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MyComputerTips is a list of computing tips and tutorials covering many areas of computing from programming to Linux Distributions, added for my own reference should I ever encounter the same problem twice. MyComputerTips has been helping users since 2015.

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Latest Ubuntu Tips & Tutorials

Create a really simple banner using GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) in Linux

Posted: Friday 7th of August 2020

Install the tree package to list folders and files in a tree like format inside the terminal on Linux

Posted: Wednesday 22nd of July 2020

Ubuntu 4.10, Warty Warthog. The first Ubuntu Linux Distribution

Posted: Sunday 6th of October 2019

Sim City 4 Deluxe Edition Install Wine Linux. Trouble installing from CD/Disk 2

Posted: Sunday 19th of May 2019

Where are the fonts located in Ubuntu and other Ubuntu based distributions

Posted: Sunday 3rd of June 2018

Install MariaDB Database in Ubuntu and other Ubuntu based distributions (Part 1)

Posted: Saturday 26th of May 2018

Convert .mkv video to .png images using ffmpeg

Posted: Thursday 24th of May 2018

Shutdown Ubuntu using the terminal

Posted: Sunday 20th of May 2018

Running Sketchup 8 in Wine. Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL, Linux

Posted: Sunday 29th of May 2016

How do I install a .deb package using the terminal

Posted: Sunday 17th of April 2016

Unable to set the correct time in Ubuntu Gnome

Posted: Thursday 17th of March 2016

Enable ufw, uncomplicated firewall in Ubuntu and Ubuntu based distributions

Posted: Saturday 26th of December 2015

Install a very basic LAMP server using Ubuntu 15.10

Posted: Monday 21st of December 2015

Create a simple bash script in Ubuntu

Posted: Friday 18th of December 2015

Install Perl in Ubuntu, and create a perl script

Posted: Thursday 17th of December 2015

View hard disk information in Ubuntu, sudo fdisk -l

Posted: Thursday 17th of December 2015

Install dosbox in Ubuntu based distributions.

Posted: Friday 18th of September 2015