Startup Delayer allows us to control the startup items in Windows and delay the loading of all applications that auto-start when we login to our desktop.
XnConvert is an image processing app that can turn the whole batch image resizing, conversion and re-compression process into a two-click affair.
Clipboard managers are useful, but most of them don’t offer a backup feature. Here is a hack to backup your clipboard history with KDE’s clipboard widget.
Have you notice how Linux commands are located in different folders but accessible everywhere? Here is how to make your scripts executable everywhere too.
Do you feel frustrated that the games you are playing are too difficult and you can never complete them? With WeMod, you can now safely cheat in games.
While restoring your Virtualbox VM, you may come across a UUID that does not match the error message. Here’s how to change the UUID in Virtualbox HHDs.
If you want to share what’s on your desktop with others, taking a screenshot is the best way. These are some tools for taking screenshots on Linux.
Linux is the most customizable OS around. You can change almost everything on it. Here are some customized Linux desktops to inspire you.
MyDefrag is the only program that can defragment your hard disks precisely the way you want it. You can set up zones and place your most important files in the faster region of the HDD.
If you are buying games from different stores, managing them can be a hassle. GOG Galaxy 2 can now manage your games that are bought from different places.
If you have a bunch of audio files that you want to convert to MP3, you can make use of the popular SoundConverter to convert audio files in Ubuntu.
Linux can get viruses, but you don’t need an antivirus. How can both those claims be true? Do you really need antivirus on your Linux machine?
Zorin OS touts itself as a Windows alternative and is targeting Windows users that are looking to switch to Linux. Check out our review of Zorin OS.
It’s easy to format your hard disk to NTFS in Linux. There are many ways to do this, and we will show you how to do it using GParted.
Setting the terminal as a transparent wallpaper is a great way to use the terminal and enjoy your wallpaper at the same time. Here’s how to do it in Kubuntu.
If you want to delete your file beyond recovery, there are a few ways you can completely delete a files in Linux. Check them out here.
VLC comes with plenty of effects and filters to improve the video in real time. This series of fixes will help you improve the way video looks in VLC.
QDirStat can pinpoint space hogs: find files and reclaim the space they take up. Learn how you can clean up hard disk storage with QDirStat.
AutoHotkey allows you to create your own scripts to automate anything on Windows desktop. Here we show you the basics to get you started in autohotkey.
If you want to start developing for WordPress, here is how you can set up WordPress for local development in Linux without paying a single cent.
Krita is a software specializing in sketching and drawing. This tutorial will work as both an intro to sketching and the use of Krita for this purpose.
Screen makes multitasking in the terminal simple. With it, you can run many tools in parallel, each in their session, and detach and reattach to it at will.
Apple has set a high standard in their Time Machine backup software. Here are some of the best Time Machine alternatives for Linux that can back up your HDD.
Deleting your files and partition doesn’t wipe the data within. Here’s how you can completely wipe your hard drive in Linux, making data retrieval difficult
If you often type the same phrases, sentences, or use templates based on the structure of your documents, LibreOffice Writer’s AutoText can help.
7zip is a great tool for compressing files, but its usage can be complicated for some users. Here’s how you can simplify 7z compression with bash aliases.
Kodi can do more than just stream media. You can now play arcade games on Kodi too. Learn how to turn your Kodi into a game arcade center.
One common error in Virtualbox is the lack of hard drive space in the virtual machine. Here’s how to increase Virtualbox hard drive space with Clonezilla.
SpaceFM has a feature that offers instant access to the apps you want to use to open your files. Here’s how to use it to easily open multiple files in Linux.
Thunar comes with a powerful Bulk Rename tool. Here is how you can make use of the Bulk Rename tool to mass rename files in Linux.
The main menu of Peppermint Linux allows you to search anything. Here is how you can add more search actions to the Peppermint main menu.
Deepin Linux can be customized to become more Windows-like and make it more familiar and friendly for those who come to it from the world of Windows.
The Ice app in Peppermint Linux is a site-specific browser that allows you to convert web apps to desktop apps. Here is how you can do so.
PPSSPP is one of the easiest-to-use PSP emulators for playing PSP games in Linux. Learn how you can install PPSSPP in Linux and customize how it works.
Gnome Disk Utility is capable of benchmarking your storage devices. Here is how it shows you the actual performance of your storage media.
Inkscape is one of the best free scalable vector graphics (SVG) applications. Here we will show how you can easily create a simple logo with Inkscape.
If all you want is to create a simple personal webpage, HTML and CSS are all you need. Learn the basics of HTML and CSS in this beginner’s guide.
Augmented Steam is a browser extension for Steam that makes Steam better, friendlier, and in the long run, cheaper. Here’s how to use it.
LXDE is one of the lightest graphical environments you can use for your Linux desktop. This is how to add an app launcher panel in LXDE so it doesn’t consume many resources.
Guake is a dropdown terminal emulator for Linux. Let’s see why it’s worth it to invest some time to install, configure and use Guake on your Linux computer.
If you are always using Google to search for things, here is how you can do a google search for anything you copied to the clipboard.
VLC can be used to play YouTube videos but is a troublesome process that requires many clicks. Here is how to automate playing YouTube videos on VLC.
The Task Manager is one of the default tools in most operating systems. Here you’ll learn how to manage your running processes with XFCE task manager.
If you’re compressing and resizing images day-in, day-out, why not make it a one-click affair? You can easily compress and resize images in Thunar.
If you have a huge library of movies taking up lots of storage space, you can recompress them using Handbrake to free up some storage space.