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How to Install Google Fonts on Fedora Desktop

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 08:23:10 AM

Google Fonts is a free interactive directory of over 1200 font families that Google has made available to developers and designers. The project was developed in 2010 to combat the licensing and compatibility issues that web developers faced when using proprietary fonts. Most of the fonts are published under the SIL Open Font License and […]

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12 Best Tools to Keep a Track of Your Online Reputation

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 08:10:39 AM

If you are into an online business, keeping a track of your image or reputation online is a priority! Online reputation not only limits you to measuring your success but also provides timely feedback concerning your business aspects. How? With the help of online reputation tools! These easy-to-use tools are of utmost help when you […]

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elementary OS 6 – A Beautiful OS for Open Source Lovers

Monday 25th of October 2021 05:38:35 AM

elementary OS is an open-source Ubuntu-based distro and one of the most awesome GNU/Linux distros ever that has gained a lot of traction over the years elementary OS is usually mentioned only in light of macOS and sometimes Windows, given that it features a beautiful and consistent UI which makes it an ideal replacement; it […]

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CuteFish – An Elegant, Beautiful and Easy-to-Use Linux Desktop

Monday 18th of October 2021 06:48:00 AM

CutefishOS is a new free and open-source desktop environment for Linux operating systems with a focus on simplicity, beauty, and practicality. Its goal is to create a better computing experience for Linux users. Cutefish OS is among the newest kids on the block of desktop environments. And since it has been born at such a […]

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How to Install Zoom in Debian-Based Linux Distros

Friday 15th of October 2021 05:17:05 AM

Zoom is one of the most popular applications for online meetings. Seeing its most significant user spike in 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown, the communication platform integrates cloud video conferencing, media sharing, and real-time messaging into a simple application. Zoom has become a go-to software for hosting webinars, creating conference rooms, and organizing online meetings […]

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Clapper – A New Gnome Media Player for Linux

Wednesday 13th of October 2021 09:35:58 AM

Clapper is a free and open-source media player. It was built for GNOME using GJS with the GTK4 toolkit. For its media backend, Clapper uses GStreamer, and it renders everything via OpenGL. The app is built with memory friendliness in mind. It ships with all the features you expect in a basic media player and […]

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The 10 Best Websites to Run Linux in a Web Browser

Monday 11th of October 2021 06:56:17 AM

Have you been looking for a method to run Linux without setting up an environment from scratch? Today, we’re happy to present you with a list of the best websites that enable you to run Linux from the convenience of your already up and running system. They are listed in alphabetical order. 1. CB.VU CB.VU […]

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10 Best Icon Themes for Ubuntu (2021 Edition)

Friday 8th of October 2021 04:54:08 AM

Icon theme packs and theme sets are the easiest way to adapt the look and feel of your operating system to your taste. By extension, it is also the quickest. What is convenient about employing icon themes is the fact that you need not make any significant changes to your machine. Just install the icon […]

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10 Best Linux Tools For Digital Artists [2021]

Tuesday 5th of October 2021 06:32:23 AM

There is no shortage of graphic design software for Linux users. While it is possible to create stunning graphics and make professional edits with several online software, today’s focus is on the most effective, memory-friendly software for Linux. Please note that these applications are listed randomly and not in order of their popularity, complexity, functionality, […]

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Mousai – A Simple Tool to Identify Songs Similar to Shazam

Monday 4th of October 2021 06:35:49 AM

Mousai is a free and open-source application for identifying songs. If you’ve ever used Shazam or a similar app then using Mousai will not be any different for you. And even if you haven’t, its usage couldn’t be easier. Have the song that you want to identify playing in the background. Open the app and […]

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20 Best Operating Systems You Can Run on Raspberry Pi in 2021

Tuesday 21st of September 2021 03:56:34 AM

We haven’t covered any major thing on the Raspberry Pi since our article on the 8 New Raspbian Features to Start Using on Your Raspberry Pi close to a year ago. No one needs to state how successful the Raspberry Pi has been since its inception till date, thus, the factor behind this article. Today, we […]

