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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
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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
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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 the Ubuntu Kernel Version You’re Using

Looking for an easy way to check which Ubuntu Linux kernel version you’re running? Good news: it’s simple to find out. All you need is a working keyboard, a few fingers, and a pair of […]

3 February 2018
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[How To] Put Icons on the Desktop in elementary OS

Ever tried elementary OS? If so you’ll know that you can’t put icons on the desktop by default. It’s a frustrating experience, particularly if you’re used to being able to use the desktop space as […]

27 January 2018

How to Quickly Install Slack on Ubuntu and Other Linux Distros

You can easily install Slack on Ubuntu as a Snap application from the Ubuntu Software app. The popular app lets people chat and collaborate in realtime.

18 January 2018
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Is Liferea Feed Reader Still the Best RSS App on Ubuntu?

We take a look at the Liferea feed reader for Linux, show you how to install it on Ubuntu from a PPA, and ask if it's the best RSS reader available for Linux.

8 December 2017
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IBM Release Open Source Font, Here’s How To Use it on Ubuntu

Computer giant IBM launched a new open-source font last week. It's called 'IBM Plex' and in this post I show you how to set it as the default Ubuntu font.

16 November 2017
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How to Install Mesa 17.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

It's easy to install Mesa 17.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 17.10 thanks to the X-Swat Updates PPA, which packages the latest Mesa release for Ubuntu users.

10 November 2017

How To Remove the Unity Desktop from Ubuntu 17.10

We show you how to remove the Unity desktop from Ubuntu 17.10 entirely. This will free up space and save time by not downloading unnecessary updates.

21 October 2017
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How To Install Vanilla GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 17.10

So you’ve installed Ubuntu 17.10 but you’re not 100% sold on the direction Ubuntu has taken the GNOME desktop in — no shame in that. The customized version of GNOME that Ubuntu 17.10 uses is very […]

20 October 2017