Category: System Admin

Min: An Open Source Web Browser for Minimalists

Brief: Min is an open source web browser with a clean UI and minimalist look. Despite being minimal, Min packs enough features for a standard web browsing experience. Remember the last time we discussed non-Google web browsers? Well, here is one more to the list. Min …

Why do you see error: snap “xyz” not found?

Brief: If you are encountering snap not found error for some Snap packages, this tutorial will help you find why. Snap is the new universal package system from Ubuntu that lets you easily and securely install software on all Linux distributions that support Snap. I recommend …

SoftMaker Office 2018 is Now Available for Linux

Brief: Premium office suite SoftMaker has released its latest version for Linux. The new version comes with ribbon interface, improved compatibility with Microsoft Office and several other improvements. Last week we saw the release of LibreOffice 6.0. This week we have SoftMaker 2018 office suite released …

How to Check if Your Computer Uses UEFI or BIOS

Brief: A quick tutorial to tell you if your system uses the modern UEFI or the legacy BIOS. Instructions for both Windows and Linux have been provided. When you are trying to dual boot Linux with Windows, you would want to know if you have UEFI …

Linux Mint 19 Release Date and New Features

Brief: This is a continually updated article to inform you about Linux Mint 19 release date, features and everything important associated with it. Linux Mint 19 codename has just been released. The first release of the upcoming Linux Mint 19 series will be called “Tara”. Linux …

Top 10 Microsoft Visio Alternatives for Linux

Brief: If you are looking for a good Visio viewer in Linux, here are some alternatives to Microsoft Visio that you can use in Linux. Microsoft Visio is a great tool for creating or generating mission-critical diagrams and vector representations. While it may be a good …

Ubuntu 17.10 BIOS Bug: What You Need To Know

Brief: Installing Ubuntu 17.10 bricks many Lenovo and some Toshiba and Acer laptops. Canonical has removed the Ubuntu 17.10 downloads from its website and will rerelease it on 11th January. Important Update: Ubuntu 17.10 BIOS bug has been fixed and the ISOs will be re-released on …

How To Install LibreOffice 6.0 on Ubuntu & Trisquel

This short tutorial explains how to install LibreOffice 6.0 on Ubuntu and Trisquel GNU/Linux. This assumes you want to replace pre-installed older version with this 6.0 version (thus, do not follow this if you don't want it). As the example, this tutorial uses the pre-release 6.0 …

Automount Partitions Easily on Kubuntu

By default, Kubuntu needs you to manually open ("mount") your partitions. In other words, Kubuntu doesn't automount partitions by default. If you like automount (like on MS Windows), you can setup it easily by going to System Settings > Hardware > Removable Storages > Removable Devices …