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How to get Google Photos on Linux

how to get google photos on linux How to get Google Photos on Linux

Google has an excellent online photo service. It is unrivaled, and nobody in the tech world offers up something quite as easy to use, or as packed with features. Unfortunately, the Photos tool doesn’t have a native desktop application for Linux users, which means if you want to use Google …

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How to install the McMojave Linux theme

how to install the mcmojave linux theme How to install the McMojave Linux theme

The McMojave GTK theme allows Linux users to transform their desktop environment into something that looks close to the new Mac OS Mojave update. It supports all Linux desktops (so long as they support the latest GTK2 or GTK3), including Gnome Shell, XFCE4, Cinnamon, and others. McMojave comes with a …

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How to create an empty icon file on Windows 10

how to create an empty icon file on windows 10 How to create an empty icon file on Windows 10

Creating an icon isn’t difficult if you know how to use a basic image editor that can save a file in the PNG format. The image editor’s own features will determine what the icon looks like. Paint or Paint.net will create basic images while Photoshop can be used to create …

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How to disable modifier keys on macOS

how to disable modifier keys on macos How to disable modifier keys on macOS

A Mac keyboard has four modifier keys; Control, Option, Command, and Shift. These keys are used to execute shortcuts on the OS level, as well as in apps. If you have a different keyboard set up, one where one or more modifier keys are useless or a problem, you can …

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How to disable up next video on Facebook [Firefox]

how to disable up next video on facebook firefox How to disable up next video on Facebook [Firefox]

Auto-playing videos have become a thing. Websites like Facebook and YouTube will automatically play the next, suggested video for you in a bid to keep you engaged (and unproductive). With YouTube, you can turn off auto-play for the next video but there’s no way to disable the up next video …

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How to install Fedora apps offline

how to install fedora apps offline How to install Fedora apps offline

Are you running Fedora as your Linux distribution of choice? Do you have a spotty internet connection or slow downloads? If so, it’s a good idea to learn how to use the offline feature included in the DNF package manager. DNF’s offline mode is known as “download only,” and when …

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How to view full URL in Safari on macOS

how to view full url in safari on macos How to view full URL in Safari on macOS

Safari is very different from both Chrome and  Firefox in terms of UI. It certainly has features that these other browsers do not but over the years, it hasn’t switched over to a minimal UI like Firefox has. You will find that, as far as UI is concerned, the browser …

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How to block a driver update on Windows 10

how to block a driver update on windows 10 How to block a driver update on Windows 10

Driver updates are fairly common on any desktop operating system. Some driver updates are bundled with major and/or minor OS updates while others download individually whenever they’re available. Driver updates aren’t as critical as security updates so it’s okay if you skip them or don’t install them immediately. In some …

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How to flip a video on Windows 10 with Handbrake

how to flip a video on windows 10 with handbrake How to flip a video on Windows 10 with Handbrake

Editing a video is easy if all you want to do is trim it a bit, or extract a frame from it. For other more complicated edits such as cropping a video, or even flipping it, your average video editor won’t do the job. Fortunately, there’s Handbrake. It’s feature rich, …

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How to change the screensaver on XFCE

how to change the screensaver on xfce How to change the screensaver on XFCE

The XFCE desktop environment, for as good as it is, still fundamentally is built on older technology than ones like Gnome Shell or KDE Plasma 5. This fact especially shows with its choice to go with screensavers, rather than a modern, lock-screen way of doing things. Still, though using a …

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How to back up Steam games on Windows 10

how to back up steam games on windows 10 How to back up Steam games on Windows 10

Steam has its own back up feature which saves game progress automatically. It’s a great feature to have but if you’d rather back up Steam games locally, or to an external drive, you can. The process is fairly easy. This method backs up game files that have your progress saved …

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