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.

Tested: Ubuntu Touch On Nexus 10

Ubuntu Touch (also known as Ubuntu Phone) is a mobile version of the Ubuntu operating system developed by Canonical UK Ltd and Ubuntu Community. It is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Utilizing libhybris the system can often be used with Linux kernels used in Android, which makes it easily ported to most recent Android smartphones. Ubuntu Touch utilizes the same core technologies as the Ubuntu Desktop, so applications designed for the latter platform run on the former and vice versa.

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 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 8 - Play music and videos

This short tutorial shows you how you can play music and videos in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

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.

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.

Ubuntu for Tablets

With unique multi-tasking productivity, secure sharing, and a beautiful interface which scales perfectly from 6.5" to 20" screens and beyond, Ubuntu releases new possibilities from the tablet, at work and at play. This video introduces you to canonical's vision "to create one unified experience for all personal computing". Beyond the vision it gives you an insight of the user experience on a tablet or mobile phone running Ubuntu. Enjoy ;-)

"Best" and "Worst" Linux Distributions of 2013

Which Distribution will win the "QuidsUp Distro of the Year Award" for 2013? Quidsup counts down the top 3 Ubuntu Distributions that he reviewed this year and mentions which Distributions get the "wooden spoon" award.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 13 - Ubuntu One

This tutorial introduces you to Ubuntu One which allows you to store files in clouds (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS).

Review of Lubuntu 12.04

Review of Lubuntu 12.04 Final Release. Lubuntu uses LXDE desktop, which is a very lightweight classic styled desktop ideal for older systems, its also ideal if you don't like Unity desktop environment. Using little resources you can run Lubuntu 12.04 on a system with around 128MB RAM. Lubuntu 12.04 is not an LTS (Long Term Support) version and is supported for 18 months.