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How to easily purge unwanted repositories in Linux

Автор: | 06.07.2018

After a year of so of working with Ubuntu Linux (or derivative such as Elementary OS), I almost always find myself with a number of repositories from software I may have installed and removed or never really needed in the first place. That means /etc/apt/sources.d can get pretty crowded and the apt update process becomes… Читать далее »

How to get the new blur effect in KDE 5.13

Автор: | 28.06.2018

Look out world, KDE is coming for your desktop. That’s right, the tortoise in the desktop race is slowly creeping up on the leaders. And in what some might call a giant leap forward, KDE has not only caught up to the competition, but surpassed them in some ways. Okay, let’s back up a bit… Читать далее »

How to connect your Android device to your Linux desktop

Автор: | 22.05.2018

If you’re an Android and Linux user, you know well the frustration of not being able to connect those two together, especially given that Android makes use of so much of the Linux kernel. Out of the box, these two should easily communicate. They don’t. Fortunately, a lot of work has gone into making this… Читать далее »

How to enable an automatic purge of temp files in Ubuntu 18.04

Автор: | 17.05.2018

Ubuntu 18.04 has been released and it brings a number of improvements on nearly every possible front. Of course, the big deal is the official migration away from Unity to the slick and highly capable GNOME desktop. Along with that change comes a number of additional new features that users will happily welcome. On that… Читать далее »

How to connect Ubuntu 18.04 to your Google account

Автор: | 17.05.2018

If you’ve adopted Ubuntu 18.04 or Bionic Beaver, you’ll be glad to know thanks to GNOME, it’s incredibly simple to connect the Ubuntu desktop operating system to your Google Cloud account. Once connected you can use this online account for the likes of: Mail Calendar Contacts Documents Photos Files Printers That list, of course, comes… Читать далее »

How to install and use Flatpak on Ubuntu

Автор: | 12.04.2018

Image: Jack Wallen Out of the box, newer releases of Ubuntu offer snaps for universal packages. Snap packages are an amazing step forward for both desktop and server use cases, as upgrades and security concerns are greatly eased. But there’s another universal package format: Flatpak. Flatpak was developed by the Free Desktop Project and offers… Читать далее »

How to edit Linux drive mount point options using a GUI

Автор: | 05.04.2018

Image: Jack Wallen The one file many Linux administrators are hesitant to edit is /etc/fstab. One wrong mistake and you could render your machine unbootable. Fortunately, this is Linux, so that file can be tested before a reboot, and worst case you can always recover by booting a live distribution, mounting the drive, and editing… Читать далее »

Purism Librem 13 review: This Linux-based laptop takes your privacy to the next level

Автор: | 27.03.2018

Image: Jack Wallen When you take your business on the go, there are times when the pace can get so frantic and you hardly have time to think about things like privacy—which is a shame. Privacy should be foremost on your mind at all times and especially when you’re traveling with a laptop that houses… Читать далее »

Ubuntu’s Bionic Beaver brings GNOME 3.28, minimal installation, and faster booting (in theory)

Автор: | 22.03.2018

Image: Jack Wallen Bionic Beaver. That’s right. Canonical has chosen what might well be the greatest name for a desktop release in the history of technology. And, of course, with a name like Bionic Beaver, you’d expect great things to come from this borg-ian, nocturnal, semi-aquatic rodent. With a release date of April 21, 2018,… Читать далее »

How to deploy Firefox with locked about:config settings

Автор: | 15.03.2018

Image: Mozilla Since the release of Firefox Quantum, have you made the change to Firefox in your company? If that’s the case, are you concerned about users making changes to the browser that might go against company policy, or pose security risks? Although the average user might not know the about:config feature exists, there will… Читать далее »