Collection of 45 posts
ubuCon Asia 2021
Asia has seen a rise in Open Source community groups in the recent years, e.g GNOME.Asia, openSUSE.Asia and FOSSASIA. ubuCon is organised for the first time in Asia.
Trying GNOME 41
GNOME 41 brings new features to improve the desktop experience on Linux. I tried it by running GNOME OS. Three-finger gestures and the new Multitasking panel are what I liked most.
Set up the latest version of Mozilla Firefox on your Linux distribution
Latest software are not always readily available in Linux software repositories. Most Linux distribution projects have strict packaging rules to test and ensure software quality and security. So, what do we do to run software on its release day?
Insert unicode characters in KDE using Ctrl + Shift + U
The keyboard key combination of Ctrl + Shift + U allows special characters to be inserted in a text editor in GNOME. For example, Ctrl + Shift + U followed by 00e9 will produce é.
Disable "single-click" to open folder in KDE Dolphin
A short blog post to explain how to enable "double-click" in Dolphin in KDE Plasma.
openSUSE distributions dedicated page
openSUSE is not just one Linux distribution. It is a project that hosts different distributions adapted for specific needs, e.g desktop, server & container orchestration. The desktop and server editions are available in regular releases and rolling editions.
How to host a free 1 year server running UBUNTU in AWS?
If you are looking to practice with Ubuntu servers, especially hosting websites, running databases etc, then an Ubuntu virtual private server is the ideal solution. If you can get that for free it's even better. Yes, you can get an Ubuntu virtual server for free on the Amazon Web Services.
Grab a cool wallpaper for your Linux desktop
Digital Ocean released a bunch of really nice wallpapers in 2016. Not all of all of the wallpapers are Linux themed but there are a few cool ones featuring the Linux mascot, Tux.