Month: August 2021

How to use Keybase to encrypt files on Linux

Keybase is an end-to-end encryption tool for messaging and for file sharing. It’s an excellent, easy-to-use tool for those that want to quickly encrypt and share files with friends. Here’s how to do it on Linux. Installing Keybase on Linux The Keybase application must be installed on your Linux distribution before attempting to use it […]

How to take a screenshot on Windows 11

A screenshot is a quick way to visually share what’s on your screen. In many cases, a screenshot can also serve as proof of submission or a quick way to save information on the screen that you otherwise cannot copy. It’s an essential function regardless if you use a desktop or a mobile device. Screenshot […]

How to install Elementary OS 6

Elementary OS 6 Odin has been released. This new version of Elementary Os 6 is based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. If you’ve been using Elementary OS 5 for a long time, you’ll be happy to know that the time is come to upgrade. Unfortunately, there’s no official upgrade path from Elementary OS 5 to version […]

How to use the Shutter screenshot app on Linux

Shutter is a complex screenshot application for the Linux desktop. With it, users can take screenshots of selections on the screen and the entire desktop. Shutter also has a built-in image editor for touching up screenshots. Here’s how to use it on your Linux system. Installing Shutter on Linux The Shutter screenshot application has been […]

How to play Deadcore on Linux

Deadcore is a platformer FPS that blends both exploration and speedrunning. The game was developed by 5 Bit Games and published by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. Here’s how to play Deadcore on Linux. Getting Deadcore working on Linux Deadcore is a native Linux video game and runs quite well on Linux. That said, it is only […]

Original Sin 2 on Linux

Divinity: Original Sin 2 is an RPG video game developed and published by Larian Studios. It is the sequel for Divinity: Original Sin 1. In the game, players can play solo or with three friends. The game is very similar to Dungeons & Dragons and is known for its in-depth RPG mechanics. Here’s how to […]

How to install SolveSpace on Linux

SolveSpace is an open-source, parametric 2d and 3d CAD software suite for Linux, Mac, and Windows. SolveSpace has a lot of exciting features that CAD modelers will love. In this guide, we’ll show you how to install SolveSpace on Linux. Ubuntu installation instructions SolveSpace has been available for Ubuntu Linux since Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. So […]

How to use RustDesk on Linux

RustDesk is an excellent, open-source remote desktop application. It is similar to Teamviewer and Anydesk. However, it is better as it allows users to host their own connection server if they choose (it is not required, though). Here’s how to use RustDesk on Linux. Installing RustDesk on Linux   Before using RustDesk to connect to […]

How to play Splitgate (Beta) on Linux

Splitgate is a PVP game that the developer says is “Halo meets Portal.” In the game, users can portal with a portal gun while defeating enemies with various weapons. The game is in Beta, so it can be unstable. However, it is free to play. Here’s how to enjoy Splitgate on Linux! How to get […]

How to read Hacker News on the Linux desktop

Hackgregator is a desktop reading application for the news website Hacker News. With Hackgregator, it is possible to read the news from this site on the Linux desktop. Here’s how to set it up on your system. Installing Hackgregator on Linux The Hackgregator is an excellent way of reading the Hacker News website on the […]

How to use Manjaro on Raspberry Pi 4

Manjaro Linux is a derivative of Arch Linux that attempts to make using Arch easier and more stable. Due to this design philosophy, Manjaro is one of the most popular Linux distros on PC. However, it is also available on the Raspberry Pi 4. Here’s how to set it up on your Pi 4. Installing […]

How to connect multiple monitors on Windows 11

Windows 11 has better multiple monitor support. It’s able to remember which monitor an app was open on which is something Windows 10 struggled with. You can disconnect a second monitor and when you connect it again, the windows will still be there. They won’t automatically jump to the current monitor.  Multiple monitors on Windows […]

How to remove watermark in Microsoft Word

Watermarks are a simple way to keep images and videos from being plagiarised. This concept works fairly well for documents as well if the document cannot be edited. You will find that, unlike images and videos, a watermark applied to a document e.g., a DOC or DOCX document created in Microsoft Word is easy to […]

How to use Xubuntu on Raspberry Pi 4

Xubuntu is an excellent desktop operating system, but did you know you can also use it on the Raspberry Pi 4? That’s right, thanks to Ubuntu for Raspberry Pi, it is possible to run your favorite Linux desktop distribution on the Pi 4. Here’s how to set it up. Installing the Raspberry Pi Imager on […]

How to set up Viber on Linux

Viber is a cross-platform instant messaging application. It is available for all users to use to send texts, images, videos, and audio and visual calls. Viber is a lot like Telegram, and it has native support for Linux. In this guide, we’ll show you how to download and install the Viber application on Linux. We’ll […]

