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How to change the hostname on Ubuntu 18.04

Changing the hostname in Ubuntu 18.04 is a bit different than in previous iterations. Here's how to take care of this important configuration.<p>Ah, the …

A buyer's guide to virtual private networks (VPNs) in 2018

On April 4, 2017, a measure was signed into federal law that allows Internet service providers to collect and sell your personal data without your consent. Things including your physical location, your favorite websites, and what Internet apps you use are all valid targets for a price tag. One of …

How to Install Ubuntu Desktop on Windows 10

I am quite sure that some of you, after installing Ubuntu or some other flavour of Linux, have realized to your chagrin that it does not come with a …

CompuLab upgrades compact fanless PC designed for harsh industrial use

The second generation Airtop fanless compact computer hasn't been designed for home users, but rather edge computing and use in harsh industrial …

New Version of Linux Radio Player ‘Gradio’ Released

Desktop Linux radio player Gradio has broadcast word of its latest release, and it sounds great. In my article on Gradio 6.0 I lamented the loss of …

Linux

Linux Release Roundup: Cozy, MuPDF, Atom + More

A quick round-up of recent Linux app releases, including updates to Atom, Visual Studio Code, Cozy audiobook player, and uLauncher app launcher for …

Linux

Ubuntu’s Suru Icon Theme Is Being Revived

If you loved the look of the Suru icon theme used on the Ubuntu phone you'll be pleased to hear that a community designer plans to bring it to the …

Ubuntu

Open Source Desktop Radio App Gradio Updated

A new version of Gradio, a desktop radio app for Linux desktops, is available for download. A fairly sizeable update, Gradio 6.0 introduces a number …

Linux

Quickly Reduce JPG/PNG File Size on Ubuntu Using a Nautilus Script

A simple Nautilus script that makes it super easy to reduce jpg quality, resize images, and convert png files to jpg on Ubuntu and other Linux …

Linux

PB For Desktop 5.0.0 Brings Support For SMS Notification Mirroring

<b>PB For Desktop 5.0.0 was released today, bringing some important enhancements and fixes, like support for SMS mirroring, improved reconnection (in</b> …

Linux

How to set up ssh key authentication

Out of the box, secure shell is fairly secure. With the help of ssh key authentication, you can lock down secure shell so that only specific machines …

Arc is a New Applications Menu for GNOME Shell

Arc is a new applications menu for GNOME Shell. It replaces the 'Activities' button with a simple, two-panel app menu and search box.This post, Arc …

Conky Harmattan Adds an Interactive Setup Tool

Conky Harmattan, a beautiful, informative Conky theme for the Linux desktop, is now a bit easier to use thanks to an interactive CLI tool.This post, …

Resetter – Reset Ubuntu and Linux Mint to Default Settings

Have you experienced times when you need to just scrap all that you’re doing and start afresh? There’s a reason why a clean OS installation usually …

Linux

Install 24 Popular GTK Themes With One Command Using This Script

This script will install 24 GTK themes on Ubuntu, Arch and any other GNOME based Linux distribution straight from Git.This post, Install 24 Popular …

System76 giving its users what they want: An all-aluminum Ubuntu Linux notebook

Windows 10 machines and MacBook Pros aren’t the only ones getting new members of the family. Linux also has its adherents, and every now and then a …

How to Setup A Ubuntu Remote Desktop

There are many reasons why you might want to connect to a computer remotely.<p>Maybe you are at work and you have realized you have left that important …

How to install WordPress with Docker on Ubuntu 16.04

IntroductionFor those who don’t know, WordPress is a famous content management system based on PHP and MySQL, distributed under the terms of the GNU …

DevOps

How to Upgrade Kernel to Latest Version in Ubuntu

Periodically new devices and technology coming out and it’s important to keep our Linux system kernel up-to-date if we want to get the most of out …

Linux

Best lightweight Linux distro of 2018

Modern Linux distros are designed to appeal to a large number of users who run modern hardware.<p>As a result, they have become too bloated for older …

Google Docs just got a whole lot more powerful on iOS and Android

With all of the products and services that exist under the Google umbrella, updates are a dime a dozen, but this week has been especially busy for …

6 Cool Internet Radio Players For Linux

There are quite a few Linux applications that can play Internet radio, but I thought I'd make a list of some of the most interesting apps that focus …

RcloneBrowser (Rclone GUI) Lets You Manage Multiple Cloud Storage Services From A Single Desktop App

<b>RcloneBrowser is a Qt5 Rclone graphical user interface, available for Linux, Mac and Windows.</b> <br>In case you're not familiar with Rclone, this is a …

Goodvibes is an Internet Radio Player App for Ubuntu

I don’t listen to the radio that often, but when I do it’s certainly not in the traditional way. Like many, I listen to internet radio on my PC using …

Internet Radio

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This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

Note-Taking

Ubuntu Post Installation Script

Ubuntu is a very user-friendly operating system ever I have used. It has everything an average Linux user wants in his Desktop. However, it doesn’t …

Linux

WMail – The Desktop Client for Google Inbox and GMail

<b>WMail is a desktop client for Google Inbox and Gmail.</b><p>With WMail, GMail can be accessed without logging in through Web Browser. Using WMail, multiple …

How To Find And Remove Unused Packages In Linux

Running out of low disk space? You may need to check for unused packages (<b>orphaned packages</b>) filled in your hard drive. Orphaned (unused) packages …

Linux