Category: Linux

Mailspring Email Client is now available as a Snap app

The Mailspring email client is now available as a Snap application on Ubuntu and other Linux distros. The part-Electron, part C++ mail app works with most major email providers, lets you add multiple accounts, has fast mail searching, and offers some advanced features, like read receipts …

Install Google Hangouts client ‘YakYak’ via Snap in Ubuntu

YakYak, an open-source desktop chat client for Google Hangouts, now can be easily installed in Ubuntu via Snap package. YakYak features: Send/receive chat messages Create/change conversations (rename, add people) Leave/delete conversation Notifications (using native OS notifications) Drag-drop, copy-paste or attach-button for image upload. Hangupsbot sync room …

How To Access Photos & Videos On Your iPhone On Linux

Unlike Android, iPhone users have a harder time accessing their devices on Linux. While it is true that in 2017, distributions like Ubuntu have improved support for Apple smartphones, it is by no means perfect. Often times just plugging in an iPhone isn’t enough, and it …

How to Speed Up WordPress with Redis Caching

  How to Speed Up WordPress with Redis Caching in few easy steps. Redis is an in-memory database which can be used as a data store or cache. Redis is an ideal solution to speed up WordPress and any other software that supports Redis caching. In …

How to Install and Use TeamViewer on Linux [Complete Guide]

Brief: Step-by-step beginner’s guide to installing TeamViewer on Linux. It also explains how to use TeamViewer on Linux. TeamViewer is a remote desktop application primarily used to connect to a different system quickly and securely. It lets you remotely connect to someone’s desktop, transfer files, share …

SMPlayer 17.11.2 Released with Fixes for KDE

The SMPlayer media player reached the 17.11.2 release earlier today with a few bug-fixes for KDE users. SMPlayer 17.11.2 fixed: A crash that may happen on KDE when the global menus are activated. SMPlayer won’t cancel logout in KDE. The seek function in the MPRIS2 code …

Firefox 57 Released! Over 2x Faster Than Before

Mozilla Firefox reached the 57.0 release earlier today. The new release, Firefox Quantum, features a completely new browsing engine makes it over twice as fast as before. Mozilla Firefox 57.0 release highlights: A completely new browsing engine. A redesigned interface, and optimizations for touch screens A …

How to Install OpenVPN on CentOS 7

  In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure an OpenVPN server on CentOS 7. OpenVPN is one of the most popular VPN software solutions that implements virtual private network techniques for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections. This guide should work …

IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.6 Released with Various Fixes

JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA Java ide has reached the 2017.2.6 release with 2 new features and various bug-fixes. IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2.6 added or fixed: Allow “generate classes from database schema” for plain-JDBC developers Allow “Return of ‘null’” to be ignored when return type is java.lang.Void Code inspection …

How to Install Linux Kernel 4.14 in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Linux Kernel 4.14 stable was released yesterday. Linus Torvalds announced that: No surprises this week, although it is probably worth pointing out how the 0day robot has been getting even better (it was very useful before, but Fengguang has been working on making it even better, …

Notes Up is a Markdown Editor for Linux

Notes Up is a Markdown editor for Linux desktop. It has a clean, straight-forward interface, a couple of nice features (including a revealable markdown cheat sheet), and is easy to install as a Flatpak app from Flathub. At first glance the layout reminded me of a …

Wine 2.21 Released! How to Install it via PPA

The Wine development 2.21 was released earlier today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu via its official repository. Wine 2.21 features: Still more metafile support in GdiPlus. Indirect draws support in Direct 3D. Calling convention fixes on ARM. Improved serial port detection on Linux. Services …

Notes Up is a Markdown Editor for Linux

Notes Up is a Markdown editor for Linux desktop. It has a clean, straight-forward interface, a couple of nice features (including a revealable markdown cheat sheet), and is easy to install as a Flatpak app from Flathub. At first glance the layout reminded me of a …