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Get Exact Boot and Uptime on Ubuntu from the Command Line

terminalWant to know exactly when you last booted your Ubuntu machine, or how long it’s been since you last did? Probably not —but I’m going to show you how anyway. Detailed boot information can be useful when troubleshooting issues, especially useful if your think your system has rebooted without you asking it to, or you’re encountering issues with […]

This post, Get Exact Boot and Uptime on Ubuntu from the Command Line, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

5 Keys to Press at the GRUB Menu

grub2-in-ubuntuWe don’t see as much of GRUB, the boot loader that is installed with Ubuntu, as we used to. Once upon a time it was shown on every boot. These days you only tend to see it when something has gone wrong with your install! GRUB remains a vital part of the Linux ecosystem, whether you intend […]

This post, 5 Keys to Press at the GRUB Menu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

How To Install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

how install steam ubuntuThis post will show you how to install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Now, before you say it, I know. You’re reading this with a slightly egregious look on your face because, after all, it’s easy to install Steam on Ubuntu, right? Perhaps not as easy as it could be. You asked for this guide Since Xenial’s […]

This post, How To Install Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.