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Getting Started in Bitcoin? Check Out These 5 Bitcoin Clients for Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Dec 16, 2017 7:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
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.

How to Search PDF Files from the Terminal with pdfgrep

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Dec 13, 2017 1:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
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 vs. WPS Office: Which Office Suite Should You Use on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Dec 6, 2017 5:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
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.

How to Change Your Password on Raspberry Pi Raspbian

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.

How to Get Vanilla GNOME Shell in Ubuntu

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.

What Is SED and How Do You Use It

  • Make Tech Easier; By Alexander Fox (Posted by damien on Nov 29, 2017 11:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Sed is a powerful command 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.

How to Install Software Via the Command Line in Various Linux Distros

Different Linux distributions use different package managers to handle installing software. Take a look at the install commands on these popular distros.

How to Get the Trello Desktop Client on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Nov 24, 2017 10:43 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
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!

Useful GNOME Shell Keyboard Shortcuts You Might Not Know About

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ada Ivanova (Posted by damien on Nov 21, 2017 10:40 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux
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.

How to Easily Remember Linux Commands

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Nov 18, 2017 3:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
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.

Record and Share Terminal Session with Showterm

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Nov 16, 2017 11:39 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
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.

How to Fix the No Space Left on Device’ Error on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Nov 16, 2017 3:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
There is an annoying error on Linux systems that tells you you have no space when there is plenty on your filesystem. Explore these potential fixes.

What Is GREP and How Do You Use It?

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Nov 9, 2017 2:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Grep is a powerful tool for finding patterns and words on Unix-like systems. Find out what Grep is and how to use it to find text from files or folders.

5 of the Best Linux Distros for Gaming

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.

How to Install LineageOS on Raspberry Pi

LineageOS is a popular Android ROM. Recently, it was ported to the Raspberry Pi. Follow this process to install LineageOS on your Raspberry Pi.

How to Play Hearthstone on Ubuntu Linux

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.

5 of the Best Gaming Mice For Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Oct 30, 2017 12:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: 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.

How to Quickly Type Special Characters in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Oct 27, 2017 2:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Typing a special character can be a troublesome task in most operating systems. Here are a few tricks to quickly type special characters in Linux.

How to Install Mycroft AI Assistant On Raspberry Pi

Mycroft is an open-source alternative to Alexa and Google Home. Learn how to install your own Mycroft AI assistant on a Raspberry Pi 3.

What to Expect from the Ubuntu 17.10 Release

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ada Ivanova (Posted by damien on Oct 24, 2017 5:21 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
One of the hottest events in October is the release of Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome desktop. Here’s what you can expect to find in this Ubuntu 17.10 release.

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