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5 of the Best Journal Apps for Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 20, 2017 3:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Whether you’re keeping a journal for fun or a more practical reason, it can be valuable. These journal apps for Linux make journaling a breeze.

5 Must-Have Security Tools for Your Linux PC

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 13, 2017 8:30 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Security is important, even on Linux desktops. These 5 security tools for Linux can help protect your desktop against a wide variety of security threats.

How to Customise and Pimp Your Bash Prompt in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 8, 2017 6:21 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In Linux, the terminal is a big deal, and you'll spend time working with it. Why not customize it to your liking and make it look good?

How to Enable Picture-in-Picture Mode in GNOME Shell

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Jun 6, 2017 7:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNOME, Linux
Both Windows and macOS have added PiP mode to their OS. If you are using Gnome Shell, here’s how you can enable picture-in-picture mode in Gnome Shell.

Best Retro Gaming Emulators for Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 1, 2017 9:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Emulators open up a world of new gaming options on Linux. These retro gaming emulators allow you to play some of your old favorites on your PC.

The Complete Guide to Unrooting an Android Phone or Tablet

  • Make Tech Easier; By Robert Zak (Posted by damien on May 31, 2017 1:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Android
If you have rooted your Android device and want to restore it to its original state, here’s the complete guide on how to unroot your Android phone or tablet.

The Differences Between Multiverse, Universe, Restricted, and Main Repositories on Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ada Ivanova (Posted by damien on May 31, 2017 8:29 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
If you are a Ubuntu user, you have seen the different repositories: Main, Universe, Restricted, and Multiverse. Here is what each of these represent.

5 of the Best Image Editing Software For Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 30, 2017 6:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Linux can be a great platform for image editing and digital art creation. Use these five programs to turn Linux into a professional digital studio.

How to Get Notified of Updates for Your Gnome Shell Extensions

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on May 27, 2017 3:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux
Gnome Shell doesn’t come with a way to inform you of updates for your extensions. Here’s how you can get notified of updates for your Gnome Shell extensions.

How to Build a Custom Kernel on Ubuntu

Building a custom Linux kernel sounds terrifyingly difficult, but it’s really not that hard. Learn how to build and package your own kernels on Ubuntu.

Install and Use i3 Window Manager on Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 24, 2017 9:20 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
i3wm is a powerful tiling window manager that can take your desktop’s organization and efficiency to the next level. Learn how to use it on Ubuntu.

Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Hi-Fi System with RuneAudio

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 24, 2017 5:37 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Raspberry Pi
RuneAudio is a powerful open-source media center that can turn your Raspberry Pi into a DIY Hi-Fi system. Learn the simple setup process.

5 of the Best Linux Remote Desktop Apps to Remotely Access a Computer

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ada Ivanova (Posted by damien on May 20, 2017 2:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Remote desktop apps allow you to access a computer anywhere in the world. Here are 5 of the best remote desktop apps for Linux that you can use.

4 Great Linux Distros Designed for Privacy and Security

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ryan Lynch (Posted by damien on May 19, 2017 8:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
There are plenty of Linux distros out there, each with a different focus. Here are some of the best Linux distros designed for privacy and security. Check them out!

How to Send and Receive SMS on Linux with KDE Connect

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 18, 2017 10:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: KDE, Linux, Ubuntu
KDE Connect is a killer little app that allows your Linux PC to send and receive text messages through your Android phone. Learn how to install it on Ubuntu.

How to Save the Output of a Command to a File in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 16, 2017 8:14 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Logging from the command line in Linux is important. There are a number of ways to save both output and errors from command into files on Linux. Learn about them here.

How to Scan APK Files and Check If They Have a Virus

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on May 15, 2017 3:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Android
For some Android phones sideloading apps may be the only way to get new apps. For such cases, you may want to scan APK files for a virus before installing. Here’s how.

Top 5 Ebook Authoring Tools for Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 13, 2017 7:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Digital publication is booming. Discover the top free open-source ebook authoring tools available for Linux, and choose the best one for your ebook.

How to Install Wine Staging on Ubuntu Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 9, 2017 3:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Wine Staging contains loads of improvements and patches to help Linux users run their favorite games better than ever before. Learn how to install it on Ubuntu!

How to Install the Latest AMDGPU-PRO Drivers on Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 5, 2017 11:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
AMDGPU-PRO is AMD’s graphics driver for professional users, but it’s also great for gamers. Learn how to install it on Ubuntu Linux.

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