When you launch an application in elementary OS, you will automatically see its icon pinned to the dock, which is also called Plank. This is a typical behavior seen in almost all Linux distros or as a matter of fact on most operating systems if you want to put it the right way. Pinned Apps… Continue reading Hiding Opened Apps Icons on the Elementary OS Dock
Elementary OS Freya has the Hibernate mode enabled by default settings, but you can only assign the power button in settings to do the action when pressed. There is no hibernate option in the Power menu that pops-up when you click on power icon on top right corner of the elementary desktop. Hibernate in Freya Before… Continue reading How to add Hibernate to the Power Wingpanel in elementary OS
Elementary OS is one of the best looking Linux distros out there. It is super polished, inspired by Mac OS, and is based on Ubuntu. If you ever desired to take a look at it and wanted to try it out, making a Live USB drive is the way to go. Here are complete steps… Continue reading How to create an elementary OS Live USB drive in Windows
Let’s discuss the ways of uninstalling a program in elementary OS and Ubuntu. Uninstallation of a particular application depends on how it was installed in first place. Let’s go one by one. Software Center For programs that are installed using ‘Software Center’ which are nothing but Ubuntu Repository sources and canonical sources that are added manually, one… Continue reading How to uninstall programs in elementary OS and Ubuntu
Time flies by, and in a matter of a few days, you might be wondering where is all the hard disk space gone on your elementary OS PC. No operating system likes a tight hard disk space to work with and clearly shows up in the overall system’s performance. Let’s take a deep dive and… Continue reading How to check the free Disk space in elementary OS
Ubuntu is by far the most popular Linux distro in terms of its userbase. And if people are not using Ubuntu directly, they are likely using one of the many popular Ubuntu-based distros like Linux Mint, Pop_OS!, MX Linux, and the lots. However, today, we will look at elementary OS – a popular Ubuntu-based distribution… Continue reading Elementary OS vs. Ubuntu: Which one is for you?
So you have installed elementary OS in a hurry only to realize you made a typo or gave a weird name or left the default name having the PC maker and model for the computer name? Just my guess! You didn’t bother it much until you start seeing it in the Terminal’s command prompt. In… Continue reading How to change the computer name in elementary OS
If you have been wondering how to get the basic task such as formatting an external hard disk, USB disk, SD card, or Micro-SD cards on Linux, you are not alone. There is no direct GUI method to format the hard disk. It is simpler to perform formatting within the MS Windows Explorer. Although Ubuntu… Continue reading How to format hard disk, USB flash drive, and SD cards in elementary OS / Ubuntu
elementary OS is a beautiful and beginner-friendly Linux distro with a focus on user security and privacy. It is also one of the most highly recommended Linux distros for users looking for a Windows or Mac replacement. However, it’s worth considering that the distro is not perfect out of the box. A few features and… Continue reading 15 things to do after installing elementary OS
The much-awaited elementary OS 5.0 Juno has finally landed. It took close to a year to develop the most significant increment of the elementary OS. For those new to elementary OS, this Linux distro is based on Ubuntu and uses its Pantheon desktop environment. At first glance, you will see a high resemblance to Mac OS.… Continue reading elementary OS 5.0 Juno released, download it now!