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How to Install Windows After Ubuntu Linux in Dual Boot

When it comes to dual boot, the general idea is that you have a system preinstalled with Windows and then you install Linux alongside Windows. On the boot, you select whether you want to use Windows or Linux. How about the opposite situation? What if you have a system that has only Linux installed on it and you want to install Windows alongside...

How to Set Up Razer Devices on Linux for Lighting Effects and Other Configurations

You have a shiny new Razer hardware, but you cannot find the Razer Synapse software for Linux. And you end up with no proper RGB sync and do not get to customize it. What do you do? Well, for certain functionalities, like adding macros to your mouse, you will still need access to Razer Synapse (on Windows or macOS). But, to tweak a few...

Hash Linux: Arch Linux Preconfigured With Xmonad, Awesome, i3, and Bspwm Window Manager

With some effort, you can install Arch Linux. You may also install a desktop environment or windows manager of your choice on your Arch system. That takes some time and effort but it is surely achievable. However, there exists projects that try to ease the pain by providing you a system preconfigured with a desktop environment or window manager...

With Deskreen, You Can Mirror or Stream Your Linux Computer Screen to Any Device

Screen sharing or screen mirroring apps available out there aren’t that good. Even though most of the dedicated options are only available for Windows/Mac, you may have a tough time finding an open-source solution for Linux. With such an app, you can share your screen with any device connected to your network. If you have a multi-monitor...

RTFM! How to Read (and Understand) the Fantastic Man Pages in Linux

The man pages, short for reference manual pages, are your keys to Linux. Everything you want to know is there – take it all in an run with it. The collection of documents will never win a Pulitzer prize, but the set is quite accurate and complete. The man pages are the primary source and that authority is well-known. While they are the “go to”...

Helix: A Terminal Based Text Editor for Power Linux Users

When it comes to terminal based text editors, it is usually Vim, Emacs and Nano that get the limelight. That doesn’t mean there are not other such text editors. Neovim, a modern enhancement to Vim, is one of many such examples. Along the same line, I would like to introduce yet another terminal based text editor called Helix Editor. ...

Subtitld: A Cross-Platform Open-Source Subtitle Editor

Subtitles make the experience of watching a video seamless. You do not need to necessarily understand the language of the video, the subtitle helps you figure out what’s happening with a text version of the audio in your preferred language. You get subtitles for most of the content in streaming platforms you might have to add subtitles for some...

Comparing Linux Mint and Fedora: Which One Should You Use?

Linux Mint is a popular Linux distribution tailored for beginners while providing a similar experience to former Windows users. In fact, it does a few things better than Ubuntu, which makes it a suitable choice for every type of user. It is completely community-powered, on top of Ubuntu as its base. On the other hand, Fedora is a cutting-edge...

15 Useful Visual Studio Code Keyboard Shortcuts to Increase Productivity

There is no doubt that Microsoft’s VS Code is one of the best open source code editor out there. Unlike the legendary Vim, VS Code doesn’t need you to be a keyboard ninja and has tons of features that developers swear by. But this doesn’t mean you cannot, or you should not use keyboard shortcuts in Visual Studio Code. Do you hate breaking...

Convert Images to ASCII Art in Linux Terminal With This Nifty Little Tool

Want to do some fun stuff in the Linux terminal? How about converting a regular image into an ASCII art? You know what’s ASCII? It’s a standard that assigns letters, numbers and other characters in the 256 slots available in the 8-bit code. The ASCII art is a graphics composed of the printable ASCII characters. Basically, it is composed of a...

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