How To Change Location Of User Folders In Lubuntu 18.10

Lubuntu is a lightweight Ubuntu distribution for older PCs. With the latest 18.10 release that has LXQt desktop, it makes it easy to change the location of personal files and folders. Here is how : From the start menu, go to Preferences > LXQt settings Next, click on LXQt Configuration Center. Then select Session Settings. Over here, from the User Directories...

Type Less By Using The History Feature In Bash Shell To Recall Previous Linux Commands

Bash shell has a robust history feature which makes it easy to keep a track of previous commands that can be run again whenever needed. So if you spend a lot of time with Linux commands, this can save time by not entering same commands over and over. Seeing previously used commands: To get a list of previously used commands, from the shell/Terminal type: history This will show all the commands as...

How To Fix Sudo Command Not Found In Debian After A New Install

After a new install of Debian, you may find that sudo won’t be available for updating and installing packages from the command line. Besides that, in Debian, the user by default won’t have any sudo privileges either by to make any changes. Here is how to fix it : First, switch to root using su (using the root password that was set during installation process). su root Having root access,...

Q4OS : A Lightweight And Easy To Use Debian Based Linux Distro

If you have a PC running Windows XP/7 and want to switch to a similar environment but Linux based, give Q4OS a go. Based on Debian Stretch, Q4OS aims to be a substitute for Windows XP/7 desktops and offers commercial support too for businesses. Through KDE, it makes user environment very similar to that when using XP or Windows 7 and can be a good alternative when starting with using a Linux desktop. It...

BunsenLabs Linux : A Minimalistic Debian Based Linux Distribution

If you are looking for a minimalistic Debian distro that’s lightweight and doesn’t require a lot of configuration changes to work properly, BunsenLabs Linux is a good choice. It is basically a continuation of CrunchBang Linux and comes with Openbox as the default window manager making it extremely light on resources. It has most of the common packages and utilities built-in, Tint2 panel...

How To Set Custom Keyboard Shortcuts In Ubuntu 18.04

Accessing applications using keyboard shortcuts is always quicker. Even more so when you use Ubuntu 18.04 which has GNOME as it’s default interface. Instead of searching for applications to be used and adding them to favorites one by one, simply map custom shortcuts that can be remembered. By the way, if you want to switch to a Start menu sort of interface for Ubuntu, you can always install another...