How to enable adding Files and Folders on desktop in elementary OS

Elementary OS doesn’t allow file manager to access desktop, and the reasoning behind this approach according to dev team is a clutter free desktop. While some may agree with desktop restriction, there are probably more people who are unhappy about it. Fortunately, there is a way to enable desktop icons and also the right-click context… Continue reading How to enable adding Files and Folders on desktop in elementary OS

Blender 2.80 officially released with whole new Workspace and 3D Viewport

Now available for download is the new Blender 2.80 that comes with a redesigned user interface and a whole bunch of new tools. Before we get into what the new Blender has to offer, let’s see what this freeware is all about! Blender is a complete 3D creation suite that deals with all elements of the… Continue reading Blender 2.80 officially released with whole new Workspace and 3D Viewport

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KDE Plasma 5.17 to get modernized look and feel, several new features confirmed

From what we’re hearing, KDE Plasma 5.17 will feature significant user interface and performance improvements — not to mention several new features. The 81st week of the KDE Usability and Productivity initiative was all about KDE Plasma, which is one of the most popular desktop environments out there right now. Its only competition being the… Continue reading KDE Plasma 5.17 to get modernized look and feel, several new features confirmed

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Make zero setup file transfers within PCs in a LAN using Dukto for Linux

Dukto is a F.O.S.S that let’s you transfer files between PCs in a LAN environment. It is designed specifically for LAN use and so it works even when there is no internet connection. The best part of Dukto is zero setup to transfer files. To make a file transfer, users need to launch the utility on… Continue reading Make zero setup file transfers within PCs in a LAN using Dukto for Linux

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Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo” Release Date and New Features

The final release of Ubuntu 19.04 is expected to arrive on Thursday, April 18th, 2019. It will follow the typical 6-month development cycle and will be the only official build of the version offered for public testing. Canonical has stopped releasing alpha build release since Ubuntu 18.04 release. Ubuntu 19.04 code-named “Disco Dingo” According to… Continue reading Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo” Release Date and New Features

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15 things you need to know about the Linux Directory Structure

In the second chapter of our ‘Learn Linux’ series, today we learn about the Linux Directory structure. Every operating systems have certain hierarchy of directory for organizing the files as a way to help users keep track of where something can be found. Take a look at the File Manager shown below. Each folder serves… Continue reading 15 things you need to know about the Linux Directory Structure

Happy 15th Birthday, Ubuntu!

We got a reason to celebrate! Happy 15th Birthday, Ubuntu! Ubuntu, named after the African philosophy of ubuntu (translated as “humanity to others” by some, and “I am what I am because of who we all are” by other), plans to celebrate its 15th birthday three days early this year with the official release of Ubuntu… Continue reading Happy 15th Birthday, Ubuntu!

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Wine 5.0 for Linux released with major gaming improvements

Today, the Wine Project officially released Wine 5.0 as stable for the Linux, macOS, Android (limited support), and FreeBSD platforms.  The announcement comes after a year of development by the Wine team comprising bi-weekly development releases. For those unfamiliar with Wine (Wine is Not an Emulator), it is a FOSS compatibility layer that allows users… Continue reading Wine 5.0 for Linux released with major gaming improvements

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How to install and configure MariaDB on RHEL/CentOS

The growth and usage of the MariaDB server for the past 6 years is an admirable milestone. It has similar footprints with the MySQL database because of one primary reason; MySQL generated the fork responsible for its development. However, MariaDB is a community-developed project with richer and more dynamic features when compared to the MySQL… Continue reading How to install and configure MariaDB on RHEL/CentOS

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