How to install Vivaldi Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective The objective is to install Vivaldi Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux Operating System and Software Versions Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Requirements Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required. Difficulty EASY Conventions # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root … Read more

Touchpad settings not found for LUbuntu 18.04

It appears that gpointing-device-settings was removed possibly due to never being finished and debugged. In any case, I found touchpad-indicator (site is in Spanish, but Google translated it for me pretty good), also with the code here. I installed it using: And then running touchpad-indicator I got an icon in the task bar. Clicking on … Read more

5 Reasons to Use Linux Mint Instead of Ubuntu

Linux Mint feels more familiar to Windows users than Ubuntu. It doesn’t matter which version of Linux Mint you install. In every version, there’s a single panel at the bottom with a menu, quick launch icons, and system tray icons. Without any changes to the setup, the menus for the applications appear at the top … Read more

5 Reasons Linux Mint is Better Than Ubuntu

Which one is better, Linux Mint or Ubuntu? This question has been there ever since Linux Mint came in the picture, and this article does not answer to this question. Well, not entirely. So, what is this about then? I have been an Ubuntu user for a long time. I stray to other Linux distributions … Read more

How do I get the latest GIMP version available?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 17.10, 18.04 LTS You can do this through the Terminal: Uninstall GIMP sudo apt-get autoremove gimp gimp-plugin-registry Add the following PPA sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp sudo apt-get update Reinstall the latest GIMP sudo apt-get install gimp

Batch Convert HEIC to JPG in Linux

Recently I began organizing a bunch of pictures from old iPhone archives and beginning with the iPhone X I found that all of my offloaded pictures were in HEIC format. I’m sure if you’ve searched found and found this article you know what that means. That picture format has some definite benefits, but one down … Read more

How to Fix Unmet Dependencies Error on Ubuntu

Error The following packages have unmet dependencies has plagued Ubuntu users for a while now, and there are more and more sightings of the error on various versions of Ubuntu. The APT package management system is easy to use, but in some occasions, such as when you’re mixing in third-party dependencies, you might get this … Read more

How To Install Node.js & NPM on Ubuntu 18.04

Introduction Node.js is an open-source cross-platform JavaScript (JS) runtime environment. It is used for building fast and scalable network applications. In addition to offering various JS modules, it is also lightweight, efficient and supports consistent and integrated development. Node Package Manager (NPM) is Node’s official package manager, used for installing and managing package dependencies. In … Read more

How to Install Ubuntu Linux on Your Chromebook with Crouton

Chromebooks aren’t “just a browser”—they’re Linux laptops. You can easily install a full Linux desktop alongside Chrome OS and instantly switch between the two with a hotkey, no rebooting necessary. Sorry, the video player failed to load.(Error Code: 101102) We’ve performed this process with the Samsung Series 3 Chromebook, the original Chromebook Pixel, and the ASUS Chromebook … Read more