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10 Useful ‘locate’ Command Practical Examples for Linux Newbies

One of most obnoxious experiences that most new users of the Linux platform usually face is the inability to find the simplest and yet more effective …

Some perfectly authentic looking web addresses are not what they seem and not all browsers are taking the problem seriously<p>Here’s a challenge for you: you click on a link in your email, and find yourself at the website https://аррӏе.com. Your browser shows the green padlock icon, confirming it’s a …

IT security

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Vi/Vim Text Editor in Linux

While working with Linux systems, there are several areas where you’ll need to use a text editor including programming/scripting, editing …

5 projects for Raspberry Pi at home

The Raspberry Pi computer can be used in all kinds of settings and for a variety of purposes. It obviously has a place in education for helping …

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service …

Information Systems

How to set up a personal web server with a Raspberry Pi

A personal web server is "the cloud," except you own and control it as opposed to a large corporation.<p>Owning a little cloud has a lot of benefits, …

How to Keep Messages Secure

Security experts give their best advice for keeping messages secure, whether you’re at a protest or just want to keep out snooping siblings.<p>Heading to a protest, organizing with activists, or suddenly concerned about the politics of your parents? Don’t use SMS or Snapchat to chat about it – you …

Going Native- Back to the Notes App Revisited

I got a few comments on my original article from Flipboard and Twitter that touched on details I thought were interesting and worth bringing back to the site. Before diving in, thank you to all reached out, and I hope to hear from you again.<p>First off, the consensus among users I interacted with was …

Going Native- Back to the Notes App

At one time, I had pretty much forsaken the iOS Notes app. Other than taking down to-go orders and a few other random thoughts on the iPhone version, I had pretty much stopped using it a few years ago. I hardly ever used it on any of my iPads. I had Evernote and kept almost all notes that I took …

Apps

How to Remove DRM From iTunes Movies and TV Shows

You bought a TV show or movie on iTunes. You want to watch it on your Android phone, Plex media server, or basically anything not made by Apple. Why …

Microsoft Wins Title: Globe's First Supreme AI-Cloud Superpower (MSFT)

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is on the verge of creating the world’s “first AI supercomputer”. This is according to the firm’s CEO and lead visionary, …

Artificial Intelligence

15 Essential Accessories for MacBook and MacBook Pro

Because you and your laptop deserve nice things.<p>Apple's laptops boast the best ecosystem of accessories in the business. Here are some of our favorite picks for the 12-inch MacBook and the new MacBook Pro models.

Shopping

Desirée Patno takes it everywhere she goes, except the bath

Desirée Patno began seeing double this fall. After two months, the condition has only gotten more pronounced.<p>It began on the morning of October 30th. …

Five Open Source Projects that MSPs Should Be Following

If you're in the managed services business, you need to stay on top of the latest technologies. Here are five open source projects that MSPs should …

The Linux Migration: Final Linux Distro Selection

In my Linux migration initial progress report, I provided an early assessment of the Linux distribution that I thought I would use moving forward. At …

LibreOffice 5.3 Now Available For Windows, Mac, And Linux

A new version of LibreOffice has been released this week by the Document Foundation and takes the form of LibreOffice 5.3 which is now available for …

How to Use a PGP Key to Encrypt Your Email

Keep your messages secret.<p>The National Security Agency has been known to intercept and collect emails, and with Donald Trump as president, privacy …

Information Systems

The Monochrome Arch Desktop

Reader Linux Jess submitted this monochrome desktop, powered by Arch Linux, to our Desktop Showcase, and we couldn’t help but feature it. It’s clean, …

Microsoft is making it easier for Thailand to spy on its citizens

Microsoft is the only major tech company to trust Thailand’s national root certificate by default, report says<p>The Thai government is looking to take greater control over its citizens' web encryption, according to a new report from Privacy International, and Microsoft is part of the problem.<p>At issue …

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. …

Software

Here’s How To Protect Your Privacy In Trump’s America

Easy tips to shield yourself from expanded government surveillance.<p>You’d think texts to your mom and calls to your takeout place would hardly be of interest to the government, but the feds might be monitoring your communications anyway. Sweeping government surveillance programs have grown in recent …

The Big List Of Pi Project Ideas

See also, Tutorials, Guides & Books: General Tutorials Guides & Books: MegaThread Ideas aren’t always easy when you’re a newcomer to the Pi platform …

How to Find Number of Files in a Directory and Subdirectories

In this guide, we will cover how to display the total number of files in the current working directory or any other directory and its subdirectories …

From OSX to Ubuntu

<b>A year earlier I decided to switch from OSX to Ubuntu, so now is a good time to make a little retrospective. TL;DR: Linux now offers a pleasant</b> …

3 Ways to Permanently and Securely Delete ‘Files and Directories’ in Linux

In most cases the means we use to delete a file from our computers such as using Delete key, Trash files or rm command, which do not permanently and …

Linux

7 Best Twitter Clients for Linux That You Will Love to Use

Twitter is one of the most popular and massively used blogging services on the Internet today, with the ever increasing use of the this amazing …

Weather updates with OpenWeather GNOME Shell extension

If you have ever wanted weather updates on your Desktop, one of the easiest and neatest ways with the OpenWeather GNOME Shell extension. This nifty …

Moto G4, G4 Plus get Android Nougat; when will Moto X Style, X Play get new v7.0 OS update?

Android Nougat soak testing for Moto X Style and the X Play to commence soon.<p>Last week, there were reports of Moto G4 and G4 Plus owners getting …

Finding an Alternative to Mac OS X

This is the first in a series on finding a replacement for Mac OS X.<p>Background<p>I have used Mac OS X since the public beta and use it at both home and …

What I like and what I miss with my new GTD workflow

I recently switched from using Todoist as my main GTD system to using the three Google services Google Keep, Google Calendar and Inbox by Gmail …