How to fix Outlook stuck on loading profile

Outlook works with any and all email services. You can add multiple accounts and check the inbox for any one of them. Outlook can keep the inboxes for each account separate and you can configure different rules for each one. Outlook can also create different profiles. A profile can consist of entirely different accounts and […]

How to find Amethyst minecraft

Amethyst is a new block added to Minecraft (Java and Bedrock) a while ago. These blocks mostly decorative but you can get Amethyst shards from an Amethyst which is used to create a spyglass. The spyglass is useful and that’s why you’ll want to find Amethyst. Amethyst in Minecraft Amethyst occurs in caves in the […]

How to install Fedora Cinnamon

Fedora Cinnamon is an alternative version of Fedora that uses the Cinnamon Desktop environment from Linux Mint. It is an elegant operating system and very popular with those who like modern features but dislike Gnome Shell. Here’s how to install it on your computer. Downloading Fedora Cinnamon Fedora Cinnamon is one of the more popular […]

How to find and use Copper in Minecraft

Minecraft gets regular updates and most updates are rolled out homogeneously across all platforms that it runs on. That said, some updates only make it to certain platforms, and versions. The updates often introduce new blocks and additional functions to existing blocks. Copper in Minecraft Copper was introduced in Minecraft 1.17. It is available on […]

How to play Psychonauts on Linux

Psychonauts is a platforming game developed by Double Fine Productions and published by Majesco Entertainment in 2005 and later made its way to Linux and Mac OS in 2011. It follows the character Raz, a boy gifted with psychic abilities who runs away from the circus. Here’s how to play it on Linux. Getting Psychonauts […]

Check why your PC isn’t compatible

Windows 11 is expected to arrive later this year. This timeline may or may not be real but Microsoft has released the minimum hardware requirements for the OS. They also released, and then removed the Health check app which checked a system for Windows 11 compatibility.  Users that want to run Windows 11 on their […]

How to install OnlyOffice 6.3 on your Linux PC

OnlyOffice 6.3 is out, and with it comes new exciting features. These features include new light/dark themes, password-protected documents, support for fractional scaling, and much more. Here’s how to get it working on your Linux system. Ubuntu/Debian installation instructions There are many ways to install OnlyOffice 6.3 on your Ubuntu system. That being said, the […]

How to play The Talos Principle on Linux

The Talos Principle is a 2014 puzzle game developed by Croteam and published by Devolver Digital. The game centers on a philosophical storyline, where the player completes tasks given to them by a god-like figure. Here’s how to play The Talos Principle on Linux. Getting The Talos Principle working on Linux The Talos Principle works […]

How to fix the Hulu loading error on PS4

The PS4 is a gaming console but it doesn’t limit itself to games. It is an entertainment platform that supports, in addition to games, streaming services like Hulu and Netflix. You can use your console to stream from these, and other services. Fix Hulu loading error on PS4 Hulu can be installed on the PS4 […]

How to play Black Mesa on Linux

Black Mesa is a fan remake of the original Half-life. It features remastered levels, graphics, and gameplay. In this guide, we’ll show you how you can get Black Mesa working on your Linux PC. Getting Black Mesa working on Linux Black Mesa works on Linux quite well and is rated “Gold” on ProtonDB. However, even […]

How to use virtual desktops on Windows 11

Windows 10 was the first Windows version to have virtual desktops. It was possibly the last major desktop OS to get virtual desktops. Thankfully, the feature still exists in Windows 11 and it appears to have been improved considerably.  Virtual Desktops Windows 11 Virtual Desktops in Windows 11 work slightly better than they did in […]

How to play Crusader Kings II on Linux

Crusader Kings II is a strategy game that takes place in the Middle Ages. It was developed and published by Paradox Interactive. In 2019, the CK II transitioned to a “free-to-play” model. Here’s how to play the game on Linux. Getting Crusader Kings II working on Linux Crusader Kings II is a native Linux game. […]

How to add/remove widgets on Windows 11

Widgets are a component that seem to come and go on both desktop and mobile operating systems. iOS has widgets, Android has widgets, macOS has widgets, and now, Windows 11 has widgets. Widgets on Windows 11 When an OS adds widgets, it has to make them easy to access but still keep them out of […]

5 best painting apps for Windows 10

Windows 10 devices aren’t normally the kind of device you’d pick up if you want to draw something. Many users connect a digital drawing tablet or drawing pad with their Windows system when they want to draw. Drawing tablets, drawing pads, or devices like the Surface Studio or Surface Tablets all require apps in order […]