How to Create a Desktop Shortcut in Ubuntu

In Windows, you can create shortcuts on your desktop to launch applications since the very first versions. A long time ago, Ubuntu and other distributions with GNOME had that ability too. However, after the GNOME 3 release, the desktop environment design was reworked, and all … Read more

Task Manager in Ubuntu

If you have switched from Windows, you know, that you can press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open task manager and get information about CPU or memory usage or kill unwanted applications. There is no direct equivalent for Linux, but you can use some applications and command-line tools … Read more

How to Enable Remote Desktop in Ubuntu 22.04

The remote desktop feature allows you to connect and control your PC remotely. For example, you can connect to your work PC when you are home, or you can connect to a remote work station that is available only in your work network. In this … Read more

How to Fix User is Not in the Sudoers File in Ubuntu

If you don’t turn on an “Administrator” switch when creating a user in Ubuntu, and then log in and try to run sudo, you will get an error: “user is not in the sudoers file this insident will be reported.” In this short tutorial we … Read more

How to Change Keyboard Layout Using Alt+Shift in Linux

In KDE, there is no issue configuring the hotkey you want to use for input switching. However, on the GNOME desktop, it is more complex. There the default keyboard shortcuts for switching layouts are Super+Space and Shift+Super+Space. The first switches to the next layout, and … Read more

How to Mount SMB Share on Linux or Windows

In the previous article, I explained how to mount a Windows shared folder in Linux. There were certain issues due to the fact that Microsoft uses the WS-Discovery protocol, and Linux still poorly supports this protocol. However, if you need to mount a Samba shared … Read more

How to Mount Windows Share in Linux

In the Windows operating system, there is a feature called file sharing. On one computer, you can set up windows-shared folder that will be accessible to all computers on the local network. This is done using the SMB protocol, which has several versions. In Linux, … Read more

How to Find File in Linux

In Unix operating systems and Linux all objects are files. It means that files are used not only for saving user data and system configuration, but different system management and communication mechanisms are based on files too. Therefore, searching for files is very important, and … Read more

23 Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 23.04

I explained how to install Ubuntu 23.04 in a previous article and today I want to continue this topic. It looks pretty good after installation, but there are several things you can do to make it even better. For example, you can personalize the GNOME … Read more

How to Install Ubuntu 23.04

It is the end of April 2023 and it means that it’s time for a new Ubuntu release. It is Ubuntu 23.04. This release does not have long-term support, so it may not be as stable. However, it ships several long-awaited improvements, such as the … Read more