Michael Tunnell

Michael Tunnell is a Linux expert and a long-time How-To Geek forum member.

Linux is a powerful and diverse operating system, so naturally the screenshot tools for the platform are just as powerful and diverse. The wide variety of these screeenshot tools range from simple and easy-to-use to powerful command-line tools that offer the ability to script and automate the process.

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Ubuntu 16.04 is the first version to include the new replacement software app, GNOME Software–and it already has a show-stopping bug. Currently, in Ubuntu 16.04, it is not possible to install third-party applications using the Software app.

about 1 year ago - by  |  5 Replies

Ubuntu hasn’t had the best reputation among Linux users over the past few years–with some even going so far as to call it “boring”. If you’ve been hesitant to try it out, then hold on to your seats–Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” is not only an exciting release, but one that has the potential to be a game changer for the Linux ecosystem.

about 1 year ago - by  |  38 Replies

Does this sound familiar? You start to watch a video on YouTube, and want to pause it. So you press the spacebar on your keyboard, but rather than pause the video, you randomly jump down the page instead.

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Have you ever heard of the Tab Groups feature from Mozilla’s Firefox web browser? If you said no then you’re not alone, in fact, Mozilla has recently stated that they estimate the Tab Groups feature is used by “around 0.01% of users” and due to this estimate they have decided to remove this feature from Firefox starting with Firefox 45.

about 2 years ago - by  |  17 Replies

APT, the Advanced Package Tool from the Debian project, is for managing packages by using a lot of separate tools to accomplish various tasks. In the past, users needed to know multiple command structures like apt-get, apt-cache, apt-config, and many more to utilize the full feature-set of APT.

about 2 years ago - by  |  10 Replies