Tag: Linux

If you’ve ever wondered what to reformat your flash drive or external hard drive, you are not alone. There are several formats to choose from, but there is likely only a couple that will work for your needs. Formats FAT32 FAT32 is the most common format found on flash drives (also known as thumb drives, […]

Press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below: sudo apt-get install dmg2img Once installed, change the directory to where the .dmg file is located and run the following command: dmg2img <file_name>.dmg This will convert the .dmg to an .img file. Run the following command […]

Downloading a YouTube video in Ubuntu is easier via command line than installing an application or using a website like clipconverter.cc. Just follow these simple steps. Open Terminal Run the following command to install YouTube Downloader: sudo apt-get install youtube-dl Run the following command in Terminal for each video you wish to download: youtube-dl paste […]

Geekbench 3 is Primate Labs’ cross-platform processor benchmark, with a new scoring system that separates single-core and multi-core performance, and new workloads that simulate real-world scenarios. Geekbench 3 makes it easier than ever to find out if your computer is up to speed. To install Geekbench 3 on Linux Mint 17 follow the instructions below: […]

If you’re a heavy Mac user, chances are you have lots of Mac OS X Journaled external hard drives. Use the following instructions to enable read/write ability on Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Lubuntu. Open Terminal Type the following command: sudo apt-get install hfsprogs Press Enter You should now be able to read and write Mac […]

Do you have an old PowerPC (PPC) G4 or G5 Mac collecting dust in your house? Breathe life back into your old Mac by installing Ubuntu, a popular distro of Linux, for free! Just follow the instructions below: Click here to download Ubuntu 12.04 for PPC   Burn the .iso to a CD Burning instructions […]