Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS Released (How to Install HWE Stacks)

A new point release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS was released last night for its Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other Ubuntu flavors. Lukasz Zemczak announced in the Ubuntu Release mailing list: “Like previous LTS series’, 16.04.4 includes hardware enablement stacks for use on newer hardware. This support is offered on all architectures… Continue reading Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS Released (How to Install HWE Stacks)

Enable “Open as Admin” in Nautilus File Browser

It’s been a long time last time I wrote about how to enable “Open as root” or “Open as Administrator” in Nautilus’ context menu. A Nautilus extension called Nautilus Admin has been created for a period of time. It’s a simply Python script that adds some administrative actions to the right-click menu: Open as Administrator:… Continue reading Enable “Open as Admin” in Nautilus File Browser

Install Visual Studio Code IDE Easily via Snap in Ubuntu

Last updated on May 29th, 2017 MicroSoft’s Visual Studio Code IDE now is super easy to install in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, and higher via the Snap package format. David Callé announced the availability of Visual Studio Code as a Snap a day ago: Launched in 2015 by Microsoft, Visual Studio Code has imposed itself… Continue reading Install Visual Studio Code IDE Easily via Snap in Ubuntu

Install / Remove Hardware Enablement Stacks in Ubuntu 16.04

Last updated on February 24th, 2017 Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS was released 2 days ago with security updates, corrections for high-impact bugs, and hardware enablement stacks for use on newer hardware. The LTS enablement stacks provide Linux Kernel 4.8 and newer X support, and they are included in the Ubuntu 16.04.2 desktop ISO images. For original… Continue reading Install / Remove Hardware Enablement Stacks in Ubuntu 16.04

Record Animated GIF Images in Ubuntu 16.04 via Peek

For those who want to record a selection of your screen to an animated GIF image, Peek is open source tool for Linux that offers a simple window that can be resized to select a screen area to record over. After resizing Peek window to select a screen area, click the Record button to start… Continue reading Record Animated GIF Images in Ubuntu 16.04 via Peek