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.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 4 - Find files, folders and applications

This short tutorial shows you how you can find files, folders and applications in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

How to install the latest VLC Player in Ubuntu 12.04

Tutorial that shows how to Upgrade the VLC media player to version 2.0.2 (codenamed TwoFlower) in Ubuntu 12.04. Important improvements in the new release are: Better Bluray playback, multicore H264, MP4, Xvid, and WebM and improved MKV playback.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 7 - Office suite

This short tutorial introduces you to the Office suite (Writer, Spreadsheet, Presentation) of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 8 - Play music and videos

This short tutorial shows you how you can play music and videos in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 18 - Checking disks

This tutorial shows you how you can check the usage and health of your hard-disks in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

"Best" and "Worst" Linux Distributions of 2013

Which Distribution will win the "QuidsUp Distro of the Year Award" for 2013? Quidsup counts down the top 3 Ubuntu Distributions that he reviewed this year and mentions which Distributions get the "wooden spoon" award.

Ubuntu for Tablets

With unique multi-tasking productivity, secure sharing, and a beautiful interface which scales perfectly from 6.5" to 20" screens and beyond, Ubuntu releases new possibilities from the tablet, at work and at play. This video introduces you to canonical's vision "to create one unified experience for all personal computing". Beyond the vision it gives you an insight of the user experience on a tablet or mobile phone running Ubuntu. Enjoy ;-)

How to use the Ubuntu Partitioner during the Ubuntu installation process

In this tutorial we learn how to use the Ubuntu Manual Drive Partitioner provided in the Ubuntu system installer. In this video Quidsup introduces us to drive partitioning and shows us how to delete an old Linux installation and how to resize a Windows partition. He furthermore explains to us what other partitions on the harddrive might be. Quidsup recommends us to use the format Ext4 for any Linux installation and to create a swap partition with at least 1GB size.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 13 - Ubuntu One

This tutorial introduces you to Ubuntu One which allows you to store files in clouds (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS).

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.