Open a terminal and type the following command: sudo apt-get install fonts-cantarell lmodern ttf-aenigma ttf-georgewilliams ttf-bitstream-vera ttf-sjfonts ttf-tuffy tv-fonts ubuntustudio-font-meta This will install hundreds of different fonts in Ubuntu (or any other Linux distro). Full article
In your browser’s URL bar, simply type in the following mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and it will open a Compose Email window (from your default email client) with the recipent field filled in. Refer to the full article for more configuration options.
By default, when you are composing an email in Gmail, it will popup a compose window at the right bottom corner of the window. A quick trick is to press “Shift” while clicking the Compose button. This will open a bigger Compose area in its own window.
Open the Google Search app in Android and tap the “Mic” icon. Next, tap the Menu button and select “Search with camera”. Take an image of the barcode/qr code and it will take you to the URL embedded in the barcode/qr code.
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to perform website searches from your Mac’s desktop? With Phlo, you can now search any website with ease.
If you’re looking for a built-in tool to convert files in Google Drive, then try DriveConverter, a web app and Chrome extension specially built for Google Drive. It offers more flexible conversion features for documents, images and music files.
Google Drive offers a lot of features for users, but some of the basics have always been missing, such as password protection. Here is how you can password protect a spreadsheet in Google Drive.
Do you have a website that you frequently visit on your Android phone? You can pin your favorite sites to the home screen along with your other apps.
Be it a laptop or a mobile device, you always want the battery to last as long as possible without it dying on you. If you are running Linux on your laptop, you can make use of the TLP module to manage your computer’s power usage in the background.
With more and more Internet Service Providers capping bandwidth for subscribers, these users have to find ways to monitor network usage to avoid slow service and high fees. Windows 8 has a built-in tool to show network usage statistics as well as ways to limit your usage to help keep on top of it before your ISP caps you.
With Google Reader on its way out, it could be worth your while to consider transitioning to one of the free alternatives to Feedburner featured here.
Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services around. Depending on how you watch Netflix on your PC, you may have performance issues. This guide will give you some tips on how to optimize Netflix playback on your PC.
If you are a fan of online TV, then you definitely don’t want to miss out on this deal. The latest deal from StackSocial gives you a free month of Hulu Plus access, completely free of charge.
While Google has implemented two-factor authentication a long time ago, many people will wonder what took Microsoft so long to follow suit. While they are late to the game, it is still better late than never. Here is how you can activate the two factor authentication for your Microsoft account.
Ever get caught up in activity, grow tired and forgetful, and wish there were a way to recover passwords for Windows apps? Here is a great Password recovery tool and we have a giveaway for it.
If you prefer to use the screen corner to manage your apps, Preme is a useful utility that lets you manage your application windows more efficiently.
Do you have a lot of browser bookmarks in Firefox and/or Google Chrome? If so, I’m sure you’d like an easy way to search through them on your Mac – like you can with Safari bookmarks. Luckily, the Brow Mac app makes that all possibly in just a few short, simple steps.
The APT system in Ubuntu may be useful for installing applications, but it is not deploy a service/program. The Juju system aims to make access to server-based programs as simple as those for the desktop. Here’s how to use it.