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How to Play a DVD in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 16th of May, 2018

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.

Video: Is Canonical Corrupt? and Other Questions

Last Updated on the 26th of April, 2018

NixiePixel doesn't usually do the 'ask Nixie' type thing.. but here are some of your most commonly asked Linux / FOSS questions and her replies. || +NixiePixel

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About Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

Last Updated on the 25th of April, 2018

Ubuntu 12.04 was released on the 26th of April 2012, which just so happened to be a Thursday. From there on in, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin provided millions of users all over the world with a free, stable, secure operating system.


About Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

Last Updated on the 25th of April, 2018

Ubuntu 13.10 was released on the 17th of October 2013. This newer version of Ubuntu replaces 13.04 as the latest release, and is available alongside the LTS release, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Last Updated on the 25th of April, 2018

After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, 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 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

Last Updated on the 24th of April, 2018

Ubuntu 14.10 was released on the 23rd of October 2014. It feautes dozens of performance and security improvements while offering no confusing sweeping changes from the 14.04 LTS release.


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

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

If you're new to the Terminal, Pasting Commands probably seems like a godsend. Until it doesn't work. Here's how to do it properly.

How to Enable Sharing in Miro on Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

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 Install Fonts in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

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 or Upgrade to the latest version of Gimp in Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

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 Skype Wrapper and Integrate Skype into Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

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 Save the Planet with Granola Personal for Ubuntu

Last Updated on the 23rd of April, 2018

Granola Personal is a small little app that cycles down your CPU in an intelligent manner to save computer time and money, but mainly energy and trees.


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