Normally when you type your password all you see is an empty line so here is a guide to enable asterisks (*) when typing your password in the terminal window.
By default Firefox puts its cache in your home partition. You can speed up Firefox and reduce disk writes by moving this cache into RAM if you have 1GB RAM or more.
To install software using the Ubuntu Software Center i started to use the apt: command in my articles. I did this because it makes it easier to install the program mentioned in my articles.
If you don’t know how to open the apt links.. here is a guide that shows you how to open them. In the guide i install Chromium BSU to show you how it works.