This is the second article in this series, and brings eight additional tips for working faster with the shell. Here is the first article of the series, containing 10 tips.
This guide focuses on showing you how to manipulate and convert various audio files using tools included in the Ubuntu repositories.
Here are 10 Bash tips which should make working in a terminal faster and more productive.
Wine is a compatibility layer which allows Windows applications to run on Linux by translating Windows system calls into native Linux calls.
When you are running out of disk space, you need to concentrate on the biggest files and folders on your disk, so you can get space quickly.
The best way, is to list the first 10 folders, then go inside some of them, and find files you may or can delete, and get new free space.
This is a guide containing the most popular and useful ways of using the APT and DPKG commands, and it applies to both Ubuntu and Debian (and their derivatives). I mentioned where super user privileges are required, the ones without a mention can be executed as normal user.
According to Wikipedia, IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol), together with POP is one of the most popular protocols for email retrieval.
Today is Twitter's OAuthpocalypse: Twitter is shutting down basic authentification so all clients not using OAuth will stop working and one of these Twitter clients is Ubuntu's default microblogging clien
Because WebUpd8 reader soee asked in a comment about making an application always open on a certain virtual desktop, I decided to make a full post and a screencast for this - especially
If you tried Gnome Shell, you probably noticed how cool it is to quickly add / delete workspaces using the + / - buttons.
If you're using the proprietary ATI graphics drivers and you're experiencing really slow maximizing / unmaximization of windows or slow Alt + Tab with desktop effects (Compiz) enabled, here is a PPA which is supposed to fix this for you. The package in the PPA should solve this for both GNOME and KDE users.
Z is a simple bash script which attempts to make the "cd" command smart, by creating a database of the most used as well as recently used directories (think of it as a simplified Zeitgeist written in BASH, for the "cd" command only) - it basically combines frequency and recency