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How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

Essential Guide: How to Find and Type Emoji on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Ubuntu offers a quick and effortless way to type emoji on Ubuntu — and in this short post we show you how to use it. So long as you’re using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later you can […]

11 June 2018

Instantly Screen Record on Ubuntu Using this Hidden Feature

The GNOME Shell screen recorder is a hidden feature available on Ubuntu and other Linux distros. It's super easy to use – in this post we show you how.

9 June 2018

How to Try Side View, the Firefox Feature I’ve Been Waiting For

Since its Quantum update I have to say that I’m loving Mozilla Firefox — but a promising new feature on the horizon could help me to love it even more! It’s called Side View and […]

7 June 2018
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Transfer Files Between Windows and Linux Using Your Local Network

Lan Share helps you easily transfer files from Windows to Linux and back the other way securely, PC to PC, using your local network.

30 May 2018

How to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Details on how to install Firefox Beta in Ubuntu and Linux Mint using an official PPA, perfect if you want to help test the latest Firefox quantum changes ahead of release.

24 May 2018
canonical kernel live patch option in ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 18.04 Makes it Easier to Install Kernel Updates without Rebooting

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS makes it easy to enable linux kernel live patching via the Canonical Livepatch Service via a new sign-in option in the updates manager.

11 April 2018

Essential Guide: How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

We show you how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu and Linux Mint quickly, and safely. You can use the command line or a GUI. Ready to learn more?

31 March 2018
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How to Try Firefox CSD on Linux, Right Now

Firefox support for client-side decorations (better known as CSD) is coming to its Linux app — but if you can’t live without it, we’re gonna show you how to enable it. As we’ve mentioned before, […]

28 February 2018
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Backup Your Steam for Linux Game Saves with SLSK

Looking for an easy way to backup Steam for Linux game saves and config files? Well, we’ve found you one. Steam Linux Swiss-army Knife (SLSK) lets you backup and restore games, game saves, and config […]

25 February 2018
libreoffice released

How to Install LibreOffice 6.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Above

We show you how to install LibreOffice 6.0 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Linux Mint and other distros using the reliable, upstream Libreoffice PPA.

9 February 2018
the new ubuntu theme

How to Try the New Ubuntu Theme

A new Ubuntu theme has been made for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. In this post we show you how you can try the new theme, right now, on Ubuntu 17.10.

5 February 2018

How to Check Linux Kernel Version on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

How to check the Linux kernel version your Ubuntu system is running using a terminal command. Plus, learn what the linux version numbers mean.

3 February 2018