Corebird, the GTK Twitter Client for Linux

Corebird, the GTK Twitter Client for Linux

Corebird is a desktop Twitter client for Linux that integrates seamlessly into your Gnome or Unity desktop. Here’s how to install and use this handy app.

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VeltOS: An Arch Derivative to Look Forward To

VeltOS: An Arch Derivative to Look Forward To

VeltOS is an Arch-based Linux distro that comes with a custom desktop environment, a unique selection of packages, and a core philosophy that sets it apart. Let’s take a closer look.

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Meet Simon, the Linux Speech Recognition Engine

Meet Simon, the Linux Speech Recognition Engine

Simon is for Linux what Siri is for iOS. The difference is that Simon is a lot more controllable. It can be fully trained to recognize voice commands. Here’s a closer look.

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Learn with Linux: Flashcards

Learn with Linux: Flashcards

Flashcards are a powerful tool that can help you memorise just about anything. Here is some software that allows you to use flashcards on Linux.

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Bodhi Linux 3.1 and the New Mokhsa Desktop

Bodhi Linux 3.1 and the New Mokhsa Desktop

Bodhi Linux has recently severed ties with Enlightenment DE developers. The creator of Bodhi has instead forked and created a new DE: the Moksha desktop.

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Learn with Linux: Two Geography Apps

Learn with Linux: Two Geography Apps

There are only two geography-related appls readily available in most Linux repositories: Kgeography and Marble. Here’s how to use them to learn on Linux.

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Learn with Linux: Learning Music

Learn with Linux: Learning Music

Learning music is a great pastime. If you’re interested in learning music on Linux, here’s some exceptional software to help you along your musical journey.

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How to Defragment Linux Systems

How to Defragment Linux Systems

Most Linux users won’t need to defragment their disk thanks to its excellent journaling filesystems, but when you need to defragment, here’s how to do it.

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How to Manage Swap Usage in Linux

How to Manage Swap Usage in Linux

Swap is a special partition used to write pages from memory and read back pages into memory as well. This guide shows how to manage swap usage in Linux.

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How to Edit Video Subtitles with Aegisub

How to Edit Video Subtitles with Aegisub

Aegisub is a simple subeditor with advanced functionality. It allows you to easily edit video subtitles and adjust them. Here’s how to use it on Linux.

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How to Enable Hibernate in Ubuntu

How to Enable Hibernate in Ubuntu

Standard hibernation was disabled in Ubuntu 12.04. Fortunately there is a way to enable hibernate in Ubuntu. Here’s how it’s done.

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Learn with Linux: Physics Simulation

Learn with Linux: Physics Simulation

Linux offers many tools for scientists to support or conduct experiments. This article focuses on a few that will make learning physics easier or more fun.

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Learn with Linux: Learning to Type

Learn with Linux: Learning to Type

Using Linux as your default OS and interested in learning how to type? The following two applications can help you learn the basics and master the keyboard.

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Recover Lost PDF Passwords with pdfcrack (Linux)

Recover Lost PDF Passwords with pdfcrack (Linux)

Forgetting the password to your important PDF documents can be disastrous. pdfcrack is a Linux command line tool that can crack the password of any PDF file. Let’s check it out.

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Systemd – What You Need to Know

Systemd – What You Need to Know

Systemd provides a standard process for controlling what programs run when a Linux system boots up. Here’s everything you need to know about it.

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How to Set Up RAID in Linux

How to Set Up RAID in Linux

Ready to set up RAID in Linux? This guide will suit anyone with a home system who’d prefer files to be safe or those running small self-hosted servers.

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Netrunner 16 at a Glance

Netrunner 16 at a Glance

Netrunner OS is a KDE plasma-based Linux distro. It comes in two flavours: standard (based on Kubuntu) & rolling (based on Manjaro). Let’s take a closer look.

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How to Install Deepin Terminal in Ubuntu

How to Install Deepin Terminal in Ubuntu

Deepin Terminal is a python-based terminal emulator with many useful features you often can’t find in default Terminal. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu.

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The Power-User’s Guide to htop

The Power-User’s Guide to htop

htop is a terminal-based system monitoring app that presents data of various system processes & resource consumption. Here’s all you need to know about it.

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Visual Studio Code First Impressions

Visual Studio Code First Impressions

Microsoft will soon release a cross-platform code editor called Visual Studio Code for ASP.NET & Node apps. Here’s a closer look at the Linux version.

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Ubuntu Snappy – What You Need to Know

Ubuntu Snappy – What You Need to Know

Canonical has released a new cloud operating system called Ubuntu Snappy Core. Wondering what it’s all about? Want to try it out? This guide is for you.

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5 User-Friendly Terminal Applications

5 User-Friendly Terminal Applications

The following five user-friendly terminal based applications in this article are proof that the terminal can be intuitive, easy to use & even fun at times.

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