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A Faster Way to Edit Text Files as Root in Ubuntu

I often need to edit text files in system directories, but getting root permission is a hassle. Thankfully,this add-on for Nautilus lets me do it faster.

14 July 2022

How to Install Linux Mint’s Homespun Apps on Ubuntu

Linux Mint is far more than just the Cinnamon desktop with a bit of green sprinkled on top. It also includes a number of homegrown apps crafted by Mint developers to enhance the overall experience. […]

12 July 2022

Check Your Battery’s Health from the Command Line with Battop

I share a cool CLI tool for checking your battery health, cycle count, capacity, and more on Linux. It's free, open source, and very nice to look at!

6 July 2022
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Updated: How to Enable Nautilus Typeahead Search in Ubuntu

Nautilus' typeahead search was a feature many were sad to see removed. Thankfully a third-party PPA patches the feature back in for Ubuntu users.

25 June 2022
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How to Fix ‘apt-key’ Deprecation Warning on Ubuntu

If you see an apt-key deprecated warning when you run apt update on Ubuntu and want to fix it, you’re in the right place In this post I walk you (and myself) through the process. […]

21 June 2022
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How to Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

TeamViewer is an application that lets you access other computers remotely so you can modify, maintain, or manage them wherever you are, as though you were actually there. Better yet, the app works with all […]

21 June 2022
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You Can Increase Vivaldi UI Size (Because Of Course You Can; It’s Vivaldi)

I was using Vivaldi on Linux blissfully unaware that you can zoom the UI to increase the size of tabs, window controls, and in-app features. See how!

16 June 2022
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Using a Tablet as a Second Monitor in Ubuntu is Actually Pretty Easy

You can use an iPad or Android device as a second monitor on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS thanks to GNOME 42 and changes it made to RDP. We look at how to set it up.

13 June 2022
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Make Ubuntu’s Calendar Icon Show the Current Date

Want to make Ubuntu's calendar app icon show the current date? Well take a look in here cos we've come across an open source script that does just that.

8 June 2022
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How to Disable Animations in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

It's easy to disable animations in Ubuntu 22.04. You don't need extra apps or commands; a setting to turn off UI effects is now present in the Settings app.

10 May 2022

How to Put the Trash Can on the Desktop in Ubuntu 22.04

This quick guide shows you how to add a trash can icon to the desktop in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The distro previously relocated its trash can to the Ubuntu dock.

27 April 2022

How to Upgrade to Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS (GUI & CLI Methods)

It's easy to upgrade to Pop OS 22.04 from 21.10. In this walkthrough we detail the upgrade process using the built-in OS updater (aka GUI) and CLI.

25 April 2022