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How to Schedule File Backups to Google Drive on Ubuntu

The Deja Dup backup tool is preinstalled on the Ubuntu desktop by default — but like many, I don’t use it. Or rather I didn’t, not until this week when I learned that Deja Dup can […]

30 July 2018
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How to Try Picture in Picture Mode in Google Chrome Right Now

Google is bringing picture in picture mode to Chrome on the desktop — and in this post we’re going to show you how to enable it right now. Picture in picture mode (often abbreviated to […]

30 July 2018
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Want to Make Linux Mint Look Like a Mac? This Theme Can Help

We’ve established how easy it is to make Ubuntu look like a Mac but theming Linux Mint, the popular Ubuntu-based offshoot, is a little trickier. But no more. It’s now possible to make Linux Mint look like a Mac too, […]

16 July 2018

Find Snap Apps Faster with Ubuntu’s Online Snap Store

When you want to find or install a Snap app you’re supposed to head to Ubuntu Software, which is part of the default Ubuntu desktop. But if I’m being honest Ubuntu Software sucks. It’s slow. The […]

13 July 2018

How to Upgrade to Linux Mint 19 (In 4 Simple Steps)

It's easy to upgrade to Linux Mint 19 from an earlier version, and in this post we walk you through the the 4 simple steps needed to upgrade successfully.

6 July 2018

How To Use macOS Mojave’s Dynamic Wallpaper on Linux

The next release of macOS comes with a “dynamic desktop” background that subtly changes throughout the day — and in this post we show you how you can use it on the Linux desktop. In our […]

27 June 2018
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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

Record Screen on Ubuntu Using the Hidden Screen Recorder Feature

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

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