In this tutorial, we will show how to remote desktop into Ubuntu 20.04 from Windows. This will save the user from having to get up and go to their Ubuntu 20.04 computer any time that they need to access it. Instead, you will simply be able to remote desktop into Ubuntu 20.04 from Windows and it will be as if you are sitting at the other computer.
In this tutorial, we will show how to use the Ubuntu ip command to see information about the local IP address, default gateway, and DNS servers on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux. The IP address is used by your Ubuntu machine to talk to other devices on the network, like a router or other PCs. Keep in mind that your internal IP address is different from your system’s external IP.
MX Linux has quickly risen in popularity in recent years and is one of the most trending Linux distributions currently. Since most Linux users are very familiar with Ubuntu Linux already, it is common to use it as a base for comparison to other distros like MX Linux. Knowing how these two distributions stack up and compare to each other can lead users to a reliable conclusion about which one would be the best for their preferences and workflow.
The functionalities of the GNOME desktop environment can be expanded with the installation of Ubuntu GNOME extensions. These are plugins written and submitted by normal users and developers that seek to improve the desktop environment and want to share their extension with other users. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Desktop.
Linux is a powerful and flexible operating system, and one of its strengths is the abundance of configuration files that allow you to customize its behavior to your needs. In this article, we will be taking a closer look at some of the most important and widely-used Linux configuration files. From setting environment variables to managing authentication, these files play a critical role in ensuring that your Linux system runs smoothly and securely. Whether you’re a seasoned Linux administrator or just starting out, this article will provide valuable insights into the inner workings of the Linux operating system.
When working with MySQL, it can be very difficult to visualize an entire database of information, especially if there are relational databases that all work in tandem to present data. Fortunately for us, there are numerous GUI based applications that can be downloaded and installed on a Linux system that make the process of managing databases much easier. Many users prefer interacting with MySQL through a GUI rather than a command line, where it is difficult to visualize multiple columns of data and understanding how they correspond to each other.
Git is normally used from the command line, but users interacting with lots of repositories on a regular basis may find it easier to use a GUI based application for Git. A GUI based Git application can provide visual representation of Git repositories, which makes them easier to make sense of. Many apps also have user friendly interfaces that are easy to use as opposed to memorizing a bunch of Git commands.
Many Linux users like to stick to the command line whenever possible, even when editing documents. However, a GUI based text editor is much better suited for certain types of document editing, such as for a school paper or other lengthy document. A GUI text editor allows us to visualize the paper as it would appear once printed, and see where each new page is separated.
Cannot Open Display error can occur on a Linux system when trying to open a GUI application, especially if opening it from the command line. It can also pop up if you are trying to use X11 forwarding via SSH to a remote system. The good news is that this error is relatively easy to fix, whether you are getting it when accessing a local application or a remote server. In this tutorial, we will cover the steps necessary to fix the
Cannot Open Display error on Linux.
For intermediate Linux users, you may already be somewhat familiar with basic system tools and techniques for managing your Linux system. But to further optimize your system’s performance, it is necessary to go more in depth with monitoring tools and tuning techniques. In this tutorial, we will cover some of the most essential performance tuning techniques and monitoring tools that will assist you in optimizing your Linux machine.
Although Kali Linux downloads come with a GUI installed by default, a desktop environment is only a supplemental component of a Linux system, and is not essential. Many Linux administrators prefer to interact with the command line terminal instead of a GUI, and may even come to find the GUI as an unnecessary hindrance that they would rather do without. Like any other Linux system, it is possible to use Kali Linux without a GUI.