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How to locate a noisy tab in Firefox and switch to it instantly

This article isn't about annoying auto-playing videos. You know that Firefox displays a speaker icon on tabs which are playing audio and that you can mute those easily with a right-click on […]

Beeftext is an excellent open-source text expander tool for Windows

Beeftext is an excellent open-source text snippet tool for Windows

If you liked Quicktext for Thunderbird, but wanted a similar text snippet tool for other applications, you may want to take a closer look at the free open source application Beeftext as […]

Audacious is an open source music player for Windows and Linux

Audacious is an open source music player for Windows and Linux that supports Winamp skins

Once upon a time, the world of Windows music players was ruled by Winamp. It was resurrected a few months ago and works quite well even though it has not received much […]

Quicktext for Thunderbird lets you create email templates and add them to your emails in seconds

Quicktext for Thunderbird lets you create email templates and add them to your emails in seconds

Quicktext is an add-on for the Thunderbird email client that lets you create templates that you may insert into emails at any time. If you send a lot of emails or reply […]

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Disable AMP in Firefox and Chrome with the Redirect AMP to HTML extension

For some, AMP is one of the worst things to happen to the internet. Google launched its cached lazy loading tech for the web about 2 years ago stating that AMP's intention […]

How to block Blockadblock manually in Ublock Origin

How to block Blockadblock manually using uBlock Origin

A few days ago I encountered an issue with a website. It was displaying a "disable your ad blocker" page; this particular site did not provide a choice in this regard as […]

Ghostwriter Windows

Ghostwriter is an open source markdown editor with a polished interface

Ghostwriter is a distraction-free open source markdown editor that is available for Linux and Windows. Windows users can install the Ghostwriter program on their device or use a portable version instead that […]

Bookworm 2-page view

Bookworm is a light-weight eBook reader for Linux

While Calibre has a built-in reader, and is the absolute best when it comes to managing and converting eBooks, some people may prefer an alternative when it comes to reading ebooks. Bookworm, […]

Sidebar Diagnostics open-source

Sidebar Diagnostics is an open-source application that displays hardware information on your desktop

Do you want a resource friendly program to keep an eye on your computer's hardware? You should give Sidebar Diagnostics a try. It is a free and open source application that is […]

How to install Jellyfin on Windows 4

Jellyfin is an open source alternative for Plex, and here's how to setup a server on Windows

v and tech savvy users may be aware of what a media server is. Here is a brief explanation for those who are new to the concept. When you install a media […]

What is Todo.Txt and how to use it.

What is Todo.Txt and how to use it?

Have you ever written down a list of things to do or buy? Things have changed over time, and paper and pen lists have paved the way for modern alternatives like to-do […]

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Flameshot is a brilliant screenshot tool for Linux

The default screenshot tool in Ubuntu is alright for basic snips but if you want a really good one you need to install a third-party screenshot app. Shutter is probably my favorite, […]

Tablacus Explorer file manager

Tablacus Explorer is a file manager with a tabbed interface and a ton of add-ons

We have reviewed many file managers here, the most recent one was an old-school looking one called FAR Manager. Let's take a look at a different file manager: Tablacus Explorer. Tablacus Explorer […]

Enhancer for YouTube detach video player

Enhancer for YouTube is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome which offers a ton of customization

There are a lot of quirks in YouTube, but we have plenty of workarounds for most issues. Most of these are possible thanks to add-ons. Today, we take a look at Enhancer […]

Tab Session Manager is an addon that saves your windows and tabs

Tab Session Manager is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome that saves your windows and tabs

Firefox may be configured to restore the browsing session using its Session Manager.  The feature works well for some but not for all users; those who experienced Session Manager issues in the […]

How to enable Ransomware Protection

How to enable Ransomware Protection in Windows Defender and add custom folders to it

Windows Defender has been gaining a foothold steadily for the past few years. But there is one flaw in the antivirus that ships with Windows 10. The option for Ransomware Protection is […]

How to enable Clipboard history in Windows 10

How to enable Clipboard History in Windows 10 and customize it

Windows 10 has a ton of features baked into the OS; one such feature is the Clipboard History which some find mighty useful, others not so much. It has been around for […]

Tab Notes

Tab Notes lets you write and save notes in Firefox and Chrome

We have seen and reviewed plenty of note taking applications in the past including tomboy-ng, Boostnote and Joplin which we reviewed recently here on Ghacks. But here's one which works right in […]