Category Archives: Ubuntu

5 Really Cool Linux Command Line Tricks To Solve Real World Problems

Command line is lot more than working inside the box. You can do amazing stuff with command line. In this article, we will focus on 5 real world problems/requirements and their solutions from Linux command line prospective. We will study new tricks and usage of useful scripts and command line utilities. NOTE – All the […]

Ubuntu “Print Screen” Bug – Create A Keyboard ShortCut For Screenshot To Avoid The Problem

The other day I was trying to capture screen-shot of a drop down menu of a program on my Ubuntu 13.04 box and I was shocked to note that the print screen key went completely inactive. Initially I thought that there could be some problem with the key itself but after some time I noticed […]

In-depth coverage of 3 Popular Command Line Music Players for Linux

Command line is one of the strongest merits of Linux and that is the reason it has a very strong following.  When it comes to performance and convenient interactivity, command line users want everything command line and text-based including music players. Therefore, in this article we shall be discussing three of the most popular and […]

All you wanted to know about workspaces in Ubuntu Linux

Workspaces can be thought of as virtual screens or desktops which can be used to manage your open programs easily by grouping them together. Each workspace has same panels, menus etc. It’s just that they are separated from each other so that user can segregate his/her work. For example, I personally keep all my work […]

Capture Screen, Window or User Defined Area Using gnome-screenshot Utility

Many of us use ‘Prnt Scrn’ key to capture snapshots for our day-to-day work. On Ubuntu there is a bug that disables this key when a drop down menu of a program is open. I too faced the same problem and looked around for a tool that might do the required job. After a bit […]

Ubuntu 12.04 installation issue: Ubiquity installer crashes

The other day I was installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a boot-able pen drive. Everything went smooth as Ubuntu was easily able to detect that my system is dual booted with Microsoft Windows XP Professional. It suggested me to overwrite or upgrade the existing Ubuntu (Linux Mint that I was using earlier). I went ahead […]