Give your Ubuntu User Account a Profile Picture

Specifying a profile picture for your user account is a great way of customizing your account in Ubuntu. You can then identify your account through your unique profile picture on the login screen as well as everywhere else. Giving your user account a profile picture is very simple in Ubuntu. In this article, we will … Read more

Four Web Browsers for the Linux Command Line

Linux Command Line Browser

Remember the days when the web was as simple as searchable text. The terminals and low powered personal computers were enough to access the text-based web over snail-paced internet connections. Of course, people then used the command-line web browsers to visit the web; these included the famous Lynx browser as well. Times have changed now, … Read more

How to Change/Spoof a MAC Address in Ubuntu

Change MAC address in Ubuntu

As Linux users, we sometimes need to change the MAC address of our network adapters. This process is also called spoofing or faking a MAC address. This article explains how to change a MAC address through an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system. What is a MAC Address MAC, that stands for Media Access Control, is a … Read more

How to Enable Auto-hiding the Ubuntu Launcher

Auto-hide dock on Ubuntu

You can customize your Ubuntu desktop in various ways depending on your preferences. One of these customization options is changing the way your Launcher or taskbar behaves when you expand an application window. By default, when you expand an application, the Launcher retains its place and you are left with lesser screen space for your … Read more

How to Install Custom Fonts on a Ubuntu System

Ubuntu Install Fonts

Your operating system and all its applications usually maintain a set of fonts that you can use as system fonts and in various desktop and web applications respectively. Let us suppose you want to use a new font in any of your applications, that you saw on the internet. Unfortunately, it is not as simple … Read more

How to Install Skype on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Skype installation on Ubuntu 18.04

As we all know, Skype is the most popular platform to connect people through their computer systems. You can freely connect to anyone all around the world through text, voice, and video calls. You can also choose to call people on their telephones but that will not be free. Since Skype is such a useful … Read more