Some applications don’t show up in your Application menu. This article shows you how to create a .desktop file in Linux so you can launch your favorite apps from the Application menu.
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There are many Bitcoin clients that support Linux but only a few that are really good. Here are 5 of the best Bitcoin clients for Linux that we recommend.
Most of the search commands only read plain text files and not PDFs. To search PDF files from the terminal, you can use pdfgrep. Learn about pdfgrep here.
LibreOffice and WPS Office are two common MS Office alternatives for Linux. We take a look here at both and see which is more suited for your Linux desktop.
The Raspberry Pi is great but is a little lacking in security out of the box. Here we’ll show you how to change a Raspberry Pi password and secure your Pi.
Ubuntu recently made the jump to GNOME, but the default still looks a lot like Unity. If you’d like the vanilla GNOME experience, follow this guide.
Sed is a powerful command in Linux akin to the find and replace feature in most text editors. Find out what sed is and how you can use it to improve your efficiency in the terminal.
Different Linux distributions use different package managers to handle installing software. Take a look at the install commands on these popular distros.
Trello is available for most platforms, except for Linux. If you are a Linux user, this unofficial client will allow you to access Trello from the desktop. Check it out!
Gnome shell comes with some useful keyboard shortcuts. Here are some useful and lesser-known Gnome Shell keyboard shortcuts you should use to improve your productivity.
It can be so difficult for new users to remember Linux commands that they need to fully utilize their system. These tricks make it easier to do so.
You can record a terminal session with any screen recording program, but Showterm for Linux makes it very easy to record and embed on a site. Here’s how it works.
There is an annoying error on Linux systems that tells you you have no space when there’s plenty on your filesystem. Explore these potential fixes.
It’s important to understand how to manage directories in your operating system. If you’re new to Linux, there are a few options to delete a directory.
Grep is a powerful tool for finding patterns and words on Unix-like systems such as Linux. Find out what Grep is and how to use it to find text from files or folders.
While any Linux distro may be used for gaming, there are some distros specifically optimized for gaming. Here are some of the best Linux distros for gaming.
Hearthstone is not only a popular online card game, it’s a major e-sport. Learn how to play this popular game on Ubuntu Linux.
It can be hard to find gaming peripherals that work well with Linux. These five gaming mice work well on Linux with and without open-source drivers.