Welcome to My Computer Tips

My Computer Tips 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. My Computer Tips was launched in 2015. Select a category below or view my latest tips, newest first.


Tips & Tutorials

Ubuntu

Download Microsoft Edge preview version for Ubuntu and Ubuntu based distributions

Posted: 22nd of October 2020 |  Views: 47

Ubuntu

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

Posted: 7th of August 2020 |  Views: 169

Ubuntu

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

Posted: 22nd of July 2020 |  Views: 169

Ubuntu

Ubuntu 4.10, Warty Warthog. The first Ubuntu Linux Distribution

Posted: 6th of October 2019 |  Views: 965

Ubuntu

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

Posted: 19th of May 2019 |  Views: 1233

Ubuntu

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

Posted: 3rd of June 2018 |  Views: 1335

Ubuntu

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

Posted: 26th of May 2018 |  Views: 1274

Ubuntu

Convert .mkv video to .png images using ffmpeg

Posted: 24th of May 2018 |  Views: 2635

Ubuntu

Shutdown Ubuntu using the terminal

Posted: 20th of May 2018 |  Views: 1142

Ubuntu

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

Posted: 29th of May 2016 |  Views: 3579

Ubuntu

How do I install a .deb package using the terminal

Posted: 17th of April 2016 |  Views: 1965

Ubuntu

Unable to set the correct time in Ubuntu Gnome

Posted: 17th of March 2016 |  Views: 1778

Ubuntu

Enable ufw, uncomplicated firewall in Ubuntu and Ubuntu based distributions

Posted: 26th of December 2015 |  Views: 2176

Ubuntu

Install a very basic LAMP server using Ubuntu 15.10

Posted: 21st of December 2015 |  Views: 1988

Ubuntu

Create a simple bash script in Ubuntu

Posted: 18th of December 2015 |  Views: 2046

Ubuntu

Install Perl in Ubuntu, and create a perl script

Posted: 17th of December 2015 |  Views: 3162

Ubuntu

View hard disk information in Ubuntu, sudo fdisk -l

Posted: 17th of December 2015 |  Views: 2146

Ubuntu

Install dosbox in Ubuntu based distributions.

Posted: 18th of September 2015 |  Views: 3980