The dd command on Linux can be used to measure the read and write speed of usb/pen drives and solid state drives (ssd), and this tutorial shows you how.
Quick tip on How to fix Virtualbox error “Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)” on Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17 and similar Linux distros.
Check details about the processor/cpu like the architecture, number of cores, hyperthreading support etc on Linux using lscpu and hwloc commands
If your isp does not support ipv6 then you can disable it and improve network performance and speed on Ubuntu.
Just installed elementary OS 0.2 Luna ? Then here is a bunch of tips to tweak elementary and install cool apps to make the system better and get the best desktop experience
Here is a quick list of 9 commands that you can use to check the partitions on hard drives and disks on your Linux system and how much space each partition has.
Just installed Linux Mint 17 Qiana ? Then take away these improvement tips and must have applications to supercharge Mint and get the best desktop performance and experience.
If you are using Conky on Linux Mint Cinnamon then you might notice that the widgets disappear on clicking the desktop applet. Fix it by editing the theme configuration file.
Quick tutorial on how to enable the testing and unstable repositories with apt pinning on Debian Linux and install newer version of packages from them.
The default fonts on Linux Mint do not look great. This tutorial shows you simple tricks and tweaks that would optimise font rendering on Linux Mint to make them look really amazing