Steam is by far the largest Gaming Distributions platform, sporting more than 14,000 games and 125+ million active users. With about 7,000 titles also available for Linux, the best-known alternative, free and open source operating system is more suitable to gamers than ever. Let's see how to install Steam on Linux Mint / Ubuntu, and enjoy thousands...
A Windows virtual machine allows us to run a complete Windows installation on Linux or Windows. It will have full support for Windows software, and can also recognize peripheral devices. In this guide, we will create a Windows virtual machine in Linux Mint, Ubuntu, and Windows, using both VirtualBox and the free VMware Workstation Player.
If you 're fed up with Windows and want to try a different operating system, Ubuntu is an excellent place to start. It has excellent hardware compatibility, low requirements, and a vast library of software. Let's see how to install Ubuntu Linux 17.04 alongside Windows, or even replacing Microsoft's OS.
Some users keep the default wallpaper forever. Others want some variety on their desktop. If you belong to the second category, in this guide we will see how to download and change wallpaper automatically in Linux Mint and Ubuntu, with the Variety app.
A resource monitor will show the system's current resource usage: CPU, RAM, Network, etc. This way we can see if we have too many apps open, or if a particular app is hogging the system's resources. Let's see the best resource monitor apps for Ubuntu Linux.
qBittorrent is one of the most popular torrent clients, for every major platform. We can install qBittorrent in Linux Mint and Ubuntu through the software manager, but this will get us a slightly older version. Here's how to add the repository to install qBittorrent with all the latest updates.
Commands on the context menu can make our lives easier within any operating system. Linux Mint and Ubuntu already have some important right-click commands in Nemo and Nautilus respectively. If, however, we wish for more, here's how to add extra right-click commands to our Linux distribution.
Creating a website offline is free, and it allows us experimentation without compromising a live website. If we run Linux Mint or Ubuntu, the best way to create a website offline is to install a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) server. We can have an offline website up and running in minutes.