Beginners guide to the Linux operating system. Eight simple tutorials which cover the basics of LInux.

How to remove the “Show Application” icon from the Ubuntu 20.04 dock

This is a beginner’s guide on how to remove the View Applications app menu icon from the Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10 docks. Reasons to remove the icon: Even after disabling animation and changing privacy settings, clicking the 9 dot icon on the left dock to bring up the app menu is the default[アプリケーションの表示]The app launcher… read more »

How to install Dissenter Browser on Ubuntu

Dissenter is a free web browser created by Gab for Windows, Linux and macOS. Gab is Alttech’s social media site. The Dissenter web browser is based on the popular open source browser Brave with the Dissenter extension installed. This extension allows you to comment on any URL and anyone with the Dissenter extension installed can… read more »

How to install Thonny Python IDE on Ubuntu

Thonny is a free open source Python IDE for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. It’s easy to use and has a built-in Python configuration, making it ideal for beginners. It comes with a built-in debugger that allows you to explore variables and explain their scope through variable explorer, code completion, and syntax error support. You can… read more »

Blender 2.91 released with better cloth engraving, improved animation tools

Blender 2.91 was released on Wednesday as the fourth major release in 2020. It features improved user experience, powerful new Booleans, better cross-sculpting to support collisions, volume object modifiers, improved animation tools and more. The changes in Blender 2.91 are as follows: Introduces sculpt cross brush and filter collision support. New sculpt trim tool. Curve… read more »

How to connect to the server using the Chrome web browser

You can use a famous tool Putty to connect to the server via SSH or Telnet. However, there is another way that you can connect using a browser. Yes, you heard that correctly, you can connect the server using the Chrome web browser. No need for Putty tool. Using the Chorme Secure Shell extension, you… read more »

Enable File Browser in Ubuntu 20.04’s default Gedit text editor

Do you regularly edit files with Ubuntu’s default text editor? Even if you don’t search for documents in a file (Nautilus File Browser), gedit has a built-in file browser mode that makes your work easier. This is a beginner’s guide and shows how to enable this built-in file browser mode in the Gedit text editor…. read more »

🐧 How to find hidden directories, files and folders Linux / Unix

Linux / Unix: Find hidden directories, files and folders How to find hidden folder or directories on Unix-like operating systems? You can use find command to find files. Syntax: find /path/to/search -name “folder” find /path/to/search -name “dir1” find /path/to/search -name “.dir2” find /path/to/search -name “filename.txt” find /path/to/search -name “dir*” Open a command prompt (bash shell)…. read more »

🐧 Bash function for extracting file archives of various types

There are many applications for extracting different types of archive files. It will be difficult for you to remember all the options and parameters of each archiving tool. Today I came across a simple Bash function for extracting file archives of various types on Linux. This Bash function can extract the most commonly used archive… read more »

🐧 How to enable rc.local shell script in systemd at Linux boot

We can easily enable rc.local shell scripting support in systemd when the Linux system boots. Traditionally, the /etc/rc.local shell script is used by Linux developers and sysadmin to invoke other scripts or commands after all services have loaded. Typically /etc/rc.local is called at the end when Linux init switches to multi-user runlevel. However, by default,… read more »