Ubuntu 13.04

Command Line Basics: Editing Files

The instructions are for Ubuntu 13.04, but should be the same for other versions.

Ubuntu 13.04

Basic Command Line Techniques

Using the command line doesn't have to be mysterious or hard.

VirtualBox

3D Hardware Acceleration not Working in VirtualBox

This might resolve 3D hardware acceleration not working in VirtualBox 4.2.12 when running Ubuntu 13.04.

Ubuntu 13.04

Basic Unity Interface / Desktop Tutorial

The basics of Unity are easy to pick up.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Display Hidden Files and Folders

Learn how to display hidden files in Ubuntu 13.04 running the Unity Desktop and using the Nautilus file manager.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Completely Uninstall/Remove a Package/Software/Program

Learn how to remove all the files and packages that were installed.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Customize / Configure Unity

Believe it or not, you can customize Unity without needing to be a command line guru.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Enable Multiple Workspaces

Ubuntu 13.04 set the number of workspaces to 1, learn how to up that number.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Switch Between Workspaces

These instructions are for Ubuntu 13.04 running the Unity Desktop. They may be similar or the same for other versions, but no guarantee is made. There are three ways to switch between workspaces. Your preference will depend on how you navigate your desktop. Using the Arrow Keys Press Ctrl + Alt + <arrow key> to […]

Ubuntu 13.04

Checking if you have 3D Hardware Acceleration

These instructions are for Ubuntu 13.04, they are probably the same for any version of Ubuntu that shipped with the Unity desktop (Ubuntu 11.04 and later), but no guarantee is made. Without 3D hardware acceleration, the Unity desktop (and other desktops that require 3D hardware acceleration, like Cinnamon, GNOME 3, KDE Plasma, etc) run very, […]

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Install / Update Drivers

These instructions are for Ubuntu 13.04 running the Unity interface. They may be the same or similar for other versions of Ubuntu, but no guarantee is made. In general, Ubuntu does a good job providing drivers for your system hardware. However, sometimes a suitable driver is not available via the Linux kernel (which is what […]

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Uninstall VirtualBox Guest Additions

These instructions are for removing VirtualBox Guest Additions from Ubuntu 13.04 running under VirtualBox version 4.2.12. They may be the same or similar for other version combinations and other Linux distros, but no guarantee is made. Assumes you know how to open a terminal. Instructions for opening a terminal can be found here. Uninstalling VirtualBox […]