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How to Resize Partitions with the Ubuntu or GParted Live CD

Last Updated on the 16th of May, 2018

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.

About Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

Last Updated on the 25th of April, 2018

Ubuntu 14.10 was released on the 23rd of October 2014, which just so happened to be a Thursday. From there on in, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn provided millions of users all over the world with a free, stable, secure operating system.

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

Last Updated on the 25th of April, 2018

After Installing Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, there are a wealth of things that need to be dealt with, including Hardware Drivers, DVD, Audio and Video Codecs, Archiving formats, generally useful stuff.


Things to do after installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Last Updated on the 25th of April, 2018

After Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, there are a wealth of things that need to be dealt with, including Hardware Drivers, DVD, Audio and Video Codecs, Archiving formats, generally useful stuff.

Install Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Last Updated on the 24th of April, 2018

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr came out on April the 17th of 2014. It featured the long awaited locally integrated menus, and window compositing improvements. It also, finally, includes a lock screen that somewhat resembles the login screen.

Install Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Last Updated on the 24th of April, 2018

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver came out on April the 26th of 2018. It featured GNOME 3.28, improved boot speed, a minimal installation option, VLC as standard, an updated LibreOffice 6.0, automated security updates, and the removal of the 32-bit installer option.


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

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 were both set to be the first release to have 64bit set as the "recommended" architecture, except neither did. Now, Canonical recommend 64bit for both 13.10 and 12.04.3, unless you have 2GB of RAM or less. But what are the pros and cons of each?

How to find out how much RAM is installed in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

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

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

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 and Update avast! Antivirus in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

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.

Install Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin came out on April the 26th of 2012. It features an improved version of Unity, the new Heads-Up Display (HUD), and version support for the next five years. It is completely free to download and install and offers a fast, free, and secure alternative to Windows or OS X.

How to Repair, Restore, or Reinstall Grub 2 with a Ubuntu Live CD or USB

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

Grub 2 typically gets overridden when you install Windows or another Operating System. To make Ubuntu control the boot process, you need Reinstall (Repair/Restore) Grub using a Ubuntu Live CD.


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