When you are using Linux or Ubuntu, it is smart to back it up. This tutorial will show you how to use a program called Remastersys to clone and backup your Linux distribution including root, home, other partitions and all personal, custom configuration to a fully deployable, s ...more
Linux is a fully functioning free operating system that you can download online. Just because you are using Linux Ubuntu doesn't mean your projects have to suffer or look less professional that those made on traditional operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X. In this tutor ...more
Askabouttech shows how to mount an ISO with Daemon tools using Ubuntu. Right click on Daemon Tools in the tool bar and select "virtual CD rom". This will bring up a side window in which you will click "device". This will open another side window where you will click "mount ima ...more
New to the Ubuntu Linux distribution? Ubuntu has a great built-in email client in Evolution. This video tutorial will walk you through the Evolution setup process, using the Evolution Setup Wizard. To get started setting up your own Evolution client, watch this Ubuntu tutorial!
This video shows you how to get a useful powertoy for your Ubuntu Linux system, called Ubuntu Tweak. This application provides access to many helpful system options and desktop features that can be easily modified. ** This is only designed for the Ubuntu GNOME desktop
Want to change the look of your Ubuntu desktop? This video clip from ubuntuclips.org will show you how to change the default Ubuntu theme. The new theme uses large text and icons and is well suited if you have difficulty viewing small text and graphics. To change the default U ...more
This video illustrates the method of Removing Ubuntu Linux installation and the GRUB Loader. The process is composed of the following steps -Step 1Insert the Ubuntu Linux Live CD. Boot from CD and select the install option.Step 2Click on install button and wait until the next ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to split video files with MKVToolnix on Ubuntu Linux. For those people who are into uploading lengthy videos to YouTube by ...more
The Ubuntu CD does not contain much in terms of software applications. So how can we incorporate other programs that would be made available after booting from a live CD? There is a program called Remastersys. This program creates an .ISO image of the Linux system installed ...more
Watch this computer programming video tutorial screencast on how to uninstall Ruby on Rails in Ubuntu. Nice and clear Ruby on Rails screencast for beginner programmers.
This video clip shows you how to crop a selected region from a digital photo using the Ubuntu image editor. The selected region is then used to create a new image. The default image editor for Ubuntu is the GIMP, or GNU Image Manipulation Program. When using GIMP in the Ubuntu ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This video clip shows you how to use the chown (change owner) and chgrp (change group) commands to modify the ownership and group ownership of files and directories. Both chown and chgrp need to be run with administrator privileges. Consequently, an averag ...more
In this video, viewers learn how to install and setup JDownloader on Ubuntu Linux Downloader is open source download manager. It simplifies downloading files from One-Click-Hosters like Rapidshare.com or Megaupload.com - not only for users with a premium account but also for u ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install the MediaInfo GUI on Ubuntu Linux. This is a MUST and a real HANDY tool for all those video transcoders out the ...more
Here is an alternative method to run Ubuntu 10.04 on a Mac without actually installing it on your internal hard disk. The idea is to install Ubuntu on your USB flash disk, instead of installing it on your internal hard drive. I'm talking about a full disk installation. It won ...more
Just because you are using Linux, doesn't mean you have to be cut off from file sharing with those using a regular Windows PC. In this tutorial, learn how to share files between Ubuntu and Windows using a Samba local network. Samba is simple to use and can be obtained through ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to hide and display desktop icons, such as mounted drives, computer, and trash icons, on Ubuntu Linux. If you know what yo ...more
Does open source software make you want to dance? There are many MP3 players available for the Ubuntu Linux distribution, including XMMS and Amarok. This video clip will show you how to install an MP3-compatible music player on Ubuntu.
