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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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December 14th, 2015

Organize & Manage Your Firefox Tabs Like a Pro with the Tab Groups Add-on

Have you ever heard of the Tab Groups feature from Mozilla’s Firefox web browser? If you said no then you’re not alone, in fact, Mozilla has recently stated that they estimate the Tab Groups feature is used by “around 0.01% of users” and due to this estimate they have decided to remove this feature from Firefox starting with Firefox 45.

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November 27th, 2015

Simplify Command-Line Package Management with APT instead of apt-get

APT, the Advanced Package Tool from the Debian project, is for managing packages by using a lot of separate tools to accomplish various tasks. In the past, users needed to know multiple command structures like apt-get, apt-cache, apt-config, and many more to utilize the full feature-set of APT.

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November 5th, 2015

The Current State of Video Streaming Services on Linux

Are you confused by the current state of support Linux users have for video streaming services? Are you curious why some services work in some browsers and not in others while some services don’t work at all? I was confused by this too so I decided to research this issue to find and share what the current state of video streaming services on Linux is.

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November 4th, 2015

How to Start Applications Automatically as Linux Boots

Are you manually loading applications each time you turn on your computer? Wouldn’t you rather have them automatically load instead? Here’s how to auto-start applications in Linux.

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November 3rd, 2015

6 Tools to Manage Your Linux Clipboard

Have you ever copied something important to your clipboard but became distracted? Perhaps this led you to copying something else, thereby erasing the original content? I used to do that more times than I’d like to admit but thanks to a clipboard manager, I have saved myself so much frustration.

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October 7th, 2015

Epiphany Web-Apps: Integrate the Web with Your Desktop

Are you a frequent user of web apps? Would you prefer them to be more integrated into your desktop? The Epiphany browser can do just that and this article will show you how.

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October 5th, 2015

Using KDE Connect to Sync your Android Device with Your Linux Computer

Have you ever wished your Android devices and your Linux computers worked together more seamlessly? KDE Connect is something you should check out because it alleviates the headaches of the multi-device experience.

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September 10th, 2015

How to Watch Netflix Natively on Linux – the Easy Way

I wrote an article about how to easily watch Netflix natively on Linux for MakeUseOf.com and this being my first professionally published article, I think I did fairly well.

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