Solve display problems in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Major problems (no graphical display at all) 1. You can try to restore normal graphical display in Ubuntu or Linux Mint as follows: a. In the Grub bootloader menu, boot your computer into recovery mode: Ubuntu: Advanced options for Ubuntu – Ubuntu, with Linux xxxxxxx (recovery mode) Press Enter. b. In the recovery menu that … Read moreSolve display problems in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

10 THINGS TO DO AFTER INSTALLING UBUNTU 14.04 TRUSTY TAHR TO GET A NEAR PERFECT DESKTOP

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) will be released tomorrow and since many of you will install it as soon as it’s released (or maybe you’re already using Ubuntu 14.04), here’s a list of 10 useful things to do to get a near perfect desktop.     While the tweaks below are targeted at Unity, many … Read more10 THINGS TO DO AFTER INSTALLING UBUNTU 14.04 TRUSTY TAHR TO GET A NEAR PERFECT DESKTOP

Conky Harmattan Is A Stylish Desktop Companion For Linux

To butcher a well-worn phrase, ‘With great power comes great frustration’ – at least that’s the case when wrestling with Conky, the versatile system monitoring tool for Linux. On the one hand it’s super featured and highly versatile, on the other it’s a pain in the rump to configure. Conky Harmattan, a new collection of themes … Read moreConky Harmattan Is A Stylish Desktop Companion For Linux

Date/Time Missing In the Menu Bar in Ubuntu 13.10? Here’s the Fix!

If you have upgraded your Ubuntu machine to Ubuntu Saucy 13.10, one of the things that you might find missing is the date/time indicator in the menu bar. And if you visit the “System Settings -> Time and Date -> Clock” section, you might find that the option to add it to the menu bar … Read moreDate/Time Missing In the Menu Bar in Ubuntu 13.10? Here’s the Fix!

Clear the local DNS cache in OSX 10.10 Yosemite, Linux and Windows

When URLs are just not resolving the way you want it, to time to clear or flush the dns nameserver local cache – How to clear the local DNS cache…. OSX 10.10 sudo discoveryutil udnsflushcaches OSX 10.9 dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder OSX 10.7  – 10.8 sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder OSX 10.5 – 10.6 sudo dscacheutil -flushcache … Read moreClear the local DNS cache in OSX 10.10 Yosemite, Linux and Windows

Precise Puppy Is a Fast, Furious Distro

The latest version of Puppy Linux could easily win best of breed; it’s got all the convenience and user-friendliness you would expect from its bloodline, but this Precise Puppy also possesses whippet-like speed. That’s impressive when you consider that it boasts an expanded software repository. Like its predecessor, it’s also a very portable option. Puppy … Read morePrecise Puppy Is a Fast, Furious Distro