Do you like the Linux Ubuntu program on your MacIntosh computer? This tutorial allows you to make it possible. Through the usage of VMware Fusion, the video teaches you how to install the Linux Ubuntu program on your MacIntosh. In addition, this video tells you where to get th ...more
Interested in customizing the log-in screen background in Ubuntu Linux 10.04 Lucid Lynx. It's easy and this home-computing how-to presents a complete, step-by-step overview of the process. For more information, including detailed instructions, and to get started changing your ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install the Ubuntu Software Store on Ubuntu Linux. After the new X-based graphical boot splash introduced a couple of d ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux and having a hard time getting around? This Ubuntu Linux video tutorial offers instructions for finding files and folders on your Ubuntu desktop. You'll find navigating Ubuntu Linux is simple once you figure out where to find all of your applications. Get s ...more
This video tutorial will show you how to get a cool flaming cursor effect in Ubuntu Linux. The steps are easy to follow, and this effect may also work on other flavors of Linux, too. Watch this video, follow the steps and you'll be getting your own flaming cursor in no time at ...more
Before you can install Ubuntu or try the Ubuntu live CD, you will need to burn the Ubuntu CD image to a CD. The following video clip demonstrates how to burn an Ubuntu CD image to a CD using ImgBurn.
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install additional brushes for GIMP on Ubuntu Linux. To install Gimp Paint Studio with Additional Brushes, first we mus ...more
This video covers the Expo plugin in Ubuntu Linux, which is similar to the Exposé feature in Mac OS X. The Expo feature can be found in the Advanced Desktop Effects Manager. Once you enable it and tweak the options, you'll be able to view multiple workspace areas at once and m ...more
This über-brief video clip will show you how to add shortcuts to the Ubuntu Linux desktop for your favorite applications and programs. You can right-click on any panel to add an application launcher and right-click on an application launcher to move it on the panel or to lock ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to enable USB support in VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux. By default, USB support was disabled in VirtualBox, so you'll probabl ...more
How to install nVidia graphics card video drivers in Ubuntu Linux 7.10.
Blip TV user Mr. Root teaches you how to mount an ISO image file using the Unbent Linux terminal. To do this and have access to the files inside of an ISO, without unarchived it, start the terminal. Type in dirk CD. Make sure the ISO image is on your desktop. Then type in sud ...more
If you have Ubuntu Linux, if you don't already know, there's something called Advanced Desktop Effects, and once enabled, gives you multiple desktop effects for your Ubuntu system. This video show you how to install Advanced Desktop Effects and shows you all the goodies, and d ...more
Hard disk problems are quite common these days, and when they fail you have no other option but to replace it. Fortunately, Ubuntu has been designed to run on your USB stick! Most laptops are enabled to boot from a USB device, and you can create a persistent USB flash drive s ...more
Before you can install Ubuntu or try the Ubuntu live CD, you will need to burn the Ubuntu CD image to a CD. The following video clip demonstrates how to burn an Ubuntu CD image to a CD using Nero.
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install and enable Flash for Chromium on Ubuntu Linux. To install the latest Chromium on Ubuntu, open a terminal and: ...more
CAUTION: This video is slow to load. This video shows you how to make an installable Debian package (".deb") out of a python program. The example program to demonstrate this technique is a little Python game called "rock, paper, scissors". A .deb installer will make it easy to ...more
This tutorial is for Ubuntu 10.04 users who want to tether their iPhone 4 (software version 4.2.1). No jailbreak needed! You have two options - you can tether through USB, or tether through Bluetooth. Tethering through USB Add PPA repository to your synaptic repositories. T ...more
Ever wanted a quick way to toggle between programs? If so, you're in luck: This video tutorial demonstrates how to use the keyboard shortcut for switching among open applications, an often-overlooked feature available in Windows, Ubuntu Linux, and Mac OS X. Make time for this ...more
Want to burn optical media in Ubuntu Linux but aren't quite sure where to start? This video clip will teach you how to burn files to a CD or DVD using Ubuntu. (NB: The CD/DVD Creator is located in the Places menu on your desktop.)
