Create Android Studio Shortcut on Ubuntu 18.04

You can easily create an Android Studio shortcut by creating an desktop entry using the following the steps below. In this guide, my Android Studio is installed in /opt/android-studio folder. Your folder location may differ. Open terminal and type cd ~/.local/share/applications Create a .desktop file using your favorite text editor nano android-studio.desktop My .desktop file looks like this [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Android Studio Icon=/opt/android-studio/bin/studio.png Exec="/opt/android-studio/bin/" %f Categories=Development;IDE; Terminal=false StartupWMClass=jetbrains-android-studio As a template for desktop entry you can use this snippet...

April 14, 2020 · John Pili

Connect to Windows Shared Folder on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this post I will show you how to access Windows Shared folders from Ubuntu Linux. Install Samba sudo apt install samba In Nautilus file browser, Click Other Locations from the left panel and then enter the url of the windows share or IP address. Enter user credential if required. In common windows share settings putting WORKGROUP in the domain field will be enough Once you’ve successfully connected to the Windows Shared folder....

February 2, 2020 · John Pili

How to Setup OpenVPN Client on Ubuntu 18.04

Hi! In this post we are going to set up an OpenVPN Client in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Most of the available tutorials posted on the Internet were about how to configure an OpenVPN server. There are a lot of OpenVPN providers in the market. I personally liked OpenVPN service from StrongVPN because they offer a wide selections of VPN protocols, and we can change server locations easily. New network routers also features OpenVPN connection capabilities, which let us connect to our home or office network....

December 27, 2019 · John Pili