Ubuntu Tutorials

Within this section you find a collection of videos that provide you with basic information about Ubuntu, introductions to Ubuntu or one of its applications and instructions how to properly install and configure the system, devices and applications.

Whats new in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

This short tutorial gives you an overview regarding the most important improvements and new features of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. These include:

  • Local menus make a comeback
  • Minimize on click
  • Even tinier Unity launcher icons
  • Live window resizing is now default
  • System Settings (GNOME Control Centre) replaced by Unity Control Centre

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 20 - Virtual machines

This tutorials shows you how to install and run virtual machines (Virtual Box) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 9 - Images and pictures

This short tutorial shows how you can work with images and pictures in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Review of the Final Release Kubuntu 12.04 LTS

Kubuntu is an official derivative of the Ubuntu operating system which uses the KDE Plasma Desktop instead of the Unity graphical environment. As part of the Ubuntu project, Kubuntu uses the same underlying systems, every package in Kubuntu shares the same repositories as Ubuntu and it is released regularly on the same schedule as Ubuntu. This is the final Kubuntu to be released under the management and funding of Canonical, from now on development is being funded by Blue Systems.

How to install Skype on Linux Ubuntu 12.10/12.04

This short tutorials explains step by step how to install Skype on Linux Ubuntu 12.10/12.04.

Ubuntu 12.04 Terminal Tutorial

#1 This tutorial goes through the beginning methods needed to navigate Linux through a Ubuntu terminal. Commands such as list and change directory will be among other commands explained in this tutorial.
#2 In this tutorial we explore the editing and saving options offered with nano. We also become familiar with the locate command and how to update the database.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 11 - Update manager

This short tutorial shows you how to update Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using the update manager.

How to Remove Windows from a Ubuntu Dual Boot System

A first step in the transition from Windows to Ubuntu is often the installation of a dual boot system, having booth Windows and Ubuntu on the same computer. This gives you the opportunity to slowly move to Ubuntu, while still having Windows as a backup. After you get used to Ubuntu and you can perform all the required tasks therein, you might want to get rid of Windows. This short tutorial shows you, how you can easily remove Windows 7, 8, XP or any other Windows release from a dual boot PC with Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 22 - System monitor & synaptic package manager

This short tutorial introduces you to the "system monitor" and "synaptic package manager" of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS .

How to install Ubuntu 12.04 (2)

In this video you will learn how to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on your hard disk (although the set up process is based on the beta version but it should be same even if you try with the stable release (end of April, 2012)). This video is specially recorded for absolute beginners, those who are new to Ubuntu, probably coming from Windows or Mac.