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 Remove Windows from a Ubuntu Dual Boot System

A first step in the transition from Windows to Ubuntu is often the installation of a dual boot system, having booth Windows and Ubuntu on the same computer. This gives you the opportunity to slowly move to Ubuntu, while still having Windows as a backup. After you get used to Ubuntu and you can perform all the required tasks therein, you might want to get rid of Windows. This short tutorial shows you, how you can easily remove Windows 7, 8, XP or any other Windows release from a dual boot PC with Ubuntu.

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.

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.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 20 - Virtual machines

This tutorials shows you how to install and run virtual machines (Virtual Box) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 12 - System settings

This short tutorial shows you how to adjust important system settings in Ubuntu 12.04.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 3 - Install new software

This short tutorial shows you how you can install software/applications in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.

Customising the Ubuntu Grub Boot Menu

If you install different versions of Ubuntu or other operating systems on your computer, you might want to change key boot menu settings such as default system or timeout. In this tutorial you learn how to customize the Ubuntu Grub Boot Menu using the grub-customizer. The grub-customizer provides a nice user interface where you can change all the relevant settings.

How to install Skype on Linux Ubuntu 12.10/12.04

This short tutorials explains step by step how to install Skype on Linux Ubuntu 12.10/12.04.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tutorial 10 - Backups

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

Review of Xubuntu 12.04 LTS

Review of Xubuntu 12.04 Final Release. Xubuntu uses XFCE desktop, which is more of a classic lightweight Gnome 2.x Styled desktop ideal for older lightweight systems, its also ideal if you don't like Unity desktop environment. You can easily run XUbuntu on a system with around 180 RAM. Xubuntu 12.04 is a LTS release (Long Term Support) supported for 3 years.

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