Linux

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 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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How to install OSMC on Raspberry Pi

OSMC is a media player operating system based on the Kodi media center. Its purpose is to make an easy to use, easy to understand entertainment interface for watching TV, Movies, and other types of media. Currently, OSMC is supported on Raspberry Pi, PC, and other types of hardware. In …

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How to hide apps from the system tray in XFCE4

These days, many applications use the system tray. It’s understandable why so many do, as it’s quite handy to be able to let a Linux application run in the background from the panel. With that said, app icons on the system tray can add up and take up a lot …

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How to edit program shortcuts in KDE Plasma 5

Is there an app icon on your KDE Linux desktop that doesn’t look right? Are you looking to edit it to make a change? Follow this guide to learn to how edit program shortcuts in KDE Plasma 5. Method 1: KDE menu editor If you’re on KDE Plasma 5 and …

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How to set up Cairo dock on the Linux desktop

Cairo Dock is a full-featured dock system for Linux. It has many more features than that of Plank and is an excellent choice for those looking for a sleek, fancy Mac-like dock experience on their Linux desktop. In this guide, we’ll go over how to install and set up Cairo Dock …

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How to play The Sims 3 on Linux

The Sims 3 is the third entry into Electronic Art’s life simulation video game for PC. In the game, the player is tasked with managing a virtual house, filled with various house-members they’ve created. The game came out in November 2006 and is one of the best games in the …

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How to install the Candy icon theme in Linux

Candy is an elegant, gradient style theme for the Linux desktop. It is colorful, and unique, and is unlike any other icon theme on the Linux platform. If you’re looking for a great new set of icons for your desktop and are sick of the popular themes, take a chance …

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