Ubuntu and Windows may have trouble syncing time because when they are dual booted, they both assume that your hardware clock is set to a different time setting. Ubuntu assumes that your clock is set to UTC and Windows assumes that your clock is set to local time. Answers Laun ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to convert video formats with Avidemux on Ubuntu Linux. Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filte ...more
If you're having some microphone troubles on your Ubuntu Linux system, this video might help you troubleshoot and solve the broken mic problem. This is about fixing the microphone input specifically. This tweak should fix it. step 1. Launch terminal and type " sudo gedit /etc ...more
Has your Windows installation become corrupt or unusable and wish to reinstall Windows on your personal computer? Have no fear! Steven Barn will teach you, step by step, how to restore / install your Windows installation using Ubuntu live and your original Windows XP installat ...more
If you're new to the terminal, then the man command is your very best friend. This video clip will teach you how to use the man (manual page) command to view the manual pages for terminal commands. A manual page includes a brief description of the command as well as outlines t ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to enable font anti-aliasing on Wine Ubuntu Linux. Type this in the terminal window Step 1. wget http://files.polosatus.r ...more
This video demonstrates how one might be able to successfully create an Ubuntu Bootable CD-ROM. The procedure described involves downloading the Ubuntu Desktop Edition Operating System image off the Ubuntu web site. In order to successfully create a usable disc, one needs to b ...more
How to check hard drive space in Ubuntu Linux 7.04
Is your Ubuntu system running sluggishly? Removing the desktop wallpaper and disabling the preview of text and images files can improve the performance of Ubuntu on older computers. This video tutorial will show you how to disable the desktop wallpaper in the Ubuntu Linux dist ...more
The author show how to install FreeDos which is a free open source version of DOS. He shows how FreeDos is made up of many programs and how they are contributed by many people over the internet. He show how to install the DOS in a Virtual PC. He explains that all the old DOS p ...more
I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04 and now my boot screen is a bit messy. Since I'm not using the latest GRUB boot kernel (Linux 2.6.32-28-generic), I might as well delete it. For more documentation, visit Ubuntu Forums. Here's how you go about deleting the GRUB bo ...more
Ubuntu Linux is capable of many cool effects that other systems don't offer. This video tutorial will show you how to enable all of these effects, such as minimizing and maximizing windows. What? All operating systems do that, right? Yes, but this video will help you to select ...more
Ubuntu users can directly copy flash videos from the web with Firefox. There's no need to install software such as a YouTube downloader, which are available in abundance throughout the web. First, you need to know where to find the temporary flash file in Ubuntu (see my other ...more
For Mac OS users who want to try Linux without erasing all of their other data - a step by step tutorial on how to install Ubuntu on a Mac using Parallels.
This video tutorial will acquaint you with the Ubuntu Terminal. Three terminal commands are introduced: pwd (print working directory), cd (change directory), and ls (list the contents of a directory). Remember, to return to your home directory, you can always type cd or cd ~.
It's so convenient to take a screengrab of one of your most favorite moments from your favorite movie or show, but sometimes you just can't. But you can actually take a snapshot of it. Check out this video tutorial on how to create screenshots from videos on Ubuntu Linux. Vid ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to procure a free copy of Ubuntu GNU/Linux by either Internet download or mail. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch thi ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install additional TTF fonts on Ubuntu Linux. Here's the command that you can type on your terminal if you want some fa ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to fix low volume in video with Avidemux on Ubuntu Linux. Tru3m0sl3m has all kinds of tutorials, from Windows and Ubuntu L ...more
Ever hear of SmillaEnlarger? It's a small graphical tool (based on QT) to resize, especially magnify bitmaps in high quality. Check out this video tutorial on how to back up and restore data easily on Ubuntu Linux. Hundreds of different solutions exist to reduce the resolutio ...more
Sending email with the Evolution client in Ubuntu Linux is much the same as with any other email program. In addition to offering step-by-step instructions for the setup and use of Evolution, this Ubuntu tutorial also will teach you how to access your address book when writing ...more
Tired of Windows and Mac OS? You might want to try Ubuntu or some other variation of the Linux operating system. The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, teach you how to install and run Ubuntu on your system. They also address several concerns you may want to be aware of.