Ubuntu Tutorials

Within this section you find a collection of videos that provide you with basic information about Ubuntu, introductions to Ubuntu or one of its applications and instructions how to properly install and configure the system, devices and applications.

Dad and Mum try Ubuntu 14.10: Can a total computer noob use Linux?

Can a total computer noob use Linux? Ubuntu is a popular distro for beginners however what happens when you throw a computer illiterate non-linux user into it. Check out this video to see the results!

Diana started off barely knowing how to use a computer but now after trying over 70 different operating systems she has become quite competent within a huge variety of desktop environments. Ben on the other hand is even worse than Diana was when she first started. Each task even on his native Mac computer is a struggle for him.

How to Install Windows 7 in VirtualBox within Ubuntu 12.04

This short tutorial shows you how to install Windows 7 inside VirtualBox within Ubuntu 12.04. Running Windows in VirtualBox is ideal if you still have to use it to run a few programs you're unable to run under Linux, its a lot quicker than dual having to mess around rebooting and booting into Windows.

3 games that are fun to play on your Ubuntu phone! Demo on a Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition.

Are you want of the lucky persons to have an Ubuntu phone? The you might enjoy to play one of these games which are especially fun to play on an Ubuntu phone.

Review - Ubuntu MATE 14.04

The MATE edition of Ubuntu 14.04 uses the old desktop environment instead of the Unity interface. Thus this derivatives of Ubuntu is interesting for people who don't like the Unity interface. Beside LUbuntu or XUbuntu this is an other beginner alternative for people migrating from Windows XP or other Windows releases (because the desktop environment is more similar) and for people with limited system resources. In this video the MATE edition of Ubuntu 14.04 is reviewed.


Unboxing and demo of Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition

The Meizu MX4 is now available in Europe, including the OS Ubuntu Touch 15.04. The first impression of hard- and software is a good one, not at least because of the attractive price (299€ incl. tax, without subscription, Germany). This hands-on video introduces the Meizu MX4 and the mobile operating system by Canonical. What do you think of the Meizu MX4? And of Ubtuntu Touch? Leave your opinion in the comments!

How to upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin to 14.04 Trusty Tahr?

This tutorial shows you all the steps necessary to upgrade from 12.04 Precise Pangolin to 14.04 Trusty Tahr. Important note: As a prerequisite you have to configure the Software & Updates manager properly. Launch the Software & Updates manager and choose the Updates tab. From the option "Notify me of a new Ubuntu version" select "For long-term support versions". If you select "For any new version", you will be upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, if you select "never" you will not see the upgrade at all.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 15 - Workspace switcher

This short tutorial shows you how to use the workspace switcher in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Use Lubuntu 14.04 LTS as alternative to Windows XP

On April 8, 2014 Microsoft will stop to support Windows XP, its maybe most popular and stable version ever. This means that from that moment there will be no security updates and no support for Windows XP. This means that your system will be more and more outdated and insecure.

Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu MATE is a stable, easy-to-use operating system with a configurable desktop environment. Ideal for those who want the most out of their desktops, laptops and netbooks and prefer a traditional desktop metaphor. With modest hardware requirements it is suitable for modern workstations and older hardware alike. Ubuntu MATE 14.04 has been released by Ubuntu MATE team. This release fixes a few issues that were present in the 14.10 release and adds some additional features.