Press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below:
sudo apt-get install dmg2img
Once installed, change the directory to where the .dmg file is located and run the following command:
This will convert the .dmg to an .img file. Run the following command to convert the .img to an .iso file.
mv <file_name>.img <file_name>.iso
Downloading a YouTube video in Ubuntu is easier via command line than installing an application or using a website like clipconverter.cc. Just follow these simple steps.
- Open Terminal
- Run the following command to install YouTube Downloader:
- sudo apt-get install youtube-dl
- Run the following command in Terminal for each video you wish to download:
- youtube-dl paste URL here
Your videos will be saved to your home folder in mp4 format.
Geekbench 3 is Primate Labs’ cross-platform processor benchmark, with a new scoring system that separates single-core and multi-core performance, and new workloads that simulate real-world scenarios. Geekbench 3 makes it easier than ever to find out if your computer is up to speed. To install Geekbench 3 on Linux Mint 17 follow the instructions below:
- Click here to download Geekbench 3
- Open Terminal app on your machine
- Type the following commands and pressing enter after each line
tar -zxvf Geekbench-3.3.0-Linux.tar.gz
Geekbench will now run in trial mode. At the end it will provide a web link that show your results.
If you purchase a license key for Geekbench you may enter it by typing the following command instead of ./geekbench
./geekbench <email address> <license key>
If you’re a heavy Mac user, chances are you have lots of Mac OS X Journaled external hard drives. Use the following instructions to enable read/write ability on Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Lubuntu.
- Open Terminal
- Type the following command: sudo apt-get install hfsprogs
- Press Enter
You should now be able to read and write Mac formatted drives on Linux.
Do you have an old PowerPC (PPC) G4 or G5 Mac collecting dust in your house? Breathe life back into your old Mac by installing Ubuntu, a popular distro of Linux, for free! Just follow the instructions below:
- Click here to download Ubuntu 12.04 for PPC
- Burn the .iso to a CD
- Insert CD into the PPC Mac
- Reboot and follow onscreen instructions
After you’ve installed Ubuntu, your PPC Mac will run like a modern computer.
Installing exFAT read and write abilities on Linux is easy! This works on Ubuntu 14.04, Lubuntu 14.10 and Linux Mint 17.1.
To begin you’ll need to open Terminal and type in the following command:
sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils
Then press enter.
The terminal will then scroll through a lot of text and will ask if you want to install this package. Type y and press enter.
You should now be able to read and write on exFAT formatted drives.