Ubuntu PPA

What is PPA in Ubuntu, and how to Add/Remove it

PPA is the short-form for "Personal Page Archive". In this Learn Linux guide, we shall take a deep look into the PPAs and how to add/remove them in Ubuntu.
rolling vs point release linux release

Linux Rolling Release vs Point Release, and which is better?

Any software development can be classified into two broad models, including Standard Point release, and other the Rolling release. Linux distributions development also use one of these development cycles.

How to find out Linux Kernel version running on your PC

Linux Kernel is constantly updated with new features, bug fixes, performance improvements, and security loop hole fixes. Since Linux distributions can't catch up immediately...
test internet speed command line

How to test internet speed using command line in Linux

Today, we will learn how to test internet speed from the command line via Terminal in various popular Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Fedora, and Arch Linux.
suspend and hibernate

What is difference between Suspend and Hibernate in Linux

When it comes to power options in Linux distros, there are Logout, Shutdown, Suspend, and Hibernate functions. Logout and Shutdown are self-explanatory. Let's learn...
prepare pc for installing linux

20 steps to prepare your PC for Linux installation

If you are here, I think by now you should have test drove a Linux distro using a Live USB drive. Once you did that and...
IP and MAC Address

How to find IP and MAC Address by command line in...

Another day, another command line tutorial. Today, let's talk about an important networking command in Linux, ip. This command is very useful to fish out network parameters of the Linux computer. It works on all Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Arch Linux, Debian, Fedora, and etc..
Learn Linux - Shell

What is the Shell in Linux?

Many of our readers have requested me to write articles on learning Linux. I'm excited to introduce first article in this mega series - Linux Shell. You might have heard about this term used in Linux quite often. So, what is Shell? 
Execute binary files linux

How to execute a .run or .bin package in Linux

For the apps that are not available through the Ubuntu software center, some developers package the executable in .run and .bin binary packages. This tutorial aims at providing you step-by-step directions on the method to install those binary packages.

10 basic Linux commands to learn for every Beginner

Linux command lines may look initially out of the comfort zone for beginners, but as one start learning, it becomes the obvious choice for performing tasks, mostly for remote login and troubleshooting purposes. So what are Linux commands? Commands are the user input tasks in the Terminal of a Linux OS.