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.

How to Play Encrypted Blu-Ray's in Ubuntu Linux

How to play encrypted bluray disks in Ubuntu, Mint, Zorin, etc with VLC or XBMC. This tutorial guide is applicable for Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, and 13.04, and also applies to any Debian based distro. For other Linux distros please substitute apt-get for your package manager.
Install Instructions:
wget paste.debian.net/download/5249
bash 5249

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 6 - Chat client (MSN, Google talk, IRC...)

This short tutorial shows you how you can use Chat clients (MSN, Google talk, IRC...) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

How to use the Ubuntu Partitioner during the Ubuntu installation process

In this tutorial we learn how to use the Ubuntu Manual Drive Partitioner provided in the Ubuntu system installer. In this video Quidsup introduces us to drive partitioning and shows us how to delete an old Linux installation and how to resize a Windows partition. He furthermore explains to us what other partitions on the harddrive might be. Quidsup recommends us to use the format Ext4 for any Linux installation and to create a swap partition with at least 1GB size.

How to install the latest VLC Player in Ubuntu 12.04

Tutorial that shows how to Upgrade the VLC media player to version 2.0.2 (codenamed TwoFlower) in Ubuntu 12.04. Important improvements in the new release are: Better Bluray playback, multicore H264, MP4, Xvid, and WebM and improved MKV playback.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 18 - Checking disks

This tutorial shows you how you can check the usage and health of your hard-disks in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 5 - Check mail and manage contacts

This short tutorial shows you how you can check mail and manage contacts in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 7 - Office suite

This short tutorial introduces you to the Office suite (Writer, Spreadsheet, Presentation) of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

How to run Windows 7 within Ubuntu 12.04 (Virtual Box)

Running Windows in Virtualbox is ideal if you still have to run a few Windows programs you're unable to run in Ubuntu. Running Windows within Ubuntu is obviously quicker than a dual boot system, because you don't have to reboot every time you want to switch from Ubuntu to Windows and backwards.

How to install Ubuntu on a computer with a "Windows 8 UEFI Secure Boot System"

When trying to install Ubuntu on a computer with a Windows 8 UEFI Secure Boot System you might encounter some problems. This video shows you which versions of Ubuntu can easily be installed. Furthermore you get some advice how to proceed if you want to install other versions of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 10 - Backups

This short tutorial explains how you can make backups with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.