The Ubuntu login loop is a frustrating problem that makes it impossible for you to log in. We describe six different issues that can cause this behavior and how to fix them.
The system administrator role includes creating users, deleting users, and reviewing existing users. They also control who can, and cannot, use root’s elevated powers. Here’s how to do that on Ubuntu Linux….
The Linux command line traces its family tree all the way back to 1969, and it’s still the most efficient way to perform certain tasks. Just make sure you avoid these common mistakes, if you’re just starting out….
Do you need a no-frills method for manipulating a stream of text in Linux? Look no further than the tr command, which can save you time in replacing, removing, combining, and compressing input text. This is how it’s done….
If your Linux computer can’t boot into its operating system, you’re likely to find yourself staring at a prompt in the GRUB shell. Follow these steps to repair your broken boot processes.
Standard Ubuntu installs don’t include the Linux make utility. It’s used mainly by software developers, but even non-coders may need it in some situations. Here’s how to install make on Ubuntu Linux.
All non-trivial Bash scripts need to make decisions. The Bash if statement lets your Linux script ask questions and, depending on the answer, run different sections of code. Here’s how they work.
The Flathub app repository is like an “app store” for Linux desktops, filled with both mainstream applications and smaller projects. It’s one of the best places to get new programs for your Linux PC, regardless of what distri…
Did you try running a Bash script and got a “/bin/bash^M: bad interpreter: No such file or directory” error message? The output isn’t very helpful and almost gives the impression your script is missing. Fortunately, that’s no…
Pine64 makes plenty of hardware geared towards fans of Linux and open-source hardware. Now the company is about to release a new ARM-based Linux tablet, as well as its first RISC-V tablet.
Canonical’s latest release of its Ubuntu Linux desktop is here and we can hear its claws clacking. Ubuntu 23.04 arrived on April 20, 2023, and we gave the Lunar Lobster a once over ahead of its release….
If your Arch Linux computer supports Bluetooth but you’re not using it, it’ll just be wasting power. Instead of turning it off whenever you boot your computer, disable the Bluetooth service instead.
If your Steam Deck suffers from SteamOS-related issues—failing to boot, being unresponsive or any other similar problem—you might want to reinstall or reimage SteamOS. Knowing how to restore SteamOS is also handy when you…
Every network interface has a unique MAC address, set by the manufacturer. It’s how network connections identify connection endpoints. On Linux, you can permanently change a MAC address if you want.
Ubuntu is still one of the most popular Linux distributions, with a large install base across desktop PCs, servers, and embedded devices. Canonical is about to say goodbye to Ubuntu 18.04, unless you use Ubuntu Pro….
Fedora 38 was released on April 18, 2023. So that you know what to expect when you install it, we took the beta for a spin to see what’s new in this Linux distribution’s latest release.
GNOME serves as the default desktop environment for countless Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu and Fedora. GNOME 44 has now been released, with changes that will show up in upcoming Linux distro updates….
There are many ways to install software on Linux PCs, but the Flathub app repository is one of the most popular methods. Flathub is now aiming to become the best possible app store across all Linux distributions and setups wi…
Ubuntu and Arch Linux have staunch and vocal supporters. If you’re considering using Linux or changing distribution, you’ll have people promoting both of these to you. But which is right for you?
Ubuntu Desktop isn’t as popular as it once was, but it serves as the foundation for many other desktop Linux distributions, including a few official spin-offs. However, there’s now a significant change coming to all official …
Notepad++ is a popular editor on Windows, but it doesn’t have official Linux support. However, running Notepad++ on Linux isn’t impossible either, and we’ll show you how. We’ll also show you some noteworthy alternatives to co…
KDE Plasma is one of the most popular desktop environments on Linux computers, taking inspiration from Windows and macOS and adding countless customization options on top. There’s now a new release that makes it even better….
The Qt file manager called QtFM has great features, such as storing custom commands so you don’t need to open a Linux terminal window to run them. The only drawback is getting it installed. Let’s look at what makes this file …
Wine is your best tool if you have a computer with Linux, macOS, or even Haiku and you want to check out the occasional Windows program. Version 8.0 of the popular tool is now available, and it looks great….
The Linux rm command deletes files and directories. To use this tool safely, you need to be certain what’s going to happen when you hit “Enter.” Here’s what you need to know.