Entries by Kayyum Patel

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How To Install Software from Outside Ubuntu’s Software Repositories

On Linux, you install software from package management applications like the Ubuntu Software Center. But not every piece of software is available in your Linux distribution’s software repositories. You should only install software from sources you trust, just like on Windows. Much of this advice also applies to other Linux distributions, so we’ll note what’s Ubuntu-specific and what’s […]

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Understand Different Desktop Environments for Linux

In Linux, there are so many choices, and this includes the desktop environments and window managers. The most popular desktop environments in Linux are GNOME, Unity, Cinnamon, MATE, KDE, Xfce, and LXDE. All of them offer sophisticated point-and-click graphical user interfaces (GUI) which are on par with the desktop environments found in Windows and Mac OS X. When you ask different people which of these are the best, you […]

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44 Best New Features & Changes in Android P (Android 9)

Even though most phones don’t have Oreo yet, Google has released the first beta tester build of Android P that anyone with a compatible device can install. It’s available on Google’s own Pixel devices, as well as partnered devices from Essential, Nokia, Oppo, Sony, Vivo, and Xiamoi, and we’re already digging into it to highlight all of the features […]