Setting up Go on Ubuntu

This is a quick guide to getting started with Golang on Ubuntu 20.04 with the bash shell. Download From the Golang website, download the latest version of Go for Linux to your Downloads folder, as of this writing it is: go1.16.3.linux-amd64.tar.gz Install Open a bash terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) and make sure you are in your home […]

Installing Android on Ubuntu 20.10

This post is an addendum to installing Ubuntu, if you are missing any packages, please see the Essentials section in that post. Let’s get cracking! Install Java Not absolutely necessary, but I prefer to use the default JDK: Setup Virtualization The Android Emulator runs faster when virtualization software is used. Before proceeding, please make sure […]

Installing KDE Neon Bionic (18.04)

KDE Neon has just rebased on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, providing an already excellent distribution with an updated kernel, hardware stack and applications. You can download KDE Neon from here. KDE Neon comes in two offerings, I typically opt for the User Edition as I find it very stable. Installing KDE Neon is a typical Linux […]