Two Popular MS Paint alternatives for Ubuntu

Pinta and XPaint on Ubuntu

This article is about the installation of two famous drawing applications on Ubuntu, that give you the same experience as MS Paint. These are the XPaint and Pinta tools. Both these applications can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Manager and from the command line. For educational purpose we will explain a different method of … Read more

Always Launch Terminal as root User (sudo) in Ubuntu

Ubuntu root Terminal

While working with the Ubuntu command line, the Terminal, we come across situations that require us to log in as root again and again. Ubuntu does that for protecting our system in order to avoid any user or script that opens the Terminal for any malicious activities that put your privacy and system at risk. … Read more

How to display gif files in Ubuntu Terminal

Show gif files on Ubuntu command line

So yesterday, me and some geeky friends were sitting and discussing the power of the Linux Terminal application. It boiled down to what is the most geekiest or Terminal-savvy thing we have ever done with our command line. A friend mentioned that he has played gifs “in” the Terminal. If he had said ‘through’ the … Read more

How to Install and Configure Samba on Ubuntu

SAMBA Installation on Ubuntu

If you have a network that comprises of both Windows and Linux machines and you want to enable sharing between them. You can achieve this by using a useful tool Samba. It is an open-source tool that allows you to access shared resources including files, printers, etc. In this article, we will show you how … Read more

How to Install Cinnamon Desktop 3.4 on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Cinnamon Desktop

Cinnamon is the default desktop environment of the Linux Mint distribution which offers advanced features and traditional user experience. It offers flexibility, speed, a traditional but elegant desktop look with the bottom panel and app menu, etc. Cinnamon is also available as an optional desktop for other Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Arch Linux, openSUSE, … Read more