Hi there,

My name is Michael Tunnell, I'm a Designer / Developer / Marketer, Writer, Podcaster, Linux Enthusiast, and Open Source Advocate from Birmingham, Alabama. I've been involved with so many web, Linux, and/or open source related projects that I've lost count, this page contains a list of the projects I can remember.

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May 8th, 2017

MichaelTunnell.com New Website is Now Live

I am excited to announce my brand new website!

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May 7th, 2017

Linux Action Show has Ended

As the producer for Linux Action Show, how will the ending of LAS affect me?

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August 31st, 2016

How to Take a Screenshot on Linux

Linux is a powerful and diverse operating system, so naturally the screenshot tools for the platform are just as powerful and diverse. The wide variety of these screeenshot tools range from simple and easy-to-use to powerful command-line tools that offer the ability to script and automate the process.

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April 29th, 2016

How To Install .deb Packages Without “Ubuntu Software” in Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 is the first version to include the new replacement software app, GNOME Software–and it already has a show-stopping bug. Currently, in Ubuntu 16.04, it is not possible to install third-party applications using the Software app.

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April 21st, 2016

Ubuntu 16.04 Makes Ubuntu Exciting Again

Ubuntu hasn’t had the best reputation among Linux users over the past few years–with some even going so far as to call it “boring”. If you’ve been hesitant to try it out, then hold on to your seats–Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” is not only an exciting release, but one that has the potential to be a game changer for the Linux ecosystem.

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February 29th, 2016

Solve YouTube’s “Spacebar Problem” with These Keyboard Shortcuts

Does this sound familiar? You start to watch a video on YouTube, and want to pause it. So you press the spacebar on your keyboard, but rather than pause the video, you randomly jump down the page instead . . .

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