Sometimes, it helps save precious time if you can quickly access recently-opened files. In Ubuntu, the file explorer that ships with the distribution does offer this functionality, but you may need to take some steps before the option shows up.
I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer. Everything was working fine, except that I was not able to capture screenshots using the 'Insert/Print Screen' key on my Dell keyboard. While googling on the issue, I stumbled upon a
Sometimes, when you try installing software in Ubuntu through Ubuntu Software, you end up with an unwanted 'Waiting to install' entry in the Unity Launcher. The reason it's unwanted is mostly because nothing is happening actually, just that when you
Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you might find yourself in a situation where-in you need to know the amount of time a particular command has consumed (from launch to finish). If you are new to Linux,
In Ubuntu (and other Linux systems), the command line prompt is automatically set by the system when the OS is installed. But that doesn't mean you can't change it. In fact, many users tweak the prompt as per their preference.
While there's no dearth of GUI-based launchers for Android phones, Linux or Unix fans will be glad to know there also exists a CLI-based launcher that gives you a proper command line to work/launch apps on your device. In this
Creating multiple Hyper-V virtual machines using Hyper-V manager is not a quick method. The quickest and time-saving method is to create them via Windows PowerShell. This tutorial has been written to show you how to create three Hyper-V virtual machines with
Archives come in really handy when you want to share large amount of data over the Internet or through removable media (like USB drives). In Linux, the .tar.gz is one of the most used archive format. While accessing the size
Have you recently upgraded your Ubuntu machine from version 16.10 to 17.04? Are you missing the "Open New Terminal" option that used to be there in the right-click menu of the terminal icon in the launcher? If your answer to
Adding or removing apps pinned to the Unity launcher in Ubuntu isn't a big deal - just do a right click and select the relevant option to remove an app icon from there, and drag and drop an icon on