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How to Scan Your Linux Computer for Viruses and Rootkits

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Aug 16, 2017 5:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Malware is out there, even for Linux systems. Use these three open-source tools to thoroughly scan your Linux computer for viruses and rootkits.

How to Run Android Apps on Ubuntu Linux with Anbox

Anbox is a new experimental project that lets you run Android applications on Linux. Install the latest version and experiment on Ubuntu.

How to Configure Color Temperature in GNOME Night Light

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Aug 8, 2017 3:03 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNOME, Linux
Gnome Night Light can change the color of your monitor at night so you won’t have eye strain. Learn how you can fine tune the color temperature of your monitor.

How to Create an Encrypted USB with VeraCrypt

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Aug 3, 2017 8:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
VeraCrypt is a powerful cross-platform tool for encrypting files and drives. Learn how to use it to encrypt your portable USB drives.

How to Play Music from the Linux Command Line

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Aug 1, 2017 5:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Playing music from the command line isn’t the right option for everyone. MPD is a command-line option for music playback that requires manual configuration. Some people will love that. It’ll drive others insane. It all depends on how you prefer to use your Linux PC.

How to Count the Number of Files in a Directory in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ada Ivanova (Posted by damien on Jul 31, 2017 3:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
When you have a folder full of files, it can be difficult to find the exact file count. Learn how you can count the number of files in a directory in Linux.

How to Disable the Touchpad When a Mouse Is Connected in Linux GNOME Shell

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Jul 28, 2017 9:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux
Gnome Shell has an option to disable the touchpad, but you can bring it further to get it to automatically disable the touchpad when a mouse is connected. Find out how here.

How to View Song Lyrics on the Linux Desktop

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 25, 2017 8:46 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
There are a number of great options for seeing your favorite song lyrics on your Linux desktop. These music players and standalone utilities can help.

How to Create an Anonymous Bootable Tails USB

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 22, 2017 6:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Tails is an excellent option for an anonymous operating system. Learn how to make your own bootable Tails USB to turn any PC into an anonymous one.

How to Set Up Bluetooth in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Jul 19, 2017 6:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Bluetooth in Linux is often hit or miss. If you haven’t had Bluetooth working out of the box, follow this guide to set up Bluetooth in Linux.

Manage Your Linux Game Library With Lutris

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 18, 2017 6:47 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Games, Linux
Gaming on Linux can be a pain. Lutris is a Linux game manager that aims to change that by bringing all of your games together in one place.

How to Customize Your Linux Terminal with Pokemon Skins

  • Make Tech Easier; By Aaron Phillips (Posted by damien on Jul 14, 2017 8:24 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Here’s how to customize your Tilix terminal in Ubuntu with 493 unique Pokemon skins. Choose your favorite, or set it to display new Pokemon on every launch.

How to Play Blu-Ray on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 12, 2017 8:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Playing a Blu-ray on Linux isn’t straightforward. This method allows you to play your Blu-rays on your favorite operating system as simply as possible.

How to Transfer ROMs to RetroPie Via USB

You can easily set up the Raspberry Pi to become a retro gaming machine with RetroPie. Here’s how you can transfer ROMs to Retropie and start playing games.

How to Handle a Hi-Dpi Screen in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 8, 2017 2:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
HiDPI monitors are becoming more popular than ever. Learn how to tailor your Linux desktop to look good with these high-resolution screens.

How to Secure Your Linux Desktop with Iptables

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 7, 2017 5:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Using a strong firewall can help you control who gets access to your computer and how. Learn how to implement the iptables firewall on your Linux desktop.

How to Stream Twitch Directly to GNOME on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 4, 2017 4:28 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux
Twitch is easily the most popular game-streaming platform on the Internet. GNOME Twitch allows you to easily integrate Twitch into your Linux desktop.

How to Set Up an Email Server in Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 28, 2017 7:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
There are plenty of reasons to run your own email server. In the past it’s been a real pain, but now using Ubuntu, Docker, and Mailcow, it’s much easier.

How to Use Emojis in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Jun 27, 2017 10:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The support for emojis on the Linux desktop is largely below par. Let’s take a look at some distro-agnostic ways to view and input emojis in Linux

7 Great Linux Design Tools Digital Artists Should Know

If you are a digital artist, Linux offers some of the best design tools you can use to create outstanding designs. Here are 7 of the best Linux design tools you should use.

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