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How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10 from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

We show you how to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10 from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It's easy enough, and you already have everything you need — so let's get started!

18 October 2018

SMPlayer Makes It Easy to Stream Videos from Your PC to Android Phone

The latest version of open source media player SMPlayer lets you stream video from your PC to Android phone or tablet — all with a single click! The handy feature means you can watch video on your […]

17 September 2018

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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Make Linux Mint Look Like a Mac With This New Theme

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 latest version of macOS comes with a “dynamic desktop” background that subtly changes throughout the day. In this post we show you how you to use it on your Linux desktop. As we said in our post […]

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

Essential Guide: How to Use Emoji on Ubuntu

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