Objective

In this article we will be installing Stacer as an alternative system monitoring tool for Ubuntu 18.04 Linux Desktop.

Stacer allows Ubuntu users to monitor and optimize multiple aspects of their operating system. Stacer monitoring includes but is not limited to CPU load monitoring, disk performance and usage. Stacer also allows for number of system configurations as well as it is capable to perform disk clean up.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - Stacer 1.0.9

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Objective

The objective of this article is to provide reader with instructions on how to install LaTeX on Ubuntu 18.04.

Furthermore, this article will also explain the procedure on how to compile a basic Latex document from a command line. Lastly, the reader will be introduced to some of the best LaTeX editors available on the Ubuntu 18.04 system.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Did you know you could install a desktop environment with a single command?

GNOME 3 is a default Ubuntu 18.04 desktop environment but this does not stop you to install and use some other desktop environments as there are many to choose from.

To make your search for the best Ubuntu desktop environment easier, we choose 8 Ubuntu desktop environments for your consideration. Our list of recommended desktops for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux is complemented with links to instructions on how to install each desktop environment which we hope will turn out to be a very useful feature of this article.

So have fun and experiment with different desktop environments to find the one that suits you most. Follow the links and navigate to our desktop installation articles to see more screenshots of the Ubuntu desktop that interests you the most.

Objective

Install KVM with bridged networking and virt-manager on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges

Difficulty

MEDIUM

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Introduction

KVM is the Linux kernel's own answer to virtualization. As a result, it's the lightest, most stable, and most universal virtualization option for Linux systems. While, KVM isn't as simple to set up as packaged solutions like VirtualBox, it's ultimately more efficient and flexible.

Objective

The objective is to add Start menu button by installing a Gno-Menu GNOME extension.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
  • Software: -GNOME Shell 3.28.0

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions