are commonly referred to as Ad-Hoc.

How to Cut, Copy, and Paste in the Terminal in Ubuntu

In most applications Cut, Copy and Paste are Ctrl + X, Ctrl + C and Ctrl+V respectively.

How to decide if you should use 32-bit or 64-bit Ubuntu

64-bit has been the default option for some time. You should probably use that.

How to Disable, Stop, or Uninstall Apport Error Reporting in Ubuntu

64-bit has been the default option for some time. You should probably use that.

How to Edit Dash Application Results in Ubuntu

When you search for something in the Unity Dash, you may wish to remove some of the applications listed, or add some that are either hidden by default, or simply don’t exist.

How to Enable Sharing in Miro on Ubuntu

If you have just installed Miro in Ubuntu, you may be wondering why trying to enable sharing results in an error message about the Avahi mDNSResponder Compatibility Library.

How to Execute a .Run or .Bin file in Ubuntu

.Run or .Bin files are probably the only file types you will ever need to mark as executable in normal use of Ubuntu. There are two ways to execute them, either in the terminal or graphically.

How to find out how much RAM is installed in Ubuntu

You may find yourself struggling to remember how much RAM you have at your disposal, or just wondering how much is being recognized by Ubuntu. This tutorial details ways to find out.

How to get more free disk space in Ubuntu

Over time, any Operating System can become cluttered as programs are added and removed. In Ubuntu, the downloaded packages are cached for a certain time, as well as tmp (temporary) files, such as browser caches, which can take up valuable Gigabytes of space.

How to Install GIMP in Ubuntu

GIMP is one of the most popular image editing programs that doesn’t cost big money. This free programme is frequently tooted as an alternative for Adobe Photoshop. Unfortunately, the Ubuntu sources don’t tend to stock the most recent version.

How to Install a 32-bit program in 64-bit Ubuntu

Since Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 started recommending 64-bit for most users, you may find that some software doesn’t have a 64-bit counterpart.

How to Install Fonts in Ubuntu

Fonts are an integral part of any computer, if you’re reading this, you’re using a font. More fonts are only generally required by designers of some kind, or maybe some specific applications. Fonts are, simply put, the way letters look.

How to Install LAMP in Ubuntu

The following tutorial presumes you understand what a LAMP Server is, how to work a website from the back end. It also expect experience running other Basic Terminal Commands.

How to Play a DVD in Ubuntu

Ubuntu, by default, does not include the necessary libraries or codecs to decode DVDs. As such, it will not play commercial videos off of them. This is how to play a DVD in Ubuntu.

How to Remove the Rhythmbox Sound Indicator from Ubuntu

While some may find it useful to have music players listed in the sound indicator menu with individual controls, installers of multiple software may want to blacklist some media players from appearing there. It can be done with this simple command, or edited in dconf Editor.

How to Resize Partitions with the Ubuntu or GParted Live CD

Having installed Ubuntu, you may find yourself wanting to shrink or get rid of your Windows partition completely. This tutorial will show you how do do either of those things, with a variety or filesystems, including NTFS, and EXT4. The instructions do not vary based on filesystem format.

How to Install Skype in Ubuntu!

The version of Skype is often out of date in the official repositories for Ubuntu. Upgrading to or Installing the latest version of Skype in Ubuntu is a simple as downloading the right package, opening it, and hitting Upgrade or Install.

How to Install Skype Wrapper and Integrate Skype into Ubuntu

If you’ve used Skype then you may have come across some of the patchy integration that is now Microsoft’s problem. While they take their time fixing that, there is, in typical Linux fashion, a home-grown alternative. Skype Wrapper gives you tighter integration into Ubuntu and Unity via a convenient python app.

How to Install Spotify in Ubuntu

While Spotify has no supported release for Linux as such, there is, hidden away a little bit, a nice little “Preview” release that runs reasonably well, even if it is not the most native of applications.

How to tell if you’re using 32bit or 64bit Ubuntu

Sometimes you may be asked if you want to download i386 or amd64. These stand for 32bit and 64bit respectively, and no longer have any relation to your CPU manufacturer (Intel or AMD). This is a simple guide to determining your architecture in a few simple clicks.

How to Install Transmission 3 in Ubuntu

Transmission is a fast, easy, free bittorrent client. This tutorial will teach you how to install the latest version in Ubuntu.

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