I have a strong affinity for Linux, and I firmly believe that it surpasses Windows by leaps and bounds. There are a handful of shortcuts that significantly enhance my overall desktop usage experience. One such feature is the ability to
Despite having a brand new computer, encountering unexpected issues with basic tasks can still happen. This was precisely the case for me when I tried to blur my background on Google Meet. However, Meet refused to cooperate and insisted that
Virtual machines are a convenient way to test different operating systems, run legacy applications, or set up a development environment. However, sometimes things can go wrong, and your virtual machine can become unresponsive or slow down significantly. One common issue
Installing a website as a standalone app from Google Chrome can provide several benefits, especially when using frequently visited sites like Spotify. By installing Spotify as a standalone app, you can easily access the site without the need to open a new browser window or navigate to the site manually each time. You can just click on it's icon in your desktop environment's app section and you can even pin the app to your taskbar for convenient access.
Are you tired of receiving constant pop-up notifications from websites on your Android device, especially those fake warnings and scams? Do you have elderly relatives who get anxious about all the notifications and fall victim to scams? Fear not, this guide will show you how to turn off website notifications in Chrome on Android for good.
Having a home media center is really handy. It can do a ton of things besides just storing and playing your movies and TV series. You can also use them as network-accessible storage or an automated backup system or can even set them up as emulators to play vintage arcade games. The really amazing thing is that you can automate some tasks that you didn't even know wanted to be automated. In this article, we will explore one such automated workflow.
Generally, it is a good idea to have a separate root and home partition, so when you decide to try a new Linux distribution or do a clean install, you can reformat the root partition without losing your personal data. With this method a few years back 8 GB was more than enough for the root partition, but now with the advent of Snap, Flatpak and other alternatives, even a 20 GB root partition can run out of space in a few months. Let's see how to clean up space on a modern Ubuntu-based distribution like Zorin OS or Mint...
extremely clean, modern-looking Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. With the 4 different desktop layouts (with 4 more in the Pro version) it will be a familiar experience no matter if your last computer had Windows 7-10-11, macOS, ChromeOS. Version 16 based on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS just arrived a few weeks ago and you should really give it a try... and if you do, read on for some tips on how to make an awesome distro even better.
One of the best Windows 10 features is that you can use a PIN to log in faster than typing your password. Of course with Windows Hello you can log in even faster, but fingerprint scanning is often unreliable, and not many laptops have the IR camera required for the facial unlock feature. Wouldn't it be great if you could use a PIN to log in to your Linux desktop too?
The software center of Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon Edge offers Viber as a flatpak package. Installation is a breeze and the only downside is that it takes a lot more space than the .deb version from the official Viber homepage. I'm not sure if it is a common problem, but for me, the indicator icon was missing from the cinnamon taskbar.