10 Best Features in Ubuntu 18.10, and How to Upgrade

Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) got released today after about 6 months of development. This new version will be supported for 9 months from now which turns out to be July 2019. Therefore, if you need Long Term Support, it is recommended you stay on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS instead.

How to quickly change audio output to HDMI device in Ubuntu and Fedora

HDMI audio management can get tricky sometimes in GNOME desktop environment. The issue faced by users when playing multimedia via HDMI connection is no audio. Unlike Windows and Mac OS, Linux doesn’t direct audio to HDMI device by default settings.

Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo” Release Date and New Features

Ubuntu 19.04 will be codenamed Disco Dingo. Canonical is yet to make the official announcement, but the new codename is already unveiled via Launchpad.

Customizing top panel to add icons and “show desktop” in Ubuntu

The top panel (commonly known as Taskbar) can be greatly customized to include some cool features such as adding a “show desktop” icon which minimizes all the open windows and shows the desktop, displaying icons of running applications, changing color, opacity, and more.

How to install security updates from the command line in Ubuntu

Installing updates using the command line from the Terminal is done by using the apt update and upgrade command. For those who aren’t aware of it, check the step-by-step tutorial we published earlier.

How to install Apache Web Server on Ubuntu 18.10

Apache HTTP server is an immensely popular cross-platform web server that’s used worldwide. It is a free, open source, powerful and can run on UNIX/Linux as well as MS Windows platforms.

How to set up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 18.10

Apache HTTP server, formerly known as Apache Web Server is free and open-source software developed and maintained by Apache Software Foundation. It is a powerful and one of the most popular web servers worldwide.

How to install and configure Magento 2.3.0 on Ubuntu 18.04

Magento is an open source modern cloud eCommerce platform. It is written in PHP and there is both free and paid version of its platform. The Community edition is offered for free, while the paid version is targetted for Enterprises with increased cloud integration capabilities.

Scheduling a automatic shutdown time in Ubuntu, Manjaro, and Fedora

Shutdown Timer is a useful GNOME extension that lets you easily schedule automatic shutdown conveniently from the system tray menu.

How to edit Grub Bootloader and remove unwanted entries in Ubuntu

Grub is the bootloader in most of the Linux distros that manage the operating systems installed in a computer. If you have installed multiple operating systems like for instance you have a dual-boot PC running Microsoft Windows and Ubuntu, you should see both the entries during the boot process.


SwiftKey on Android now has two-way translation baked in. Qué bien

The Internet is of course amazing if you want to send messages across borders. But different languages can still put a wrinkle in your conversational flow, even with all the handy translation apps also on tap to help turn zut alors into shucks!