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Nitrogen on the MATE Desktop

Nitrogen on the MATE Desktop

Today Kai writes: Hi there, Maybe you can help me. I’m running Linux mint mate 18 and very new user....

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Overthinking Font Installation

If you overthink a problem, you’re bound to make it harder than it needs to be. My experience with Linux...

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Ubuntu Server Security Updates Only

Today’s quick tip is actually a lesser-known way of keeping up your security updates, but doing so without the very...

Parental Controls for Linux Unleashed

For years, one of the overlooked areas for the Linux desktop was access to “effective” parental controls. Back in 2003,...

network-tricks

More Networking Tricks

I consider the residential gateway overloaded. Your ISP is in the business of selling you the cheapest possible computer component...

dns

Is DNS What Makes My Internet Slow?

Recently, we saw what happened with the botnet attack on Dyn, but instead, let’s talk about a fine day on...

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Linux in an Apple and Microsoft World

Apple and Microsoft are getting ready to release some new, updated machines that will hopefully address issues such as lack...

Open Source Design Toolbox

Is Open Source Design a Thing?

The prowess and power of Open Source is undeniable. From servers, to the desktop, mobile, to the underpinnings of the...

Linux PC

Buying Your First Dedicated Linux PC

Today Cheryl writes in, Hello Matt, I’m wondering about buying computers for Linux. I have had Macs for the last...

ESLOV IoT Invention Kit

In this installment of “What Can I Blow My Cash On Today Using Only the Internet”, I humbly submit to...

Beginner’s Guide to the Linux Desktop

There is much talk in the Linux world about the mythical “average user.” There is no such thing with Linux....

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Caged Heat: Using Open Source in a Windows Workplace

I work primarily with Windows but let me say that I, like many of you, have no choice in the...

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