gksu has been been removed from Debian, Ubuntu 18.04 and other Linux distros. However, you can still get its functionality by using gvfs admin backend. This post from It's Foss guides you on how to do it.
Take a look at Sabayon Linux, a Linux Distro based on Gentoo. Sabayon is designed to be a beginner-friendly version of Gentoo. It is easy to install with the Red Hat developed Anaconda installer. It also comes with a number of applications pre-installed. Sabayon offers two package managers: Portage is borrowed from Gentoo and Entropy is designed by the Sabayon team.
Riot is a free and open source decentralized instant messaging application that can be considered an alternative to Slack. We take a look at features of Riot, installation procedure and usage.
New versions of Ubuntu like 17.10, 18.04 etc don’t include the option to create a new text document in right-click context menu anymore. Here is how to bring that useful option back.
Android Studio, Google’s own IDE for Android development, is a nice alternative to Eclipse with ADT plugin. Android Studio can be installed from its source code but in this quick post, we shall see how to install Android Studio in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04 and corresponding Linux Mint variants.
One of the earliest mobile operating systems, Palm OS is still alive in the form of webOS. It’s current owner LG is making it open source, once again.
Stay updated with your favorite websites. Checkout these 5 best RSS feed reader applications for Linux
See How Netflix adopted an Open Source Model to improve their Entertainment Recommender Systems.
If you're looking to take your container management to the next level, the Rancher Docker Container Manager might be just what you need.
Dave Merritt explains his experience with Linux Mint and how he finds it excellent in doing some basic stuff like customization, updates and system settings.
Albania will be hosting it's premier Open Source event, OSCAL [Open Source Conference Albania] from May 19-20, 2018 in Tirana
Check out some of the beautiful GTK themes you can use for Ubuntu and other Linux distros that use GNOME
Take a look at what the Ubuntu Community Theme, Communitheme, looks like and how to install it.
The Open source Accounting Software, GnuCash has just released its version 3.0 with many new features. Checkout the new features and improvements in GnuCash 3.0
Pacli is good because it allows users to be more selective with actions they want to do while PacUI can combine tools for both repos and AUR.
Use this tiny utility to automatically disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in. A must-have for Ubuntu laptop users who prefer mouse over the touchpad.
With Open Source licenses explained here, it should help you choose the right Open Source license for your project.
Search ‘Ubuntu based distros’ on Google and laugh at the recommendations as Google shows Arch, Debian etc in the search result.
Krita, one of the best free and open source cross-platform digital painting application has released it's version 4.0. It comes with many improvements and new features. Krita runs on Linux distros, Windows and MacOS. See changes in the post below.
If you have gained some Linux skills after using Ubuntu for some time, you may try switching to these distributions to explore the world of Linux distributions further.