How to install GCC the C compiler on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish Linux

How to install GCC the C compiler on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish Linux

GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) is a compiler system developed to support various programming languages. It is a standard compiler used in most projects related to GNU and Linux, for example, the Linux kernel. The objective of this tutorial is to install GCC, the C compiler, on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish. Installation of GCC can be achieved by using the apt install command as you will see below.

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How to enable/disable wayland on Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop

How to enable/disable wayland on Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop

Wayland is a communication protocol that specifies the communication between a display server and its clients, and we can choose whether to enable/disable Wayland on Ubuntu. By default the Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish desktop already uses Wayland but it’s also possible to load to Xorg display server instead. In this tutorial, you will see how to disable and enable Wayland in Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish.

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Ubuntu 22.04 boot repair how to guide

Ubuntu 22.04 boot repair how to guide

Although it should not happen often, your Ubuntu 22.04 may encounter a problem with booting if there is an error with the GRUB menu or a file in the system /boot directory. Fortunately for us, there is an easy way to fix a slew of common boot problems with a utility called Boot Repair. Whatever the case may be, Boot Repair is an excellent software to help us start troubleshooting.

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Switching to Firefox’s Deb Installation on Ubuntu 22.04+: A Guide to Avoiding Snap Packages

Ubuntu’s distributions, starting from version 22.04, have started packaging Firefox as a Snap package. Snap packages are Ubuntu-specific, containerized software packages that include dependencies needed for the software to run. However, due to personal preference or issues regarding their functionality, some users may prefer to install Firefox as a traditional Deb package.

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Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux

How to install Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux Desktop

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.

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Ubuntu 22.04 on WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)

Ubuntu 22.04 on WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux)

If you are a Windows user and do not want to take the full plunge into Linux, Windows Subsystem for Linux can be a fair compromise to at least give you some Linux capabilities on your Windows sytem. Ubuntu 22.04 is a great operating system to install on WSL, and definitely the most popular of the Linux distributions currently offered. Both Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems are capable of installing Ubuntu 22.04 through WSL.

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Enabling full disk encryption in Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Linux

Ubuntu 22.04 Enable full disk encryption

The best way to keep your Ubuntu 22.04 system and files completely secure in the case of theft is to enable full disk encryption. This way, if your device is stolen or someone is sitting at your desk and trying to boot into your PC, they will need to know your password in order to mount any partitions. Even if they access the hard drive content through other means, all files would be encrypted and no one could read their contents.

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