Hotot: Give this new Linux twitter client a tweet

I use Twitter for a lot of things. One is to help promote my writing (both my fiction and technical writing). Because promotion seems like a 24/7 job, it is critical that […]

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Linux Mint 20.1 long-term support release is out

Linux Mint 20.1 is now available; the first stable release of Linux Mint in 20.1 is available in the three flavors Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce. The new version of the Linux distribution […]

OBS Studio is an open source video recorder and streaming app for Windows, Linux and macOS

OBS Studio aka Open Broadcaster Software Studio is very popular among YouTube users. You can use it to broadcast gameplay streams live or use it to record videos (which you may then […]

ActivityWatch is an open source personal activity tracker for Windows, Linux and macOS

ActivityWatch is an open source personal activity tracker for Windows, Linux and macOS

How much time do you typically spend on your computer? Which applications or websites do you use or visit the most? You can find out the answers to all these questions with […]


Station: desktop workstation for Google Apps, Twitter, hundreds more

Station is a free desktop program for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X devices (Linux coming) that can best be described as a desktop workstation for web apps. The application integrates […]


GNU/Linux apps for communication you didn’t know you needed

One of the things that people like to hate on about GNU/Linux is that a lot of programs and applications are not compatible with it. And it’s true, as a long-time user […]

Get your tumblr on from the Linux desktop with Grumblr

As a writer of ebooks I have to constantly be promoting my works. There are three main ways to do this for free: Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr. Of the three, Tumblr allows […]

Post Twitter and Facebook status from the GNOME panel

One of the nice, but somewhat hidden, features of the upcoming Ubuntu 10.4 release is that you can access chatting, tweeting, and social network all from a simple panel applet. Now I […]

Search google (and update twitter) from the command line

There are some of us who prefer to do as much as possible from the command line. For whatever reason, this type of person wants to prove to the world the GUI […]

Linux Command Line Fu

While most Linux operating systems come with their graphical user interface it sometimes is still important to work from the command line, especially if that is the only way to access a […]

Waterfox G5 will be based on Firefox ESR 102; users will be upgraded from G4 automatically

Waterfox G5 will be based on Firefox ESR 102; users will be upgraded from G4 automatically

Alex Kontos, the developer of Waterfox, has announced that the browser is being migrated to Firefox ESR 102. The current version of the popular application, Waterfox G4, is based on Firefox ESR […]

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DuckDuckGo browser for Mac is now available in beta (via waitlist)

DuckDuckGo browser for Mac has been released in beta. The search provider had revealed its plans to release a desktop browser in December 2021. DuckDuckGo for Mac - an overview It comes […]

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Microsoft is testing File Explorer ads in latest Windows 11 Insider build

Windows 11 users may soon see more ads in the system's default file browser File Explorer. The ads were spotted by Twitter user Florian (@flobo09) who published the following screenshot on the […]

How to enable tabs in File Explorer in Windows 11

Microsoft is adding Tabs to File Explorer, and here's how to enable the feature in the latest Windows 11 Insider Preview

Windows 11 Build 22572 was released to the Insider Preview Program yesterday. It brought a couple of additional default apps. But there was something else too, a change that went unannounced in […]

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The next "final" version of Windows 12 may already be in development

When Microsoft unveiled the Windows 10 operating system, it stated that Windows 10 would be the last and final version of Windows. Last year, Microsoft released Windows 11 to the public, and […]

Opera browser will automatically pop-out videos when you switch to a different tab

Opera browser will automatically pop-out videos when you switch to a different tab

The Opera 83 update is being rolled out to users in the stable channel. This version introduces a new feature called, automatic video pop-out, aka picture-in-picture mode. It is a useful option […]

DuckDuckGo browser is coming to macOS and Windows

DuckDuckGo browser is coming to macOS and Windows

A new entrant is emerging in the browser wars, but from a familiar source. The makers of the privacy-focused search engine, DuckDuckGo, have revealed that they are working on a desktop browser. […]

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Some Mac and Android users experience website connection issues caused by expired Let's Encrypt certificates

Reports are coming in that Internet users who run Mac devices or older Android devices are experiencing connection issues on some sites they visit in most web browsers. Mac users who experience […]

Download your favorite clips with these video downloaders for Chrome

Best Video Downloaders for Chrome Everyone loves watching videos, it’s a great way to stay entertained, catch up news, learn something new, etc. Sometimes, when you come across an interesting clip, you […]

FlipFlip displays images as randomized slideshows with cool effects

FlipFlip displays images as randomized slideshows with cool effects

Slideshows are a nice way to browse image folders, especially ones which contain your favorite moments.  It's not difficult to create a photo movie, a lot of image viewers come with one […]

