This article describes steps one can take to install Podman on Ubuntu Linux.
Podman (aka, Pod Manager) is an open-source tool designed to make it easy to find, run, build, share and deploy applications using containers and containers images.
If you already use Docker Container Engine and familiar with the command line, then Podman should be easy getting used to. It is part of the libpod library that doesn’t rely on the Docker daemon and is compatible with Docker.
If you are completely new to containers, we recommend that you check out the Introduction. For power users or those coming from Docker, check out our Tutorials.
This article describes steps one can take to change the size of icons on the dock or launcher in Ubuntu Linux.
By default, Dock (or apps launcher) in Ubuntu Linux has applications icons that are left aligned or docked on the left of the screen. You can move the dock to the bottom or right size of the screen if you want.
You can also change the size of the dock in Ubuntu Linux. The applications icons on the dock are proportional to the size of the dock. If you increase the icons size, you also increase the size of the dock.
So, if you have a small screen and you want to create a bigger work area, you can decrease the size of the icons, which also decreases the size of the dock.
On the other hand, if the icons are too small, you can increase them so that you can see clearly.
Below is how to change the size of application icons on the dock in Ubuntu Linux.
This article describes steps one can take to enable or disable Airplane mode in Ubuntu Linux.
By now you probably know a thing or two about airplane mode. If not, here’s a brief overview; airplane mode gives you a quick way to turn off all wireless communications on your PC, smart phone and mobile devices.
If you’ve travelled by airplane recently, you may have heard the attendants asking to put all wireless communication devices in airplane just before the plane is about to take off.
This is done so that wireless devices don’t interfere with the plane’s communication systems.
There are multiple ways to turn on or off airplane mode on your computers. Some computers come with a dedicated airplane mode button that sits on top of the keyboard area and/or on either side of the computer.
The physical airplane mode switch on your computer allows you to quickly turn off or turn on wireless communications on your device.
This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off mobile hotspot in Ubuntu Linux.
Ubuntu Linux devices with built-in mobile hotspot can share their internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi.
This is useful in situations where you are at a remote area with a mobile (cellular) network only, and you wish to share your internet connection with other devices so they all can connect to the internet.
With your cellular equipped device, you can turn your Wi-Fi adapter into a wireless hotspot so others can connect to it, sharing the same mobile internet connection. Beware that when you share your cellular internet, your network data plan will be used and may cost a lot depending on where you are.
Once you share your Wi-Fi adapter as a hotspot, other devices will see it as a regular Wi-Fi network that they’re used to.
This article describes steps one can take to turn on or off the dock or launcher on all displays in Ubuntu Linux.
The Dock or launcher shows you your favorite and running applications. You can add, remove and rearrange applications on the Dock in Ubuntu Linux.
By default, the Dock will only show on the primary monitor or display if you have multiple monitors connected to Ubuntu Linux. You can choose to show the dock on the primary or secondary monitor, or on all displays.
If you have multiple displays and you want to show the Dock on all, follow the steps below.
This article describes steps one can take to set up Ubuntu Linux to automatically hide the dock when any window overlaps with it.
Similar to Windows and other operating systems when the taskbar or launch automatically hides or disappears when out of focus to make the screen look bigger, Ubuntu Linux can do the same with the Dock.
When configured, the dock automatically hides when any window overlap with it.
In previous versions, once the Dock or launcher was out of focus, it will automatically hide or disappear. This setting is also in the latest version of Ubuntu Linux, but the Dock only hides once a window overlap with it.
Below is how to set up the Dock to hide automatically in Ubuntu Linux.
This article describes steps one can take to hide or unhide the personal folder on the desktop in Ubuntu Linux.
When you install Ubuntu Linux, your personal folder is shown on the desktop and named Home by default.
This is your home folder and contains folders of your documents, pictures, videos, music and others. Your personal folder provides a unified storage location for your data, so you don’t have to look everywhere.
The folder on your desktop also provides a quick way to open your home folder in Ubuntu Linux.
If you want to clean desktop without any folders or icons, you can hide your personal folder or show the folder if it’s hidden.