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Hiri – A Linux Email Client for Exchange and Office 365

Tuesday 21st of September 2021 03:00:08 AM

Hiri is a modern email client that seamlessly incorporates your various emails, tasks, calendars, and contacts while allowing you to easily set reminders, categories, and tags to individual emails. Features in Hiri Email Client Hiri is proprietary software. A modern dashboard with a beautiful, clutter-free user interface. Delegate emails, set reminders, etc. Better subject line […]

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Zathura – An Open Source Document Viewer for Linux

Wednesday 15th of September 2021 07:20:26 AM

Zathura is a plugin-based customizable and functional document viewer. It features a minimalistic user interface and is built to be light on resources. The feature that makes Zathura stand out is its flexibility as it can be customized all the way from its UI to its functionality. Zathura got its name from the 2002 book […]

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ProtonVPN: An Open-Source VPN for Privacy-Minded Users

Monday 30th of August 2021 06:25:52 AM

ProtonVPN is a Swiss-based multi-platform open-source VPN service popular for its spectacular GUI, convenience for connecting to other routers, and strict no-log policy. If you are familiar with ProtonMail, then you might be excited to know that it is the same team of scientists, cryptographers, and engineers that is behind both applications. Unlike a lot […]

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6 Must-Have Open-Source Tools to Secure Your Linux Server

Wednesday 25th of August 2021 07:23:16 AM

Over the years, I have come across many blogs that claim Linux is impenetrable by security attackers too many times to count. While it is true that GNU/Linux operating systems for desktops and servers come with a lot of security checks in place to mitigate attacks, protection is not “enabled by default”. This is because […]

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Converseen – A Free Batch Image Processor for Linux

Monday 16th of August 2021 06:40:47 AM

Do you work in a field that requires you to handle a lot of media files for editing, resizing, rotating, etc.? Whether you’re a social media manager, photo wall curator, etc., I’m happy to tell you about a batch image processor that recently got my attention. It’s called Converseen. Converseen is a free and open-source […]

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See Carla Schroder Talk Linux Online - and Maybe Win a Book or Other Cool Swag

Carla Schroder, Linux enthusiast and advocate, and the author several well known books on Linux and open source software (including her latest, Linux Cookbook Second Edition), has teamed up with the folks who produce the annual All Things Open conference in Raleigh. The result is a live online webinar — What’s New in Linux: the Most Significant Changes in the Past Ten Years — that’s scheduled to take place at noon Eastern Time/9 am Pacific Time on December 14. The event is completely free (actually better than free, since they’ll be giving away a number of copies of her new Linux cookbook, as well as some cool All Things Open t-shirts and stickers, all shipped postage paid), but you’ll need to register to attend. Read more

4 Stat Commands in Linux with Example for Beginner Users

A stat command displays information about a file or a file system. With the stat command, you can get information like the file size, its permissions, the IDs of the group and user that have access, and the date and time that the file was created. Another feature of the stat command is that it can also provide information about the file system. When we want to know the information about a file, we should use this tool. So in this blog, you will get to know about the Stat command in Linux with appropriate examples. Read more

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Corel AfterShot Pro

Corel Corporation is a Canadian software company specializing in graphics processing. They are best known for developing CorelDRAW, a vector graphics editor. They are also notable for purchasing and developing AfterShot Pro, PaintShop Pro, Painter, Video Studio, MindManager, and WordPerfect. Corel has dabbled with Linux over the years. For example they produced Corel Linux, a Debian-based distribution which bundled Corel WordPerfect Office for Linux. While Corel effectively abandoned its Linux business in 2001 they are not completely Linux-phobic. Read more

KDDockWidgets 1.5.0 Released

KDDockWidgets is a development framework for custom-tailored docking systems in Qt, to use when you need advanced docking that is not supported by QDockWidgets. It was created by Sergio Martins as a time-saving alternative to QDockWidgets. The ease-of-use of KDDockWidgets can save you lots of frustration as well, in that you won’t have to deal with the myriad bugs and the difficulties and complexities faced when working with QDockWidgets. Read more