Opera is not present in the default Ubuntu repositories, however it is available by ppa. Open a terminal and run the following commands: wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add - sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free"
Grub is the bootloader most Linux operating systems use at the moment - you most likely only interact with it while choosing the operating system you want to use if you are on a multi-boot system. But although you only
Hiding specific files in Ubuntu and Mint is done by placing a dot (.) in front of their name, e.g. renaming the file muh to .muh will mark it as hidden and render it invisible the next time you open
Most of the people using Ubuntu or Mint will be using Synaptic Package Manager or Ubuntu Software Center to manage the applications installed on their systems (the former because of its light interface and ability to queue a whole lot
Google products have the tendancy to not be liked for several reasons, such as installing additional stuff like updaters and managers. For the popular Google Earth application, there is an alternative, originally developed for the Linux KDE desktop environment, but
Ubuntu Unity's dash brings along the power to implement some quite helpful things to make life easier at your computer - these implementations come in the form of lens that use Unity's search bar, such as the Recoll lens. With
Connecting to servers on Linux requires no additional third party software and can be done via terminal and graphical interface. To do the latter, just open any window manager window and click on File from the menu bar - there,
The programs that are run on system startup are managed in a special application on Linux. Open Startup Applications from the distribution's main menu to find a list of programs already being run everytime you log in - you have
Mindmaps always come in handy when it comes to planning stuff or just brainstorming: To not waste tons of paper and being able to dynamically re-arrange and rename items, it is always good to have a digital solution for such
If you try to install a Windows 7 system in a Virtualbox you will notice that there is no 3D support there - no feature of Aero works and the Desktop is shown in the Aero fallback mode without transparency.