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How to Install Deepin Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 18.04

Learn how to install the Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 from a PPA. The Deepin desktop is an attractive alternative desktop shell for Linux.

18 June 2018

How to Enable the Blur Effect in KDE Plasma 5.13

The new blur effect in KDE Plasma 5.13 is wowing a lot of people, us included, but a few of you have been in touch to ask how you can enable or configure the blur […]

15 June 2018
How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

Want to quickly and effortlessly type emoji on Ubuntu? Well, you can — and in this short post we show you how. With the release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS you can use emoji on Ubuntu […]

11 June 2018

How to Use GNOME Shell’s Secret Screen Recorder

So you want to record your Ubuntu desktop, but you don’t know which desktop screen recorder to use? Well, have you considered not using one at all? Don’t look at me strangely: I promise this […]

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 from PC to PC Over Your Local Network

Looking for a simple file sharing app to transfer files from PC to PC using Wi-Fi? If so, we’ve got you covered. LAN Share is a free, open-source and cross-platform tool that enables you to quickly send […]

30 May 2018
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How To Install Firefox Beta in 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
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How To Get Nautilus ‘Type Ahead Search’ Back in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

If you miss the Nautilus type ahead find feature on the Ubuntu desktop, I’ve some good news. A new PPA has been created that brings this feature, which is also known as ‘interactive search’, ‘type ahead […]

11 May 2018
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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
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How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu in 5 Easy Steps

Learn how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or later in 5 easy-to-follow steps. Our beginners guide features screenshots to guide you.

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