Daily Ubuntu Tips – Make Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr Perform Better

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr was released yesterday and if you are one of those who installed it, here are some things you might want to do to improve your experience with it. For those upgrading, this may have already be done so no need to do it again, except if you didn’t do it in […]


WordPress 3.9 ‘Smith’ Released – Here’s How To Upgrade

If you sign into your WordPress site and view the dashboard, you’ll probably see a big Upgrade Now button. That’s because WordPress 3.9 was released today and this post is going to show you how to easily upgrade. Just about four months after the release of WordPress 3.8, this release brings some new plugins and […]

Daily Ubuntu Tips – Ubuntu One Shuts Down, Switch To Dropbox Or Box Cloud Services

With Canonical’s decision to shutdown Ubuntu One cloud file services, you may be looking for other services to host your data. Although there are many cloud services, just few of the big players support Linux, including Ubuntu. Dropbox fully supports Ubuntu. It has a Linux client that integrates well with Ubuntu desktop and other notification […]


Daily Computer Tips – Share Your CD or DVD Drives In Windows

Most desktop computers come with optical drives. These drives are used to run programs compiled on a CD or DVD disc, watch movies from a DVD disc and other useful means. On the other hand, most laptops, especially netbooks and those thin laptops don’t come with optical drives. You can’t insert a CD or DVD […]

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Version 2.0 Released

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, the powerful anti-malware software which detects viruses, warms, Trojans, rogue software and spyware has just been updated to version 2.0. This software scans and detects all these nasty programs easily, allowing you to remove them with a single click. If your Windows computer is running kind of slow, and you’re seeing a lot […]



Daily Ubuntu Tips – Manually Install Oracle Java JDK 8 In Ubuntu 1

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to manually install Oracle Java JDK 8, which was just recently released in Ubuntu. This method will show you how to download the package from its download page and install it in Ubuntu without using external PPAs or third party sources. This method doesn’t depend on […]

Daily Ubuntu Tips – Install NetBeans IDE 8.0 In Ubuntu 1

NetBeans 8.0 has just been released and this brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install it in Ubuntu if you haven’t already done so. For developers who need help installing NetBeans in Ubuntu, this post will guide you. For those who don’t know what NetBeans is, it’s an IDE application that […]



Samba In Ubuntu Linux – Changing Ubuntu Workgroup

This is the third post of this series which shows you how to install, configure and manage Samba in Ubuntu. The second post can be found here. In this post, we’re going to show you how to change Samba workgroup in Ubuntu. This should also apply to other Linux distributions, but are main focus here […]

Samba In Ubuntu Linux – Adding Samba Users

This is the second post of our series about installing, configuring and managing Samba in Ubuntu Linux. The first post can be found here. In this post, we’re going to show you how to add Samba user so that the user can access shares on Ubuntu or Linux machine from a remote computer. Adding Samba […]