This guide will explain what the build-essential meta-package is on the Ubuntu operating system. build-essential contains everything you need to compile the most basic C and C++ packages on your Ubuntu system. It is also super easy to install.
This guide will show you how to install and run the VLC media player on the Ubuntu operating system. VLC is one of the most popular video players available for Ubuntu, boasting support for the vast majority of video and audio codecs.
This guide will walk you through the simple process of installing the Docker virtualization platform to the Ubuntu operating system. Docker is an easy-to-use container-based virtualization system. These containers are separated from the host and can have their own OS.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to give a user sudo privileges on Ubuntu by adding them to the sudoers file. Additionally, we will also show you some more straightforward methods you can use that don’t give you as much fine-tuned control over sudo.
This guide will show you how easy it is to edit the hosts file on the Ubuntu operating system. The hosts file is used by the system to resolve a hostname to an IP address without needing to communicate with an outside domain name server.
This guide will show you how to install Wine on the Ubuntu operating system. Wine is a compatibility layer that allows you to run Windows apps on Linux systems. The installation process is relatively straightforward and can be completed in a few short steps.
In this guide, you will be taught how to install pip to the Ubuntu operating system. pip is a package manager for the Python programming language. Using pip, you can easily install most Python libraries and modules with relative ease.
In this guide, you will learn how to open the terminal on an Ubuntu operating system. We will show you several straightforward methods that you can use to open the command line. From keyboard shortcuts to the right-click menu, all methods are simple.
This guide will show you how to zip files and folders on an Ubuntu-based operating system. Throughout this, you will learn how easy it is to use both the command line and desktop interface to create an archive using the zip format.
In this tutorial, we will teach you how to list the packages installed on your Ubuntu system. Within this guide, you will explore two different methods. The first is to use the apt package manager to list installed packages. The other is to use the dpkg tool.
In this guide, you will learn how to add support for the exFAT filesystem to Ubuntu. Microsoft developed exFAT for flash-based storage. You can add support for the filesystem to Ubuntu by compiling a special, open-source kernel-based driver.
In this guide, you will learn how to install xrdp to the Ubuntu operating system. xrdp is an open-source version of Microsoft’s remote desktop protocol. The remote desktop functionality allows you to control your computer as if you were sitting at the screen.
In this guide, you will learn how to perform a traceroute on an Ubuntu operating system. A traceroute is a good way of checking your device’s routing between an end destination. This can help diagnose connection issues and potential slow hops on your network.
This guide will show you how to install the OpenJDK version of Java to Ubuntu. OpenJDK is an open-source and free version of Java. Following this guide you will learn how easy it is to install both the Java Runtime Environment and the Java Development kit.
In this tutorial you will learn how to unzip files on the Ubuntu operating system. A ZIP file is a popular format for archiving files. We will be showing you how to use the command line as well as Ubuntu’s desktop interface to extract the files from archives.
In this guide, you will learn how to update your Ubuntu operating system using either the command line or the desktop interface. Updating is a crucial part of maintaining your operating systems security, performance and stability. Updating Ubuntu is a straightforward and easy task.
Learn how you can delete a user on the Ubuntu operating system. As a Linux-based multi-user OS knowing how to manage users is essential. You will see how you can use the deluser command in the terminal or the Ubuntu desktop interface to remove a user.
In this guide, we will be teaching you how to add a user to the Ubuntu operating system. It is essential to learn how to add a new user when dealing with a multi-user OS like Ubuntu. Users can have different permissions allowing you to control their access.
Learn how you can easily change a user’s password on the Ubuntu operating system using either the terminal or desktop interfaces. Changing a password is a potentially crucial task for managing your Ubuntu machine, especially when dealing with multiple users.
In this guide, you will be learning how straightforward it is to change the hostname on your Ubuntu operating system using the hostnamectl tool. The hostname is a label that a computer broadcasts to the rest of the network. It can be used to identify the device.