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How to check the weather in Gnome Shell

In recent updates to Gnome Shell, they’ve added a built-in weather tracker, known as Gnome Weather. This tracker allows users to quickly check the temperature and weather conditions directly from the notification center or the useful Gnome Weather program. This new tracker needs to access your location to display weather …

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How to install OpenOffice on Linux

Not a fan of Libre Office on Linux? Are you looking to install Apache OpenOffice on your system instead? Follow along with this guide as we go over how to install OpenOffice on Linux. We’ve got detailed instructions for Ubuntu, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, and OpenSUSE! Ubuntu/Debian instructions Apache’s Open …

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How to install MicroPad on Linux

Micropad is a powerful note-taking program for Linux, Mac, and Windows. The developers of the program claim it allows users to “take notes without restrictions.” If you’re in the market for a new note app for Linux, follow along below and learn how to install MicroPad on Linux! Ubuntu/Debian instructions …

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How to download stand alone Windows 10 drivers

Windows has shipped with generic drivers for years now. These are basic drivers such as network and display ones that will give you a usable system right after a clean install. You won’t need to install drivers from disks, or other installation media just to get the system up and …

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How to disable lock screen sleep on macOS

Macs tend to sleep compulsively. If you leave the system unattended, a Mac will sleep after a few minutes. There’s no setting that lets you choose how long macOS should wait before sleeping an idle system’s screen. Getting around this limitation is very easy with the caffeinate command but it …

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How to play Fallout 4 on Linux

Fallout 4 is the 4th installment in Bethesda Game’s popular post-apocalyptic role-playing game. In the game, you are the “sole survivor” and must travel the Boston nuclear wasteland to track down your lost son Sean. Like all Bethesda games, the developer does not port games to the Linux platform. However, thanks …

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