How to use DuckDuckGo instead of Google and other sites to get faster, precise results

How to use DuckDuckGo instead of Google and other sites to get faster and precise results

DuckDuckGo is a popular internet search engine that is privacy-focused and ad-free. It is widely recommended by security professionals, blogs, armchair experts, because it does not profile users or harvest their data. […]

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Pay attention when you are downloading FileZilla from the official site

FileZilla is an open source cross-platform file transfer solution that supports FTP, FTPS and SFTP. We have followed the development of the program since 2007 when we published our first FileZilla review […]

Raven Reader is a cross-platform, open source RSS feed aggregator that supports podcasts

Raven Reader is a cross-platform, open source RSS feed aggregator that supports podcasts

RSS Feed aggregators are a great way to stay up-do-date with the latest articles from your favorite websites. Some prefer online services, others browser add-ons while some, like me, rely on offline […]

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Sidekick is a Chromium-based browser for work with interesting features

Sidekick is a web browser that is based on Chromium that is designed specifically for Internet workers. While it can be used by anyone, its feature-set has been designed with users in […]

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Opera browser gets Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube Music support

Opera Software released a new version of the company's Opera desktop browser to the public today. Opera 72.0 Stable is all about music, or more precisely, integrating some of the most popular […]

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eBay is port scanning your system when you load the webpage

Have you been to eBay lately? The auction site is a popular destination to buy new and used items. It may surprise you that eBay is running a local port scan when […]

Tox is a peer-to-peer instant messaging protocol with end-to-end encryption, voice calls, video calls and file transfers

Tox is a peer-to-peer instant messaging protocol with end-to-end encryption, voice calls, video calls and file transfers

Instant Messaging is one of the most popular forms of electronic communication. You don't have to pay extra fees (not counting data charges) for chatting with family members, friends or colleagues regardless […]

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Microsoft releases new open source font Cascadia Code

Microsoft released a new open source font today on the company's GitHub website. The new font, called Cascadia Code, was announced at Microsoft's Build event in May. It is a monospaced font […]

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Confusion about a recently disclosed vulnerability in VLC Media Player

Reports started to emerge on the Internet about a critical security vulnerability in the popular multimedia player VLC Media Player. Update: VideoLAN confirmed that the issue was not a security issue in […]

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Steam and Ubuntu: support until 2025 and 20.04 LTS

Steam customers who run the gaming client on Ubuntu machines were in for a shock when Canonical, Ubuntu's parent company, announced that it would not support 32-bit packages on Ubuntu going forward. […]

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Windows 10's Set feature is Dead, it appears

Remember the Sets feature that Microsoft revealed back in 2018 and even included in some Insider Builds back then? That feature seems to be dead and buried even though you find conflicting […]

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PowerShell 7 announced: cross-platform, new lifecycle, Windows changes

Microsoft announced the next version of PowerShell Core this week. The next version will be PowerShell 7 and not PowerShell Core 6.3 as many expected. It signals a significant change in the […]

How to install Progressive Web Apps in Google Chrome

Google launched a new feature in Chrome 70 that allows users of the web browser to install Progressive Web Apps (PWA) in the browser. Broken down to the core, Progressive Web Apps […]

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Opera 51 Stable is out

A new version of Opera browser, Opera 51.0 Stable, is out. The new version features performance and usability improvements such as the handy "back to top" action or an automated backup of […]

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Windows 10 Build 16215: usability improvements across the board

Microsoft released the new Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16215 yesterday, and it ships with a massive list of usability improvements. Windows Insiders who are on the Fast Ring can check for […]

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What we know about the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft announced the name for the next feature update for Windows 10 during the first day of the Build 2017 conference: It is the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. It is not […]

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Google makes the new Google Earth Chrome exclusive

Google unveiled a redesigned version of Google Earth today which, unlike its predecessor, is a web application. While that sounds good on first glance, as you may run Google Earth now without […]

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Thunderbird 52.0 released: find out what is new

Thunderbird 52.0 is out. The new version of the desktop email client for Windows, Mac and Linux devices was released on April 4, 2017 to the public. The new version of the […]

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Windows 10 Cloud hacked to run Win32 programs

That did not take long! Windows 10 Cloud has not been revealed officially yet, but someone managed to hack the operating system already to run legacy Win32 programs on it. Windows 10 […]

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TeamViewer Service Outage and hacking claims

TeamViewer, the company behind the popular remote desktop software of the same name, experienced a service outage caused by a denial of service attack on the company's DNS server infrastructure on June […]