Welcome to My Computer Tips

MyComputerTips is a list of computing tips and tutorials covering many areas of computing from programming to Linux Distributions, added for my own reference should I ever encounter the same problem twice.

Latest Tips & Tutorials

Generate a random number between 1 and 5 using Math.floor and Math.random commands in Javascript

Posted: 22/10/18

Using document.getElementByID() in javascript to send form data

Posted: 15/10/18

Using document write() in javascript.

Posted: 14/10/18

Remove files and folders from inside directory on Linux

Posted: 15/09/18

How do I uninstall a programme in Wine

Posted: 13/09/18

Remove wine menu entries in Ubuntu and other distributions

Posted: 28/06/18

How do I access the cups server, common unix printing system

Posted: 27/06/18

Can't find wine programme launcher after installation on Linux Mint

Posted: 14/06/18

Find my username using the terminal

Posted: 05/06/18

Where are the fonts located in Ubuntu and other Ubuntu based distributions

Posted: 03/06/18

Create a new user in MariaDB and GRANT ALL privileges (Part 2)

Posted: 28/05/18

Install MariaDB Database in Ubuntu and other Ubuntu based distributions (Part 1)

Posted: 26/05/18

Convert .mkv video to .png images using ffmpeg

Posted: 24/05/18

List hardware information using the terminal

Posted: 20/05/18

Shutdown Ubuntu using the terminal

Posted: 20/05/18

How do I install .msi file using Wine

Posted: 03/05/18

Batch resize images in Linux using imagemagick and the terminal

Posted: 14/10/17

Install multiple .deb files

Posted: 17/03/17

Xubuntu, Gigolo opens FTP connections in Firefox instead of Thunar

Posted: 29/05/16

Running Sketchup 8 in Wine. Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL, Linux

Posted: 29/05/16

Change the default text editor in Filezilla, Linux

Posted: 26/04/16

How do I install a .deb package using the terminal

Posted: 17/04/16

How to view files on a Linux partition in Windows

Posted: 13/04/16

Access FTP server using the Nemo File Manager in Linux Mint

Posted: 27/03/16

What happens when a file is owned by root in Linux Mint

Posted: 23/03/16

Unable to access files on external drive, change ownership and group using chown -R

Posted: 23/03/16

Unable to set the correct time in Ubuntu Gnome

Posted: 17/03/16

Crossover Office 15, the easy way to install Windows Applications and Games in Linux

Posted: 08/02/16

Simple CSS responsive menu for websites and mobile devices

Posted: 26/01/16

Volume control is missing from my panel and plugins in Xubuntu, how do I restore it?

Posted: 20/01/16

Show hidden files in a specific directory using the terminal in Linux

Posted: 18/01/16

Get the day of the week for a specified date using PHP5

Posted: 17/01/16

Xubuntu, Panel Preferences notification area greyed out

Posted: 16/01/16

How to upload files larger than 2MB using PHP5

Posted: 14/01/16

Enable ufw, uncomplicated firewall in Ubuntu

Posted: 26/12/15

Back up emails, accounts and contacts in Thunderbird on Ubuntu based distributions

Posted: 24/12/15

How can I view all of the bash history?

Posted: 23/12/15

Install a very basic LAMP server using Ubuntu 15.10

Posted: 21/12/15

Preserve line breaks in PHP. nl2br function

Posted: 21/12/15

Create a simple bash script in Ubuntu

Posted: 18/12/15

Convert a Unix timestamp to date and time using PHP

Posted: 18/12/15

Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender. No Such User Here

Posted: 17/12/15

Install Perl in Ubuntu, and create a perl script

Posted: 17/12/15

View hard disk information in Ubuntu, sudo fdisk -l

Posted: 17/12/15

Import - Export MySQL / MariaDB database using the terminal in Ubuntu Linux

Posted: 15/12/15

How to validate a form using PHP5

Posted: 15/12/15

Count the number of elements in a PHP array using the count() function

Posted: 15/12/15

Create a new user, assign all privileges using MySQL / MariaDB using Linux

Posted: 28/11/15

Pass ampersand through query strings in URL using PHP5

Posted: 27/11/15

MySQL / Maria DB Basic Security

Posted: 21/11/15

How do I change the font size of the top menu panel in Gnome3

Posted: 25/09/15

Install dosbox in Ubuntu based distributions.

Posted: 18/09/15

Last 5 Tips & Tutorials Viewed

Generate a random number between 1 and 5 using Math.floor and Math.random commands in Javascript

Posted: 22/10/18

How do I change the font size of the top menu panel in Gnome3

Posted: 25/09/15

Install dosbox in Ubuntu based distributions.

Posted: 18/09/15

How do I install a .deb package using the terminal

Posted: 17/04/16

How to view files on a Linux partition in Windows

Posted: 13/04/16

Favourite Websites

Here is a list of my favourite Linux and general computing websites. If you would like to recommend your own site to MyComputerTips please email me (tips at mycomputertips dot co dot uk)

OSDisc.com - Buy Linux CDs, DVDs, USB Flash Drives, Books, Software Repositories

Retro Gas - Retro Games and Software from the 80's, 90's and 00's

Tux Machines

DistroWatch.com

OMG Ubuntu

Gaming On Linux

Linux Services

Buy Linux CDs, DVDs, USB Flash Drives from OSDisc.com

Buy Linux CDs, DVDs, USB Flash Drives from OSDisc.com

Run Windows software on Linux

Run Windows software on Linux with Crossover Office