Ubuntu 13.10

Tweak – Enable Hibernation in Ubuntu/Xubuntu 14.04

This is a quick tutorial on how to enable Hibernation in Ubuntu 14.04. Hibernation is a setup that allows you to safely switch off your computer without losing any opened files or application as this be saved in memory. When next you power on your machine, previously opened documents or running applications will be loaded. Please note that Hibernation by default is disabled on Ubuntu Desktops. The steps outlined below will help you to enable hibernation in which when followed correctly, will show the Hibernate icon on your Gnome desktop panel as shown in the diagram below.

Upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy to 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr

With the release of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr on April 17th 2014, its now time for an upgrade. Upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 saucy salamander to 14.04 trusty tahr is quite easy and simple to accomplish but would require a lot of patients. I have outlined below best and recommended approach to achieving this: Note: Before performing any upgrade, it is advisable to backup your documents as you may run into upgrade issues with problematic applications and previous updates which may cause cause issues.

Connect to Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 using NoMachine

NoMachine is a Remote Desktop tool that allows you to remotely access your computer from another NoMachine computers and vice verse. This post is intended to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install NoMachine (free version which is currently limited to only 2 concurrent connections) on your Ubuntu 13.10 & connect to it from your Windows machine. Step 1: Install NoMachine on Ubuntu – Click link below to download either 32bit or 64bit version of the DEB package [button link=”https://www.

Upgrade Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to 14.04 using VirtualBox

This article will cover the process of upgrading your Ubuntu 13.10 aka Saucy to Ubuntu 14.04 aka Trusty Tahr. Currently Ubuntu 14.04 final release won’t be available until April 2014. Note: This will be an in-place upgrade meaning your existing files and apps will be retained after the upgrade but you are advised to backup your documents just in-case you run into an unexpected issue(s). Step 1: Prereq Checks – Ensure that there are no outstanding updates by checking on System Settings Details and ensure you have “System Up-To-Date” showing – Disable any 3rd party PPA already installed via Ubuntu Software Centre Edit Software Sources Other Software and ensure all 3rd party PPA’s are not checked – Click on “Additional Drivers” and disable all 3rd party drivers Step 2: Check Ubuntu Version – Run following command in terminal console to ensure that you are upgrading Ubuntu 13.