BitTorrent Sync a Revolutionary Way to Sync Folders Using P2P Technology

Most people store their important files into the Cloud so they’ll not lose them or just to make them accessible through multiple devices. Dropbox, Google Drive, Mega and Ubuntu One are ones among many others that offer this possibility. However, all of these services store your files into a server that’s not you property, which

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Offline Dictionaries in Ubuntu

Most offline dictionary applications in Windows and other OS’s have an exclusive installer that only installs that specific dictionary, and when you search for the same thing for Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro) you don’t find it. Personally, I don’t know any dictionary available for Linux that can be exclusively installed.

A Noob’s Guide to Installing NVIDIA Optimus Driver in Ubuntu

Unfortunately, NVIDIA Linux stable drivers don’t bring Optimus technology support. and even though it’s said that 319.12 beta driver does the work, it still not stable. Therefore, the best thing to do, is to keep using Bumblebe. In this new post, I’m going to explain how to install Bumblebee in Ubuntu in a very simple

The Most Awesome Way to Download Youtube Videos in Linux

There are many ways for downloading Youtube videos that work on almost all operating systems, I know that most of you, geeky people, know a buch of them; but what I am going to show in this post is how to dowload Youtube videos more awesomely using Linux

Is Compiz Consuming Too much CPU? Here’s The Solution!

I recently realized that Compiz on my Ubuntu 12.04, was cosuming between 20% and 30% of my CPU even if I’m doing anything that requires graphical ressources. This was reported to launchpad; yet, the problem is still there. But there is a little trick, which I’m going to show you, that can solve it.

How to Solve Brightness-is-not-changing Issue in 12.04

Actually, the issue I’m talking about is the fact of not being able to change the screen brightness (backlight), neither using Fn key nor using “Brightness and Lock” in system settings. The solution is to change the brightness value in a specific file, manually.

Insync Brings Google Drive to Ubuntu in a More “Graphical” Way

Hello guys! In one of my previous posts, I talked about how to sync Google Drive with Ubuntu using Grive. It was one of the rare ways to do that, since Google Drive isn’t yet ‘natively’ supporting Linux based operating systems. Now a better tools appeared, so I’m writing this new post to talk about

How to Change Mouse Wheel Function in XBMC

By default, while playing a video in XBMC, the mouse wheel scroll function controls forward and rewind. However, controling volume with the mouse wheel would be more practical.

How To Install The New Ubuntu’s WebApp Feature

Recently, Ubuntu introduced a new and very exiting feature which is WebApps. This feature allows you to integrate websites’ web apps with Unity desktop whenever it is possible; for now, this new feature supports 33 of them including GMail, Facebook, Twitter…

How to Save Power in Ubuntu and Make Your Battery Last Longer

People that used to use Windows before using Ubuntu may have noticed that Ubuntu consumes battery energy very fast; this is due to the fact that, unlike Windows, Ubuntu doesn’t have any energy manager installed with it. In this post, I will be showing you how to install one called Jupiter.