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Ubuntu 13.04

Wireless / Wi-Fi Not Working

There are a lot of reasons why your wireless / Wi-Fi connection is not working, but the most common is lack of a driver.

Ubuntu 13.04

VirtualBox Guest Additions Stop Working After Update

Possible solution if you are running Ubuntu 13.04 with the Unity Desktop, running inside VirtualBox 4.2.12.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Change the Timout Period for sudo

The instructions are for Ubuntu 13.04, but should be the same for other versions.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Run a Shell / Command Line / Terminal as root

The instructions are for Ubuntu 13.04, but should be the same for other versions.

Ubuntu 13.04

Command Line Basics: Editing Files

The instructions are for Ubuntu 13.04, but should be the same for other versions.

Ubuntu 13.04

Basic Command Line Techniques

Using the command line doesn't have to be mysterious or hard.

VirtualBox

3D Hardware Acceleration not Working in VirtualBox

This might resolve 3D hardware acceleration not working in VirtualBox 4.2.12 when running Ubuntu 13.04.

Ubuntu 13.04

Basic Unity Interface / Desktop Tutorial

The basics of Unity are easy to pick up.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Display Hidden Files and Folders

Learn how to display hidden files in Ubuntu 13.04 running the Unity Desktop and using the Nautilus file manager.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Completely Uninstall/Remove a Package/Software/Program

Learn how to remove all the files and packages that were installed.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Customize / Configure Unity

Believe it or not, you can customize Unity without needing to be a command line guru.

Ubuntu 13.04

How to Enable Multiple Workspaces

Ubuntu 13.04 set the number of workspaces to 1, learn how to up that number.