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

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

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.

About Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

Ubuntu 14.04 was released on the 17th of April 2014, which just so happened to be a Thursday. From there on in, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr provided millions of users all over the world with a free, stable, secure operating system.

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

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

Popups reading "Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error" are part of Apport, an internal debugger which automatically generate reports to submit for packages that crash.


How to Edit Dash Application Results in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

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 Install Linux Kernel 3.10

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

Linux Kernel 3.10 is the most recent LTS kernel release, with 18 releases to date. With a plethora of fixes for literally thousands of bugs, the latest updates stress stable network connectivity.

How to Install Linux Kernel 3.11

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

Linux Kernel 3.11 is mostly a driver-driven release, with fixes for bugs and updates for Radeon, Intel i915, Wireless and USB devices, as well as the standard list of bugs and security fixes that simply can't all be listed here.


How to Install Spotify in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

While Spotify has no supported release for Linux as such, their 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 make your Dual Boot better with Burg

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

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 Play a DVD in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

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 tell if you're using 32bit or 64bit Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

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.

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

After Installing Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, 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.

Video: How to Manage Partitions and Dual Boot Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 3rd of August, 2020

The lovely NixiePixel has a video on Resizing and Dual Booting Ubuntu.

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