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.

Review of Xubuntu 12.04 LTS

Review of Xubuntu 12.04 Final Release. Xubuntu uses XFCE desktop, which is more of a classic lightweight Gnome 2.x Styled desktop ideal for older lightweight systems, its also ideal if you don't like Unity desktop environment. You can easily run XUbuntu on a system with around 180 RAM. Xubuntu 12.04 is a LTS release (Long Term Support) supported for 3 years.

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.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 1 - Set up the system language

This short tutorial shows you how to setup the system language in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

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

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.

First Review of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The unity desktop has undergone a lot of refinements over the past few years. Now unity is highly customizable and probably one of most effective user interfaces. With the new release Ubuntu no longer looks like a toy for developers but feels mature and ready for the consumer market. With a highly optimized usability and performance improvements, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS feels very well engineered. The integration of various online services are a pleasant addition. Does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS have what it takes to be a genuine replacement of Windows XP? Yes, definitely!

Preview on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

This short video introduces you to the new features of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and explains you what you can expect from the new release. If you are a new Ubuntu user, this video gives you some reasons, why you might want to install Ubuntu 14.04 and if you are en existing Ubuntu user, why you might want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 11 - Update manager

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

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.